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Maria McErlane sits in

2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 21 May 2012

Maria McErlane sits in for Alex Lester, entertaining you through the night with inspired daftness and eclectic music choices, including a new Record and Album of the Week.

Music Played

35 items
  • HOUR 1

    • Image for Elton John

      Elton John Are You Ready For Love

      (CD Single), Southern Fried

  • Image for Eurythmics

    Eurythmics Right By Your Side

    Eurythmics - Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Gary Barlow

    Gary Barlow, The Commonwealth Band and Military Wives Sing

    (CD Single), Decca

  • Image for Little Eva

    Little Eva The Locomotion

    The Greatest Hits Of 1962, Premier

  • Image for Enrique Iglesias

    Enrique Iglesias Tired Of Being Sorry

    (CD Single), Interscope

  • Image for Michael Kiwanuka

    Michael Kiwanuka I'll Get Along

    (CD Single), Polydor, 3

  • Image for Olivia Newton-John

    Olivia Newton-John If Not For You

    The Greatest Hits Of 1971 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Bee Gees

    Bee Gees You Win Again

    Bee Gees - Their Greatest Hits, Polydor

  • RECORD OF THE WEEK from the forthcoming CD, "SWINGS AND ROUNDABOUTS" (Warner) out 9th June

    • Image for Stooshe

      Stooshe Black Heart

      (CD Single), Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Bob Marley

    Bob Marley and The Wailers Band Waiting In Vain

    Bob Marley & The Wailers - Legend, Island


    • Image for Julia Fordham

      Julia Fordham Where Does the Time Go?

      Julia Fordham, Circa, 7

  • Image for Emeli Sandé

    Emeli Sandé My Kind Of Love

    (CD Single), Virgin, 1

  • HOUR 2

    • Image for Journey

      Journey Don't Stop Believing

      Rock Of America (Various Artists), Trax Label

  • Image for George Michael

    George Michael Heal The Pain

    George Michael - Ladies & Gentlemen, Epic

  • Image for Kelly Clarkson

    Kelly Clarkson Dark Side

    (CD Single), RCA, 1

  • Image for Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick Walk On By

    Sweet Talkin' Guy - Sound Of 60's Gal, Old Gold

  • Image for Men at Work

    Men at Work Down Under

    Fantastic 80's Disc 1 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys That's Why God Made The Radio

    (CD Single), Capitol, 1

  • Image for Sam Brown

    Sam Brown Stop!

    Woman (Various Artists), Polygram Tv/Sony Tv

  • Image for Huey Lewis and the News

    Huey Lewis and the News and The News Do You Believe In Love

    It's Only Rock 'n' Roll... (Various), EMI

  • Image for Alanis Morissette

    Alanis Morissette Head Over Feet

    Alanis Morissette -Jagged Little Pill, Maverick

  • LISTENER'S LIBRARY from the CD, "LET IT ROLL" (Epic) suggested by Sonny Jerman in Tamworth, Birmingham

    • Image for Don Johnson

      Don Johnson Tell It Like It Is

      Let It Roll, Epic, 2

  • Image for Tom Jones

    Tom Jones Hit Or Miss

    (CD Single), Gut Records, 5

  • HOUR 3

    • Image for The Four Seasons

      The Four Seasons December '63 (Oh What A Night)

      The Very Best Of, Polygram Tv, 11

  • Image for Johnny Hates Jazz

    Johnny Hates Jazz Turn Back The Clock

    Now 1988 - The Millennium Series, EMI

  • Image for Amy Macdonald

    Amy Macdonald Slow It Down

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for The Swinging Blue Jeans

    The Swinging Blue Jeans You're No Good

    The Hits Of 1964 (Various Artists), MFP

  • Image for The Housemartins

    The Housemartins Caravan Of Love

    Music Gala Of The Year '88, Arcade Benelux

  • Image for Morten Harket

    Morten Harket Scared Of Heights

    (CD Single), Wrasse Records, 3

  • Image for Neil Diamond

    Neil Diamond I Am I Said

    Neil Diamond - The Ultimate Collectio, Columbia/Mca

  • ALBUM OF THE WEEK from the CD, "FALL TO GRACE" (Sony) out 28th May

    • Image for Paloma Faith

      Paloma Faith Picking Up The Pieces

      (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Prince

    Prince Little Red Corvette

    Prince - 1999, Warner Bros

  • Image for Emin

    Emin Baby Get Higher

    (CD Single), Saffron, 1


    • Image for Jennifer Warnes

      Jennifer Warnes Famous Blue Raincoat

      Famous Blue Raincoat, Shout Factory, 3

  • Image for Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are (Amazing)

    Now That's What I Call Music 77 (Various Artists), Now


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