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Greetings, since my last blog post I have been given the key to the radio station and now have my own show called The Michael Barwise Music Show.

I did my first show on Friday 13th July and I played:
Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock
The Who - Substitute
David Bowie - Let's Dance
The Smiths - This Charming Man
Oasis - Roll With It
Alabama Shakes - Hold On
Gerry & The Pacemakers - You'll Never Walk Alone
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon
Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up
Mott The Hoople - All The Young Dudes
T-Rex - I Love To Boogie
David Bowie - Suffragette City
The Jam - Start!
Elton John - Bennie & The Jets
The Beatles - Penny Lane
Jeff Beck - Hi Ho Silver Lining
Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower
Abba - Dancing Queen
Herman's Hermits - I'm Into Something Good
Coldplay - Speed Of Sound
The Small Faces - Itchycoo Park
Fleetwood Mac - The Chain

31st July:
Chariots Of Fire music
Spandau Ballet - Gold
Jeff Beck - Hi Ho Silver Lining
Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
Del Shannon - Runaway
James - Sit Down
Van Halen - Jump
Bloc Party - Helicopter
Green Day - Basket Case
Muse - Uprising
The Vaccines - If You Wanna
Embrace - World At Your Feet
Journey - Don't Stop Believing
Paul Weller - Wishing On A Star
Labi Siffre - Something Inside So Strong
David Bowie - Heroes
The Beatles - Golden Slumbers
The Beatles - Carry That Weight
The Beatles - The End

6th August:
Status Quo - Rockin' All Over The World
Danny & The Juniors - At The Hop
The Kinks - Lola
David Bowie - Starman
Dexy's Midnight Runners - Jackie Wilson Said
Pulp - Do You Remember The First Time?
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army
Elbow - First Steps
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up
E.L.O - Hold On Tight
Kasabian - Where Did All The Love Go?
Coldplay - In My Place
Elvis Costello - Oliver's Army
The Eagles - Life In The Fast Lane
Erasure - A Little Respect
Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
Temper Trap - Fader
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Paul Weller - The Changing Man
The Bangles - Manic Monday
Elvis Presley - In The Ghetto
The Who - Substitiute
Joy Division - Digital
Duran Duran - Rio
Oasis - Rockin' Chair
Hard-Fi - Suburban Knights
Adele - Rolling In The Deep
The Beatles - Across The Universe

14th August
Elvis Presley - Hound Dog
Little Richard - Long Tall Sally
Bill Hailey & The Comets - Shake, Rattle & Roll
Pink Floyd - See Emily Play
The Rolling Stones - Get Off My Cloud
The Who - My Generation
David Bowie - Space Oddity
Wings - Jet
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere
Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love
Madonna - Holiday
The Style Council - Walls Come Tumbling Down
Blur - The Universal
Oasis - Roll With It
U2 - Sweetest Thing
The Strokes - Reptilia
Doves - Black & White Town
Coldplay - Violet Hill
Example - Kickstarts
Brandon Flowers - Crossfire
Elbow - First Steps
Queen - A Kind Of Magic
Bryan Adams - Summer Of '69
Bad Company - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love
Guns N' Roses - Paradise City
REM - Man On The Moon
a-ha - Take On Me
Ramones -  Blitzkrieg Bop
The Beatles - With A Little Help From My Friends

30 minutes take over shows:

The first week my theme was "Songs With A Colour In The Title" and I played:
Mr. Blue Sky - ELO
Clear White Light - Lindisfarm
Charlie Brown - Coldplay
Little Green Apples - Frank Sinatra
Fools Gold - The Stone Roses
Yellow Submarine - The Beatles

The second week my theme was "Weather" and I played:
She's Thunderstorms - Arctic Monkeys
Please Don't Stop The Rain - James Morrison
Snow (Hey Oh) - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks
Winter Winds - Mumford & Sons
Today The Sun's On Us - Sophie Ellis Bextor
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles

The third week my theme was "Songs Which Don't Have The Titles In The Lyrics" and I played:
Blue Monday - New Order
Shuffle - Bombay Bicycle Club
Chocolate - Snow Patrol
Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
L.S.F - Mark Ronson feat. Kasabian
A Day In The Life - The Beatles

You'll probably have noticed that I end with a song by The Beatles each week and this week is no exception when my them will be "Songs Which Have Animals In The Title" and I will play:
Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
Superfast Jellyfish - Gorillaz
Elephant Stone - The Stone Roses
Dog Days Are Over - Florence + The Machine
Monkey Wrench - Foo Fighters
She Wolf - Shakira
Albatross - Fleetwood Mac
Octopus's Garden - The Beatles

