Here are all of doctorjb's jams.

The Drum

The Drum

by Slapp Happy

R.I.P. TIMJ - you'll be missed. As my first jam was Slapp Happy's 'Blue Flower' (better known by Mazzy Star's cover version), let's finish on another Slapp Happy track. Until we meet again elsewhere...

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Jammed: 20th Sep 2015

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Shadrach

Shadrach

by Beastie Boys

A little Book of Daniel reference as we go into Rosh Hashanah. Shana Tova y'all!

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Jammed: 13th Sep 2015

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Try It And See

Try It And See

by Rita Pavone

Another JCS related selection: this is the original version of what became 'King Herod's Song' which was first written as a possible Eurovision entry...

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Jammed: 6th Sep 2015

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Superstar

Superstar

by Murray Head

The original from the 1970 concept album recording. Though there may have been better Judas performances since, this must have been pretty powerful at the time of release almost half a century ago.

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Jammed: 30th Aug 2015

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Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

by N.W.A

Saw the movie last night. Highly recommended...

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Jammed: 23rd Aug 2015

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Hypnotize

Hypnotize

by Scritti Politti

30th anniversary of one of my fave pop albums of the 80s

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Jammed: 17th Aug 2015

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Worm of Eternal Return

Worm of Eternal Return

by The Grubby Mitts

Despite knowing next to nothing about this lot (I believe they are British), 'What The World Needs Now...' is my fave album of 2015 so far. Here's a not-entirely-representative track and you can stream the entire album here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIPednF74JI

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Jammed: 11th Aug 2015

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I Come and Stand At Every Door

I Come and Stand At Every Door

by This Mortal Coil

70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima

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Jammed: 6th Aug 2015

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Poker (Live 1976)

Poker (Live 1976)

by Electric Light Orchestra

Poker? I hardly know her...

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Jammed: 27th Jul 2015

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Maybe Tomorrow

Maybe Tomorrow

by UB40

Ah the 80s - when a multicultural pop-reggae band could produce a video where, apropos nothing, they are dressed up in Wild West garb...

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Jammed: 19th Jul 2015

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Bankrobber

Bankrobber

by The Clash

One of my fave Clash singles...

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Jammed: 12th Jul 2015

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Maggot Brain

Maggot Brain

by Air

I'm still on a George Clinton tip, so here's a cover of 'Maggot Brain' by the French duo who are not Daft Punk...

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Jammed: 5th Jul 2015

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Medley

Medley

by The Parliaments

I'm currently reading George Clinton's autobiography so here's a clip before Funkadelic, before Parliament, before P-Funk. Imagine switching on the TV in '69 and seeing this...

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Jammed: 28th Jun 2015

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Bíum Bíum Bambaló

Bíum Bíum Bambaló

by Cigar Rós Vs. Sealion Dion

R.I.P. James Horner (soundtrack composer on Titantic amongst others)

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Jammed: 23rd Jun 2015

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5 Years Time

5 Years Time

by Noah and the Whale

This has been stuck in my head all weekend after hearing it in a car commercial...

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Jammed: 14th Jun 2015

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Dreams Burn Down

Dreams Burn Down

by Ride

Due to today's Ride concert in London...

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Jammed: 7th Jun 2015

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Winter's Song

Winter's Song

by Bob Moses

From the recent compilation of their EPs. Reminds me of some of Underworld's more downtempo moments...

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Jammed: 1st Jun 2015

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They Came in Peace

They Came in Peace

by Tranquility Bass

R.I.P. Mike Kandel :-(

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Jammed: 26th May 2015

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We Don't Give A Damn About Our Friends

We Don't Give A Damn About Our Friends

by Girls On Top

Reliving the "mashup/bastard pop" craze of the early Noughties. Here's Richard X splicing together Tubeway Army & Adina Howard...

