|TOP OF THE POTS
As a homage to TwRC member and assistant producer of Top of The Pops - the one and only Mr Haydn Davies... Underground brings you a selection of Chart topping, toe-tapping rowing songs to brighten up those after race sing songs.
(With thanks to: Ray; Rachel; Steve; Stephen; Oli; Alex; Sue; Liz H; Liz T; Charles; Andrea; Sam; Gail-bird; Nick P; Brendan G; Mark W; Stephen B; the Dawg boat; Ray & Rachel, Brendan, Ben, Mike S-J, Keyth, Ian S, Kirsty, Matthew S and everyone else who put their oar in)
SONG TITLE (click to view) (with apologies to..) Our Catch Elton John Sculling Man Elton John Tanner's Claws Joe Harris Least Favourite Things Julie Andrews I Never Wanna Row With You Dusty Springfield Lightweight Rowers Pulp Eat Curry Be Happy Bobby McFerrin Here's Regatta Everybody! Slade Do They Know It's Walton Head Band Aid The Wild Rower The Dubliners Andy Knee-Robinson Simon and Garfunkel Marty's Way Frank Sinatra All By Myself Eric Carmen Every Beer you Take The Police Bowside is Down The Stranglers Oh hell! Can't the Four Hear? The Eagles Row this Way Run DMC and Aerosmith Rowing's There For You The Rembrandts Coxless The Corrs Blame it on the Rigging Jackson 5 You've Lost that Lock-on Feeling The Righteous Brothers Pane of Glass Blondie Crustacean Rhapsody (version 1) Queen Bows feeling a bit crap today (version 2) Queen All I Want is a Pot The cast of Grease Pee in the River Adam and the Ants Purple Haze Jimi Hendrix Wearing That Lycra One Piece Ricky Martin Sculler Michael Jackson Rowing in a Pair Bon Jovi Baggy One-piece Madness Mad World Tears For Fears Portaloo Abba Robin Williams only light blue crew Sgt Pepper My Beloved Boat Club Eels Sorrow Pink Floyd Four Outings in one day Crowded house Coxing with sun in my eyes Ultravox The day we tried to train Ocean Colour Scence Nottingham City Guns and Roses Stampfli Double (brand new oars) The Wurzels The Muppet Eight The Muppets You're So Lame Carly Simon I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor Ergo Queen Abba Are you Sculling Tonight? Elvis Should I Scull or Should I Row? The Clash U.T.R.C Village People How Deep is Your Catch Bee Gees When You do Nothing at All Ronan Keating I Raced the Lea The Clash Don't you want me Mervyn? The Human League Every-ergo Hurts REM Re-Rig my Four Take That Wake me up before you go-row Wham Ergo Wizard The Who We're Racing Thames The Weathergirls Rowin' in the Wind Bob Dylan Henley Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber I Heard It Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye I Don't Like Ergos Boomtown Rats The Ergs Don't Work The Verve Heaven knows I'm miserable now The Smiths Imagine John Lennon Senior Girl Billy Joel You could mend the hole again Atomic Kitten Thank You for the Rowing Abba With ot Without Two U2 Never Ever All Saints Raw-Hands Frankie Laine Row Rage Catatonia The Boat my Father Rowed The Loyal Orange Order Dark Haired Ego Guy Don McClean Tickett to Steer The Beatles Empacher Four Janis Joplin Hey Frank The Beatles Girls In Fours Duran Duran Killing me Softly Roberta Flack Kayleigh Marillion Like a Novice Madonna I Touch Myself The Divinyls Rowing in our VIII Madness Henley William Blake The Black Velvet Band The Dubliners When the Rowing gets Tough Billy Ocean I'm Not Lightweight 10cc Over-Reach Gabrielle I Won't Let The Coach go Blaming Me Nik Kershaw
If you have any suggestions for lyrical changes that will make these even better
(if that's possible), or if you would like to submit a song of your own re-writing,
please e-mail us at Underground@twrc.org