088R Hook, Line and Sinker

A second selection of tracks with memorable musical hooks, opening phrases that grab your attention and make you want to Turn It Up.

Peaked at 21 listeners, perhaps affected by it being Mother’s Day in the UK – but nowhere else – and the time change for US listeners caused by Europe and the UK having not gone to DST while the US has.  One of these days we’ll stop doing this.


Title Artists Album (taken from compilation album) Year
Mademoiselle Ninette The Soulful Dynamics single (THE BEST OF THE 70s, 2004) 1969
All For The Sake Of Love (Alles Aus Liebe) Die Toten Hosen Love, Peace & Money 1994
Shot Down The Night Hawkwind single (Metallization 1992) 1979
Paranoid Black Sabbath Paranoid (Good Morning Vietnam 1996) 1970
Showdown Electric Light Orchestra On The Third Day  (Good Morning Vietnam 1996) 1973
Who Do You Love Quicksilver Messenger Service Happy Trails  (Good Morning Vietnam 1996) 1969
Sleeping For Years Atomic Rooster Assortment  (Metallization 1992) 1972

Main Show

Do It Again The Beach Boys 20/20 1969
The Boys Are Back In Town Thin Lizzy Jailbreak 1976
Trampled Under Foot Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti 1975
Walk This Way Aerosmith Toys in the Attic 1975
Spoonful Cream Fresh Cream 1966
Golden Years David Bowie Station to Station 1976
Honky Tonk Women The Rolling Stones single 1969
Legs ZZ Top Eliminator 1983
Let’s Dance Chris Rea New Light Through Old Windows 1987
Nutbush City Limits Ike & Tina Turner Single 1973
Road Runner Bo Diddley single 1960
No Way David Gilmour David Gilmour 1978
Pretending Eric Clapton Journeyman 1989
Born on the Bayou Creedence Clearwater Revival The Concert 1980
9 To 5 Dolly Parton 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs 1980
Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 1973
Sylvia Focus Focus III 1973
Take It Off Kiss Revenge 1992
Baker Street Gerry Rafferty City to City 1978
Werewolves of London Warren Zevon Stand in the Fire 1980
25 or 6 to 4 Chicago Chicago II 1970
Iron Lion Zion Bob Marley Natural Mystic 1995
White Room Cream Wheels of Fire 1968
Ziggy Stardust David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars 1972


Rock ‘N Roll Dream AC/DC Black Ice 2008
Vivaldi Sky Sky 2 1980
Rama Lama Ding Dong Rocky Sharpe & The Replays Rama Lama 1979
It Hit Me Like A Hammer Huey Lewis & The News Hard At Play 1991
Back In Black AC/DC AC/DC Live 1992
Riff Raff AC/DC If You Want Blood, You’ve Got It (Live) 1978
School’s Out Alice Cooper School’s Out 1972