For the last few weeks, even before this whole lockdown 'bubble' had a name, Rob Heron has been a guest at House Of Stagger every Friday afternoon. We'd drink cocktails and talk about records we'd bought. This period also saw me hooking up all the things to the other things to make my office into a fairly well equipped radio studio. I also wanted to try out Mixcloud Live. So this weekend, with lockdown slipping through our fingers, we decided to try it all out and do a one-off show - Stagger & Heron's Lockdown Throwdown - where we played each other, and you, some of the records we'd bought under lockdown and hadn't had a chance to play out yet.

This is the result. We were very drunk, made some rookie mistakes (mic left on, records unfaded, volume levels jumping about etc) but I think it came out pretty well. Hell, we might even do it again some time.

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    The Packers - Hole In The Wall (H)
    Oscar Brown Jr - Humdrum Bblues (H)
    Big Maybelle - That's A Pretty Good Love (H)
    Jack Hammer - Ali Ben Ghazi (H)
    The Sly Fox - Hoo-Doo Say (SL)
    Maximillian - The Snake (SL)
    Les Baxter - Sinner Man (SL)
    Bobby Bryant Sextet - 58th Street (H)
    Mina - Eclisse Twist (H)
    Manu Dibango - Twist A Leo (H)
    Scott Walker - Jackie (H)
    Jacques Dutronc - Et Moi, Et Moi, Et Moi (SL)
    Cleo Page - Wine (SL)
    Bob Destiny - Wang Dang (H)
    Gilberto Sextet - Good Lovin' (H)
    Los Rebeldes del Rock - Toda ha Terminado (H)
    Boogaloo Assassins - No No No (SL)
    Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - My Jamaican Dub (SL)
    Ella Fitzgerald - Get Ready (Soul Flip Edit) (SL)
    Sugar Pie DeSanto - Go Go Power (H)
    Denna Johnson & Ricky Davis - Who Me? Yeah You! (H)
    Titus Turner - Hungry Man (H)
    The Pointer Sisters - Yes We Can Can (SL)
    Aretha Franklin - Lee Cross (SL)
    T.S.U. Toronadoes - Play The Music, Toronadoes (SL)
    Sylvie Vartan - Ne T'en Vas Pas (H)
    Nino Ferrer - Mirza (H)
    Gary Sanders - Ain't No Beatle (H)
    Barbara Brown - You Don't Love Me (SL)
    The Gospel Keynotes - Ride The Ship To Zion (SL)
    Gladys Knight & The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia (SL)
    Della Reese - A Clock That's Got No Hands (H)
    Billy Bland - My Heart Is On Fire (H)
    Bunny Sigler - For Crying Out Loud (H)
    Joya Landis - Angel Of The Morning (SL)
    Millie Smalls - Enoch Powell (SL)
    The Emotions - You Can't Stop Me (SL)
    Duke Reid & The Silvertones - True Confession (H)
    Jimmy London - Cathy's Clown (H)
    Jerry Fuller - I Dreamed About My Lover (H)
    Southern Culture On The Skids - Soul City (SL)
    Don Woody - Barking Up The Wrong Tree (SL)
    Charles Sheffield - It's Your Voodoo Working (SL)
    Lucky Starr - Blistered (H)
    Tommy Sands - Doctor Heartache (H)
    Adriangela - Nunca Hay Bastante (H)
    Huey Piano Smith - L'il Liza Jane (SL)
    Manu Dibango - Soul Makosa (SL)
    Dusty Springfleld - Spooky (SL)
    Art Neville - You Won't Do Right (H)
    Conjunto Academico Joao Paulo - Sue-Lin A Minha Chinesa (H)
    Phyllis Dillon - Make Me Yours (H)
    Engelbert Humperdinck - A Man Without Love (SL)
    Frank Sinatra - The World We Knew (SL)
    The Martinis - Hungover (H)
    Joe Costa - Wondrous Place (H)
    Skeeter Davis - The End Of The World (SL)

    Soul, Rhythm & Blues, gospel, Reggae, New Orleans, African, French Pop, Jazz, Garage
    • Type: Live
    • 94 bpm
    • Key: Fm
    • House Of Stagger
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