This show featured six songs each picked by Steve Ellis and Nick Mortimore based on a particular theme which differed each time.  If you want to check out any of the previous shows you’ll find them all under the Radio Summerhall Mixcloud profile with its very own wild mood swings playlist.  It may return in some form or other at some point possibly.

And here’s what one of them sounded like …


  • 1  the phantom by the voodoo trombone quartet
  • 2  the first mrs jones by porter wagoner
  • 3  country death song by violent femmes
  • 4  miss otis regrets by ella fitzgerald
  • 5  gallows by brown bird
  • 6  hey joe by willie deville
  • 7  bobby reid by lucette
  • 8  the day we shot the grizzly by the handsome family
  • 9  dead and lovely by tom waits
  • 10  stagger lee by lloyd price
  • 11  bottom of the lake by the builders and the butchers
  • 12  cadillac jack by andre williams
  • 13  ode to billie joe by sinead O’Connor

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