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With Paul Gambaccini picking the Tracks of My Years

Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 30 September 2013

This week, acclaimed radio and television broadcaster Paul Gambaccini picks the Tracks Of My Years. Today he goes for a 1957 summer hit by Elvis Presley that was featured on the soundtrack album to the film Loving You. Plus there's a 1963 number one from The Beatles that was also The Fab Four's first US chart topper. On Friday, BBC Radio 2 broadcasts a special evening of programmes to celebrate Paul Gambaccini's 40th anniversary as a broadcaster in Britain. Gambaccini arrived at Radio 1 in 1973 from American college radio and Rolling Stone magazine and he is the only broadcaster who has presented regular programmes onBBC Radio's 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Music Played

30 items
  • Image for Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson Bad

    Michael Jackson - Bad, Epic

  • Image for Eliza Doolittle

    Eliza Doolittle Let It Rain

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for The Boo Radleys

    The Boo Radleys Wake Up Boo!

    Various Artists - Untitled, Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Are You Ready For Love

    (CD Single), Southern Fried

  • Image for Gloria Gaynor

    Gloria Gaynor I Am What I Am

    Gloria Gaynor, Gold Box

  • Image for Lissie

    Lissie Sleepwalking

    Back To Forever, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Tom Petty

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Refugee

    Greatest Hits, MCA, 7

  • Image for Rubylux

    Rubylux I Don't Want Paradise

    (CD Single), Luxury-B Records, 1

  • Image for Travis

    Travis Sing

    (CD Single), Independiente

  • Image for Van Morrison

    Van Morrison Someone Like You

    Van Morrison - Poetic Champions Compo, Mercury

  • Image for Cher

    Cher I Hope You Find It

    Closer To The Truth, Warner Bros, 001

  • Image for Love Affair

    Love Affair Rainbow Valley

    Love Affair - Everlasting Hits, Columbia

  • Image for Bananarama

    Bananarama Venus

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Bananarama

    Bananarama Venus

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Bananarama

    Bananarama Venus

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Bananarama

    Bananarama Venus

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Bananarama

    Bananarama Venus

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Bananarama

    Bananarama Venus

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Paul McCartney

    Paul McCartney New

    New, Virgin/EMI

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo Caroline

    Whatever You Want - V.Best Of Status, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Michael Bolton & Leona Lewis

    Michael Bolton & Leona Lewis and Michael Bolton & Leona Lewis Ain't No Mountain High Enough

  • Image for Michael Bublé

    Michael Bublé Cry Me A River

    Crazy Love, Reprise, 1

  • Image for Don Henley

    Don Henley Sunset Grill

    Don Henley:Building The Perfect Beast, Geffen

  • Image for The Feeling

    The Feeling Fall Like Rain

    Boy Cried Wolf, Little World Records LLP, 004

  • Image for The Isley Brothers

    The Isley Brothers This Old Heart Of Mine

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Matt Cardle

    Matt Cardle When You Were My Girl

    (CD Single), Absolute

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics Indian Summer

    (CD Single), Stylus Records, 1

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley Teddy Bear

    Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles I Want To Hold Your Hand

    The Beatles - 1, Apple, 6

  • Image for James Blunt

    James Blunt Bonfire Heart

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

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