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Lulu, Heather Small & Anastacia and Dominic Sandbrook

3 hours, 5 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 13 October 2010

On today's Big Show, Steve, Tim Smith and Janey Lee Grace chat to pop divas Lulu, Heather Small & Anastacia who've teamed up to create an all female supergroup. The team also chat to historian, author and social commentator Dominic Sandbrook, whose new book looks back at the 1970s.

There are more fascinating Factoids, including which London building lays claim to having the most toilets, and find out what's more likely to attack you - a shark or a cow.

In the top notch Talkies, Steve reveals why people with monotonous voices are stronger and sexier than those with fluctuating voices, Tim shares his love of eavesdropping and the team try and guess the TV shows from some classic 70s themes.

This afternoon's Oldies are chosen by Colin Yarney from Eastleigh in Hampshire who picks some smashers from The Shadows, Procol Harum and Norman Greenbaum.

Music Played

33 items
  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Oh Yeah (On The Radio)

    Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music - Street Life, Eg

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Sacrifice

    Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002, Mercury

  • Image for Michael Bublé

    Michael Bublé Hollywood

    (CD Single), Reprise, 1

  • Image for Cee Lo Green

    Cee Lo Green Forget You

    (CD Single), Warner Music UK, 1

  • Image for Andy Williams

    Andy Williams Music To Watch Girls By

    Take A Break (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Carl Barât

    Carl Barât Run With The Boys

    (CD Single), Arcady Records, 1

  • Image for Mark Chadwick

    Mark Chadwick All The Pieces

    CD Single, Stay By Recordings, 1

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Made In England

    (CD Single), Rocket

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Crocodile Rock

    Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002, Mercury

  • Image for The Shadows

    The Shadows Apache

    The Shadows - First 20 Years At The T, EMI

  • Image for Procol Harum

    Procol Harum A Whiter Shade Of Pale

    Sunny Afternoon - Sound Of The 60's,V, Old Gold

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Satisfaction

    The Rolling Stones - Remastered, Abkco

  • Image for The Animals

    The Animals House Of The Rising Sun

    The Hits Of 1964 (Various Artists), MFP

  • Image for The Moody Blues

    The Moody Blues Nights In White Satin

    Hits Of ... 67 & 68 (Vol.2), Polydor

  • Image for Norman Greenbaum

    Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky

    Million Sellers Vol.18 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Gloria Gaynor

    Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive

    Disco Fever (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Squeeze

    Squeeze Loving You Tonight

    (CD Single), Love Records, 1

  • Image for Lulu

    Lulu Shout

    The Greatest Hits Of 1964, Premier, 8

  • Image for Heather Small

    Heather Small Proud

    Proud, Arista

  • Image for Anastacia

    Anastacia I'm Outta Love

    (CD Single), Epic/Daylight

  • Image for M People

    M People Moving On Up

    The Best Of M People, BMG

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift Mine

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Drive-In Saturday

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • Image for Take That

    Take That Pray

    Take That - Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Jermaine Jackson

    Jermaine Jackson Do What You Do

    Heart Full Of Soul 2 (Various Artist, Global Television

  • Image for Mary Chapin Carpenter

    Mary Chapin Carpenter The Way I Feel

    The Age Of Miracles, Rounder, 16

  • Image for Scouting for Girls

    Scouting for Girls Don't Want To Leave You

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • Image for Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi What Do You Got?

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex 20th Century Boy

    Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 009

  • Image for Chic

    Chic Le Freak

    Our Friends In The North - TV Drama S, Telstar

  • Image for Sheryl Crow

    Sheryl Crow Sign Your Name

    (CD Single), A&M, 1

  • Image for Gladys Knight & The Pips

    Gladys Knight & The Pips Take Me In Your Arms & Love Me

    Gladys Knight & The Pips - Singles Al, Pro-Tv

  • Image for Lifehouse

    Lifehouse Halfway Gone

    Smoke & Mirrors, Geffen, 1



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