The Show: So goodbye I’m a-leavin’

RIP Robbie Shakespeare…

Not sure if “Boops (Here To Go)” is the song he’d most want to be remembered for but it’s in today’s playlist because it’s an 80’s cut-n-paste classic here at The Joint HQ.

…RIP Steve Bronski…

We managed to sneak in part of the 12″ version of “Smalltown Boy” to pay our respects. To fully appreciate the continuing relevance of that song we recommend this recent BBC Soul Music podcast.

… and RIP Mike Nesmith

This news came in too late for us to celebrate his life on the show but he was our favourite Monkee, wrote one of our all time favourite tunes * and we happen to be part way through his autobiography.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 11 December 2021

Notebooks out completists, here’s the playlist in full…

    • GRANDADDY / JASON LYTLE – It Was A Silent Night At Least Until Jeff Lynne Arrived
    • JARVIS COCKER – Swanky Modes (Dennis Bovell Dubmix)
    • MATTIEL – Freedom Feels
    • THE GODZ – Radar Eyes
    • FLY ANAKIN – Ghost (Featuring Nickelus F)
    • WET LEG – Too Late Now
    • CHASTITY BELT – Fake
    • PINKPANTHERESS – just for me
    • ACEMO – Perpetrator
    • SLY & ROBBIE – Boops (Here To Go)
    • LEATHER RATS – Stab You With A Knife (Live)
    • OBAY ALSHARANI – Cocoon
    • NICK NICELY – Hilly Fields (1892)
    • SKEE MASK – Stone Cold 369
    • $&$ – AGP
    • CANNIBAL OX – Abyss
    • INVT – Super Galactic
    • CULTS – Beach Ball
    • SPENCER. – byyyte
    • BURUNDI BLACK – Burundi Black
    • TANYA TAGAQ – Colonizer (Tundra Mix)
    • TRENTEMØLLER – Dead or Alive
    • EARL SWEATSHIRT – 2010
    • PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING – Lichtspiel III: Symphonie Diagonale
    • MILDRED MAUDE – Trevena
    • NUGLIFE & FRANKIEOG – The Furthest Sea Remix (featuring Fly Anakin & Guilty Simpson)
    • EGO ELLA MAY – For The Both Of Us

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

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