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Whoopi Goldberg

Kirsty Young invites Whoopi Goldberg to choose eight records.

Kirsty Young's castaway this week is the comic and actress Whoopi Goldberg. As a child she used to practise the acceptance speeches she was sure she would one day make - little surprise then that she's one of a handful of people to have won an Oscar, a Grammy, a Tony and Emmy awards.

Favourite track: Lovely Day by Bill Withers
Book: Letters to a Young Poet by Raine Maria Rilke
Luxury: Wise potato chips

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45 minutes

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Fri 15 May 2009 09:00

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  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Bill Withers

      Lovely Day

      • The Best Album In the World Ever!.
      • Virgin.
  • Van Morrison

    Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile)

    • Van Morrison: Saint Dominic’s Preview.
    • Polydor.
  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

    Shamas-Ud-Doha

    • Shahen-Shaha.
    • Real World.
  • Judy Collins

    Who knows Where The Time Goes?

    • Colours Of the Day: the Best Of Judy Collins.
    • Elektra.
  • Stevie Wonder

    Superstition

    • Stevie Wonder- the Definitive Collection.
    • Universal Music.
  • Celia Cruz

    Quimbara

    • Beginner's Guide to Salsa.
    • Nascente.
  • Amy Winehouse

    Me & Mr Jones

    • Black To Black.
    • Universal Republic.
  • Joan Sutherland

    The Flower Duet

    Artist: Jane Berbié

    • Track Lakmé by Delibes.
    • Decca.
  • Book Choice

    • Letters to a Young Poet - Raine Maria Rilke

  • Luxury Choice

    • Wise potato chips

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Presenter Kirsty Young
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