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DJing for the Flamin’ Groovies @ The Scala 02.07.13

July 4, 2013

As an impressionable youth I was knocked flat by a double header of the Flamin’ Groovies and the Ramones, London Roundhouse, July 4th 1976 (The Stranglers were third on the bill so it was just short of a perfect evening). That night the Groovies were terrific, and I have followed their subsequent adventures with great interest . This gig was their first in the UK since 1987 and I was delighted to DJ for them and the support, The Bermondsey Joyriders. Here are the records I played:

City Slang – Sonic’s Rendezvous Band

Jail Guitar Doors – Clash

Looking For the Magic – Dwight Twilley Band

Flavor Of The Month – Posies

Do Ya – Move

Happenings Ten Years Time Ago – Yardbirds

Gone Dead Train – Randy Newman

(Come On Baby Let’s Go) Downtown  – Neil Young and Crazy Horse

Color Me Impressed – Replacements

In The Street – Big Star

(I Thought) You Wanted To Know  – Chris Stamey and the dBs

THE BERMONDSEY JOYRIDERS

This Perfect Day – Saints

Rock & Roll Queen – Mott The Hoople

2000 Light Years From Home  –  Rolling Stones

A Million Miles Away – Plimsoulls

I want You Back – Hoodoo Gurus

32-20 – Charlatans

Me And My Uncle – Fortunate Sons

Roxette – Dr Feelgood

Looking At You – MC5

Get Out of Denver – Bob Seger

Beck’s Bolero – Jeff’s Beck

Have You Seen Her Face – Byrds

THE FLAMIN’ GROOVIES

Let It Rock – Rolling Stones

Lovers Of Today – Only Ones

Fire – Robert Gordon

In A Lonely Place – Smithereens

Layla Part 2 – Derek and the Dominoes

Albatross – Fleetwood Mac

It’s All Over Now Baby Blue – Them

Before the gig I interviewed Cyril Jordan and this plus a live review will appear in the next edition of Bucketfull of Brains magazine (and eventually on this site)

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