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1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 17 April 2012

Simon and the team were joined by British singer Ren Harvieu, who discussed how she found her wonderful voice and played two songs exclusively for Drivetime.

We delved into the history of the string vest to shed some light on the origins and today's Confession put many people off their dinners....

Matt Williams spoke to gymnast and Olympic-hopeful Frankie Fox and Rebecca Pike looked at the tale of two luxury brands, as Aquascutum goes into administration and Burberry goes from strength to strength.

Music Played

13 items
  • Image for Nick Lowe

    Nick Lowe Cruel To Be Kind

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia, 9

  • Image for Juan Zelada

    Juan Zelada Barman

    (CD Single), Decca, 1

  • Image for The Move

    The Move Flowers In The Rain

    Sunny Afternoon - Sound Of The 60's,V, Old Gold

  • Image for Quincy Jones

    Quincy Jones and Dune Ai No Corrida

    Hits Of 1981 & 1982 (Various Artists, Polydor

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Can't Buy Me Love

    The Beatles - 1, Apple, 7

  • Image for Al Stewart

    Al Stewart On The Border

    Al Stewart - Year Of The Cat, RCA

  • Image for Engelbert Humperdinck

    Engelbert Humperdinck Love Will Set You Free

    (CD Single), Conehead, 1

  • Image for Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello A Good Year For The Roses

    Ultimate Country (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for The Mock Turtles

    The Mock Turtles Can You Dig It?

    Drivetime 3 (Various Artists), Dino

  • Image for Marlon Roudette

    Marlon Roudette New Age

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for John Fogerty

    John Fogerty Garden Party (feat. Don Henley & Timothy B Schmit)

    The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again, Universal, 1

  • Image for The Proclaimers

    The Proclaimers Spinning Around In The Air

    Spinning Around In The Air, Cooking Vinyl, 1

  • Image for Louis Jordan

    Louis Jordan Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?

    Louis Jordan Golden Greats, MCA

  • A Spot Of Jaaaazzzz

    How would you like us to end the show tonight?

    OPTION A :
    Louis Jordan – Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby

    OPTION B :
    Norah Jones – Cold Cold Heart

    OPTION C :
    Humphrey Lyttleton – Saturday Jump

    OPTION D :
    Louis Armstrong – A Kiss to Build A Dream On

    Text the word ‘JAZZ’ plus your choice A, B, C or D – with NO GAPS - to 88291. Texts are charged at your standard message rate.

    Voting closes at 6.45pm...then join Jamie Cullum for the best in jazz after 7.


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