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Perfect Songs for a Perfect Day

Over the last few days I’ve been asked repeatedly how many cards I’m expecting to be getting today. My reply has always been ‘none – my birthday isn’t for another few months.’

Then I found out it’s Valentine’s Day.

So, to mark this occasion where I’ll be fighting a feeling of nausea and to celebrate my Twitter anniversary, here is another alternative list of songs you probably won’t here on the radio today:

1) I Never Loved Eva Braun – The Boomtown Rats
2) What a Waste – Ian Dury and the Blockheads
3) Five Years – David Bowie
4) This Flight Tonight – Nazareth
5) My Best Friend’s Girl – The Cars
6) The Good’s Gone – The Who
7) Tears of a Clown – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
8) Child in Time – Deep Purple
9) I Fought the Law – The Clash
10) Wild Honey Pie – The Beatles
11) Swords of a Thousand Men – Tenpole Tudor
12) While My Guitar Gently Weeps – The Beatles
13) The Great Pretender – Freddie Mercury
14) Why Don’t We Do It in the Road? – The Beatles
15) Time – David Bowie
16) Give Us A Goal – Slade
17) Queen Bitch – David Bowie
18) Itchygoo Park – The Small Faces
19) Put Out the Fire – Queen
20) Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley
21) Evil Walks – AC/DC
22) Jugband Blues – Pink Floyd
23) Wunderbar – Tenpole Tudor
24) No Regrets – Midge Ure
25) Please Release Me – Engelbert Humperdink