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57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 27 July 2012

Desmond shares good tunes, some unexpected ones and a few you may never have heard before. This week he sorts through his personal record collection of some 250,000 titles for songs and music related to the theme "Not the Olympics". It's an alternative sportsday set to music.

Music Played

20 items
  • Image for Vangelis

    Vangelis Chariots Of Fire

    Vangelis Themes, POLYDOR 839 518

  • Image for Benny Goodman

    Benny Goodman Jersey Bounce

    Swing The Beat Goes On, MARKS AND SPENCER MS 4900T

  • Image for Tommy Edwards

    Tommy Edwards All In The Game

    Remembering The Fifties, MUSIC AND MEMORIES MMD 1090

  • Image for The Ivy League

    The Ivy League Running Round In Circles

    Dreamtime, SEQUEL NEMCD 427

  • Image for Vangelis

    Vangelis Chariots Of Fire

    Vangelis Themes, POLYDOR 839 518

  • Image for Jason Howard / Ria Jones

    Jason Howard / Ria Jones Anything You Can Do

    Make Believe The Hollywood Baritones, SILVA SCREEN SILKD 6022

  • Image for Annie Ross

    Annie Ross T'aint What You Do

    Four Classic Albums Plus..., AVID AMSC 1015

  • Image for Noël Coward

    Noël Coward Don't Make Fun Of The Fair

    Mad Dogs And Englishmen, AVID AMSC 910

  • Image for Mixtures

    Mixtures Pushbike Song

    Music Of The Year 1971, SPECTRUM 584 924

  • Image for Ray Gelato

    Ray Gelato Joint Is Jumpin'

    Ray Gelato Salute The Great Entertainers, DOUBLE SCOOP DSCD 06

  • Image for Vangelis

    Vangelis Chariots Of Fire

    Vangelis Themes, POLYDOR 839 518

  • Image for Bing Crosby

    Bing Crosby Row Row Row

    Memories, MCA MCLD 19360

  • Image for Ronald Binge / Wimbledon Girl Singers

    Ronald Binge / Wimbledon Girl Singers Sailing By

    Ronald Binge, VOCALION CDLK 4126

  • Image for Duke Ellington / Dick Robertson

    Duke Ellington / Dick Robertson Running Wild

    Charleston Era, ASV LIVING ERA CD AJA 5342

  • Image for Robin Hall / Jimmie Mcgregor

    Robin Hall / Jimmie Mcgregor Football Crazy

    Hello Children Everywhere Vol 2, POLYGRAM CDS 7932532

  • Image for Joe South

    Joe South Games People Play

    Top Of The Pops 1969, EMI 50999 5 08949

  • Image for Andy Eastwood

    Andy Eastwood Swimmin' With The Wimmin'

    Bring Me Sunshine, ACE RECORDS ACE 061

  • Image for Geoff Love

    Geoff Love Chariots Of Fire

    Your 100 Instrumental Favourites Vol 3, MUSIC FOR PLEASURE MFP 50545

  • Image for Anne Sofie von Otter

    Anne Sofie von Otter Winner Takes It All

    I Let The Music Speak, DEUTSCHE GRAMOPHON 00289 4775901

  • Image for Mantovani

    Mantovani Gold And Silver Waltz

    Candlelight, VOCALION CDLK 4136


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