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Jammed: 17th May 2015

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She Writes a Symphony

She Writes a Symphony

by The Lilac Time

From 'No Sad Songs', the first Lilac Time album in 8 years

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Jammed: 10th May 2015

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Mercy Seat

Mercy Seat

by Ultra Vivid Scene

Still on a 4AD tip, here's another non-M/A/R/R/S fave from the label.

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Jammed: 3rd May 2015

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Sight of You

Sight of You

by Pale Saints

I'm currently reading a history of the 4AD label so here's one of my fave's...

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Jammed: 26th Apr 2015

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Say Kids (What Time Is It?)

Jammed: 20th Apr 2015

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The Second Sitting For The Last Supper

Jammed: 12th Apr 2015

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On The Regular

Jammed: 6th Apr 2015

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Here Comes Your Man

Here Comes Your Man

by Teenage Fanclub

Another fab (albeit pretty faithful) cover from the Fannies - from the 'I Need A Direction' single.

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Jammed: 29th Mar 2015

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All Wrapped Up

All Wrapped Up

by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

From the recently released Deluxe Edition. Hard to believe this album, one of my faves as a teenager, is over 30 years old!

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Jammed: 22nd Mar 2015

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Dança Molengo feat. Rizzle Kicks

Dança Molengo feat. Rizzle Kicks

by Bonde do Rolê

The snow is finally melting so let's get ready for summer!

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Jammed: 15th Mar 2015

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Nous Etions Deux

Nous Etions Deux

by La Femme

From a recent Sonos commercial. A 21st century Plastic Bertrand?

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Jammed: 8th Mar 2015

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Your Silent Face

Your Silent Face

by New Order

I didn't really get into New Order until 'Subculture' and 'Low' so 'Power, Corruption & Lies' kind of passed me by originally but I've been streaming it quite a bit lately. This track is probably the most Kraftwerk-y thing they ever did.

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Jammed: 1st Mar 2015

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Ta Douleur

Ta Douleur

by Camille

Happy 40th SNL ('Les Jeunes De Paris' from the Emma Stone episode)

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Jammed: 22nd Feb 2015

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Packt Like Sardines in a Crushed Tin Box (Live)

Packt Like Sardines in a Crushed Tin Box (Live)

by Punch Brothers

Awesome all-acoustic cover of this highly electronic Radiohead track.

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Jammed: 15th Feb 2015

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Hallogallo

Hallogallo

by Neu!

Probably my fave Krautrock track - at least tied with 'Ruckzuck' (Kraftwerk) and 'It's a Rainy Day, Sunshine Girl' (Faust).

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Jammed: 8th Feb 2015

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Dry The Rain

Dry The Rain

by The Beta Band

Been wading through the recent Beta Band boxset and this is still a fantastic track...

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Jammed: 1st Feb 2015

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Tahquitz

Tahquitz

by Whale Fall

One of the best post-rock albums I've heard in a while...

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Jammed: 25th Jan 2015

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Plastic Raincoats In The Pig Parade

Plastic Raincoats In The Pig Parade

by Ariel Pink

R.I.P. Kim Fowley. I guess this must be one of his last collaborations...

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Jammed: 18th Jan 2015

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The Ballad Of El Goodo

The Ballad Of El Goodo

by Big Star

I finally got round to watching the Big Star doc 'Nothing Can Hurt Me'. What a great band; albeit one where whatever could go wrong did go wrong...

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Jammed: 11th Jan 2015

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Sweet Mountain

Sweet Mountain

by American Spring

From the recent LateNightTales mix, beautiful 1972 Brian Wilson-produced track from the Rovell sisters.

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Jammed: 4th Jan 2015

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No Sad Songs

No Sad Songs

by The Lilac Time

Woot! A new album coming in 2015. Plus the chorus mentions Xmas Eve so it's seasonal too :-)

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Jammed: 28th Dec 2014

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You're The One That I Want

You're The One That I Want

by Lo-Fang

I love this cover. The arrangement changes the entire tone...

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Jammed: 21st Dec 2014

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Busy Doin' Nothin'

Busy Doin' Nothin'

by The Beach Boys

One of my fave post-Smile Beach Boys tunes...

