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2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 11 November 2011

Beach Boy and award-winning songwriter Bruce Johnston talks about his final two records for the 'Tracks Of My Years'. Today's choice includes the first UK hit for The Everly Brothers and a song from the evergreen Doris Day, who recently became the oldest person to reach the UK top ten with an album of previously unreleased material. Bruce wrote three songs for the screen idol's album 'My Heart'. Plus there's another play of the Album Of The Week and the Friday instalment of the music quiz PopMaster.

Music Played

25 items
  • Image for Robbie Williams

    Robbie Williams Let Me Entertain You

    Now 39 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Paradise

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder All I Do

    Hotter Than July, Motown

  • Image for Patti Austin

    Patti Austin Rhythm Of The Street

    Patti Austin, Mosaic Contemporary

  • Image for Glen Campbell

    Glen Campbell Any Trouble

    Ghost On The Canvas, Surfdog, 1

  • Image for America

    America The Border

    Encore! More Greatest Hits, Rhino

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Born To Run

    Born To Run, CBS

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo Better Than That

    Quid Pro Quo, Fourth Chord Records, 1

  • Image for Eddie & The Hot Rods

    Eddie & The Hot Rods Do Anything You Wanna Do

    Beautiful Game (Various Artists), Universal

  • Love Song

  • Record Of The Week

    • Image for Amy Winehouse

      Amy Winehouse Our Day Will Come

      Lioness: Hidden Treasures, Island, 1

  • Image for Lemar

    Lemar If There's Any Justice

    (CD Single), Sony Music UK

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Sara

    The Very Best Of Fleetwood Mac, Warner Strategic Marketi, 11

  • Image for Jennifer Warnes

    Jennifer Warnes Song Of Bernadette

    Famous Blue Raincoat, RCA

  • Image for Gerry Rafferty

    Gerry Rafferty Baker Street

    Songs Of The Century (Disc 2), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Matt Cardle

    Matt Cardle Starlight

    Letters, Syco, 1

  • Image for Dollar

    Dollar Shooting Star

    Sounds Of The 70's (Various Artists), Pickwick

  • Album Of The Week

  • Image for Seal

    Seal Wishing On A Star

    Soul 2, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for The Doobie Brothers

    The Doobie Brothers Little Darling (I Need You)

    The Very Best Of The Doobie Brothers, Warner Bros, 3

  • Image for Will Young

    Will Young Come On

    Echoes, RCA, 1

  • The following two songs were chosen by Bruce Johnston for 'Tracks Of My Years'

    • Image for The Rolling Stones

      The Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Women

      The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks, Abkco

    • Image for Doris Day

      Doris Day Secret Love

      Doris Day - Day In Hollywood, Columbia

  • Image for Lionel Richie

    Lionel Richie All Night Long (All Night)

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Patrick Hernandez

    Patrick Hernandez Born To Be Alive

    Billboard Top Dance Hits: 1979 (Var), Rhino


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