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Bird Song - Our version of Tweet of the Day

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 30 August 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 "Bird song". Our version of tweet of the day.

Music Played

17 items
  • Image for Ambrose

    Ambrose LET'S ALL SING LIKE THE BIRDIES SING

    HAPPY GO LUCKY YOU (VOL 14), VOCALION CDEA 6187

  • Image for Sarah Vaughan

    Sarah Vaughan LULLABY OF BIRDLAND

    SARAH VAUGHAN'S FINEST HOUR, VERVE 543 597

  • ACTUALITY NIGHTINGALES AND BOMBERS - MANNHEIM RAID

    BOMBER COMMAND, FLAPPER PAST CD 7829

  • Image for Gracie Fields

    Gracie Fields DICKIE BIRD HOP

    CLASSIC CHILDREN'S FAVOURITES, CONIFER 75605 52281

  • Image for Francisco Yglesia

    Francisco Yglesia BELL BIRD

    SIMMERING HARP, MUSIC FOR PLEASURE MFP 50547

  • Image for All Angels

    All Angels SONGBIRD

    ALL ANGELS, UNIVERSAL 173181-6 -

  • Image for HATTIE JACQUES

    HATTIE JACQUES BIRD ON NELLIE'S HAT

    LATE JOYS, MUST CLOSE SATURDAY MCSR 3026

  • Image for Cliff Richard

    Cliff Richard ROCKIN' ROBIN

    JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT GETS, SMITH & CO SCCD 1193

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING

    REVOLVER, APPLE CDP 7 464412

  • Image for Julie Andrews

    Julie Andrews FEED THE BIRDS

    MARY POPPINS, WALT DISNEY 0946 3 51028

  • Image for Mantovani

    Mantovani CANARY

    COLLECTOR'S MANTOVANI VOL 1, VOCALION CDLK 4152

  • Image for Hubert Gregg

    Hubert Gregg MY CANARY HAS CIRCLES UNDER HIS EYES

    HUBERT GREGG, EVERGREEN C 76

  • BARBARA WINDSOR / GEOFF LOVE SPARROWS CAN'T SING

    FINGS AIN'T WHAT THEY USED TO BE, HMV POP 1128

  • Image for Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

    Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson SING LITTLE BIRDIE

    1959 BRITISH HIT PARADE, ACROBAT ACQCD 7028

  • Image for Olive Simpson

    Olive Simpson LARK IN THE CLEAR AIR

    ANYONE FOR MUSIC, MOLLY'S MUSIC MSCD 757

  • ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS / IONA BROWN LARK ASCENDING

    LIE BACK AND THINK OF ENGLAND, BBC WMEF 0041-2

  • Image for Sammy Davis Jr.

    Sammy Davis Jr. BYE BYE BLACKBIRD

    ULTIMATE SAMMY DAVIS, WARNER 81227 64442

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