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Today's Uncut playlist

John Mulvey

These seem to be quite popular, so here are the fairly eclectic records we've played in the Uncut office today. Unlike last week's rundown, I think we're broadly behind all of this lot. . .

1. Various Artists - The Very Best Of Ethiopiques
2. MV & EE With The Golden Road - Gettin' Gone
3. John Fogarty - Revival
4. The Groop - The Groop
5. Yeasayer - 2080
6. Blossom Toes - If Only For A Moment
7. Sir Richard Bishop - Polytheistic Fragments
8. Captain Beefheart - Safe As Milk
9. Ravi Shankar - Flowers Of India
10. Mick Jagger - Too Many Cooks (Spoil The Soup)/ Memo From Turner
11. Les Savy Fav - Let's Stay Friends


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