This week was Rainbow Week – every round had a colour and the song had to match that colour either in the title of the song or the name of the artist/band.
This was a great show to research and I found a few new favourites. Check the playlist below to see what we played, what I ditched, and who were my new favourites.
I played Red Alert – Basement Jaxx
Lee played: 99 Red Balloons by Nena
Discarded: Red Right Hand – Nick Cave and the Bad Seed
Lee played: Orange Juice Blues Bob Dylan
I played: Orange Crush – REM
Discarded but a new favourite: Bloodstains – Agent Orange
I played: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John
Lee played: Big Yellow Taxi by Joanie Mitchell
Discarded: Yellow Hand – The Magnificents, Mellow Yellow – Donovan
New Favourite: Yellow Magic Orchestra
Lee played: Wake me up, when September Ends – Green Day
I played: Little Green Bag – George Baker Selection
Discarded: Green Onions – Booker T and the MGs, Green Green Grass of Home – Tom Jones, Let’s Stay Together – Al Green, American Idiot – Green Day
I played: Mr. Blue Sky – ELO
Lee played: Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word – Blue Featuring Elton John
Honourable Mention: Fly By – Blue, the post-ironic Christmas No.1 that 2020 deserves.
Discarded: Blue Monday – New Order, True Blue – Madonna
Lee Played: Purple People Eater – Sheb Wooley
I played: Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix
Discarded: Smoke on the Water – Deep Purple, Purple Pills – D12
We ran out of time so we didn’t play the pink round (now that we are syndicated we have to stick to our time slot!) but there was time for me to play a pink-themed dedication to my wife, Emily…