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Rydeman Jack

Author, Royal Navy officer, farmer, Defence industry contractor and general raconteur!  


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Reviewed January 2018

Relevant Musical Links

The following music is quoted, referenced in the story or is relevant to it:

RUMOURS by Fleetwood Mac

99 RED BALLOONS by Nena

SUZANNE by Leonard Cohen

HELLO by Lionel Ritchie

CARELESS WHISPER by George Michael

LET’S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN from The Rocky Horror Picture Show

JUMP by The Pointer Sisters

LAMENT by Ultravox

WOULDN’T IT BE GOOD by Nick Kershaw

TIME AFTER TIME by Cyndi Lauper

FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF NIGHT by Bonnie Tyler

SUSANNAH by Chris de Burgh

HANSCHEN KLEIN as sung in the film “Cross of Iron”

I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS by Foreigner

DREADLOCK HOLIDAY by 10cc

THE A25 SONG

BORN TO RUN by Bruce Springsteen

THE BOYS OF SUMMER by Don Henley

EASY LOVER by Phil Collins and Philip Bailey

THAT WAS YESTERDAY by Foreigner

ARGUS by Wishbone Ash

PLAYING WITH THE QUEEN OF HEARTS by Juice Newton

AMOUREUSE by Kiki Dee

SUNDOWN by Gordon Lightfoot

QUEEN OF DREAMS, from Grave New World, by The Strawbs

HONKY TONK WOMEN by The Rolling Stones

OMMADAWN by Mike Oldfield

HOTEL CALIFORNIA by The Eagles

SWEET CAROLINE by Neil Diamond

THE LEAVING OF LIVERPOOL by The Dubliners

TOP OF THE POPS, 10 DEC 1981 (Excerpt)  Spot the sailors.....

TUNNEL OF LOVE by Dire Straits

I WON’T LET YOU DOWN by PHD

ANGEL IN THE CENTREFOLD by the J. Geils Band

IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND by Gordon Lightfoot

SPANISH LADIES  Traditional Naval

HEARTS OF OAK  Traditional

RULE BRITANNIA Sung by Bryn Terfel

RAM IT MATE, I’M RDP by Shep Woolley

LULLABY OF BROADWAY

THE LEBANON by The Human League

LET’S DANCE by David Bowie

JAMMING by Bob Marley