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Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 17 Jul 1976

Poet

Roy Plomley's castaway is poet Philip Larkin.

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Louis Armstrong

1.

Louis Armstrong

Dallas Blues

Performer: Louis Armstrong

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Louis Killen

2.

Louis Killen

Dollia

Performer: Louis Killen

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Thomas Tallis

3.

Thomas Tallis

Spem In Alium

Composer: Thomas Tallis

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Bessie Smith

4.

Castaway's favourite

Bessie Smith

I'm Down In The Dumps

Performer: Bessie Smith

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St. George's Canzona

5.

St. George's Canzona

Coventry Carol

Performer: St. George's Canzona

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Sir Edward Elgar

6.

Sir Edward Elgar

Symphony No. 1 in A flat major

Composer: Sir Edward Elgar

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Billie Holiday

7.

Billie Holiday

These Foolish Things

Performer: Billie Holiday

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George Frideric Handel

8.

George Frideric Handel

O praise the Lord (Chandos Anthem No. 9)

Composer: George Frideric Handel

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Book

The collected works by George Bernard Shaw

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Luxury item

Typewriter and paper

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Occupations

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