iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for 23/02/2013

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio


1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 February 2013

Musical treats this week are provided by: Arthur Conley, Francois Hardy, Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers, Daughters of Albion, Bobby Darin, The Vagrants and B. J. Thomas - to name but a few.

Alongside all of this, Brian will be honouring the usual avid requests as well as revealing a rare track by Clinton Ford for our Playing Hard To Get segment.

Music Played

37 items
  • Image for Small Faces

    Small Faces Lazy Sunday

    The Very Best Of.., Metro, METRCD163

  • Image for Mark Peters & The Silhouettes

    Mark Peters & The Silhouettes Don't Cry For Me

    The Piccadilly Story, Sequel Records, NED CD 240

  • Request

    • Image for Manfred Mann

      Manfred Mann Fox On The Run

      The Very Best Of The Fontana Years, Spectrum Music, 552 375 – 2

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley Like A Baby

    Elvis Is Back!, RCA, 88697 85300 2

  • Both Sides Of The Record

    • Image for Jimmy Ruffin

      Jimmy Ruffin What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted

      The Magic Of Motown, Tamla Motown, 982 327-1

    • Image for Jimmy Ruffin

      Jimmy Ruffin Baby I've Got It

      The Complete Motown Singles Volumes 6: 1966, Hip O Select, unknown

  • Image for The Standells

    The Standells Dirty Water

    More Rock n Roll Party Tunes, Rhino, R2 70732

  • Request

    • Image for Evil Eyes

      Evil Eyes Mister Mystified

      Blow Your Bubblegum, Particle, PARTCD4014

  • Image for Acker Bilk

    Acker Bilk Gotta See Baby Tonight

    Gotta See Baby Tonight, Fantastic Voyage, FVSD 153

  • Loose Connections

    • Image for Lou Rawls

      Lou Rawls Love Is A Hurtin' Thing

      You’ll Never Find Another, EMI, 09463 58269-2-0

    • Image for Sam & Dave

      Sam & Dave Hold On I'm Comin'

      The Best Of Sam & Dave, Atlantic, 7567-81279-2

    • Image for Wilson Pickett

      Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally

      The Very Best Of Wilson Pickett, Rhino, 8122 71212 2

  • Image for Arthur Conley

    Arthur Conley Sweet Soul Music

    The Platinum Collection, Warner Platinum, 8122 79994 6

  • Playing Hard To Get

    • Image for Clinton Ford

      Clinton Ford Oh Johnny! Oh Johnny! Oh!

      Oh Johnny! Oh Johnny! Oh!, Columbia, DB7413

  • Image for Françoise Hardy

    Françoise Hardy L'Eta Dell Amore

    Francois Hardy, Cherry Red Records, ACMEM241CD

  • Image for Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers

    Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers Got To Get You Into My Life

    Got To Get You Into My Life, EMI, 7243 4 73325 2 4

  • Image for Daughters Of Albion

    Daughters Of Albion Candle Song

    Daughters Of Albion, Now Sounds, CRNOW 39

  • Request

    • Image for Bobby Darin

      Bobby Darin Theme From September

      Things & Other Things, ATCO, 33-146

  • Image for The Four Seasons

    The Four Seasons Walk Like A Man

    The Definitive Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, WSM, 812273555-2

  • Image for The Shirelles

    The Shirelles Mama Said

    Will You Love Me Tomorrow, Castle Pie, PIESD 197

  • Request

    • Image for Cliff Richard

      Cliff Richard Nine Times Out Of Ten

      Just About As Good As It Gets, Smith & Co, SCCD 2431

  • Image for Gene Simmons

    Gene Simmons Haunted House

    The Golden Age Of American Rock n Roll, Ace, CDCHD 980

  • They Sang It First

  • Image for Ike & Tina Turner

    Ike & Tina Turner River Deep – Mountain High

    Phil Spector’s Wall Of Sound Retrospective, ABKCO, 1715591

  • Image for B.J. Thomas

    B.J. Thomas Hooked On A Feeling

    The Scepter Hits More and More, Ace, CDCHD 1014

  • Request

    • Image for The Vagrants

      The Vagrants Respect

      Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era Vol 1, Rhino, R2 75466

  • Image for The Fortunes

    The Fortunes Books and Films

    The Singles, BR Music, BX 517-2

  • Three In A Row

    • Image for Gladys Knight & The Pips

      Gladys Knight & The Pips Take Me In Your Arms And Love Me

      Motown Chartbusters Volume 1, Spectrum Music, 554 1442

    • Image for Sly & The Family Stone

      Sly & The Family Stone Dance To The Music

      Dance To The Music, Epic / Legacy, 82796902742

    • Image for Amen Corner

      Amen Corner (If Paradise) Half As Nice

      The Immediate Hit Story Volume 2, Classic Rock, P1CD IMB 505

  • Image for Johnny Burnette

    Johnny Burnette Dreamin'

    25 Greatest Hits, MFP, 7243 4 95482 2 0

  • Image for Patty Duke

    Patty Duke Don't Just Stand There

    Early Girls Volume 5, Ace, CDCHD 1181

  • Image for The Byrds

    The Byrds All I Really Want To Do

    The Very Best Of…, Sony/BMG, 82876855142

  • Request

  • Image for Procol Harum

    Procol Harum Conquistador

    Procol Harum, Salvo, SALVOCD016

  • Image for Buddy Greco

    Buddy Greco I Love Being Here With You

    16 Most Requested Songs, Columbia, 474400 2

  • Image for The Shadows

    The Shadows Foot Tapper

    More Hits!, EMI, 744 744

  • 1965


    Courtesy Of Radio Times


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss