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When Big Joan Sets Up 2nd February 2018 - A Celebration of Mark E. Smith

When Big Joan Sets Up 2nd February 2018 - A Celebration of Mark E. Smith

Playing tracks by

The Fall, Mark E. Smith, D.O.S.E featuring Mark E. Smith, Long Fin Killie, Inspiral Carpets featuring Mark E. Smith and more.

Chart positions

This upload was 82nd in the #alternative chart.


Patrick Neveling

Excellent review of a hugely important musician's life and work. Could someone post a playlist?

When Big Joan Sets Up

Hi Patrick, Thanks for listening and for your kind words. You'll have to forgive my ignorance , when you say playlist do you mean a list of the songs I played ?, in which case if you click on the "show tracklist" button on this page it should be there . If you mean a Spotify type playlist let me know and I'll see what I can do. Thanks. Phil

When Big Joan Sets Up

Thanks Gussie. It was a really difficult programme to put together as there's are so many wonderful Fall records so I'm glad people seem to like it. Thanks for listening. Phil.


Enjoying the interesting, non-obvious selection.

When Big Joan Sets Up

Hi Helen Hope you and Owen are well - I always remember Jerry Sadowitz's line about Terry Waite "You lend some people a fiver , you never fucking see them again"

Helên Thomas

Just waving my hand in the air as someone who still loves 'Bend Sinister'. Me and my 6th form friends especially like 'Terry Waite Sez' because he was local to us. He was due to speak at our 6th form conference, in 1987, themed 'Crime in our Society' but unfortunately didn't make it because he'd been kidnapped. Apt but tragic.