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1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 27 February 2010

Brian Matthew presents the programme for all fans of the music of the 1960s. This week the A-Z of The Beatles reaches ' Why Don't We Do It In The Road'. The featured EP is by The Rolling Stones, there's an instrumental by The Who and tracks from Ambrose Slade, Ray Charles, Roy Orbison, The Roulettes and Family Dogg.

With facts, figures and trivia as well as the classic hits, rarities, instrumentals and album tracks, the selection sweeps right across the most important decade for popular music from beginning to end.

Sounds Of The Sixties began in 1983 and Brian has been at helm since 1990, bringing to the programme his distinctive voice and unmatchable experience of sixties pop shows.

Music Played

34 items
  • Image for The Exciters

    The Exciters He's Got The Power

    The Exciters Tell Him, UNITED ARTISTS

  • Image for The Roulettes

    The Roulettes Bad Time

    The History Of Rock Volume 2, RHINO

  • Image for Roy Orbison

    Roy Orbison In Dreams

    Roy Orbison / Ballads, TELSTAR

  • The One Before The Hit

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes Baby Baby Wo Ist Unsere Liebe (Where Did Our

    Motown Around The World, MOTOWN

  • Image for Slade

    Slade Knocking Nails Into My House

    Beginnings, IMS

  • Image for Richard Wiley

    Richard Wiley Brand New Man

    Goffin & King, Ace

  • Image for Ray Charles

    Ray Charles You Don't Know Me

    The Collection Vol 2, CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS

  • Image for Rolf Harris

    Rolf Harris Ringo For President


  • A-Z Of The Beatles

    • Image for The Beatles

      The Beatles Why Don't We Do It In The Road

      The White Album, Apple

  • Image for Gene Pitney

    Gene Pitney Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart

    Gene Pitney - The Collection, Castle

  • Playing Hard To Get

    • Image for Cheetahs

      Cheetahs Goodbye Baby (Baby Goodbye)

      On CD-R, Philips

  • Image for Lulu

    Lulu Let's Pretend

    The Most Of ....., MUSIC FOR PLEASURE

  • Image for Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town

    The British R & B Explosion, SEE FOR MILES

  • Image for The Who

    The Who DOGS Pt 2

    Pinball Wizard, POLYDOR

  • Image for Cupid's Inspiration

    Cupid's Inspiration Yesterday Has Gone

    Western House Wonders Volume 35, REPERTOIRE RECORDS

  • Image for Teddy Randazzo

    Teddy Randazzo The Way Of A Clown

    Teen Time: The Young Years of Rock & Rol Eric

  • Image for The Everly Brothers

    The Everly Brothers Donna Donna

    Great Country Hits/Gone, Gone, Gone, WARNER

  • Image for Steve Rowland & The Family Dogg

    Steve Rowland & The Family Dogg A way of life

    Definite 60s Volume 2, Cookaway Music

  • Image for The Marvelettes

    The Marvelettes Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers

    A Complete Introduction To Tamla Motown, Tamla Motown

  • EP Collection

  • Image for Billy Joe Royal

    Billy Joe Royal Hearts Desire

    The Northern Soul Story Vol 4, Sony BMG

  • Image for Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity

    Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity This Wheel's On Fire

    The Sixites Album, SANCTUARY

  • Image for Everit Herter

    Everit Herter Boys Were Made For Girls

    Rare Bacharach, Songwriter Masters Series

  • Image for Herman's Hermits

    Herman's Hermits I'm Into Something Good

    Herman's Hermits Vol.1, 1964 1966, EMI

  • Three In A Row

    • Image for The Bats

      The Bats Listen To My Heart

      The Northern Soul Scene, DERAM

  • Image for Keith

    Keith Daylight Saving Time


  • Image for The Cyrkle

    The Cyrkle Turn Down Day


  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys I Can Hear Music

    The Beach Boys / I Love You, MUSIC FOR PLEASURE/EMI

  • Image for The Ronettes

    The Ronettes You Came, You Saw, You Conquered

    Back To Mono, EMI

  • Image for MC5

    MC5 Kick Out The Jams

    Punk. Various, COLUMBIA

  • Image for Debbie Dovale

    Debbie Dovale Hey Lover

    Early Girls Vol 3, Ace

  • Image for Dean Parrish

    Dean Parrish I'm on My Way

    Soul Survivors, Telstar

  • Image for The Shadows

    The Shadows The Shadows - Foot Tapper

    At Their Very Best, POLYDOR


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