Playlists with tracks by The Checkerboard Squares

Monday 5th November 2018
Chris Hawkins
Gemma Cairney sits in
11 / 14 Tracks
The new daily Plink Test. Can you guess today?s song and give a very tenuous link?!

The La’s There She Goes
Grace Jones Williams' Blood
Erykah Badu Didn't Cha Know
Public Image Ltd Public Image
Talking Heads Girlfriend Is Better
Chromeo Fancy Footwork
T. Rex Sailors of the Highway
Jake Owen Days Of Gold
Jon Hopkins Singularity
Noname Blaxploitation
Róisín Murphy Jacuzzi Rollercoaster
Talib Kweli Old School (feat. Talib Kweli)
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
The Prodigy Light Up The Sky
Tuesday 4th April 2017
Radcliffe and Maconie
Actress and singer-songwriter Jane Birkin
22 / 30 Tracks
Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie are joined by actress and singer Jane Birkin.

The xx Say Something Loving
Whitney No Matter Where We Go
Goldfrapp Tigerman
Elbow Gentle Storm
Jane Birkin Baby Alone In Babylone
Jane Birkin La Javanaise
Empire of the Sun Walking On A Dream
Aretha Franklin Respect
The Cure Boys Don't Cry
Missy Elliott Get Ur Freak On
Talking Heads Wild Wild Life
Ocean Colour Scene The Circle
The Stone Roses Love Spreads
The Young Rascals Groovin'
Ann Peebles Come To Mama
Kate Tempest The Beigeness
Dave & Ansel Collins Monkey Spanner
Faris Badwan Controller (feat. Faris Badwan)
Ride Charm Assault
Frank Ocean Forrest Gump
Soulwax Missing Wires
Loyle Carner Ain't Nothing Changed
Maxïmo Park Get High (No I Don't)
Tom Williams Everyone Needs a Home
Fleet Foxes Third of May / Ōdaigahara
She Drew The Gun No Hole In My Head
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Bonobo Kerala (6 Music Festival 2017)
The Pastels Summer Rain (6 Music Festival 2017)
Marika Hackman Boyfriend
Saturday 28th January 2017
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Brunswick Records Trunk of Funk
27 / 43 Tracks
Craig Charles plays funk and soul sounds. The Trunk of Funk features Brunswick Records.

The O’Jays For the Love of Money
Greyboy Singles Party
Steve Cropper Show Me (feat. Steve Cropper)
Soul Scratch Thank You
Hempolics Me Luv 2 Sing (Hypermix)
Esther Phillips Catch Me I'm Falling
The Lost Generation Talking The Teenage Language
Jackie Wilson Shake! Shake! Shake!
Touch Energizer
Al Green Love and Happiness
Carla Thomas Tramp
Labi Siffre I Got The
Barbara Acklin Am I The Same Girl
Etta James Leave Your Hat On
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Fred Wesley House Party
Gene Chandler Nothing Can Stop Me
Ronnie Hudson & The Street People West Coast Poplock
Curtis Mayfield Freddie's Dead
Willie Bobo Always There
Mary Love Lay This Burden Down
Lou Pride I'm Com'Un Home In The Morn'un
Stanley Turrentine Meat Wave
Vaughan Mason & Crew Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll
Rufus Thomas Funky Chicken (Live)
Ripple The Beat Goes On And On (Jim Burgess Remix)
Lowell Fulson Push Me
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Kool & The Gang Hollywood Swingin' (Dj XS Edit)
Dee Dee Sharp What Kind Of Lady
Kako Y Su Combo Cool Jerk
Edith Peters This Is the Moment (Rework by Gerardo Frisina)
Omar I Want It To Be
LaVern Baker One Monkey (Don't Stop The Show)
Smoove & Turrell You Could've Been A Lady
The Willard Posey Reunion Cissy Strut-N-American Woman
Voodoocuts Jazzaround
The Young Holt Trio Wack Wack
Ken Boothe Let The Water Run Dry
Major Lance Follow The Leader
The Chi‐Lites I Like Your Lovin' (Do You Like Mine)
Jayl Funk Supernatural Babe
James Brown I Feel Good (Sam Redmore's Afro Mix)
Friday 15th April 2016
Steve Lamacq
Record Store Day Free for All
27 / 37 Tracks
Steve chats to the team at Heads record store in Belfast.

