To boldly go…

Posted by on Oct 3, 2007 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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Tomorrow (Thursday October 4th) is the 60th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik and the beginning of the Space Race.

Space and space travel really shaped my childhood imagination in a way that cowboys did my father’s.

So what piece of music should I be playing to celebrate the fact?

Blue Danube waltz? Planet Claire by the B52s? Starman by Bowie? Life on Mars ditto? Silvermachine by Hawkwind?

What do you think? We’ll work out a Space Race playlist – a top 10, maybe