High Times

In this show, we take a look at songs that have references to illegal drugs and were recorded before the 1960s.

Junker’s Blues – Champion Jack Dupree

Everybody Loves That Hadacol – Basin Street Six

Who Put The Benzedrine In Mrs Murphy’s Oveltine? – Henry ‘TheHipster’ Gibson

Smoking Reefers – Larry Adler

Kickin’ The Gong around – Cab Calloway

Lotus Blossom (Sweet Marijuana) – Julia Lee

Reefer Man – Baron Lee & The Blue Rhythm Band

Weed – Bea Foote

You’re A Viper – Stuff Smith & His Onyx Club Boys

When I Get Low, I Get High – Ella Fitzgerald

Fixin’ To Die Blues – Bukka White

Sweet Marijuana Brown – Barney Bigard Sextet

Save The Roach For Me – Buck Washington

That Cat Is High – The Ink Spots

Reefer Headed Woman – Jazz Gillum & The Harlem Hamfats

Cocaine Blues – Luke Jordan

The Candy Man – Rosetta Howard

Refeer Hound Blues – Curtis Jones

Cocaine Habit Blues – Memphis Jug Band


In this show, wepresent a collection of rare, limited edition or just obscure records that have found their way into the archive of Squire Towers down the years.

Path Through A Forest (Psychedelic Effects Version) – TheFactory

Your Heart Is Free Just like The Wind - Apple

World In My Head – Leviathan

Turn Around & Love You – Rita Coolidge

Dawn – Grannie

Maypole #1 (From the LP Artefacts From The Black Museum) –Dark

Peace Song – Magic Carpet

Knocking On Heavens Door (Live) – Guns ‘N’ Roses

Bring It On Home To Me – Paul McCartney

Let it Go (Live) – Sun Dial

Twig – Caspur & Mollusk

Cleopatra – Elastica

Mona Lisa Eyes – Ocean Colour Scene

Revenge Of The Hammond Connection – Primal Scream

Thank You – Ryan Adams

Signed DC – The White Stripes

Under The Westway – Blur

Wish You Were Here – Rasputina


Delivering a pack of five freshly minted vinyl singles every month to the subscriber’s doors, we take a look at some of the artists championed by Flying Vinyl from the first year of its existence.

Undress Your Soul – The Dubarrys

Girl Talk – Huskies

Pylons – Eaves

Now You’re Back – Idle Frets

Eyes Wide – Meadowlark

No Mind No Money – Beach Baby

Rain At Night – Oh So Quiet

Patterns – Matthew & Me

Beautiful Faces – The Vryll Society

Swings & Waterslides – Viola Beach

Look Forward – Venice Trip

Missing Persons - Asylums

White Bear – The Temperance Movement

Auelia – Lanks

Advertise Your Life – Phobophobes

That Certain Favour – Pinemen

Sugar Tastes Like Salt – The Orielles

In The Morning (She’s Electric) – The Britanys

All My Pride – Black Honey

New Ends – Sugar Thief

All That I Want – Rival Sons

We Are Your Receiver - Klangstof


In this episode, we once again look back to the mid 90’s where Britpop ruled the charts but instead of focusing on the movement itself, we focus in on some of the non-Britpop acts that were releasing material at that time.

Bizarre Love Triangle – Frente

Stay (I Missed You) (Living Room Mix) – Lisa Loeb

Revenge of the Number – Portishead

Siamese Dream – Smashing Pumpkins

Spin The Bottle – Julianna Hatfield 3

Miss Sarajevo – Passengers

Tongue – REM

Need You Around – Smoking Popes

Just Like Me – Steamboat Band

I Just Wasn’t Born For These Times (Stereo Mix) – The Beach Boys

Real Love – The Beatles

Baby S’il Vous Plait – The Rutles

Hollow Deep - Chemical

Land of the Sun – Skip Spence

Scooby Snacks (Schmoove Version) – Fun Loving Criminals

Medication – Primal Scream

Swoon – Tanya Donnelly


 In this episode, we take a look at the production work of Brian Wilson,focusing on acts that were not the Beach Boys.

The Revo-Lution – Rachel & the Revolvers

The Summer Moon – Vickie Kocher & Bob Norberg

Lana – Johnny Dew (aka Brian Wilson)

Pamela Jean – The Survivors

If It Can’t Be You – Ron Wilson

I Do – The Castells

She Rides With Me – Paul Petersen

Endless Sleep – Larry Denton

Sacramento – Gary Usher

Thinkin’ Bout You Baby – Sharon Marie

He’s A Doll – The Honeys

Baby What You Want Me To Do? – Bob & Bobby

Guess I’m Dumb – Glen Campbell

How Deep Is The Ocean? – Dick Reynolds

Tetter Totter Love – Jasper Dailey

Time To Get Alone – Redwood

Vegetables – Laughing Gravy (AKA Jan & Dean)

Italia – Murry Wilson

As Tears Go By – Ron Wilson

Now That Everything’s Been Said – Spring

Why Do Fools Fall In Love – California Music

Do Ya? – The Honeys


In this episode, welook at the phenomenon that is Record Store Day, which was set up in the USA in2008 to promote the independent record shop before spreading around the world.