The Kills Doing It To Death
Richard Ashcroft This Is How It Feels
Mai Lan Laser Gun (feat. Mai Lan)
Parquet Courts Dust
Steve Mason Alive!
Car Seat Headrest Fill In The Blank
Recreations Neoprene
Green Day Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
Iron Maiden Run To The Hills
Fatboy Slim Everybody Needs A 303
Black Sabbath The Wizard
James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good)
Elbow Leaders Of The Free World
The Replacements Alex Chilton
Crazy Horse Cinnamon Girl
Belly Feed The Tree
The The The Sinking Feeling
Ian Dury & The Blockheads Reasons To Be Cheerful
Propellerheads Spybreak!
Simple Minds Chelsea Girl
The Lancashire Hotpots I Fear Ikea
Hank C. Burnette Spinning Rock Boogie
Generation X Your Generation
Bauhaus A Spy In The Cab
Eek-A-Mouse Wa Do Dem
Cat Power Action (feat. Mike D & Cat Power)
Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner (feat. Suzanne Vega)
Run‐D.M.C. You Be Illin'
Tom Hingley Band Beggars Hand
Bow Wow Wow C'30 C'60 C'90 Go
Whyte Horses La Couleur Originelle
Super Furry Animals Shes Got Spies
Jungle Brothers Gimme That
Deep Cit Where Are We
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Mikey Murka Jump In Line (feat. Mikey Murka)
The Screaming Blue Messiahs Tracking The Dog - BBC Session 14/06/1985
Sunday 15th March 2015
Paul O'Grady
Triples from Little Richard and Elvis Presley
18 / 22 Tracks
With a pair of Triples starring Little Richard and Elvis Presley.

Elvis Presley Suspicious Minds
Elvis Presley Always On My Mind
Little Richard Tutti Frutti
Benny Goodman Sing, Sing, Sing
Little Richard Lucille
Little Richard Good Golly Miss Molly
Amii Stewart Knock On Wood
Harry Connick Jr. It Had To Be You
Kylie Minogue I Should Be So Lucky
Viola Wills Gonna Get Along Without You Now
Elvis Presley Rubberneckin' (Remix)
Paul McCartney We All Stand Together
Althea & Donna Uptown Top Ranking
Dusty Springfield Just A Little Lovin'
Marlene Dietrich Come Rain Or Come Shine
Noele Gordon To My Daughter
Kylie Minogue Wouldn't Change A Thing
Harriet Fly
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Helena Bonham Carter Bibidi-Bobidi-Boo
Tight Fit Back To The Sixties (Medley)
Jimmy Young What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry?
Sunday 5th October 2014
Paul O'Grady
With Triples starring the Corrs and Bonnie Tyler
19 / 20 Tracks
Paul O'Grady plays Triples from the Corrs and Bonnie Tyler.

Bonnie Tyler Holding Out For A Hero
Foreigner Cold As Ice
The Corrs Breathless
Fats Domino Ain't That A Shame
Bonnie Tyler This Is Gonna Hurt
Christina Aguilera Candyman
Christopher Cross Never Be The Same
Viola Wills Gonna Get Along Without You Now
Cliff Richard Some People
Mary Costa Once Upon A Dream
The Corrs Give Me A Reason
The Corrs Runaway
Crown Heights Affair You Gave Me Love
Burt Bacharach Promises Promises
Lynsey de Paul Sugar Me
Dusty Springfield Stay Awhile
Millicent Martin That Was The Week That Was
Bette Midler Give Him A Great Big Kiss
Bonnie Tyler Believe In Me
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Thursday 13th February 2014
Radcliffe and Maconie
Elaine Constantine
29 / 34 Tracks
Director Elaine Constantine joins Stuart to talk about her film Northern Soul.

