PODCAST: Golden Retriever: 1979

PODCAST: Golden Retriever: 1979

Show Me Magic’s Jim Auton and Bill Cummings present Golden Retriever new monthly specials focusing on the music and culture of one year of the past.

The first episode looks back on the year of 1979, picking out a couple of their favourite tracks, under rated songs and clunkers from the year! It also features JC Carroll of the Members who talks us through ‘The Sound of the Suburbs’ with an excerpt from his book ‘Still annoying the Neighbours’ available from www.jccarroll.com. (Rest in Peace Nick Tesco).

These specials are in addition to their regular Show Me Magic #newmusic podcasts.

The Buggles – Video Killed the radio star
Blondie – Heart of Glass
The Boomtown Rats – I don’t like Mondays
Tubeway Army – Are ‘Friends’ Electric?
Distractions – Time Goes By So Slow
Rupert Holmes – Escape (The Pina Colada song)
The Members – The Sound of the Suburbs
Dr Hook – When You’re In Love With a Beautiful women

A playlist of those discussed and others can be found here

Produced by Andy VonPip


God is in the TV is an online music and culture fanzine founded in Cardiff by the editor Bill Cummings in 2003. GIITTV Bill has developed the site with the aid of a team of sub-editors and writers from across Britain, covering a wide range of music from unsigned and independent artists to major releases.