Lynyrd Skynyrd – Saturday night special (Starters for Ten #235) 5.10.24

Starters for Ten 2019 – #234: Top Ten Saturday night numbers: 190823

Lynyrd Skynyrd – Saturday Night Special (1975)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 24th – running between 19 and 28 August and featuring my top ten Saturday night numbers – here’s Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Saturday Night Special taken from the 1975 album ‘Nuthin Fancy’.

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Sam Cooke – Another Saturday Night (Starters for Ten #234) 4.10.24

Starters for Ten 2019 – #234: Top Ten Saturday night numbers: 190822

Sam Cooke – Another Saturday Night (1964)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 24th – running between 19 and 28 August and featuring my top ten Saturday night numbers – here’s Sam Cooke’s Another Saturday Night from 1964.

The Specials – Friday Night, Saturday Morning (Starters for Ten #233) 3.10.24

Starters for Ten 2019 – #233: Top Ten Saturday night numbers: 190821

The Specials – Friday Night, Saturday Morning (1980)

hroughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 24th – running between 19 and 28 August and featuring my top ten Saturday night numbers – here’s Friday Night, Saturday Morning, released by The Specials in 1980.

Jilted John – Jilted John (Starters for Ten #232) 2.10.24

Starters for Ten 2019 – #232: Top Ten Saturday night numbers: 190820

Jilted John – Jilted John (1978)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 24th – running between 19 and 28 August and featuring my top ten Saturday night numbers – here’s Jilted John’s Jilted John from April 1978.

Elton John – Saturday night’s alright for fighting (Starters for Ten #231) 1.10.24

Starters for Ten 2019 – #231: Top Ten Saturday night numbers: 190819

Elton John – Saturday Night’s alright for fighting (1973)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Kickstarting the 24th – running between 19 and 28 August and featuring my top ten Saturday night numbers – here’s Elton John’s Saturday Night’s alright for fighting, released in May 1973 as the first single from the double album ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’.

Goldray – Rising (Starters for Ten #230) 10.10.23

Starters for Ten 2019 – #230: Top Ten 2017 tracks: 190818

Goldray – Rising (2017)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Concluding the 23rd – my top ten tracks from 2017 – here’s the title track from Goldray’s album ‘Rising’, released on 5 May that year.

The 2019 ‘Starters for Ten’ series features:
[1] Jan 1-10: Top Ten Blues Rock Stonkers
[2] Jan 10-20: Top Ten Led Zeppelin Tracks
[3] Jan 21-30: Top Ten Spinetinglers
[4] Jan 31-Feb 9: Top Ten Underworld Tracks
[5] Feb 10-19: Top Ten Acoustic Tracks
[6] Feb 20-Mar 1: Top Ten Queen Tracks
[7] Mar 2-11: Top Ten Live Tracks
[8] Mar 12-21: Top Ten Classical pieces
[9] Mar 22-31: Top Ten Soul tracks
[10] April 1-10: Top Ten Classic Rock tracks
[11] April 11-20: Top Ten ‘Ten Years After’ numbers
[12] April 12-30: Top Ten ‘Talking Heads’ tracks
[13] May 1-10: Top Ten Punk Anthems
[14] May 11-20: Top Ten Rock numbers
[15] May 21-30: Top Ten Boogie tracks
[16] May 31-June 9: Top Ten Lurve songs
[17] June 10-19: Top Ten Driving Tracks
[18] June 20-29: Top Ten Britpop/invasion tracks
[19] June 30-July 9: Top Ten Jimi Hendrix numbers
[20] July 10-19: Top Ten 2018 tunes
[21] July 20-29: Top Ten Sunday Morning tracks
[22] July 30-August 8: Top Ten Fleetwood Mac tracks
[23] August 9-18: Top Ten 2017 tunes
[24] August 19-28: Top Ten Saturday night numbers

Low Cut Connie – Dirty Water (Starters for Ten #229) 9.10.23

Starters for Ten 2019 – #229: Top Ten 2017 tracks: 190817

Low Cut Connie – Dirty Water (2017)

hroughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 23rd – running between 9 and 18 August and featuring my top ten tracks from 2017 – here’s Dirty Water taken from the ‘Dirty Pictures (part 1)’ album by Low Cut Connie, released on 9 May that year.