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Barry Briggs

Barry Briggs

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 13 Mar 1967

World champion speedway rider, World champion

Roy Plomley's castaway is world speedway champion Barry Briggs.

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Maurice Ravel

Bolero

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Esther Phillips

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Esther Phillips

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Ray Conniff & Billy Butterfield

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Ray Conniff & Billy Butterfield

You Oughta be in Pictures

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Ella Fitzgerald

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Ella Fitzgerald

Manhattan

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Glenn Miller and The Army Air Force Band

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Glenn Miller and The Army Air Force Band

In the Mood

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Frank Sinatra

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Frank Sinatra

Strangers in the Night

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MGM Studio Orchestra

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MGM Studio Orchestra

Somewhere My Love (Lara's Theme)

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Muana Loa Islanders

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Muana Loa Islanders

Now is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song)

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