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Some Anniversaries

1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 22 July 2011

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 for songs and music related to the theme "some anniversaries". It's a round-up of some of this year's significant dates.

Music Played

13 items
  • Image for Billy Eckstine / Sarah Vaughan

    Billy Eckstine / Sarah Vaughan Alexander's Ragtime Band

    Dedicated To You, REX: REXX 342

  • Image for Goombay Dance Band

    Goombay Dance Band Seven Tears

    25 Years Of Rock 'n' Roll, CONNOISSEUR: YRNR CD 82

  • Image for Irene Dunne

    Irene Dunne They Didn't Believe Me

    Irene Dunne Sings Kern ..., SEPIA: SEPIA 1171

  • Image for Johnny Mathis

    Johnny Mathis Warm

    Warm / Swing Softly, COLUMBIA: 489 803

  • Image for West Side Story: Film Cast

    West Side Story: Film Cast Gee Officer Krupe

    West Side Story, SONY: SMK 48211

  • Image for Massed Bands Of Hm Royal Marines And Us Marines

    Massed Bands Of Hm Royal Marines And Us Marines Stars And Stripes Forever

    Mountbatten Festival Of Music 1992, BLUE BAND: RMB CD1

  • Image for Ginger Rogers

    Ginger Rogers Let Yourself Go

    Age Of Style, PAST PERFECT: PPCD 78134

  • Image for Nat King Cole

    Nat King Cole Mona Lisa

    Ultimate Collection, EMI: 7243 4 99575

  • Image for Mastersingers

    Mastersingers My Heart Will Go On

    Here To Stay, ALAN SIMMONDS: ASMCD 130702

  • Image for Jussi Björling

    Jussi Björling Nessun Dorma

    Immortal Jussi Bjorling, MEMOIR: CDMOIR 445

  • Image for Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

    Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Molly On The Shore

    Grainger Edition Vol 14, CHANDOS: CHAN 9819

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Rocket Man

    Superior Sound Of Elton John, DJM: CD 4

  • Image for Ted Heath

    Ted Heath Bakerloo Non Stop

    Play It Again Ted, MEMOIR: CDMOIR 524


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