Here we are back again with podcast number 7.

Listen in wonder as the Wizards bring their unique views to bear on an eclectic range of music. Also we unveil not only the all new Trust The Wizards anthem but also the Official Rock Songs for Edinburgh and Essex and still find time to consider why mermaids have never been subjects of racial abuse and why maybe they should be.

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  1. Track listing: 1. Wizards Theme (Radio Show) – Stereo Electric Mistress 2. Oh Mr Peanut – Ian Dury 3. Rejected – Scott & Charlene’s Wedding 4. 25 O’clock – The Dukes Of Stratosphere 5. Grandma’s Hands – Bill Withers 6. Silent Shout – The Knife 7. The Other Side Of Town – John Prine 8. Amen Brother – The Bamboos 9. If We Wait – Guided By Voices 10. Guitar On My Mind – Duane & Miriam Eddy 11. Be Still – Robyn Hitchcock 12. Bad Weed – Junior Murvin 13. Magic Spermaids – Dorcelsius 14. Hell’s Ditch – The Pogues

    Kicker’s Questions:
    a) Which band links Manic Street Preachers (boo!) and Guided By Voices (hooray!)?
    b) Who is on the front cover of The Handsome Family’s debut album Odessa?

  2. kickerofelves1 says:

    Excellent stuff.


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