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German rock superstar Herbert Gronemeyer guests, singing live and picking his favourite records

German rock superstar Herbert Gronemeyer guests, singing live and picking his favourite records.

German rock superstar Herbert Gronemeyer guests, singing live and picking his favourite records. Jools being Jools there's also a trip to the enormous Berlin night club that he's managed to secrete in the caverns below the studio...

Herbert Grönemeyer is a musician and actor, popular in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He starred as war correspondent Lieutenant Werner in Wolfgang Petersen's movie Das Boot, but later concentrated on his musical career. His fifth album 4630 Bochum (1984) and his 11th album Mensch (Human) (2002) are the third and first best-selling records in Germany respectively, making him the most successful artist in Germany with combined album sales over 13 million.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • John Mayer

    Bigger Than My Body

    • (CD Single).
    • Columbia.
  • HOLLAND, JOOLS & HIS RHYTHM SECTION

    JOOLS SIG TUNE

  • Smiley Lewis

    Mamma Don't Like

    • Cosimo Matassa Story Vol 2 - Gumbo Ya Ya.
    • Proper Box.
    • P1794.
  • Bobby “Blue” Bland

    HONEY BEE

    • Bobby Blue Bland-The 3B Blues Boy.
    • Ace.
    • CDCHD 302.
  • Duke Ellington

    Bojangles

    • The Works Of Duke -Vol 10.
    • RCA.
    • FPMI 7047.
  • Eddi Reader

    Snowflakes in the sun

    • VAGABOND.
    • REVEAL RECORDS.
    • REVEAL 022CDX.
  • Dave Bartholomew

    4 Winds

    • Cosimo Matassa Story Vol 2 - Gumbo Ya Ya.
    • Proper Box.
    • P1794.
  • Mr John Meyer

    wildfire

    • Paradise Valle.
    • Columbia.
    • 8883756482.
  • Sister Wynona Carr

    SEE HIS BLESSED FACE

    • DRAGNET FOR JESUS.
    • ACE.
    • CD-CHD411.
  • Herbert Grönemeyer

    Mensch

    • I Walk.
    • Groenland Records.
    • 50602386306 5 8.
  • Peter Fox

    Schwarz Zu Blau

    • Schwarz Zu Blau.
    • Warner Music/WM Records.
    • CD 000.
  • Herbert Grönemeyer

    Final Titles-A Most Wanted Man

  • Herbert Gronemeyer with Jools Holland and band

    LOUISIANA

  • Jan Delay

    Klar

    • Klar.
    • Capitol/ Vertigo.
    • CD 000.
  • HERBERT GRONEMEYER FEAT. ANTONY HEGARTY

    Will I Ever Learn

    • I Walk.
    • Sony BMG Music.
    • 506023863065.

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