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Elsenham Street Diamond Jubilee Street Party Playlist , June 3 2012

June 4, 2012

Surely the only possible song to start a street party disco is Lazy Sunday and its plaintive opening line “Wouldn’t  it be nice to get on with me neighbours?”

Thankfully we all did, and there was lots of bopping, which was lovely to see. There is always a tipping point at events like this, where one song turns tapping toes into outright dancing. For this playlist it was Back In The USSR. Once this point is reached all a DJ has to do is keep the women dancing , as the men will follow. So that’s what I did.

Lazy Sunday – Small Faces

Victoria – Kinks

Stop Your Sobbing – Pretenders

Come Together – Primal Scream

Hello Goodbye – Beatles

Let’s Spend The Night Together – Rolling Stones

Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand

All The Young Dudes – Mott The Hoople

Handbags and Gladrags  – Rod Stewart

(If Paradise Is) Half As Nice – Amen Corner

Go Now!  – Moody Blues

Boys and Girls – Blur

London Calling – Clash

God Save The Queen – Sex Pistols

Back In The USSR – Beatles

Jumpin’ Jack Flash – Rolling Stones

Lola – Kinks

John I’m Only Dancing – David Bowie

Virginia Plain – Roxy Music

Get It On – T.Rex

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll – Ian Dury

Keep On Running – Spencer Davis Group

I Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down – Elvis Costello

Too Much Too Young – Specials

Hi Ho Silver Lining – Jeff Beck

All Right Now (Remix) – Free

Brown Sugar – Rolling Stones

Maggie May – Rod Stewart

I Saw Her Standing There – Beatles

Jilted John – Jilted John

Miss You – Rolling Stonees

“Heroes” – David Bowie

Loaded – Primal Scream

Drive-In Saturday – David Bowie

Water loo Sunset – Kinks

Albatross – Fleetwood Mac

Paint It, Black – Rolling Stones

Layla Part 2 – Derek and the Dominoes

Rebel Rebel – David Bowie

Love Is The Drug – Roxy Music

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