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2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 24 May 2009

Johnnie Walker celebrates the 70s by playing classic tracks from both sides of the Atlantic.

This week, Johnnie speaks to Radio 2's own Suzi Quatro about her success in the 70s and the stories behind her hit songs Can The Can and Devil Gate Drive.

The programme also features archive sessions and Johnnie's popular 70s quiz, Pop The Question.

Music Played

24 items
  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles Life in the Fast Lane

    Complete Greatest Hits, Rhino, 8122799337

  • Image for The Hues Corporation

    The Hues Corporation Rock the Boat

    Hues, Pegasus, ARMCD013

  • Image for Warren Zevon

    Warren Zevon Excitable Boy

    Excitable Boy, Rhino, 8122799977

  • Image for Eric Clapton

    Eric Clapton I Shot the Sheriff

    461 Ocean Boulevard, Polydor, 5318212

  • Image for Eddie & The Hot Rods

    Eddie & The Hot Rods Do Anything You Wanna Do

    Do Anything You Wanna Do, Spectrum, 5443322

  • Image for Tom Robinson Band

    Tom Robinson Band 2-4-6-8 Motorway

    Power In The Darkness, EMI, 8667642

  • Image for Patti Smith

    Patti Smith Because the Night

    Easter, Arista, 07822188262

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones - It's Only Rock N Roll

    Its Only Rock N Roll, Commercial Marketing, 2701559

  • Image for Stealers Wheel

    Stealers Wheel Stuck in the Middle With You

    Stuck In The Middle, Spectrum, 5524962

  • Image for Suzi Quatro

    Suzi Quatro Devil Gate Drive

    Greatest Hits, EMI Gold, 4995062

  • Image for Marvin Gaye

    Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On

    Very Best Of, Motown, 5302922

  • Image for Supertramp

    Supertramp Breakfast in America

    Breakfast In America, Island, 4933492

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Young Americans

    Changesbowie: Greatest Hits, EMI, CDP7941802

  • Image for ABBA

    ABBA Sos

    Gold, Polydor, 9819297

  • Image for Duncan Browne

    Duncan Browne Journey

    Duncan Browne, EMI, 5356232

  • Image for Dusty Springfield

    Dusty Springfield How Can I Be Sure

    Just Dusty, UMTV, 5317738

  • Image for Janis Joplin

    Janis Joplin Me & Bobby McGee

    Greatest Hits, Sony, 88697282402

  • Image for Jimmy Ruffin

    Jimmy Ruffin What Becomes of the Broken Hearted

    Greatest Motown Hits, Motown, 5300572

  • Image for Gloria Gaynor

    Gloria Gaynor Never Can Say Goodbye

    Best Of, Pegasus, PEGCD211

  • Image for The Staple Singers

    The Staple Singers I'll Take You There

    Ultimate Staple Singers 1955-1984, Ace, CDKEN2240

  • Image for XTC

    XTC Making Plans For Nigel

    Compact Xtc: Singles 1978/85, Virgin, CDV2251

  • Image for Mott the Hoople

    Mott the Hoople All the Young Dudes

    Greatest Hits, Sony, CD32007

  • Image for Paul Simon

    Paul Simon St. Judy's Comet

    There Goes Rhymin' Simon, Columbia, CT 32280

  • Image for Blue Öyster Cult

    Blue Öyster Cult Don't Fear The Reaper

    Singles Collection, Sony, 5187162

  • This Week's Show

    Johnnie Speaks to 70s glam rock pop star, actress and fellow Radio 2 presenter, Suzi Quatro, about her hits and her appearances in the show, Happy Days.

  • On the Phone: Suzi Quatro

    On the Phone: Suzi Quatro

  • Coming Up - 31 May

    Johnnie chats to Graham Gouldman from 10cc.


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