Music Page

What do elderly people, tone deaf, with no sense of rhythm, listen to on their iPods?
Well, mainly old stuff; in no particular order
a random bunch:

2008 update / a top 64

add the Libertines and Amy Rigby as much loved family favourites!

Woo Hoo by The 5 6 7 8s

Japanese Girl Rockabilly Group

Tour de France by Ben Charest

from 'The Triplets of Belleville' Film

Melting Pot by Blue Mink


Positively 4th Street by Bob Dylan

I hate Dylan, but this works!

What Do I Get? by the Buzzcocks

Yay, and double Yay

Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard

Go Una Stubbs

(White Man) in the Hammersmith Palais by The Clash

. . .closely followed by . . .

Anarchy in the UK by the Sex Pistols

Classic Rock and Roll, Maan!

Two Sevens Clash by Culture


Californian Sun by the Ramones

Better than the original by Dick Dale

Misirlou by Dick Dale & the Deltones

Good intro on the 'Pulp Fiction' soundtrack

I Knew the Bride by Dave Edmunds

Me too

Get Rid of That Girl by The Donnas

The Female Ramones? Not quite.

Damaged Goods by the Gang of Four

The're back

Psycho by Elvis Costello

He never left

Be-Bop-A-Lula by Gene Vincent

Sweet Gene Vincent

Hotel Chambermaid by Graham Parker

. . and the Rumour

Loving Pauper by Gregory Issacs

The Coool Ruler!

Magnificent Seven Theme by Henry Mancini

Magnificant Movie - Magnificant Music

Wreconnez Cherie by Wreckless Eric

The Man

Plaistow Patricia by Shane MacGowan

It's not clever to swear

You're My Baby by Ian Dury

Sweet Ian Dury

Success by Iggy Pop

What can I say?

Free Money by Patti Smith

Nice idea, but will never catch on

I Want You Back by Jackson Five


Pretty Vegas by J D Fortune

Nice song, shame about the group!

Harper Valley P. T. A. by Jeannie C. Riley

Can't have too many initials?

Are You the Business? by
John Cooper Clarke

Well, are you?

Fear Is A Mans Best Friend by John Cale


One Piece At A Time by Michelle Shocked

The Man in Black. This is OK, honest.

I Was Dancing In A Lesbian Bar by Jonathan Richman

As you do.

Stop Your Sobbing by The Kinks

Brit Pop ruling easily.

You Can't Put Your Arms Around A Memory by Johnny Thunders

R I P.

Black Is Black by Los Bravos

Check out the outfits! Move over Austin Powers.

Pale Blue Eyes by The Velvet Underground

The Greatest - no f@#king argument!!!.

Shot By Both Sides by Magazine

Whatever happened to Howard Devoto?

The Prince of Darkness by The Mekons

And whatever happened to Dan Dare?

Trash by the New York Dolls

In memory of Killer Kane

Un Homme Et Une Femme by Mireille Mathieu

The best song from a French film about car racing EVER

Baby by Os Mutantes

Brasilian psychedelic rock, what's not to like?
PS. Rita Lee is way cool.

Hey Pretty by Poe & Mark Danielewski

Chick Lit Rock from the album "Haunted"

Where Do You Go Too, My Lovely? by Peter Sarstedt

Fair question?

You Gotta Move by Richard Hell

Nice Boy

Stupid Girl by The Rolling Stones

Those were the days!

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by Santa Esmeralda

Flamenco cover of Animals fave?!@#$%&*

Rock n' Roll Suicide by Seu Jorge

Acoustic cover of Bowie standard sung in Portuguese. Your question being?

Typical Girls by The Slits


White Trash by Steriogram

Choice Kiwi Vid

No One Knows What Stevie Knows by the Swell Maps


I Hate the Spelling Mistakes by The Spelling Mistakes

Really, still?

Venus by Television

'Marquee Moon' is one of the very best albums- ever.

Something In The Air by
Thunderclap Newman

Great piano!

I Don't Mind by Toy Love

One of their best live songs, by this seminal New Zealand pop group. Least We Forget!

Crystal Blue Persuasion by
Tommy James & the Shondells

Very nice

Black Steel by Tricky

Not bad for a Public Enemy cover

Breakfast in Bed by Lorna Bennet

Much better than ANY of the covers

Spill the Wine by War

Eric Burden - the White Man's Burden!

Red Cadillac and a Black Moustache by Warren Smith

It's good rockin' time!

Time of the Season by The Zombies

Mysterious song?

12XU by Wire

Can't put it better than that!

Constantinople by The Residents

Quite possibly even more annoying than that bloody Crazy Frog thing?

Fuck Forever by The Libertines

Super Group

20 Questions by Amy Rigby

Hoping and waiting for the new Wreckless Eric/Amy Rigby masterpiece