John’s piles playing up again

Playlist borrowed by Algernon

Jim Kerr from Simple Minds posted part of this list in June as a lockdown playlist on Simple Minds’ website. I’ve reproduced the list here.

The second part are the suggestions of letter writers in Sydney Morning Herald for the fictitious Tradie the Musical, in response to Scotty the Stupid’s, let’s give those who don’t need it $25000 to do up their bathrooms.


Computer Love – Kraftwork

Gimme Danger – The Stooges

Lawnmower – Sparks

The Killing moon – Echo and the Bunnymen

4th and Vine –Sinead O’Connor

Life in a Northern Town – The Dream Academy

Somewhere – Tom Waits

Working class man – Cold Chisel

Another brick in the wall – Pink Floyd

Eve of destruction – Barry McGuire

Tar and Cement – Verdelle Smith

Brick by brick – Arctic Monkeys

Workin’ man blues – Merle Haggard

Wrecking ball – Miley Cyrus