Session 12 – 16 June 2017 – Theme: Exercise

From my now-very-large-collection of music, I picked through them for anything that had ‘walk, run, dance’ and variations on the theme of exercise. None of them could actually be used during an exercise session, yet it was amazing to discover how many songs suggested exercise.


  • Born to RunBruce Springsteen
  • Carry on DancingSavage Garden
  • I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash
  • PushMatchbox 20

Station ID / Songs

  • Shake Rattle Roll Flip Flop Fly – Elvis Presley
  • River Runs Red – Midnight Oil
  • Walk this Way – Aerosmith
  • Push It- Salt&Pepper

Station ID / Songs / Advert

  • Walking the Witch – Kate Bush (not what I expected!)
  • Walk On – U2
  • Break On Through – The Doors
  • RunawayPink

Station ID / Songs

  • Velcro FlyZZ Top
  • Walk on By – Dionne Warwick
  • Walking by Myself – Gary Moore
  • RunawayDel Shannon (half, cut by news at 11am)

News / Weather Advert / Weather

  • Running on Empty – Jackson Browne
  • Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
  • Breaking Glass – David Bowie
  • RunawayDell Shannon (full this time)

News / Weather Advert / Weather

  • Walk to the Water – U2
  • Walk this Way – Run DMC
  • Shakers and MoversMidnight Oil
  • RunningEvermore

Station ID / Songs

  • Don’t Go Breaking my Heart – Elton John
  • I’ll Fly Away – Aretha Franklin
  • Break Me Shake Me – Savage Garden
  • Walk of Life – Dire Straits

Station ID / Songs / Advert

  • You’ll Never Walk Alone – Elvis Presley
  • Run Through the Jungle – Creedance Clearwater Revival
  • Walking in the Sand – The Shangrilas
  • Walking in the Rain – The Ronettes

Station ID / Songs

  • Ticket to RideThe Beatles
  • I Believe I Can FlyR Kelly
  • Locomotion – Kylie Minogue
  • Learning to FlyPink Floyd

Station ID / Songs / Advert

  • Run Around Sue – Dion
  • Walking on the Sun – Smash Mouth


  • 500 Miles – The Proclaimers
  • Walk on the Wild Side – Lou Reed

Station ID / Songs

  • Jumping Jack Flash – The Rolling Stones
  • Run to Paradise – The Choir Boys
  • Running up that Hill – Kate Bush
  • Save the last Dance for Me – The Drifters
  • Nowhere to RunMartha Reeves


THREE Hours of PopRock Every Friday Morning!

I asked for another hour!  Because, it’s true, I am enjoying myself. I’ve gotten the hang of it all. There’s still more to learn, but I am truly enjoying myself.

You’re all enjoying it too. Right?

Keep listening to me on 5KIxFM Radio, Kingscote Kangaroo Island, every Friday morning, 10am till 1pm, three hours of PopRock to WakeUp everyone!

Thanks Gethin and Mike for believing in me!

PS: I am not being egotistical, not at all, I am just truly happy to be given this opportunity. When I saw it advertised as a volunteer job, I was truly amazed nobody else taking it. Any skill learnt is a skill gained, plus another job on my CV and my Bucket List.

Session #9 – at Radio 5KIxFM KI – 12.May.2017

What Chord is That? This week was meant to be my 1977 playlist, but an unfortunate relocation of my music-storage-flashdrive has delayed that till next Friday. (Good news: The flash-drive was found, but too late!)

So here is the playlist I collected as I went along:

  • I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  • Sitting on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Reading
  • Love Shack – B52’s
  • Walk Like an Egyptian – The Bangles

Station advert

  • Englishman in New York – Sting
  • All You Need is Love – The Beatles
  • Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
  • Living on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
  • The Flame – Cheap Trick
  • Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds – The Beatles
  • My Sharona – The Knack

Station advert
The LAST FEW songs were: (AS ABOVE)

  • It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones
  • Wild Thing – The Troggs
  • Lady in Red – Chris Isaac
  • We Built This City on Rock’n’Roll – Starship (STOPPED)

News & Weather
Station Advert
The LAST FOUR songs were: (AS ABOVE)

  • Georgie Girl – The Seekers
  • Break me Shake Me – Savage Garden
  • Give Peaces a Chance – John Lennon
  • Sadie the Cleaning Lady – John Farnham

Station advert
The LAST FOUR songs were: (AS ABOVE)

  • Mustang Sally – The Commitments
  • Joey – Concrete Blonde
  • American Woman – Lenny Kravitz
  • Walk on the Wildside – Lou Reed

Station Advert
The LAST FOUR songs were: (AS ABOVE)

  • My Generation – The Who
  • Great Balls of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Big Yellow Taxi – Counting Crows
  • House of the Rising Sun – Cream

Station Advert
The LAST FOUR songs were: (AS ABOVE)

  • Running Up That Hill – Kate Bush

Message re Last Song!

  • My Last Home – Christine Anu

… and I thanked you all for listening.

Next week, 1977 it will be!