Saturday, 7 December 2013


There’s still nothing quite like playing a selection of one’s favourite records in a dark club at ridiculously loud volume and seeing people jump and dance. That’s how it was last Saturday at the Mousetrap in Finsbury Park. These were my sets at 11.40pm and 3.15am.

The Hammond Brothers – Thirty Miles of Railroad Track (Abner)
Clyde McPhatter – Thirty Days (Atlantic)
Rudy & The Reno Bops – Rudy’s Monkey (Tear Drop)
Bobby Marchan – Chickee wah-Wah (Gale)
Sugar & Sweet – You Don’t Have To Cry (Pep)
Gladys Tyler – A Little Bitty Girl (Decca)
Jimmy Nelson – Tell Me Who (Chess)
Hindal Butts – In The Pocket (M-S)
Cecil Garrett – Bear Cat (Calla)
Dorothy Berry – Ain’t That Love (Planetary)
Jean Stanback – If I Ever Needed Love (Peacock)
Smokey Smothers – I Got My Eyes On You (Gamma)
Banny Price – You Love Me Pretty Baby (Jewel)
Chubby Checker – Toot (Columbia)
Toussaint McCall – The Toussaint Shuffle (Ronn)
Prince Conley – I‘m Going Home (Satellite)

Big Maybelle – Do Lord (Brunswick)
The Gardenias – What’s The Matter With Me (Fairline)
Lloyd Price – The Chicken & The Bop (KRC)
Bobby Peterson Quintet – Mama Get The Hammer (V-Tone)
Jessie Mae – Don’t Freeze On Me (Dra)
Harold Atkins – Big Ben (-)
Dick Jordan – I Want Her Back (Jamie)
Grover Pruitt – Little Girl (Salem)
Lou Rawls – Trouble Down Here Below (Capitol)
Big Daddy Rogers – I’m A Big Man (Midas)
Youg Jessie – Big Chief (Mercury)
Dick Holler – Mooba Grooba (Comet)
Marv Johnson – Come On And Stop (United Artists)
Mary Ann Fisher – It’s A Man’s World (Imperial)
Jesse Pearson – I Got A Feelin’ I’m Fallin’ (RCA-Victor)
Billy Young – Glendora (Original Sound)
Frank Minion – How Much Land Does A Man Need (Vik)


  1. It must be an amazing feeling. Long may you continue to do it!

  2. Thanks C. Don't do it very often these days so kinda appreciate it a bit more.