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Jammed: 14th Dec 2014

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Hobo Humpin' Slobo Babe

Hobo Humpin' Slobo Babe

by Whale

Loved this 'back in the day' and saw them supporting Placebo (I believe) at The Cockpit, Leeds...

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Jammed: 7th Dec 2014

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Ruckzuck

Ruckzuck

by Kraftwerk

1st track off their debut album

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Jammed: 30th Nov 2014

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House Of The Rising Funk

House Of The Rising Funk

by The Chubukos

My jam a few weeks back was Saint Etienne's 'Filthy'. Here's where the guitar sample comes from - a 1973 single by the band aka Afrique.

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Jammed: 23rd Nov 2014

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Rapper's Delight (Full Length Version)

Jammed: 16th Nov 2014

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Velocet Vir Nesat

Velocet Vir Nesat

by Eat Lights Become Lights

Mmmm... motorik. Krautpunk?

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Jammed: 9th Nov 2014

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Maggot Brain

Maggot Brain

by Funkadelic

Reading George Clinton's hugely entertaining autobiography, and watching Prince live on this week's SNL, brought to mind one of my favourite guitar-led instrumental jams.

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Jammed: 2nd Nov 2014

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Gravitational Arch of 10

Gravitational Arch of 10

by Vapour Space

Choon ( even if it does take a good 3 minutes to get going)! As heard on Underworld's recent 6 mix of tracks that inspired dubnobasswithmyheadman http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04krs79

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Jammed: 26th Oct 2014

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LFO

LFO

by LFO

R.I.P. Mark Bell :-(

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Jammed: 19th Oct 2014

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Tubular Bells, Part 1 (Live at the BBC, 1973)

Tubular Bells, Part 1 (Live at the BBC, 1973)

by Mike Oldfield

A change of pace this week: this is a prog-rock lover's wet dream! Mike accompanied by the likes of Mick Taylor, most of Henry Cow and a couple of Gong and Soft Machine amongst others...

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Jammed: 12th Oct 2014

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Filthy

Filthy

by Saint Etienne

This may have only been a B-side but it's one of my fave Saint Etienne tracks. This is not a media hype...

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Jammed: 5th Oct 2014

8 plays

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Butyric Acid

Butyric Acid

by Consolidated

Another one from 1994 but this time from the other side of the Atlantic...

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Jammed: 28th Sep 2014

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Mind of a Razor

Mind of a Razor

by Gunshot

Sticking with another British hip-hop track from 1994, which appears to have been a banner year for Brithop. IIRC this remix featured one of Napalm Death!

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Jammed: 21st Sep 2014

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Vibe Da Joint

Vibe Da Joint

by Kaliphz

Brit-hop from 20 years ago from this Anglo-Indian collective. Yes, they may have basically cribbed this from Cypress Hill but still...

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Jammed: 14th Sep 2014

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Original Nuttah

Original Nuttah

by UK Apachi & Shy FX

It's my birthday later this month. That in itself does not make me feel old but realizing that this was released 20 years ago does...!

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Jammed: 7th Sep 2014

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The Part Of The Anchor

The Part Of The Anchor

by Robert Lloyd

Yay! Someone has uploaded this track from 25 years ago. I loved this album...

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Jammed: 31st Aug 2014

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He'd Be A Diamond

He'd Be A Diamond

by The Bevis Frond

My fave Frond track... by a rather large margin!

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Jammed: 25th Aug 2014

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Foggy Paddock Backstep

Jammed: 18th Aug 2014

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December

December

by Teenage Fanclub

Somewhere, in an alternate universe, Teenage Fanclub are one of the biggest bands in the world. This is possibly the most Big Star-esque thing they have recorded.

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Jammed: 10th Aug 2014

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Anagrams

Anagrams

by Officer!

From the recently reissued 1984 'Ossification' LP featuring members of The Work & Family Fodder. Probably my favourite 'Rock In Opposition'- affiliated album.

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Jammed: 3rd Aug 2014

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