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3 hours, 5 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 13 May 2010

Steve and Janey Lee Grace chat to 70s icon Britt Ekland about her love of knitting and doing panto with her dog Tequila, they also chat to Eurovision winner Katrina Leskanich and two Cornish fishing folk from the sea shanty singing group Fisherman's Friends.

Plus some fabulous Thursday Factoids to drop your jaws. Today, be amazed as you learn the scientic name for plaster of Paris, be stunned to hear what owners and their dogs get up to annually in Italy and be agog as we reveal the official term for a group of hippos.

Today's Oldies are chosen by motorhome fanatic Sally Hilton from Wolverhampton who delights us with her choices from Edwyn Collins and Canned Heat. Plus there's all the latest lifestyle and entertainment headlines and top notch Talkie bits including a discussion on who gets to sleep where at Number 10 under the new coalition government and why Britons are embracing the culinary staples of wartime food again - including powdered milk and fish paste.

Music Played

34 items
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    Andy Williams Andy Williams - Music To Watch Girls By

  • Image for World Party

    World Party Is It Like Today

  • Image for Mink DeVille

    Mink DeVille Spanish Stroll

    The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Bobby Vee

    Bobby Vee Take Good Care Of My Baby

    The Best Of Bobby Vee, Liberty

  • Image for Lady Antebellum

    Lady Antebellum Need You Now

    Need You Now, Capitol Nashville, 1

  • Image for Katie Melua

    Katie Melua The Flood

    (CD Single), Dramatico, 1

  • Image for Gabriella Cilmi

    Gabriella Cilmi Hearts Don't Lie

    (CD Single), Universal Island, 1

  • Image for Boyzone

    Boyzone Love Is A Hurricane

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Keane and K'Naan

    Keane and K'Naan Stop For A Minute

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Marv Johnson

    Marv Johnson I'll Pick A Rose For My Rose

    Motown - The Hits Collection Vol.2, Motown

  • Image for Diana Ross

    Diana Ross and The Supremes Reflections

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Owl City

    Owl City Umbrella Beach

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Edwyn Collins

    Edwyn Collins A Girl Like You

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for Canned Heat

    Canned Heat Let's Work Together

    The Greatest Hits Of 1970 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Sammy Davis Jr.

    Sammy Davis Jr. The Candy Man

    Hits Of 1971 & 1972 (Various Artists), Polydor

  • Image for Gary

    Gary "U.S." Bonds This Little Girl

    Rock Of America (Various Artists), Trax Label

  • Image for Bruce Channel

    Bruce Channel Hey Baby

    Rediscover The 60's - Sealed With A K, Old Gold

  • Image for The Manhattan Transfer

    The Manhattan Transfer Chanson D'amour

    The Manhattan Transfer Anthology, Rhino

  • Image for The Platters

    The Platters Twilight Time

    Housewives Choice (Various Artists), Music & Memories, 7

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys Lady Lynda

    (CD Single), Capitol

  • Image for Fisherman's Friend

    Fisherman's Friend South Australia

    Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends

  • Image for Fleet Foxes

    Fleet Foxes Mykonos

    (CD Single), Bella Union, 1

  • Image for Daryl Hall

    Daryl Hall and John Oates She's Gone

    The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ..., Columbia

  • Image for Edison Lighthouse

    Edison Lighthouse Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)

    70's Number Ones Vol 3, Old Gold

  • Image for McFadden & Whitehead

    McFadden & Whitehead Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now

    Million Sellers Vol.19 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Al Green

    Al Green Let's Stay Together

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for Renée Fleming

    Renée Fleming Endlessly

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Dire Straits

    Dire Straits Lady Writer

    Sultans Of Swing - Best Of Dire Straits, Vertigo

  • Image for John Mayer

    John Mayer Half Of My Heart

    Battle Studies, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles Hotel California

    The Best Of Eagles, Asylum

  • Image for The Waves

    The Waves Walking On Sunshine 25

  • Image for Boney M.

    Boney M. Sunny

    The Magic Of Boney M, Sony BMG, 14

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones - Plundered My Soul

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Eli

    Eli "Paperboy" Reed Come And Get It

    (CD Single), EMI, 1


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