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3 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 October 2010

With music and features. Richard celebrates British songwriting with some classic songs, including archive live tracks from BBC Radio 2's Great British Songbook.

Music Played

32 items
  • Image for James Brown

    James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good)

    Hits Of ... 65 & 66 (Vol.1), Polydor

  • Image for Rumer

    Rumer Aretha

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Westlife

    Westlife Westlife - Safe

    (CD Single), Syco Music, 13

  • Image for Barry White

    Barry White Let The Music Play

    Barry White - The Collection, Mercury

  • Image for Razorlight

    Razorlight America

    (CD Single), Vertigo

  • Image for James Blunt

    James Blunt Stay The Night

    Some Kind Of Trouble, Atlantic, 1

  • Image for It Bites

    It Bites Calling All The Heroes

    Now 8 (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Pete Lawrie

    Pete Lawrie In The End

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Raul Malo

    Raul Malo Moonlight Kiss

    (CD Single), Fantasy, 1

  • Image for Genesis

    Genesis A Trick Of The Tail

    Genesis - The Platinum Collection, Virgin

  • Image for Bryan Ferry

    Bryan Ferry Let's Stick Together

    Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music - Street Life, Eg

  • Image for The Temptations

    The Temptations Cloud Nine

    The Temptations - The Ultimate Collec, Motown

  • Image for Lauren Pritchard

    Lauren Pritchard Not The Drinking

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Julia and Company

    Julia and Company Breakin' Down (Sugar Samba)

    (Single), London

  • Image for George Michael

    George Michael Fastlove

    (CD Single), Epic

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John and Leon Russell If It Wasn't For Bad

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Prince

    Prince and The Revolution Purple Rain

    The Love Songs Album (Various), Universal

  • Image for Gary Moore

    Gary Moore and Phil Lynott Parisienne Walkways

    Emerald Rock (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for The Drizabone Soul Family

    The Drizabone Soul Family Don't Break My Heart

    (CD Single), Dome, 1

  • Image for Neil Diamond

    Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline

    Neil Diamond - The Ultimate Collectio, Columbia/Mca

  • Image for Hurts

    Hurts Stay

    (CD Single), Major Records, 1

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Think

    Aretha Franklin - Queen Of Soul, Atlantic

  • Image for Tommy Roe

    Tommy Roe Dizzy

    Delilah - Jukebox 60's Hits, Old Gold

  • Image for Take That

    Take That The Flood

    (CD Single), Polydor, 16

  • Image for Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson Another Part Of Me

    (CD Single), Epic, 7

  • Image for The Human League

    The Human League Love Action (I Believe In Love)

    More Greatest Hits Of 80's (Various), Disky

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift Viva La Vida (Great British Songbook)


  • Image for Pink Floyd

    Pink Floyd Us and Them

    Dark Side of the Moon, EMI

  • Image for Jamiroquai

    Jamiroquai Blue Skies

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex Jeepster

    Electric Warrior (Deluxe Edition), A&M, 3

  • Image for Robert Plant

    Robert Plant You Can't Buy My Love

    Band Of Joy, Rounder, 1

  • Image for U2

    U2 Pride (In The Name Of Love)

    U2 - The Best Of 1980-1990, Island, 1


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