The Cure – 10:15 Saturday Night (Starters for Ten #239) 9.10.24

Starters for Ten 2019 – #239: Top Ten Saturday night numbers: 190827

The Cure – 10:15 Saturday Night (1979)

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.

For the penultimate part of the 24th – running between 19 and 28 August and featuring my top ten Saturday night numbers – here’s 10:15 Saturday Night, released by The Cure in 1979

Patti Smith – Because the Night (Starters for Ten #154) 4/10 (16)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #154: Top Ten Lurve songs: 190603

Patti Smith – Because the Night (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 16th – featuring my top ten ‘lurve’ songs, and running between 31 May and 9 June – here’s Patti Smith’s Because the Night, released in 1978 and taken from the ‘Easter’ album.

‘Because the Night’ is also my soulmate and mine’s record. We’ve still got both the 45″ presssings we brought for each other 41 years ago.

Talking Heads – And she was (Starters for Ten #118) 8/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #118: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190428

Talking Heads – And she was (1985)

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 12th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s And she was from the 1985 album ‘Little Creatures’

Talking Heads – Burning down the house (Starters for Ten #117) 7/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #117: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190427

Talking Heads – Burning down the house (1983)

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 12th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s Burning down the house from the 1983 album ‘Speaking in tongues’

Talking Heads – Life during wartime (Starters for Ten #115) 5/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #115: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190425

Talking Heads – Life during wartime (1979)

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 12th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s Life during wartime from the 1979 album ‘Fear of Music’

Talking Heads – Once in a lifetime (Starters for Ten #114) 4/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #114: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190424

Talking Heads – Once in a lifetime (1980)

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 12th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s Once in a lifetime from the 1980 album ‘Remain in Light’

Talking Heads – Found a job (Starters for Ten #111) 1/10 (12)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #111: Top Ten Talking Heads tracks: 190421

Talking Heads – Found a job (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.

Kickstarting the 11th – running between 21 an 30 April and featuring my top ten Talking Heads tracks – here’s Found a Job from the 1978 album ‘More songs about building and food’