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28/05/2010

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 28 May 2010

It's 50s Night, this week, as Desmond sorts through his personal record collection of some 250,000 titles for songs and music related to the decade. Here's you chance to don the winklepickers or twirl your frock at another 50s hop.

Music Played

18 items
  • Image for Buddy Holly

    Buddy Holly That'll Be The Day

    Number Ones Of The Fifties, SPECTRUM, 544 098

  • Image for Rosemary Clooney / Mellowmen / Buddy Cole

    Rosemary Clooney / Mellowmen / Buddy Cole Mambo Italiano

    Dance Latino, ALTO, ALN 1909

  • Image for Gordon Jenkins & the Weavers

    Gordon Jenkins & the Weavers Goodnight Irene

    Golden Age Of Radio, READERS DIGEST, RDCD 535

  • Image for Lord Rockingham's XI

    Lord Rockingham's XI Hoots Mon

    Number Ones Of The Fifties, SPECTRUM, 544 098

  • Image for Cliff Richard

    Cliff Richard Living Doll

    Subscription issue - not available

    Forty Years Of Top Ten Hits, READERS DIGEST, RDCD 405

  • Image for Caterina Valente

    Caterina Valente Breeze And I

    Dance Latino, ALTO, ALN 1909

  • Image for Mel Blanc

    Mel Blanc I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat

    Melodies Mambos Waltzes And Memories, ACROBAT, ACTRCD 9005

  • Image for Al Hibbler

    Al Hibbler Unchained Melody

    Memories Are Made Of This, MARKS AND SPENCER, MS 4904Y

  • Image for Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

    Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson How Wonderful To Know

    Best Of The Fifties, EMI GOLD, 72435 82558

  • Image for Kay Starr

    Kay Starr Rock And Roll Waltz

    Ultimate Collection, EMI, 0946 3 900046

  • Image for The Johnston Brothers

    The Johnston Brothers Hernando's Hideway

    Number Ones Of The Fifties, SPECTRUM, 544 098

  • Image for Anne Shelton

    Anne Shelton Answer Me

    Great British Song Stylist, PULSE, PLSCD 828

  • Image for The Platters

    The Platters Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

    Number Ones Of The Fifties, SPECTRUM, 544 098

  • Image for Charlie Drake

    Charlie Drake Splish Splash

    Best Of The Fifties, EMI GOLD, 7243 5 82554

  • Image for Dickie Valentine

    Dickie Valentine Mister Sandman

    Here Is Dickie Valentine, VOCALION, CDLK 4217

  • Image for Dinah Shore

    Dinah Shore Dear Hearts And Gentle People

    's Wonderful, VOCALION, CDUS 3029

  • Image for Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong Mack The Knife

    Memories Are Made Of This, MARKS AND SPENCER, MS 4904Y

  • Image for Cyril Stapleton / Julie Dawn

    Cyril Stapleton / Julie Dawn Blue Star

    Music Of The Year 1955, SPECTRUM, 544 141

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