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Lulu

Lulu

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First broadcast: Sun 04 Oct 1987

Actor, Singer

The castaway this week is Lulu, who, in conversation with Michael Parkinson, recalls her upbringing in a Glasgow tenement and her subsequent career as a singer and actress. In choosing her eight records to take to the island, she reveals an admiration for the vocal styles of Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Choices

Whitney Houston

3.

Castaway's favourite

Whitney Houston

The Greatest Love Of All

Others who chose this artist

Giacomo Puccini

4.

Giacomo Puccini

Che gelida manina (Your tiny hand is frozen) (from La Bohème)

Soloist: Pavarotti

Others who chose this artist

Book

Where Are You Going? by Swami Muktananda

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Telephone

Others who chose a similar luxury

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