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1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 16 July 2010

Desmond shares good tunes, some unexpected ones and a few you may never have heard before. This week he sorts through his personal record collection of some 250,000 titles to celebrate calliopes, candyfloss and carnivals with the theme "all the fun of the fair".

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for The McGuire Sisters

    The McGuire Sisters Sugartime

    May You Always, SEPIA, SEPIA 1152

  • Image for Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

    Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - They Can't Take That Away From Me

    Parkinson's Choice, VERVE, 564 696

  • Image for Vernon And Maryetta Midgley

    Vernon And Maryetta Midgley Come To The Fair

    Duets For Four, MVM, CDMVM 11157

  • Image for Ambrose

    Ambrose Painting The Clouds With Sunshine

    Button Up Your Overcoat, VOCALION, CDEA 6154

  • Image for Don McLean

    Don McLean Vincent

    Very Best Of Don Mclean, LIBERTY, CDP 7 934217

  • Image for James Watson

    James Watson Carnival Of Venice

    Cantabile, ASV WHITE LINE, CDWHL 2109

  • Image for Marenghi Fairground Organ

    Marenghi Fairground Organ Entry Of The Gladiators

    Mechanical Marches, SOUNDLINE, SILCD 4170

  • Image for The Hollies

    The Hollies On A Carousel

    Subscription issue - not available

    Sixties Hall Of Fame, READERS DIGEST, RDCD 384

  • Image for Roberto Cardinale

    Roberto Cardinale La Ronde De L'amour

    Italian Serenade, SUN, SUN 2136

  • Image for Jim Dale / Barnum Company

    Jim Dale / Barnum Company Come Follow The Band

    Barnun Broadway Cast, SONY, SK 89999

  • Image for Marianne Faithfull

    Marianne Faithfull Scarborough Fair

    Very Best Of Marianne Faithfull, LONDON, 820 482

  • Image for Alan Price

    Alan Price Don't Stop The Carnival

    Top Of The Pops Party Album, TELSTAR / BBC, STAR 2383

  • Image for Noël Coward

    Noël Coward Don't Make Fun Of The Fair

    Mad Dogs And Englishmen, AVID, AMSC 910

  • Image for Edmundo Ros

    Edmundo Ros Carousel Waltz

    Ros On Broadway, VOCALION, CDLK 4204

  • Image for Amanda McBroom

    Amanda McBroom Carousel

    Chanson, GEKKO, GR 007CD


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