The Big Paws 08/08/09 – Tracklisting
“Nom nom nom song” – ParryGrip
“Soldier Girl” by The Polyphonic Spree
“Gold, Girls, Guns” by Metric
“Love Missile F1-11” by Sigue Sigue Sputnik
Ferris Bueller – John Hughes
“Deli” by Delorean
“Zygonaughts Approaching” by Gamma Gamma (free download)
- In this year the first supercomputer — the Cray-1, was released.
- U2 formed after drummer Larry Mullen Jr. posts a note seeking members for a band on the notice board of his Dublin school.
- The Eagles released Hotel California
- Britain and Iceland ended the Cod War.
- The Intercity 125 High Speed Train was introduced by British Rail, it was the age of the train.
- There was good news for bummers, California’s sodomy law was repealed
- The first royal e-mail was send – LOL – by the Queen.
- The United States celebrated the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
- Richard Dawkins invented the meme in his book The Selfish Gene.
- Jimmy Carter became US President
- Dragged kicking and screaming into the World were: teenage witch Melissa Joan Hart, journeyman footballer Darren Huckerby and Cat Deeley, Birmingham’s own wonky-nosed sweetheart
- Dead in this year for the first time were: Carry On Star Sid James, filmmaker Fritz Lang, and Hidetsugu Yagi, the Japanese electrical engineer
- Nadia Comaneci earned 7 perfect scores of 10 at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
1976: “Jeans on” by David Dundas
“Kitty Get Down” by “The Ropes
“Village Green Preservation Society” by The Kinks
“Feel Like Taking You Home” by Brendan Benson
“Give Us A Goal” by Slade
“If You Leave It Alone” by The Wave Pictures
“Speed” by Quad Throw Salchow
“Cherry Bomb” by The Runaways
Gavin’s Northern Soul Experience:
“What Is This” by Bobby Womack
“Finn Bikkjen!” by Casiokids
“Famous Blue Rainocat” by Leonard Cohen
“Long Long Long” by Yim Yames
Songs to vacuum to: “Save Your Love” by Renée and Renato
“We’re All Going to Die” by Malcolm Middleton
“Paradise Circus” by The Lilac Time