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15/10/2011

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 15 October 2011

Paul Gambaccini presents tracks from this week's US charts and hits from the last six decades.

Music Played

29 items
  • Image for José Feliciano

    José Feliciano Light My Fire

    This date in 1878: The Edison Electric Light Company opened for business

  • Image for Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 MOVES LIKE JAGGER (featuring Christina Aguilera)

    Last week’s Number One - this week’s Number Two

  • Image for Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars It Will Rain

    New Entry in the Top Twenty

  • Image for Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong Hello, Dolly!

    Baby What A Big Surprise [they really were Number One albums] Hello, Dolly! - Louis Armstrong (1964) [Number One LP after 38 years as a chart artist]

  • Image for Gloria Estefan

    Gloria Estefan Wepa

    New Entry in the Top Thirty of the Album Chart: Little Miss Havana

  • Image for Carpenters

    Carpenters For All We Know

    Born 1946: Richard Carpenter

  • Image for Mickey & Sylvia

    Mickey & Sylvia Love Is Strange

    Sylvia Robinson - born 6th March 1936; died 29th September 2011

  • Image for Wilco

    Wilco I Might

    New Entry in the Top Five of the Album Chart: The Whole Love

  • Image for Jill Scott

    Jill Scott SO IN LOVE (featuring Anthony Hamilton)

    Adult R&B Number One: sixteenth week

  • Image for The Script

    The Script The Script - Nothing

    Top Thirty

  • Image for The Drifters

    The Drifters Dance With Me

    It’s Not The Same Old Song: Number Fifteen in 1959

  • Image for Orleans

    Orleans Dance With Me

    It’s Not The Same Old Song: reached Number Six in 1975

  • Image for Switchfoot

    Switchfoot Dark Horses

    New Entry in the Top Ten of the Album Chart: Vice Verses

  • Image for Joni Mitchell

    Joni Mitchell Michael From Mountains

    The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (debut hit albums) Joni Mitchell - Joni Mitchell (18 May 1968)

  • Image for Colbie Caillat

    Colbie Caillat Brighter Than The Sun

    Adult Top Ten

  • Image for Rufus Thomas

    Rufus Thomas Walking The Dog

    Grammy Hall Of Fame SIngle: Number Ten in 1963

  • Image for Fats Domino

    Fats Domino Walking To New Orleans

    Grammy Hall Of Fame SIngle: Number Six in 1960

  • Image for Nickelback

    Nickelback When We Stand Together

    New Entry in the Top Thirty

  • Image for Dixie Chicks

    Dixie Chicks Ready To Run

    Baby What A Big Surprise [they really were Number One albums] Fly - Dixie Chicks (1999) [the first country girl group number one ever]

  • Image for Charlie Wilson

    Charlie Wilson Life Of The Party

    Number Two in the Adult R&B Chart

  • Image for Eddy Arnold

    Eddy Arnold The Cattle Call

    Country Number One this date in 1955

  • Image for Blake Shelton

    Blake Shelton God Gave Me You

    Current Country Number One - second week

  • Image for Don Henley

    Don Henley Dirty Laundry

    Rock Number One this date in 1982

  • Image for Foo Fighters

    Foo Fighters Walk

    Current Rock Number One - seventh week

  • Image for Moby

    Moby Porcelain

    The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (debut hit albums) Play - Moby (19 June 1999)

  • Image for blink‐182

    blink‐182 After Midnight

    New Entry at Number Two in the Album Chart: Neighborhoods

  • Image for Ray Charles

    Ray Charles Hit The Road Jack

    Number One this date in 1961

  • Image for Los del Río

    Los del Río MACARENA (Bayside Boys Mix)

    Number One this date in 1996

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Someone Like You

    Current Number One: returns for a second week

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