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1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 05 January 2013

Brian Matthew returns with the stories behind the songs that sound tracked a decade. With music from The Yardbirds, The Hollies, Dionne Warwick and many more.

Music Played

35 items
  • Image for Crosby, Stills & Nash

    Crosby, Stills & Nash Marrakesh Express

    Greatest Hits, Rhino, 8122 76537 2

  • Image for The Hollies

    The Hollies Bus Stop

    Finest, EMI, 0946 3 91127 2 2

  • Image for The Yardbirds

    The Yardbirds For Your Love

    Yardbirds, Summit, SUMCD 4115

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

    (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction, ABKCO, 0602498209868

  • Image for The Valentinos

    The Valentinos It's All Over Now

    It’s All Over Now, ABKCO, 2231-2

  • Image for Sam Cooke

    Sam Cooke Another Saturday Night

    Portrait Of A Legend: 1951 – 1964, ABKCO, 9872418

  • Image for Herman's Hermits

    Herman's Hermits Wonderful World

    The Very Best Of…, MFP, 7243 8 57466 2 8

  • Image for The Animals

    The Animals Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

    Hits & Rarities, Disky, SI 901609

  • Image for Alan Price Set

    Alan Price Set The House That Jack Built

    I Put A Spell On You, Connoissuer, VSOP CD 316

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin The House That Jack Built

    20 Greatest Hits, Atlantic, 2292-41135-2

  • Image for Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick I Say A Little Prayer

    Dionne Warwick Sings The Bacharach and David Songbook, Music Club, MCCD 169

  • Image for Gene Pitney

    Gene Pitney Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa

    Blue Gene / Meets The Fair Young Ladies Of Folkland, Sequel Records, NEM CD 890

  • Image for Bobby Vee

    Bobby Vee Rubber Ball

    The Original Bobby Vee, Disky, 860152

  • Image for Marty Wilde

    Marty Wilde Jezabel

    The Greatest Hits, Universal, 9847088

  • Image for Billy Fury

    Billy Fury A Thousand Stars

    The Best Of Billy Fury, Decca, 882 963 – 2

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Ticket To Ride

    1, Apple, 7243 5 29970 2 2

  • Image for The Tornados

    The Tornados Robot

    The Original Sixties Hits of the Tornados, Telstar, MCCD 161

  • Image for Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

    Johnny Kidd & The Pirates Shakin' All Over

    25 Greatest Hits, MFP, 7243 4 95480 2 2

  • Image for The Who

    The Who Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere

    Ultimate Collection, Universal, 065 234-2

  • Image for Lulu & The Luvvers

    Lulu & The Luvvers Shout

    The Best Of Lulu, Spectrum, 544 130 -2

  • Image for The Isley Brothers

    The Isley Brothers I Guess I'll Always Love You

    Early Classics, Spectrum, 552122-2

  • Image for Jerry Butler

    Jerry Butler Make It Easy On Yourself

    The Very Best Of The Vee Jay Years, Charly, SNAP 256 CD

  • Image for The Walker Brothers

    The Walker Brothers The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore

    The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore, Universal, not given

  • Image for The Four Seasons

    The Four Seasons Rag Doll

    The Very Best Of The Four Seasons, Music Club, MCCD 211

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys California Girls

    The Very Best Of The Beach Boys, EMI, 7243 5 32615 2 8

  • Image for Glen Campbell

    Glen Campbell By The Time I Get To Phoenix

    His Greatest Hits, Woodford Music, WM 860012

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder My Cherie Amour

    Motown Chartbusters Volume 3, Spectrum Music, 554 1462

  • Image for Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

    Smokey Robinson & The Miracles The Miracles - The Tears Of A Clown

    The Tracks Of My Tears, Spectrum, 530 794-2

  • Image for Marvin Gaye

    Marvin Gaye Ain't That Peculiar

    Gold, Motown, 0602498632253

  • Image for Nat King Cole with George Shearing

    Nat King Cole with George Shearing Let There Be Love

    Nat King Cole Sings / The George Shearing Quintet Plays, Capitol Jazz, 7243 5 25250 2 7

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley It's Now Or Never

    The 50 Greatest Love Songs, RCA, 07863 68026-2

  • Image for Tom Jones

    Tom Jones I'll Never Fall In Love Again

    Greatest Hits, Universal, 882 863-2

  • Image for The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

    The Crazy World of Arthur Brown Fire

    Music Of The Year: 1968, Spectrum, 544 136-2

  • Image for Crosby, Stills & Nash

    Crosby, Stills & Nash Marrakesh Express

    Greatest Hits, Rhino, 8122 76537 2

  • Image for The Shadows

    The Shadows Foot Tapper

    More Hits!, EMI, 744 744

  • 1969


    Courtesy of Radio Times


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