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The Chordettes – Photographs
The Yardbirds – Stroll On
Danny Elfman – Photos
Amanda Lear – I Am A Photograph
Django Reinhardt – Black And White
Paul Simon – Kodachrome
Turning Japanese – The Vapors
Duran Duran – Girls On Film
J. Geils Band – Centerfold
Camera Obscura – Honey In The Sun
The B-52’s – Strobe Light
Steady Wilson – F Hole
Astrud Gilberto – Photograph
Manos Vafiadis – Rice blessings and photographers
OutKast – Hey Ya! – Radio Mix/Club Mix
Blondie – Picture This


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Venus – Zygmunt Jankowski
I’ve Told Every Little Star – Linda Scott
Planet Claire – B52s
Airhead – Thomas Dolby
Moon Step Twist – Wayne Sherwood
Neil Armstrong – Shayeri Chorus
Bad Moon Rising – Rolf Harris
Flying Saucer Attack – The Rezillos
Space Battle – Stories in Sound
La Mer, les Etoiles et le Vent – Francoise Hardy
Milky White Way – Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Polar Star – Philip Glass
Pluto – Clare and the Reasons
In Orbit – Joy Lovejoy
Total Eclipse of the Heart – Oompah Brass
Intergalactic – Beastie Boys
When this Evening Sun Goes Down – The Carter Family

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Do You Ever Feel Lonely – Ivor Cutler
After Laughter (Comes Tears) – Wendy René
Eric the Half a Bee – Monty Python
What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend – Special AKA
Dieman Noba Smoke Tafee (Dead Men Don’t Smoke Marijuana) – S.E. Rogie
Seven Drunken Nights – The Dubliners
You Try Sober – Absentee
God Loves A Drunk – Norma Waterson
Titania – Adolf Fredrik´s Girls Choir
Romeo And Juliet – Jocelyn Pook
The Frog Princess – The Divine Comedy
The Joker – Anthony Newley
The Beat – Tears of a Clown – The Beat
Eggs and Marrowbone – Richard Dyer-Bennet
Since She Started To Ride – Jonathan Richman
Ain’t Got No Home – Clarence “Frogman” Henry
The Oil Song – Steve Forbert

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Ruby’s Chicky Boil-Ups Theme – The Bronsteins
Bananaman Theme – Dave Cooke
Peg O’My Heart – Max Harris
Last Night – The Mar Keys
Theme to It’s Garry Shandling’s Show – Bill Lynch
The Belgian Detective – Andy Findon
The Great Egg Race – Richard Denton and Martin Cook
Songs of Love – The Divine Comedy
Captain Pugwash – Johnny Pearson
Journey of the Sorcerer – Joby Talbot
Falling (instrumental) Antonio Badalmenti
Dr Who Theme – Ron Grainger, arranged by Delia Derbyshire
Another Green World – Brian Eno
One – Aimee Mann
England Swings – Roger Miller
By The Sleepy Lagoon – Hawaiian Moods
Batman and Robin – Snoop Dog, RBX, Lady of Rage
Soul Limbo – The Positively Testcard
Antiques Roadshow – Joe Cornish
Sesame’s Treet – The Smart E’s
Batman end titles – Dave Cooke

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Co-presented with Mark Miodownik, Materials Scientist and Engineer

The Man Who Invented Himself – Robyn Hitchcock
Walk Like An Egyptian – Bangles
What Have The Romans Ever Done For Us? – Monty Python
Edison – Bee Gees
Bright Lights – Special AKA
Alexander Graham Bell – Sweet
Telephone Man – Meri Wilson
Transmission – Joy Division
Cycle and Wireless – The Positively Testcard
Vacuum Cleaner – The Isley Brothers
The Wheels on the Bus – Jonathan Richman
France Gall – Der Computer no 3
Tournesol – Stephane Grapelli
Doc Brown’s Rag – The Glorious Regina Music Box
Love Machine – Wham!


Lightnin Strikes -Klaus Nomi
The Name Game – Shirley Ellis
Speaking in Tongues 1 – Sheila Chandra
Abdul And Cleopatra Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers
Hot Rod Lincoln – Commander Cody
Buffalo – Stump
Night Mood – Superthriller
Lenox Avenue – Angela
My Baby Cried All Night Long – Lee Hazlewood
Stereo – Pavement
Grandad’s Glasses – John Hegley and the Popticians
Ghiore Dos – Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares
Too Beautiful For A Cranky Old Bag Like Me – Adam Buxton
International Valentine -Aidan John Moffat
Do I Worry?    The Ink Spots
Fish – Mr. Scruff
Is That All There Is? – Cristina
Losing My Edge – LCD Sound System

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Clickety Clack Heart – Sue Perrin
Dallas – Jimme Dale Gilmour and the Flatlanders
Midnight Special – Odetta
Car Crash Bop – Kissogram
Gabriel in the Airport – Hefner
Ballad of the Milk Train – Pete Molinari
Road to Nowhere – Young @ Heart Chorus
Flying Planes – By the Fireside
Main Theme (Carter Takes a Train) – Roy Budd
Car Song – Elastica
In the Aeroplane over the Sea – Neutral Milk Hotel
The Railway Sleepers – Ivor Cutler
Brand New Cadillac – Vince Taylor and the Playboys
I’ll fly away – Alison Krauss and Gillian Welch
Railway Station-Dejan Sparavalo
The Cars She Used to Drive – Robyn Hitchcock
International Jet Set – The Specials
Up The Junction – Squeeze
Y Reg – John Shuttleworth
Vintage Train Sounds – Beside The Axminster-Lyme Regis Branch Line in 1957

This month’s Ruby’s Chicky Boil-Ups revisits old themes and gives an airing to the songs missed first time around.


In the Basement – Etta James and Sugarpie DeSanto
Bumble Boogie – Winifred Atwell
Down Street – Hefner
In The Shadow of Clinch Mountain – The Carter Family
El Bike – Alex Marco
Paradise Here Abouts – Howe Gelb
False Friends – Eugene McDaniels
Graveyard Cha Cha Cha – The 3 D’s
Towards a Green World – Brian Eno
Welcome to the Working Week – Elvis Costello
Laura’s Theme – Pino Donaggio
Sunshine Boots – Johnson Mkhalali
Paradisiaque – MC Solaar
Paper Tiger – Sue Thompson
Meet De Boys on the Battlefront – Wild Tchoupitoulas
Marilyn Monroe Mambo – Perez Prado
Cigarettes and Coffee – Otis Redding
Peanuts – The Knee Tremblers and Hipbone Slim
Masochistic Opposite – The Modettes


This month’s show is co-hosted by Berlinchester‘s Maisie Hitchcock and features songs about height.

Walk Tall – Esther Marrow
It’s Hard to Walk Tall when You’re Small – Morrissey
High Heel Sneakers – Ike & Tina Turner
Sex Dwarf – Soft Cell
Empire State Human – Human League
My Long Skinny Lanky Sarah Jane – The Stanley Brothers
I Wish – Skeelo
Midget – Devo
The Mexican Stretch – The Juareztones
The Height of the Fighting – Heaven 17
Eight Miles High – Roxy Music
Stand Tall – Ice Cube
Big Boys – Elvis Costello
Tiny Girls – Iggy Pop
40′ – Franz Ferdinand
Stand Up Tall – Dizzee Rascal