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08/02/2013

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 08 February 2013

Desmond shares good tunes, some unexpected ones and a few you may never have heard before from the worlds of classical music, pop standards, jazz , shows and films. All served with a sprinkling of interpretations from modern artistes who dig into the music of yesterday to make the music go round today. This week he sorts through his personal record collection for songs and music related to the theme of The song not the singer. A tribute to some of the greatest writers of the popular song.

Music Played

28 items
  • Image for Gracie Fields

    Gracie Fields Sing As We Go

    Gracie Fields, EMI 7243 8 56903

  • Image for Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra Always

    Best Of The Columbia Years, COLUMBIA C4K 646B

  • Image for Benny Goodman / Martha Tilton

    Benny Goodman / Martha Tilton And The Angels Sing

    Benny Goodman Story, MCA MCD 04055

  • Image for Gordon Sanderson / D'oyly Carte Opera & Chorus

    Gordon Sanderson / D'oyly Carte Opera & Chorus When I Was A Lad

    Hms Pinafore, THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT CDTER2 1259

  • Image for Sérgio Mendes

    Sérgio Mendes Fool On The Hill

    Essential Sergio Mendes, SPECTRUM 554 7032

  • Image for Kirsty MacColl

    Kirsty MacColl Days

    Sold On Song, SONY WSMCD 155

  • Image for Robert Lindsay

    Robert Lindsay Lambeth Walk

    Me And My Girl (Broadway Cast), TER CDTER 1145

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Crocodile Rock

    Superior Sound Of Elton John, DJM CD 4

  • Image for Peggy Lee

    Peggy Lee You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me

    Things Are Swingin', EMI 7243 8 54543

  • Image for Georgie Fame / Annie Ross

    Georgie Fame / Annie Ross My Resistance Is Low

    In Hoagland 1981, BALD EAGLE RECORDS BELP 181

  • Image for Lizbeth Webb / Georges Guetary

    Lizbeth Webb / Georges Guetary This Is My Lovely Day

    Golden Wedding Anniversay Collection, PRISM PLATCD 3970

  • Image for Barb Jungr

    Barb Jungr Times They Are A Changin'

    Man In The Long Black Coat, LINN AKD 386

  • Image for Charlie Landsborough

    Charlie Landsborough Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

    Portrait Of Charlie Landsborough, DMG DMGTV 014

  • Image for Alma Cogan

    Alma Cogan If Love Were All

    Girl With The Laugh In Her Voice, EMI 7243 5 35819

  • Image for Gracie Fields

    Gracie Fields Sing As We Go

    Gracie Fields, EMI 7243 8 56903

  • Image for Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra Always

    Best Of The Columbia Years, COLUMBIA C4K 646B

  • Image for Benny Goodman / Martha Tilton

    Benny Goodman / Martha Tilton And The Angels Sing

    Benny Goodman Story, MCA MCD 04055

  • Image for Gordon Sanderson / D'oyly Carte Opera & Chorus

    Gordon Sanderson / D'oyly Carte Opera & Chorus When I Was A Lad

    Hms Pinafore, THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT CDTER2 1259

  • Image for Sérgio Mendes

    Sérgio Mendes Fool On The Hill

    Essential Sergio Mendes, SPECTRUM 554 7032

  • Image for Kirsty MacColl

    Kirsty MacColl Days

    Sold On Song, SONY WSMCD 155

  • Image for Robert Lindsay

    Robert Lindsay Lambeth Walk

    Me And My Girl (Broadway Cast), TER CDTER 1145

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Crocodile Rock

    Superior Sound Of Elton John, DJM CD 4

  • Image for Peggy Lee

    Peggy Lee You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me

    Things Are Swingin', EMI 7243 8 54543

  • Image for Georgie Fame / Annie Ross

    Georgie Fame / Annie Ross My Resistance Is Low

    In Hoagland 1981, BALD EAGLE RECORDS BELP 181

  • Image for Lizbeth Webb / Georges Guetary

    Lizbeth Webb / Georges Guetary This Is My Lovely Day

    Golden Wedding Anniversay Collection, PRISM PLATCD 3970

  • Image for Barb Jungr

    Barb Jungr Times They Are A Changin'

    Man In The Long Black Coat, LINN AKD 386

  • Image for Charlie Landsborough

    Charlie Landsborough Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

    Portrait Of Charlie Landsborough, DMG DMGTV 014

  • Image for Alma Cogan

    Alma Cogan If Love Were All

    Girl With The Laugh In Her Voice, EMI 7243 5 35819

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