Monday, May 18, 2015

Lucky Cat Sat 16th May - Kawaii Petit Koenji Special

Saturday's show was a Kawaii Petit Koenji Special!  I visited the wonderful shop Petit Koenji in Tooting Market and interviewed owner Sabrina Tobuchi, Gizmo also joined in!  

I reviewed Be My Baby, available 

Do let me know your favourite Japanese street food : luckycatzoe  at

Photos of Petit Koenji shop below courtesy of Stella Makinwa. 

Listen here: 

I Will Never Grow Old - Toots and the Metals (Coxsone LP)
Doraemon Theme - Doraemon OST
Unknown Japanese 80s Anime Pop 7"!
Unknown Japanese 80s Space Anime Pop 7"!
Una Sera Di Tokyo - The Peanuts (King Hit Parade vol 5 LP)
A-Ha - The Peanuts (EMI Columbia 7")
Poetry in Motion - The Peanuts (King Hit Parade vol 5 LP)
Ein Weiss SchiffThe Peanuts (EMI Columbia 7")
All I Have is Love - Gregory Isaacs (7")
Lovely Ginza - Atsumi Oomae (King Pop Parade LP)

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Kawaii Special on Today's Lucky Cat

This week's show is a kawaii Japanese pop culture special! I interview Sabrina Tobuchi in Tooting's kawaii emporium Petit Koenji. Plus a review of Japanese indie youth movie Be My Baby, directed by Hitsohi One; and Japanese street food in the dim sum lunch box.

More photos of Petit Koenji coming very soon....
3.30pm 104.4FM

Friday, May 08, 2015

Lucky Cat Series 10 Episode 7 (2nd May 2015)

This week's show was co-hosted by my daughter Lina, we discussed the upcoming film Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II and the Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival (7th - 18th May)


Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon – Tan Dun and Yo Yo Ma (from the OST CD of same name)
Shanghai – Freddie Notes and the Rudies (Trojan label 7”, A side)
I Can’t Stand the Rain – Elaine Montague (Hums label 7”)
Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day - Freddie Notes and the Rudies (Trojan label 7”, B side)
Heigh Ho – from the 7” record of Disney’s Snow White and The Seven Dwarves
I’m a Bird – foxtrot from the Taiwanese LP Dancing Music
Penny Reel – Eric Morris (UK Island label 7”)
Mount Zion – Desmond Dekker and the Aces (UK Island label 7”)
Dark Show – AM444
Homeward Bound – cha cha from the Taiwanese LP Dancing Music
Dis Oh Dis! – Line Renauld (7”)
Gee Baby Gee - The Butterflys (The Red Bird Story Vol 2 LP, Charly label)
Karate Boogaloo - Jerry O 

Saturday, May 02, 2015

PJ Rox, AM444 and KFC Lucky Cat Sat 25th April

Here is the track listing or last week's show which you can listen to here:

  • Lana - PJ Rox (CD/download single:

  • Lian - AM444 (from the EP Dark Show)

  • Dark Show (Forrane Remix) - AM444 ()

  • Love Me or Leave Me - Nina Simone (7" Bethlehem label)

  • Send Me Some Lovin - Jeanette Simpson (7" Giant label)

  • Dearest - Dotty and Bonny (7" Treasure Isle label)

  • I Yi Yi Yi Yi - Carmen Miranda (Hollywood Sings LP)

  • When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano - Billy Ward and His Dominoes feat Clyde McPhatter and Jackie Wilson (King label LP)

  • Swallows Return when Willows Are Green - Lui Hung (Chinese Folk Songs LP)

  • I Cover the Waterfront - The Ink Spots (label 10" LP)

  • West Lake Under Autumn Moonlight
  • Lui Hung (Chinese Folk Songs LP)
  • Cool Water - Hank Williams (MGM label LP)

  • Drinking Again - Dinah Washington (from the Roulette LP of the same name)