M83 Reunion
Arctic Monkeys Mardy Bum
The Only Ones Another Girl Another Planet
James Blake To The Last
Public Enemy Fight The Power
Phoenix S.O.S. In Bel Air
Beastie Boys Intergalactic
Big Black Delta Huggin and Kissin
Arab Strap First Big Weekend
DJ Yoda SEGA RIP (Feat. Scroobius Pip)
The Pretty Things SF Sorrow is Born
Parliament Flashlight
Dusty Springfield What's It Gonna Be
The Moody Blues Question
Bessie Banks Go Now
The Stepkids Sweet Salvation
Candi Staton You Got The Love
Drenge Bloodsports
Heaven 17 Play To Win
Luther Ingram If It's All The Same To You Babe
Cheatahs Cut The Grass
East India Youth Dripping Down
Beck Blue Moon
Elbow New York Morning
Real Estate Talking Backwards
Frank Turner Polaroid Picture
Lorde Team
Damon Albarn Everyday Robots
Metronomy Love Letters
Beats for Beginners Baby What's Your Sound
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin'
Bjrk Hyperballad
Andr Brasseur The Kid
Saturday 26th February 2011
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
Reel People
21 / 38 Tracks
London soul outfit Reel People in conversation, plus Funk World Airways.

The Spencer Davis Group Gimme Some Lovin
Lizzy Parks ?All That (Natural Self Remix)
Edwin Starr Back Street
James Brown Lost Someone
Maceo Parker Homeboy
Lady Daisey Soul Strut
Boogaloo Mardi Gras Bobby Williams
Barbara Perry A Man Is A Mean Mean Thing
The Meters Handclapping Song
Baker Brothers Once I Had a Friend
Tony Christie ?Season Of The Witch
The Greg Foat Group Uncle Bessie
The Staple Singers Name The Missing Word
The Link Quartet Vertical Floor
Basement Freaks Something Freaky
Howlin' Wolf Smokestack Lightnin
Flowers For Real
Bootsy Feat. Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Chuck D & Swavay Hip Hop & Funk U
Reel People Golden Lady
Toots & The Maytals 54 46 was My Number
Terry Callier I Don?t Want To See Myself (Without You)
Twisted Tongue Feat. JR & Nick Ingram ?Mindbeam? (Part 3)
Bebo Best & The Super Lounge Orchestra Mambo & Cola
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin?
Umbo & Bad Monkeys feat Jazzmin Come Together
The Dark Knights Of Soul feat. The Haggis Horns Doing The Tick
Bootsy Don?t Take My Funk
Melba Moore Magic Touch
Bootsy Spreading Hope Like Dope
N F Porter Keep On Keepin On
Quantic and his Combo Brbaro ?Albela (Alternative Version)
The Milk Heartbreaker
Fab Samperi ?In The River?-Ursula 1000 Mix
Reel People feat Darien Sure
Sheila Ferguson Are You Satis-fied
Smoove & Turrell Falling In Love
Sonny Cox The Wailer
Saturday 19th February 2011
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show
21 / 37 Tracks
Craig is joined by Harry Weinger, vice president of Motown Records.

Tom Browne Funkin? For Jamaica
Gil Scott-Heron The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
incarNations Make You Mine
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell The Onion Song
Alice Russell Seven Nation Army
Lord Kitchener London Is the Place For Me
Tammi Terrell ?Come On And See Me?- Live
Tammi Terrell Beware of A Stranger
Debbie Taylor Don't Nobody Mess With My Baby
Chip Wickham Feelin? Alright
Tammi Terrell Dialogue
Shaolin Afronauts Kibo
Euro Cinema Jazz Dog
Benny Spellman Fortune Teller
Apples Killing In the Name Of
Funkonomics Superstition
Ray Charles I Don?t Need No Doctor
Umbo & Bad Monkeys feat Jazzmin Come Together
Banda Achilifunk The Vulture
George Clinton and the P-Funk All Stars If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It's Gonna Be You)
Barbara St. Clair Teacherman
Georgie Fame Papa?s Got A Brand New Bag
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Nobody?s Fault But Mine
Stone Foundation feat Nolan Porter Tracing Paper
Big Maybelle Quittin Time
Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers Deep Fried Funk
Billy Keen Wishing And Hoping
Ike & Tina Turner Cussin and Crying and a Carryin? On
CMC & Silenta Pate Pate
John Milk And Woody Allen Choose Your Friends
Tammi Terrell I Can?t Believe You Love Me
The Bahama Soul Club ?Bossa Bop? Valique?s Bop-Hop Remix
Afrizo Shigida Feat. Kojato ?Suonho?s? Spirit of 70?s Remix
The Checkerboard Squares Double Cookin?
Fab Samperi ?In The River?- Ursula 1000 Mix
Mr. Bird Dr B?s $ Bills (Smoove remix)