German Demonstration – The Breeders (2008)

Pay No Mind – Sonic Youth (2009)

IRM – Charlotte Gainsbourg (2010)

Storm Song (Demo) – Smoke Fairies (2011)

Got To Get Better In A Little While - Derek & The Dominos (2011)

Milk & Honey – Karen Elson (2012)

Ooh, Yea Yea – Graham Coxon (2012)

Song Of The Iceberg – Billy Bragg (2013)

Break it To You Gently – Camera Obscura (2014)

Down To The Waterline – Dire Straits (2015)

Exploding In Your Mind – Sun Dial (2015)

My Mind’s Eye (Early Version) – The Small Faces (2015)

Midnight Moses – Alex Harvey (2015)

I Believe In Love – Supergrass (2015)

Lullaby (Speeded Up Mono Mix) – Grapefruit (2016)

The Autumn Stone (Mono Single Mix) – The Small Faces (2016)


This month, we pay a third (and final) list to the BBC sessions archive for some more live radio sessions. 

Senses – New Order (Peel) 16th February 1981

Love Parade – The Undertones (Peel) 7th December1982

Eat Y’self Fitter – The Fall (Peel) 23rd March1983

Danger Zone – Elvis Costello & the Attractions (Jensen)21st June 1983

A13 – Trunk Road to the Sea (Peel) 3rd August1983

This Charming Man – The Smiths (Peel) 21stSeptember 1983

There’s Always Something There To Remind Me – TheHousemartins (Peel) 11th November 1987

I Can’t Sleep – The La’s (Liz Kershaw) 31st May1988

About a Girl – Nirvana (Peel) 22nd November 1989

A Girl Named Sandoz – Smashing Pumpkins (Peel) 13thOctober 1991

Leather – Tori Amos (Campbell) 16th December 1991

My Insatiable One – Suede (Radcliffe) 10thFebruary 1994

Petrol – Ash (Peel) 30th April 1994

Odd? – Supergrass (Peel) 4th February 1995

Car Fiction – Echobelly (Radcliffe) 29th August1995

Just A Girl – Dubstar (Radcliffe) – 13th November1995

I Could Be Dreaming – Belle & Sebastian (Radcliffe) – 2ndDecember 1996

Restless – Tanya Donelly (Radcliff) 19th November1996

J'Ai Dormi Sous L'Eau – Air (?) – 20th May 1998


Once again, we delveddeeper into the archives than ever before to bring you songs by major artiststhat have had limited re-releases, or escaped the re-issue radar for one reasonor another. 

Dumb – Nirvana (From the Muddy Banks of the Wiskhah version)

Strom – Kraftwerk

Goin’ Down (Live) – The Who

Friends – Velvet Underground

Exile On Main Street Flexi – The Rolling Stones

We Got Love – The Beach Boys

Hovas Vittne – ABBA

Spending All My Days – Blind Faith

I Was Made to Love Magic (Original Version) – Nick Drake

Beatles Movie Medley – The Beatles

Boys Don’t Cry (New Vocal – New Mix) – The Cure

So Far Away – Dire Straits (Vinyl Version)

Milk – Pocketwatch (Dave Grohl)

When You Wake – Beth Orton

Long Distance Runaround – Red House Painters

Race Car Driver – Jewel

Stormy Weather (Live) - Joni Mitchell

Wedding Gown – Smoke Fairies

High Hopes – Pink Floyd (Vinyl Version)


In this episode, The Squire is joined by Judy Dyble to talk about her time with Fairport Convention, Giles, Giles & Fripp, Trader Horne as well as her solo recordings. 

Time Will Show The Wiser (Mono Version) – Fairport Convention

One Sure Thing (Stereo Version) – Fairport Convention

The Minotaur Song – The Incredible Strong Band

 Under The Sky (Demo) – Giles, Giles & Fripp

Growing Man – Trader Horne

Better Side of Me (Demo) – Judy Dyble

May Four – G. F. Fitzgerald

Star Crazy – Judy Dyble

Honeysweet – Judy & Marc

Road To Somewhere – Judy & Marc

C’est La Vie – Judy Dyble

Grey October Day (July Mix) – Judy Dyble

Driftaway – Judy Dyble

Wintersong – Judy Dyble

Me & The City - Sand Sowman

The Blue Barracuda – Fuxa

Morning Way – Trader Horne


In this episode, we are joined by Squire IT guru Joe who had the idea to go to a local Car Boot Sale with a limited amount of money and see what we came out with. Here are the results.

Dominique – The Singing Nun

Loving On Borrowed Time – Gladys Knight & Bill Medley

Going Down For The Third Time – Diana Ross and The Supremes

Grove With You - Cameo

Bonanza – Lorne Greene

The Gospel According To Tony Day – David Bowie

Greensleeves – Marianna Faithfull

You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) – Sylvester

Guaglione – Perez Prado

Whitesnake – Help Me Through The Day

I Know What You Like (In Your Wardrobe) – Genesis

My Funny Valentine – Elvis Costello & The Attractions

Love-Eye-Tis – Judy Clay and William Bell

Rifle Range - Blondie

I Love To Feel The Feeling – Gladys Knight and the Pips

Purple Rain (Single Version) - Prince & The Revolution

Chi Mai – Ennio Morricone

Living Years – Mike & The Mechanics

Mirrors – Sally Oldfield

Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears

19 (The Final Story) – Paul Hardcastle


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