#49 – Theme: Random + Aretha Franklin Tribute

With the passing of the great Aretha Franklin, I had wanted to have a Tribute Program. But it turns out at least two other radio presenters had and did the same idea. So I did what I could – and it was enough.

  • Respect – Aretha Franklin
  • Love Shack – B52s
  • If You’re Gone – Matchbox 20
  • Touch – Noiseworks
  • Out Of Mind Out Of Sight – The Models
  • Short Memory – Midnight Oil
  • We Belong – Pat Benatar
  • Roar – Katy Perry
  • Elastic Heart – Sia
  • Green Light – Lorde
  • This Is Where You Can Reach Me – U2
  • Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
  • Addicted To Love – Robert Palmer
  • Dangerous – Roxette
  • History Never Repeats – Split Enz
  • If You Love Somebody – Sting
  • And She Was – Talking Heads
  • Happy People – Little Big Town
  • Under The Milky Way – The Church
  • Walking On The Moon – The Police
  • Handle With Care – The Traveling Wilbury’s
  • Learning To Fly – Pink Floyd (Not Tom Petty!)
  • Waking Up In Vegas – Katy Perry
  • Graceland – Paul Simon
  • Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
  • Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
  • Choir Girl – Cold Chisel
  • Jesse’s Girl – Rick Springfield
  • The Boys Light Up – Australian Crawl
  • Boys Will Be Boys – The Choirboys
  • Astral Boy – Killing Heidi
  • Mama – Jonas Blue
  • Mother – Pink Floyd
  • Unconditionally – Katy Perry
  • Sweetest Thing – U2
  • That’s What I Like – Bruno Mars
  • Do It Now – Mashd’n’Kutcher
  • You Don’t Know Me – Jax Jones
  • More Than You Know – Axell A Ingrosso
  • Got It All (This Can’t Be Living Now) – Portugal. The Man.
  • On The Turning Away – Pink Floyd
  • Slip Slidin’ Away – Paul Simon
  • I’ll Fly Away – Aretha Franklin

Yep, I started and ended my show with Aretha Franklin. As I listened to “I’ll Fly Away” I realised it was a recorded version for Lady Diana after she passed away.

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