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John Cale at 70: Desert Island Discs

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James McLaren James McLaren | 09:00 UK time, Wednesday, 7 March 2012

As we celebrate the 70th birthday of John Cale, here's a piece of superb radio from the BBC archive.

Listen here to Cale's appearance on Desert Island Discs from 22 February 2004.

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His choices included songs from Bob Dylan, his former band The Velvet Underground, Brian Wilson, The Beatles, Elbow, Leonard Cohen, John Tavener and Peter Gabriel.

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