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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

Ray Charles

1.

Ray Charles

Hit The Road Jack

Performer: Ray Charles

Others who chose this artist

The Doobie Brothers

2.

The Doobie Brothers

Minute By Minute

Performer: The Doobie Brothers

Others who chose this artist

Whitney Houston

3.

Castaway's favourite

Whitney Houston

The Greatest Love Of All

Performer: Whitney Houston

Others who chose this artist

Giacomo Puccini

4.

Giacomo Puccini

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

Composer: Giacomo Puccini

Others who chose this artist

Eric Clapton

5.

Eric Clapton

Layla

Performer: Eric Clapton

Others who chose this artist

Phyllis Nelson

6.

Phyllis Nelson

Move Closer

Performer: Phyllis Nelson

Others who chose this artist

David Bowie

7.

David Bowie

Let's Dance

Performer: David Bowie

Others who chose this artist

Michael Sembello

8.

Michael Sembello

Maniac

Performer: Michael Sembello

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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