On the week before Christmas, my theme was 'Christmas Songs which don't have the word Christmas in the title' and I played:
Mistletoe & Holly - Frank Sinatra
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Dean Martin
Little Saint Nick - The Beach Boys
Walking In The Air - Aled Jones
Fairytale Of New York - The Pogues
Stop The Cavalry - Jona Lewie
A Spaceman Came Travelling - Chris De Burgh
Misletoe & Wine - Cliff Richard

My theme was 'Things To Look Forward To In 2012'. This ranged from hot new talent to old bands releasing albums this year. I played:
Pelican - The Maccabees
I Need Your Company - Michael Kiwanuka
Daddy - Emeli Sande
Sally Cinnamon - The Stone Roses
VCR - The XX
You Play The Girl - The Arcadian Kicks
Strawberry Swing - Frank Ocean
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
Starry Eyed - Ellie Goulding
I Need - Maverick Sabre
Roll Away Your Stone - Mumford & Sons
Maybe I'm Amazed - Paul McCartney
Never Fade Away - Spector
Rocks - Primal Scream

My theme was 'Songs Which Have Names In The Title' and I played:
Brianstorm - Arctic Monkeys
Tracy Jacks - Blur
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - The Beatles
Jenny Don't Be Hasty - Paolo Nutini
Laura - Scissor Sisters
Ruby - Kaiser Chiefs
Dirty Harry - Gorillaz
Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
Denis - Blondie
Vincent - Don McLean
Fernando - Abba
Lola - The Kinks

My theme was "Songs which have food or drink in the title" and I played:
Lips Like Sugar - Echo & The Bunnymen
Coffee & TV - Blur
American Pie - Don McLean
Waterfall - The Stone Roses
Pennroyal Tea - Nirvana
Little Green Apples - Frank Sinatra
Chocolate - Snow Patrol
A Taste Of Honey - The Beatles

It was Valentine's day so my theme was 'Songs With The Word Love In The Title' and I played:
Love Is In The Air - John Paul Young
Are You Ready For Love - Elton John
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
One Love - The Stone Roses
Let There Be Love - Nat King Cole
Caravan Of Love - The Housemartins
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Love Me Do - The Beatles

My theme was 'Nothing But The Beatles' because 2012 marks 50 years since The Beatles went into a recording studio for the first ever time. And I played:
Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles
With A Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles
Please Please Me - The Beatles
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away - The Beatles
All My Loving - The Beatles
She Loves You - The Beatles
If I Needed Someone - The Beatles
Taxman - The Beatles
Something - The Beatles
Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
Nowhere Man - The Beatles
Twist And Shout - The Beatles
Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
Golden Slumbers - The Beatles
Carry That Weight - The Beatles
The End - The Beatles

After it being Mothers day on Sunday, my theme was "Songs My Mum Loves" and I played:
Meet Me On The Corner - Lindisfarm
Distant Drums - Jim Reeves
Horse With No Name - America
Children Of The Revolution - Marc Bolan
Wishing Well - Free
Midnight At The Oasis - Maria Muldaur
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Albatross - Fleetwood Mac
Something - The Beatles

My theme was "Songs from bands from Manchester" and I played:
I Wanna Be Adored - The Stone Roses
Ever Fallen In Love - The Buzzcocks
This Charming Man - The Smiths
Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
Step On - Happy Mondays
Morning Glory - Oasis
Champagne Supernova - Oasis

New Theme: I pick a year and play popular music released that year.
2005 and I played:
Coldplay - Speed of Sound
Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc.
Oasis - The Importance of Being Idle
Franz Ferdinand - Do You Want To
Tony Christie - Is This The Way To Amarillo?
Madonna - Hung Up

- 1979 and I played:
When You're Young - The Jam
Heart Of Glass - Blondie
London Calling - The Clash
Cars - Gary Numan
Le Freak - Chic
Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) - Pink Floyd
Y.M.C.A - The Village People

Last week my theme was 'Nothing But The Beatles (part 2)' because 2012 marks 50 years since The Beatles went into a recording studio for the first ever time. And I played:
Back In The U.S.S.R. - The Beatles
Roll Over Beethoven - The Beatles
Magical Mystery Tour - The Beatles
Rain - The Beatles
Old Brown Shoe - The Beatles
I'll Follow The Sun - The Beatles
My Bonnie - The Beatles
Blackbird - The Beatles
Dig A Pony - The Beatles
Birthday - The Beatles
Long & Winding Road - The Beatles

- 1957 and I played:
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
At The Hop - Danny & The Juniors
Diana - Paul Anka
Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
When I Fall In Love - Nat King Cole
Witchcraft - Frank Sinatra