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Pull A Racket

2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 10 March 2014

Buffoonery, twaddle and terrific tunes for night owls across the UK with the Dark Lord.

Music Played

39 items
  • Image for The Foundations

    The Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup

    Million Sellers Vol.12 - The Sixties, Disky

  • Image for Suzanne Vega

    Suzanne Vega Marlene On The Wall

    The Best Of Suzanne Vega, A&M

  • Image for Kylie Minogue

    Kylie Minogue Into The Blue

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 001

  • Image for Johnny Hates Jazz

    Johnny Hates Jazz Turn Back The Clock

    Now 1988 - The Millennium Series, EMI

  • Image for The Killers

    The Killers Read My Mind

    (CD Single), Vertigo

  • Image for Paul McCartney

    Paul McCartney Save Us

    New, Universal, 001

  • Image for Jaki Graham

    Jaki Graham Set Me Free

    Breaking Away, Cherry Pop

  • Image for Gregory Porter

    Gregory Porter Hey Laura

    Liquid Spirit, Blue Note, 001

  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles Best Of My Love

    The Best Of Eagles, Asylum

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Maria

    The Female Touch 2 (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Jonny Lang

    Jonny Lang Blew Up

    (CD Single), Provogue, 001

  • Image for Billy Fury

    Billy Fury Wondrous Place

    Best TV Ads... Ever! (Various Artists), Virgin, 20

  • Image for U2

    U2 Invisible

    (CD Single), Island, 001

  • Image for Odyssey

    Odyssey Inside Out

    Happy Together, Big Break Records, 008

  • Image for Barenaked Ladies

    Barenaked Ladies One Week

    New Hits 99 (Various Artists), Sony Music TV

  • Image for Paolo Nutini

    Paolo Nutini Scream (Funk My Life Up)

    (CD Single), Atlantic

  • Image for Jo Jo Gunne

    Jo Jo Gunne Run Run Run

    The Sound Of The Seventies (Various Artists), Warner Music TV

  • Image for Ella Fitzgerald

    Ella Fitzgerald It's All Right With Me

    Essential Ella, Verve

  • Image for HAIM

    HAIM If I Could Change Your Mind

    (CD Single), Polydor, 001

  • Image for Kid Creole and the Coconuts

    Kid Creole and the Coconuts Stool Pigeon

    Cre-Ole - The Best Of Kid Creole, Island

  • Image for Chris Rea

    Chris Rea Stainsby Girls

    Chris Rea - Shamrock Diaries, Magnet

  • Image for Jeremy Messersmith

    Jeremy Messersmith Ghost

    Heart Murmurs, PIAS, 001

  • Image for Cheryl Lynn

    Cheryl Lynn Got To Be Real

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for The Notting Hillbillies

    The Notting Hillbillies I Feel Like Going Home

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Until You Come Back To Me

    Aretha Franklin - 30 Greatest Hits, Atlantic

  • Image for Sting

    Sting Nothing Bout Me

    (CD Single), A&M

  • Image for Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra Last Train To London

    Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO, Epic

  • Image for Jane Wiedlin

    Jane Wiedlin Rush Hour

    Rock Of America (Various Artists), Trax Label

  • Image for Brad Paisley

    Brad Paisley The Mona Lisa

    Wheelhouse, Arista, 001

  • Image for Prince

    Prince and The New Power Generation Diamonds & Pearls

    Prince - The Very Best Of, Warner Bros

  • Image for Petula Clark

    Petula Clark I Couldn't Live Without Your Love

    Delilah - Jukebox 60's Hits, Old Gold

  • Image for John Legend

    John Legend All Of Me

    (CD Single), Columbia

  • Image for Kelis

    Kelis and Cee Lo Green Lil Star

    (CD Single), Virgin

  • Image for George Michael

    George Michael Going to A Town

    Symphonica, Virgin EMI Records, 11

  • Image for Free

    Free My Brother Jake

    Music Of The Year 1971, Spectrum, 9

  • Image for Don Williams

    Don Williams I'll Be Here In The Morning

  • Image for Daft Punk

    Daft Punk Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams)

    Featured Artist: Pharrell Williams.

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for Percy Sledge

    Percy Sledge When A Man Loves A Woman

    Shades Of Soul (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Zac Brown Band

    Zac Brown Band All Alright

    (CD Single), Southern Ground Artists, 001


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