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Buffet presents “Cover Versions – sometimes they’re not shit”

Now then! If you tuned in to Buffet – we thank you. Or if you want to listen, the link is here.

We dedicated a whole show to cover versions – often they are crap, but ours range from the bonkers to the sublime. This is what we played:

1. MINOR THREAT – Steppin’ Stone (best known by The Monkees)
2. JOHNNY CASH – The Mercy Seat (originally by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds)
3. TRICKY – Black Steel (originally by Public Enemy)
4. COME – I Got The Blues (originally by The Rolling Stones)
5. CHUCK D & HENRY ROLLINS – Rise Above (originally by Black Flag)
7. CICCONE YOUTH – Addicted to Love (originally by Robert Palmer)
8. TONY OSBORNE ORCHESTRA – Hard Days Night (originally by The Beatles)
9. NEKO CASE – Alone and Forsaken (originally by Hank Williams)
10. SNUFF – I Think We’re Alone Now (a take on the Tiffany version)
11. PAUL ANKA – Smells Like Teen Spirit (originally by Nirvana)
12. AFGHAN WHIGS – My World Is Empty Without You (originally by The Supremes)
13. THE SHOP ASSISTANTS – Train From Kansas City (originally by The Shangri Las)
14. LEATHERFACE – Talkin’ Bout a Revolution (originally by Tracy Chapman)
15. FATIMA MANSIONS – Long About Now (originally by Scott Walker)
16. FRANK SIDEBOTTOM – Indie Medley: Love Will tear Us Apart/How I Wrote Elastic Man/Take The Skinheads Bowling/Big Mouth Strikes Again (originally by: Joy Division/The Fall/Camper Van Beethoven/The Smiths)

We’re back on Sunday 13th July 7-8pm. Thanks!!!

When Big Joan Sets Up 14/01/10 – Pink Lips and The Flaming Floyd

Flaming Lips and Stardeath and White Dwarfs - The Dark Side Of The Moon

Flaming Lips and Stardeath and White Dwarfs - The Dark Side Of The Moon

After last week’s snowbound cancellation this week, When Big Joan Sets Up emerged from the frozen wastes of Kippax like a big emerging thing to bring you Oaklahoman psychedelic legends,The Flaming Lips‘ radical reinterpretation of Pink Floyd‘s 1973 gazillion selling opus, Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety.

This fact has led to me and Albert Freeman putting our not inconsiderable heads together to come up with other “classic” LPs that we’d like to see reinterpreted. Above the clamour of “haven’t you sad bastards got anything better to do?” (the answer to which is, he probably has, I definitely haven’t) we came up with the following:

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