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Once upon a time there were 7″ and 12″ vinyl records. On side “A,” there was usually a hit single. On side “B,” there was usually a hidden gem of music not found on any of the artists’ studio album releases. These were the bits of gold fans loved.

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HOUR ONE:

  1. YAZOO – SITUATION (The song was originally released in the UK as the B-side to Yazoo’s debut single, “Only You.” 1982)
  2. NEW ORDER – 1963 (The song was originally released as a B-side to “True Faith” in 1987)
  3. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – SOMETHING WICKED (THIS WAY COMES) (The B-Side to, “The Killing Jar” single from 1988)
  4. MIDGE URE – FADE TO GREY (VISAGE) (The B-side to, “That Certain Smile,” 1985)
  5. BLANCMANGE – RUNNING THIN (The B-side to, “Living On The Ceiling,” 1982)
  6. BAUHAUS – BOYS (The B-side to, “Bela Lugosi’s Dead,” 1982)
  7. SOFT CELL – IT’S A MUGS GAME (The B-side to, “Where The Heart Is,” 1982)
  8. ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – DO IT CLEAN (The B-side to, “The Puppet,” 1980/81)
  9. TALK TALK – JOHN COPE (The B-side to, “I Believe In You,” 1988)
  10. THE JESUS AND MARYCHAIN – PSYCHOCANDY (The B-side to, “Some Candy Talking,” 1985)
  11. TEARS FOR FEARS – JOHNNY PANIC AND THE BIBLE OF DREAMS (The B-side to, “Advice For The Young At Heart) 1990) / name of Sylvia Plath’s book FYI :))
  12. A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS – LOST CONTROL (TOTALLY) (The B-side to, “The More You Live, The More You Love,” 1984)

HOUR TWO:

  1. CHINA CRISIS – IT’S NEVER TOO LATE (The B-side to, “Black Man Ray,” 1985)
  2. THE SMITHS – PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE LET ME GET WHAT I WANT (The B-side to, “William It Was Really Nothing,” 1984)
  3. JOY DIVISION – THESE DAYS (The B-side to, “Love Will Tear Us Apart,” 1980)
  4. DURAN DURAN – SECRET OKTOBER (The B-side to, “Union Of The Snake,” 1983)
  5. DEPECHE MODE – HAPPIEST GIRL (The B-side to, “World In My Eyes,” 1990)
  6. A MOMENT TO CELEBRATE BOWIE’S BIRTHDAY AND REMEMBER HIS DEATH…
  7. BOWIE – CAT PEOPLE (PUTTING OUT FIRE) 
  8. VISAGE (BOWIE) – LOVING THE ALIEN
  9. SIMPLE MINDS – NEW WARM SKIN (The B-side to, “I Travel,” 1980)
  10. OMD – HER BODY IN MY SOUL (The B-side to, “Locomotion,” 1984)
  11. THE HUMAN LEAGUE – HARD TIMES (The B-side to, “Love Action,” 1981)
  12. THE NORMAL – T.V.O.D. (The B-side to, “Warm Leatherette,” 1978)
  13. THE SISTERS OF MERCY – COLOURS (The B-side to, “This Corrosion,” 1987)
  14. ERASURE – THE SOLDIER’S RETURN (The B-side to, “Victim of Love,” 1987)
  15. PET SHOP BOYS – THAT’S MY IMPRESSION (The B-side to, “Love Comes Quickly,” 1986)

SUBCULTURE is a weekly new wave/electronic/dance/ indie/funk music program that airs on WXOJ 103.3fm, Fridays 8-10p EST in Northampton, MA and live online at: valleyfreeradio.org.  // FB: subculturema // email: subculture@valleyfreeradio.org // Replays of Friday’s show can be heard 12a-2a the following Sunday morning.

 

 

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