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George Melly

Roy Plomley's castaway is jazz singer George Melly.

Favourite track: Hustlin' Dan by Bessie Smith
Book: A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust
Luxury: Piano

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 19 Mar 1973 12:25

The 75th anniversary of Desert Island Discs

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Featuring David Beckham, the funniest and most moving moments, animations and quizzes.

The Lark Ascending – The People’s Desert Island Disc

The Lark Ascending – The People’s Desert Island Disc

Why does Vaughan Williams’s masterpiece appeal to so many castaways?