We have decided to launch a regular podcast called ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ which will feature all manner of weird, cool, funky, whack and downright cool tracks, most of which we could never play at our club nights. Over the years we have done many radio shows and podcasts where some of our collection gets a good airing. From our other ‘show’ called VS (check it out here) to a variety of weird late night community radio shows in Sydney, we love the chance to be released from our dance, dance, dance mantra and just play what we love. So, that’s it really. A show full of that stuff. It will be pretty wide ranging. French, Spanish, Italian, German, Belgian, plus the rest of the continent. It will feature Yé–yé (of course!) plus psych, prog, rock, covers, Italian soundtracks, moog, freakbeat, garage and we might even play a bit of Eurovision. Yes, we said it. France Gall and Serge Gainsbourg won it. So it is cool. End of that debate.
We will put a show every month or so. They won’t be long. Just 30 minutes of prime cool. We would love to invite some guest DJs to the party. We would also love to play your party/club/venue/bar. You know how to contact us.
Tu Vivras Deux Fois – Lucky Blondo We start this GBU Bond style. There is a grand tradition of French and other European artists doing covers of Bond title tracks. In a strange way, this cover by Lucky Blondo stays incredibly true to the original, except being sung by a thirty french man instead of […]
Les Hallucinations D’Edouard – Edouard Vendredi M’onséde – Erik Saint Laurent Renacerá – Los Brincos No, No, No, No – The Sorrows Buenas Vibraciones – Los Mustang Oui J’ai Peur (IsEdouard It True) – Jocelyne Boofff – Monique Thubert Garde-Moi Dans Ta Poche – Sylvie Vartan Viens Danser Le Twist – Johnny Hallyday Let’s Twist […]
Welcome to 2017 and the first episode of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. For those on your first show, welcome! For those returning, thanks for coming back. We are looking forward to another year of amazing, deep, funky and sometimes just plain weird French and European 60s and 70s cuts, brought to you […]
Pas de Problemes – Les Charlots A lovely little organ led groover, this track came out in Les Charlots are underrated as almost every EP has a great funky or psych or beat track on it Reviens Vite Et Oublie – Frank Alamo We start with surf/beat/heartthrob Frank Alamo and his version of the Ronettes […]
Nous ne sommes pas des anges – France Gall Written by Serge Gainsbourg this cool little belter was released in 1965 on the L’Amerique EP. This song was written especially for France Gall by Serge, and was one the last before the relationship crashed and burnt in the wake of Les Sucettes (watch the doco […]
Bonjour peeps, welcome to show 8 of the GBU podcast. This edition come to you post Polnareff live, post Utrecht record fair and post a trawl of the record bins of Northern France. And w have some deep cuts ready to rock your world. So, on with the show. As always, all of this played […]
Welcome back to The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, brought to you by your Babypop crew. This month we celebrate the return to the stage of the one and only Michel Polnareff. We can’t wait, we will be coming together from London, Panama and Sydney just for the event. We did the same in […]
It is February, its cold. Maybe the beat has left you for a little while. Well my friends, this edition of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly will warm even the coldest, darkest of hearts, brought to you by your friendly Babypop crew. On this show we have stompers from Aphrodite’s Child, Marc Hamilton, […]
We are back for 2016, enjoy the ride. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Show 5 by Djringfinger on Mixcloud Cris Caroll – Fiche Le Camp Jack (Hit the Road Jack) Released in 1961 on the Festival label, this is a delightful piece of early sixties twist, with a great handclap solo. Diana – Folle […]
Marathon – Dee Duck Marc Hamilton – Le Tapis Magique Nino Ferrer – Io, Tu E Il Mare Nathalie and Christine – Je Fais L’amour Jean-Claude Vannier – Danse Des Mouches Noires Gardes Du Roi Helmut Zacharias and his orchestra – Satisfaction France Gall -N’écoute pas les idoles Serge Gainsbourg – Les Sucettes Serge Gainsbourg- […]