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Retro Runners - First Single Bought Playlist Released

Jancanrun
Jancanrun

Hi all you lovely people and a very Happy New Year to one and all

Having promised Millsie-J that I’d post this today, here is the first of our playlists for 2019.

I hope you enjoy it as much as I did - I tested it yesterday and it seemed to work beautifully - except just for one track, which isn’t really my cup of tea... run report here jancanrun.com/2019/01/08/7-...

The Spotify playlist link is below - failing that you can search under Retro Runners for all the lists created so far or follow me as Jan Can Run, then you can see everything created.

open.spotify.com/user/janca...

Ride A White Swan – T. Rex

Without You – Harry Nilsson

How Long – Ace

Only You – The Flying Pickets

Don’t You Want Me – The Human League

Living For The City – Stevie Wonder

Living Doll – Cliff Richard and The Shadows

Turning Japanese – The Vapors

Maggie May – Rod Stewart

The Israelites – Desmond Dekker

The Boy From New York City – Darts

Baby, Stop Crying – Bob Dylan

He’s Gonna Step On You Again – John Kongos

Green Green Grass Of Home – Tom Jones

Souvenir – OMD

24 Hours From Tulsa – Gene Pitney

Feels Like Heaven – Fiction Factory

It’s Still Rock and Roll To Me – Billy Joel

Temptation – Heaven 17

Return Of The Mack – Mark Morrison

Bedsitter – Soft Cell

Crocodile Rock – Elton John

As Long As You Love Me – Backstreet Boys

The Things We Do For Love – 10cc

Babe – Take That

I’m Not In Love – 10cc

Nutbush City Limits – Tina Turner

99 Red Balloons – Nena

Runaway – Bon Jovi

White Horses – Andrea Ross

Mississippi – Pussyca

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I Think We’re Alone Now – Tiffany

Teenage Rampage – Sweet

mmmBop – Hanson

Take A Chance On Me – ABBA

Under The Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Vienna – Ultravox

Da Ya Think I’m Sexy – Rod Stewart

Hello This is Joanie – Gary Brown

Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs – Brian and Michael

Too Busy Thinking About My Baby – Marvin Gaye

Roadrunner – Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers

Changes – David Bowie

The Poacher – Ronnie Lane and Slim Chance

The Bump – Kenny

Killer Queen – Queen

Dancing Queen – ABBA

Baby Come Back – UB40 feat. Ali, Astro and Mickey

Space Oddity – David Bowie

Cool For Cats – Squeeze

Keep On Running – Spencer Davis Group

True Blue – Madonna

Beg, Steal or Borrow – The New Seekers

Life On Mars – David Bowie

Creeping Death – Metallica

Whatever You Want – Status Quo

The Young Ones – Cliff Richard and The Shadows

One Of Us – ABBA

Transmission – Joy Division

The Hippy Hippy Shake – Swinging Blue Jeans

Lay Your Love On Me – Racey

Take My Breath Away - Berlin

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AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate

Got it Jan, just downloaded that playlist on to my Smartphone and pressed the green button (heart) on the phone to add as a favourite. Thanks, I notice that the track I asked for is on it, Cliff Richards Living Doll.

Jancanrun
Jancanrun
in reply to AlMorr

That’s the plan, except for the occasional ‘I really can’t stand that song’ - most go on my lists, because it’s a reminder that we are all different ages and have different tastes in music, but we all like running. Glad you like it, another theme coming later this month..

Wow, what a list, it has given me a trip down memory lane - I may have to select some of these to run to too.

Jancanrun
Jancanrun
in reply to Razouski

I know some of it was a real memory test for me, but David Bowie is often appearing on the lists and so too are the 80s (although that may have a lot to do with editor’s bias)

BaddieThePirate
BaddieThePirateGraduate
in reply to Jancanrun

Can't beat the eighties for music!

Millsie-J
Millsie-JGraduate

Thank you Jan, i shall enjoy running to these xxx

Jancanrun
Jancanrun
in reply to Millsie-J

Notice whose choice was in bold??? Next theme due in a couple of weeks.... I hope the playlist works out nicely for you

Millsie-J
Millsie-JGraduate
in reply to Jancanrun

I did in did Jan , thank you 😀xxxxxx

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Love it.. I have fished out all my Gene Pitney songs.. and ahd a nostalgic look at the programme from the last time I saw him in his last UK tour!!! sigh !!!

Jancanrun
Jancanrun
in reply to Oldfloss

I like him too, I especially liked it when he partnered with Marc Almond and underrated singer imho

Razouski
Razouski
in reply to Jancanrun

I sang backing vocals for Marc Almond once upon a time. It was a Marc and the Mambas concert at the Royal Festival Hall about 7 years ago. He wasn’t quite what he’d been in the ‘80s and ‘90s but I was still thrilled. 🤪

Jancanrun
Jancanrun
in reply to Razouski

You see this is precisely why you’re a running hero - bloody good runner and singer, with cracking music taste also. The real deal!

UnfitNoMore
UnfitNoMoreAdministrator

I know what you mean... that Berlin track irritates me too 😂. Just kidding, and many apologies!

You don’t like Take That either? Can’t say I’m surprised, thought New Seekers were much more your vibe!😜🎤🎤🎤🎤🎼🎼🎼🎼🎸🎸🎸

UnfitNoMore
UnfitNoMoreAdministrator
in reply to Jancanrun

Take that? They were great in the years they weren’t making albums.

Mummycav
MummycavModerator

Love it Jan....I will be test driving this one later....brrrrrr it's a bit nippy out there today...even the dog didn't want to go out today and he will do anything to sniff a lamp post!!! Wrap up then peel off, that's me!! Happy running xxx

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