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2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 01 September 2011

Acclaimed guitarist and singer-songwriter Chris Rea chooses two more songs that have influenced his life and career in 'Tracks of My Years and today's selection features a soul standard from popular R'n'B singer Randy Crawford and the first hit single by British rock band The Who. There's the Love Song, a track from the Album of the Week and two more contestants test their music knowledge in Popmaster.

Music Played

24 items
  • Image for Amy Winehouse

    Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson Valerie

    (CD Single), Sony BMG

  • Image for Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera Moves Like Jagger

    (CD Single), A&M, 1

  • Image for Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra Confusion

    Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO, Epic

  • Image for New Order

    New Order True Faith '94

    (CD Single), London

  • Image for Will Young

    Will Young Jealousy

    Echoes, RCA, 1

  • Image for OutKast

    OutKast Hey Ya!

    Outkast - Speakerboxxx, Arista

  • Image for Earth, Wind & Fire

    Earth, Wind & Fire September

    Greatest Hits Of 1978 (Various Artis, Premier, 3

  • Image for Cee Lo Green

    Cee Lo Green Cry Baby

    The Lady Killer, WEA, 1

  • Image for Queen

    Queen I Want To Break Free

    Queen - Greatest Hits II, Parlophone

  • Love Song

    • Image for Joe Cocker

      Joe Cocker You Are So Beautiful

      The Gold Album (Various Artists), The Hit Label Ltd

  • Image for U2

    U2 The Hands That Built America

    (CD Single), Island

  • Record Of The Week

  • Image for Dire Straits

    Dire Straits Tunnel Of Love

    Making Movies, Vertigo

  • Image for Chris Rea

    Chris Rea Dancing My Blues Away

    Santo Spirito Blues, Rhino, 1

  • Image for Manic Street Preachers

    Manic Street Preachers (It's Not War) Just The End Of Love

    (CD Single), Columbia, 16

  • Image for Carpenters

    Carpenters Only Yesterday

    The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More, A&M

  • Image for Phil Collins

    Phil Collins I Cannot Believe It's True

    Hello, I Must Be Going, Virgin, 2

  • Image for James Blunt

    James Blunt Dangerous

    (CD Single), Rocket, 1

  • Album Of The Week

    • Image for Dolly Parton

      Dolly Parton Just Leavin'

      Better Day, Dolly Records, 2

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo The Wild Side Of Life

    Whatever You Want - V.Best Of Status, Polygram Tv

  • The following two songs were chosen by Chris Rea for 'Tracks Of My Years'

    • Image for Randy Crawford

      Randy Crawford One Day I'll Fly Away

      Shades Of Soul (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for The Who

    The Who I Can't Explain

    The Godfathers Of Britpop, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Pixie Lott

    Pixie Lott All About Tonight

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Kiki Dee

    Kiki Dee I Got The Music In Me

    Jukebox 70's Hits -I Got The Music In, Old Gold


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