Saturday, March 29, 2008

Playlist Tuesday 25th March 2008

  • Introduction - Welcome To Thailand - Thai Pop Spectacular 1960s-1980s
  • Crazy 4 Hip Hop - Dragon Tongue Squad
  • Yellow Bird - Rita & Sakura
  • How Sentimental Can I Be - The Mellows & Lillian Leach
  • Bye Bye Seventeen - Poon Sow Keng
  • Lullabye of the Bells - The Deltaires
  • Ding Dong Song - Siao Fong Fong (pictured in her role as Jet Li's Mum in Fong Sai Yuk - one of my favourite movies)
  • Lung Dee Kee Mao (Uncle Dee is a Drunk) - P.Promdan
  • You Better Stop - Lavern Baker
  • What's the Use of Getting Sober - Louis Jordan
  • Bye Bye Boogie - Amos Milburn
  • Dusty Old Dust - Woody Guthrie
  • Zaijian - Siao Fong Fong
  • Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye - Pat Kelly
  • Farewell My Darling - Eugene Paul
  • Bye Bye Blackbird - Etta James

That was the last Lucky Cat of the current series. I will return to the 6 months or so, to be updated on this and other Lucky Cat events join the mailing list by emailing me luckycatzoe at

Monday, March 17, 2008

Malaysia's Elvis - Les Lee

Recent purchase. Will be played on tomorrow night's show. Nice cravat Les.

Monday, March 10, 2008


Manhua or Chinese comics can be found on display at the London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle. See the China Now web site for more details.
The image to the left is by Chinese comic veteran Nie Chongrui.
Alex Fitch is fetauring the exhibition on his Resonance FM radio show Strip! on Thursday 13th March. Tune in on 104.4FM in London or at anywhere.
Hey, don't forget to listen to my show, Lucky Cat, too - 10pm Tuesdays on Resonance FM.

Playlist Tuesday 4th March 2008

  • Honey How you Like Your Eggs - Marseille Figs (from the latest CD The Dirty Canon available to buy now see for details)
  • Spring in Fairyland - Unknown Chinese singer from LP of the same name
  • Dirty Little Monkey - Marseille Figs
  • Girly, Girly - Sophia George
  • Police Officer - Smiley Culture
  • Push Up U Lighter - Top Cat
  • This Town Needs a Sheriff - Shut Up & Dance
  • Honemade Aishite - Rita & Sakura
  • Harbour Lights - Billy Ward & His Dominoes feat. Clyde McPhatter & Jackie Wilson
  • Don't Fall Asleep at the Wheel - Marseille Figs
  • Get Out My Life Woman - Lee Dorsey
  • Monkey Spanner - Dave & Ansel Collins

Tonight's Dim Sum Lunch Box featured steamed rice buns filled with black sesame syrup coated with crumbled cashew nuts and coconut. Yum. These little dim sum delicacies were from Dragon Castle restaurant in Elephant & Castle, London SE17.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Playlist Tuesday 26th February 2008

  • Good Ways - Sizzla
  • Japanese title - Mizuhara Hiroshi from Seishun uta nenkan '61 BEST (1960's J-Pop)
  • I Yi Yi Yi - Carmen Miranda
  • Pirate Jenny - Nina Simone
  • Fire Bun - Louie Culture
  • Pickin' Off Peanuts - Seven Foot Dilly and his Dill Pickles
  • Japanese title - Nagai Frank from Seishun uta nenkan '62 BEST
  • Three of These Things - Susan from Funk Soul Sisters LP
  • Japanese title - Ai George Seishun uta nenkan '65 BEST
  • Shotgun Wedding - Roy C
  • Passion Flower - The Peanuts (Japanese girl duo, pictured)
  • Old Black Magic - Louis Prima & Keeley Smith
  • You Can Have Him - Nina Simone
  • Kitty, Stop Meowing - Beijing Angelic Choir (played whilst eating dim sum lunch box - Chinese peanut satay and Chinese chicken livers, recipes to follow....)