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And so to Bed...

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 10 May 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 'And so to bed...' Music to round off the excitements of Radio 2's special 2DAY programmes.

Music Played

17 items
  • Image for Various Artists

    Various Artists Perfect Day


  • Image for The Pied Pipers

    The Pied Pipers Dream

    Down Memory Lane, READERS DIGEST RDS 10304

  • Image for Andy Williams

    Andy Williams Begin The Beguine

    Lovely Way To Spend An Evening, READERS DIGEST RDCD 595

  • Image for Dinah Shore / Andre Previn

    Dinah Shore / Andre Previn Sleepy Time Gal

    Dinah Sings Previn Plays, EMI 0946 3 69802

  • Image for Iain Sutherland

    Iain Sutherland Little Serenade

    Merrymakers, ALTO ALC 1192

  • Image for The Pentangle

    The Pentangle Watch The Stars

    Light Flight, CASTLE ESACD 857

  • Image for Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong Kiss To Build A Dream On

    That's Entertainment, WARNER WMTC 038

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Blackbird

    Beatles (White Album), EMI PCS 7067-8

  • Image for BBC Ndo

    BBC Ndo Bedtime For Drums

    Diamonds, CORRIAN CD 101102

  • Image for Greetje Kauffeld

    Greetje Kauffeld Dream A Little Dream Of Me

    Dreaming, MONS MR 874-323

  • Image for Andy Fairweather-Low

    Andy Fairweather-Low When I Grow Too Old To Dream

    Sweet Soulful Music, PROPER RECORDS PRPCD 207

  • Image for Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra Put Your Dreams Away

    The Capitol Years, CAPITOL CDS 7 94317

  • Image for Pascal Rogé

    Pascal Rogé Gymnopedie No 2

    Piano Dreams, DECCA 458 105

  • Image for Vic Damone

    Vic Damone You And The Night And The Music

    Lovely Way To Spend An Evening, READERS DIGEST RDCD 591

  • Image for Doris Day

    Doris Day Close Your Eyes

    Lovely Way To Spend An Evening, READERS DIGEST RDCD 596

  • Image for Al Bowlly / Ray Noble

    Al Bowlly / Ray Noble It's Time To Say Goodnight

    Hmv Sessions 1930 34, VOCALION CDEA 6046

  • Image for Artie Shaw / Mel Torme /  Meltones

    Artie Shaw / Mel Torme / Meltones And So To Bed

    What Is This Thing Called Love, PRESIDENT PLCD 557


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