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MDR Breakfast Club (7th May ’20)

Danny Fitzgerald


Melodic Distraction welcomes our very first morning broadcast during our time of quarantine.

If you’re working from home, chilling at home, or generally just staying at home, our Breakfast Club is here to share a brew with you. Hosted by a rotation of some of the station’s family and friends, 10am-12midday every weekday, our airwaves are full of excellent tunes, local music and questionable patter.

Nestled right after our daily morning show 9-10am, Wake Up with Melodic Distraction, and before Elliot Fergusons’s Red Brick Picnic lunch hour, 12midday – 1pm, we’re filling our now-solitary morning hours with radio family. Chat room crew, assemble!

For the this edition, the Danny Fitzgerald of Rum Punch Sounds and Grooveyard is at the controls. 



King Kennytone – Suzzy Twist
Ella Fitzgerald – Peas and Rice
Woody Herman – Jump In The Line
Wardell and the Sultans – Dance Time
Slim Gaillard – Potato Chips
Joe Liggins – I’ve Got A Right To Cry
Roland Alphonso – Tough Talk
Don Drummond – JFK Memory
Millie – My Boy Lollipop
Oscar McLollie and Jeanette Baker – Hey Boy Hey Girl
Nappy Brown – Piddily Patter
Reuben McCoy – Calypso Twist
Wilmoth Houdini – Queen of the Amazon
Duke of Iron – Mambo Calypso
Perez Prado – Guaglione
Celia Cruz – Baho Kende
Godwin Omabuwa – You Cheat Me
King Fighter – People Will Talk
Tommy McCook – Reggay Merengue
Jackie Mittoo – Killer Diller
Shenley Duffas – Christopher Columbus
Al “Jazzbo” Collins – Discovery of America
Babs Gonzales – She’s Just Right For Me
Boogaloo and his Gallant Crew – Cops and Robbers
The Upsetters – Dollar In The Teeth
Al and The Vibrators – Move Up

MDR’s Breakfast Club

Chat room crew, assemble!

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