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All entries in this category: Inheritance Tracks

  1. Jenny Froude

    • JP
    • 18 May 07, 05:25 PM

    Jenny Froude's son Tom survived meningitus when he was a baby but, as a result, was left profoundly deaf. Jenny wrote to us telling us the two pieces of music she would like immortalised: Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Pachelbel: Canon.

  1. Katrina Leskanich

    • JP
    • 11 May 07, 05:35 PM

    Katrina Leskanich used to be in Katrina and the Waves who won the Eurovision Song Contest for the UK in 1997.

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  1. Emma Lawson

    • JP
    • 4 May 07, 05:21 PM

    Emma Lawson contacted us to share a tune that she inherited from her great aunt – and the one that she would leave to the next generation.

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  1. Loudon Wainwright III

    • JP
    • 27 Apr 07, 03:40 PM

    Loudon Wainwright III picks his Inheritance Tracks,

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  1. Garry Richardson

    • Becky Vincent
    • 21 Apr 07, 07:54 AM

    Garry Richardson has been presenting the sport on Radio 4's Today programme since 1980. The track he inherited from his parents was from the 1955 film The Court Jester starring Danny Kaye. He would like to pass on 'Solace' from the film The Sting.

  1. Piers Morgan

    • JP
    • 13 Apr 07, 03:08 PM

    The former editor of the Daily Mirror and the News of the World picks this week's tracks.

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  1. Patrick Moore

    • Becky Vincent
    • 6 Apr 07, 05:05 PM

    The track that Sir Patrick Moore inherited from his parents was The Beautiful Blue Danube by Johann Strauss. He would like to pass on the theme from his television programme, The Sky At Night, which is At The Castle Gate from Pelleas Et Melisande, by Jean Sibelius.

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  1. Dog Trainer

    • JP
    • 30 Mar 07, 05:04 PM

    Dima Yeremenko is the founder of the Good Boy Dog School in Hampstead. He was born in the Ukraine, where he graduated as a dog instructor. Since coming over here he has established quite a reputation for his canine expertise – the Times called him the ‘magic dog whisperer of North London.’

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  1. Marguerite Patten

    • JP
    • 23 Mar 07, 02:37 PM

    Marguerite Patten’s contribution to the nation’s eating habits is quite phenomenal. She was the original celebrity chef – bringing her knowledge of food and nutrition to post war TV screens in 1947.

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  1. Lynn Alderson

    • Becky Vincent
    • 16 Mar 07, 04:07 PM

    Lynn Alderson's story is one of breaking down boundaries. She and her partner Sue adopted a child, Jennie, and in doing so set a precedent in law regarding gay and lesbian adoption.

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  1. Jennie Bond

    • JP
    • 9 Mar 07, 03:54 PM

    Former BBC Royal correspondent Jennie Bond chooses this week's tracks.

    Continue reading "Jennie Bond"

  1. Lynne Truss

    • Becky Vincent
    • 2 Mar 07, 11:54 AM

    Lynne Truss is the author of Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door and The Lynne Truss Treasury. Eats, Shoots & Leaves, for which she won Britain's Book of the Year Award, has sold more than three million copies worldwide. Truss is a regular host on BBC Radio 4, a Times columnist, and the author of numerous radio comedy dramas.
    Her Inheritance Track choices were: Carole King: 'It might as well rain until September', and Elton John: 'I'm still standing'.

  1. Warren Lakin

    • JP
    • 24 Feb 07, 07:25 AM

    Warren Lakin was Linda Smith’s partner for 23 years.

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  1. Live Aid nurse

    • Becky Vincent
    • 16 Feb 07, 04:07 PM

    Do you remember the image of a young British nurse surrounded by 85,000 starving people in Michael Buerk’s BBC report on the famine in Ethiopia that inspired the Live Aid movement? That woman was Claire Bertschinger. She shared her inheritance tracks with us.

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  1. John Humphrys

    • JP
    • 9 Feb 07, 04:09 PM

    Today programme presenter John Humphrys has defined political interviewing for the last three decades.

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  1. Kath Breen

    • JP
    • 2 Feb 07, 11:16 AM

    Kath Breen's music choices are "String of Pearls" by Glen Miller and "Goodbye" by Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.

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  1. Dickie Davies

    • JP
    • 26 Jan 07, 04:04 PM

    Dickie Davies picks this week's Inheritance Tracks.

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  1. Humanist

    • JP
    • 19 Jan 07, 12:55 PM

    Caroline Black, a humanist officiant, chooses "Lazy Sunday Afternoon" by The Small Faces and "One of These Days" by Neil Young.

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  1. Tracey-Ann Oberman

    • JP
    • 12 Jan 07, 01:03 PM

    Tracey-Ann Oberman chose "Bless Them All" by Bing Crosby and "In My Life" by Jose Feliciano.

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  1. Female Lumberjack

    • JP
    • 5 Jan 07, 03:32 PM

    Sue Burbridge is a modern-day lumberjack. Her music choices were 'The Blizzard' by Jim Reeves and 'Slipping Through My Fingers' by Abba.

  1. Nigella Lawson

    • JP
    • 29 Dec 06, 03:27 PM

    Nigella Lawson chose 'Just The Way You Look Tonight' by Fred Astaire and 'No Charge' by Tammy Wynette.

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  1. Karen Scarborough - Christmas volunteer

    • Becky Vincent
    • 21 Dec 06, 04:32 PM

    Karen Scarborough spends her Christmas period organising the hair dressing department of the Crisis Open Christmas centres in London, which provide homeless people with companionship, hot meals and services.

    Continue reading "Karen Scarborough - Christmas volunteer"

  1. Jon Snow

    • Becky Vincent
    • 15 Dec 06, 02:49 PM

    Jon Snow has been the face of Channel 4 News since he became the main presenter in 1989.

    Continue reading "Jon Snow"

  1. Turkey Farmer: Paul Kelly

    • JP
    • 8 Dec 06, 05:24 PM

    Turkey farmer Paul Kelly picks this week's tracks.

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  1. Tom Parker Bowles

    • JP
    • 1 Dec 06, 04:14 PM

    Tom Parker Bowles selects his two tracks.

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