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1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 07 January 2012

Brian Matthew with another selection of sixties classics, rarities, collectables, requests, facts and figures. New for 2012 is the BBC Sessions feature showcasing a major act captured live in the BBC studios - the first track is from The Who performing Just You And Me Darling in 1965. Also a selection of three tracks that have a Loose Connection - but what is it? The Answer Songs continue with the song that was the reply to Hit The Road Jack.

Tracks this week include Dee Clark, Genesis, The Buckinghams, Gene Pitney, The Left Banke, Floyd Cramer, Donovan, Harpers Bizarre, The Caravelles, Josh McCrae and Dorothy Berry.

Music Played

37 items
  • Image for The Nashville Teens

    The Nashville Teens Tobacco Road

    The Best of the Nashville Teens 1964 - 1969, EMI, 0777 7 81424 2 3

  • Image for Dee Clark

    Dee Clark Raindrops

    Golden Classics, Collectables, COL-CD–5760

  • Request

  • Image for Barry Darvell

    Barry Darvell A King for Tonight

    The Pomus and Shuman Story, Ace Records, CDCHD 1152

  • The BBC Sessions

    • Image for The Who

      The Who Just You and Me Darling

      The Who: BBC Sessions, Polydor, 547 727-2

  • Image for Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas

    Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas - From A Window

    The Very Best of Billy J Kramer, EMI Gold, 0946 3 11974 2 0

  • Image for Genesis

    Genesis When The Sour Turns To Sweet

    From Genesis to Revelation, Repertoire Records., REP 5205

  • Request

    • Image for Craig Douglas

      Craig Douglas When My Little Girl is Smiling

      Hits of 1962, EMI, CD-MFP 6029

  • Image for The Buckinghams

    The Buckinghams Don't Your Care

    Time & Charges/ Portraits, T-Bird Records, TBIRD 0045 CD

  • Loose Connections

    • Image for Aretha Franklin

      Aretha Franklin Respect

      Aretha Franklin: 20 Greatest Hits, Atlantic, 2292-41135-2

    • Image for Chris Farlowe

      Chris Farlowe Ride On Baby

      The Best of Chris Farlowe, Repertoire Records, REP 5151

    • Image for Brenda Lee

      Brenda Lee Here Comes That Feeling

      Brenda Lee: The EP Collection, See For Miles Records, SEECD 425

  • Image for Gene Pitney

    Gene Pitney Looking Through The Eyes of Love

    Gene Pitney: The EP Collection, See For Miles, SEECD 313

  • Image for The Left Banke

    The Left Banke Desiree

    Psychedelic Years Revisited, Sequel Records, NXT CD 222

  • Image for Buddy Holly

    Buddy Holly Smokey Joe's Café

    The Leiber and Stoller Story, Ace Records, CDCHD 1116

  • Request

  • Image for Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston

    Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston It Takes Too

    Motown Chartbusters Volume 1, Motown, 554 1442

  • Playing Hard To Get

    • Image for Floyd Cramer

      Floyd Cramer On The Rebound

      The Essential Floyd Cramer, RCA Records Label, RCA 07863 66591-2

  • Image for The Ronettes

    The Ronettes Be My Baby

    Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound Retrospective, ABKCO Records, 1715591

  • Image for Donovan

    Donovan Superlungs –She's My Supergirl

    Barabajagal Performed by Donovan, EMI, 7243 8 73569 2 4

  • Request

    • Image for Shirley Ellis

      Shirley Ellis The Clapping Song

      The Very Best of Shirley Ellise, Taragon Records, tarcd-1005

  • Image for Harpers Bizarre

    Harpers Bizarre Come to the Sunshine

    Feelin’ Groovey, Now Sounds, CRNOW 30

  • Answers and Sequels

    • Image for The Chantels

      The Chantels Well I Told You

      The Answer to Everything – Girl Answer Songs of the 60’s, Ace Records, CDCHD 1166

  • Image for Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Creedence Clearwater Revival Proud Mary

    Bad Moon Rising: The Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fantasy, CDFE 500

  • Image for The Caravelles

    The Caravelles The Other Side of Love

    You Don’t Have To Be A Baby To Cry, RPM Retrodisc, RETRO 500

  • Request

    • Image for The Harbour Lights

      The Harbour Lights I'll Miss You

      Ready Steady Go and Win, Decca, LK 4634

  • Image for Roy Orbison

    Roy Orbison Goodnight

    Two Classic Albums from Roy Orbison, Monument Records, 474957 2

  • Three In A Row

    • Image for She Trinity

      She Trinity He Fought The Law

      Destroy That Boy, Ace Records, CDCHD 1224

    • Image for The Beach Boys

      The Beach Boys Girl Don't Tell Me

      The Platinum Collection, EMI, 7243 5 71345 2 1

    • Image for Don Partridge

      Don Partridge Top Man

      Rosie and Other Hits, Oxford, OX-CD DP 6280-03

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love

    Blue Hawaii, RCA, 3683-2-R

  • Image for Josh MacRae

    Josh MacRae Messing About on the River

    1961 British Hot Parade: Britain’s Greatest Hits Volume 10, Fantastic Voyage, FVSD135

  • Image for Jimmy Donley

    Jimmy Donley Baby Heaven Sent You

    In The Key Of Heartbreak: The Complete Tear Drop Singles and more, Ace Records, CDTOP2 1324

  • Request

    • Image for Cliff Richard

      Cliff Richard All My Love

      Cliff Richard: The Singles Collection, EM1, 7243 5 37553

  • Image for The Balfa Brothers

    The Balfa Brothers Indian On A Stomp (Sauvage Sur Le Chicot)

    The Balfa Brothers Play Traditional Cajun Music, Ace Records, CDCHD 1320

  • Image for Dorothy Berry

    Dorothy Berry You're So Fine

    Phil’s Spectre – A Wall of Soundalikes, Ace Records, CDCHD 978

  • Image for The Shadows

    The Shadows The Shadows - Foot Tapper

    More Hits!, EMI, 744744

  • 1960


    Picture Courtesy of Radio Times

  • 1960


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