Mojo tunes of the Year. 2011
This nugget of information was posted on 29/12/11 at 5:19 pm by Simon and is filed under News & press.
Another Year gone by, thousands more tunes have slipped, bounced or hammered their way out of our speakers. We try hard to bring you as much new music as we can, whilst also trawling the ages for anything that we have so far missed and Keeping everyone entertained by playing big hits and Mojo staples.
As the musical tectonic plates shift and everyone gets their music from different sources, it gets harder to find the truly unifying songs that have the whole bar wailing together in exhalent song. From this list only ‘If You Wanna’ by The Vaccines of the music out this year has had the whole place pogoing. We have found these tracks by drunken Shazam, Radio, Adverts, recommendations or by Accident.
As last year this is a list of tunes that have made it on to our playlists over this last 12 months. They may not be ‘new’ but they have become our standards in 2011. Last year it was a list from Manchester only. For this year’s list I have asked the people who do the music most in both Leeds and Liverpool to send me a bunch of tunes as well. By dint of being mentioned on all 3 lists I can reveal that the unofficial Mojo tune of the year is…….
The Hollies – Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)
……This was brought in by Richie West on Shazam and he has no idea from where or when!
Keep listening and drinking (in the bars and at www.radiomojo.co.uk) and may we wish you all, a Happy Christmas and a wonderful new year.
Tame Impala – Half Full Glass Of Wine
White Denim – Back at the Farm
Shake, Shake, Shake
Metronomy – The Look
Tune-Yards – Bizness
My Morning Jacket – Holding On To Black Metal
Small Faces – Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake
The Black Keys – Next Girl
Johnny Cash – I’ve Been Everywhere
Talking Heads – Girlfriend is Better
Nothing But Flowers
The Rolling Stones – Pass the Wine (Sophia Loren)
The James Gang – Walk Away
Django Django – Storm
Led Zeppelin – D’Yer Maker
Paul Simon – Late In the Evening
Credence Clearwater Revival – Pagan Baby
Ben Harper – Get It like You Like It
George Harrison – Got My Mind Set On You
Genesis – I Know What I Like
Ken Boothe – Is It Because I’m Black
The Vaccines – If You Wanna
Corb Lund – Hair in My Eyes Like A Highland Steer
Grinderman – Palaces Of Montezuma
Sister Nancy – Bam Bam
Toots & The Maytals – Take me Home, Country Roads
Symarip – Skinhead Moonstomp
LCD Soundsystem – North American Scum
Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know
Prince – 7
The Who – I’m Free
The Horrors – Still Life
Band Of Skulls – Patterns
I Know What I Am
Pete Townsend – Let My Love Open The Door
Tom Tom Club – Genius Of Love
ELO – Evil Woman
The Heavy – How You Like Me Now
Black Crowes – Another Roadside Tragedy
Broken Bells – The Ghost Inside
Eddie Bo – Check Your Bucket
Band Of Horses – Is There A Ghost.