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Johnnie Walker plays all the hits and hears the '70s memories of singer Linda Lewis. Email walker@bbc.co.uk with your requests.

Johnnie Walker celebrates the decade of T. Rex, Thin Lizzy and Todd Rundgren.

This week the singer Linda Lewis remembers the decade in the My 70s feature. Originally appearing in the group Ferris Wheel at the turn of the decade, she appeared at the first Glastonbury Festival in 1970. She would go on to release six solo albums in the decade, tour with Cat Stevens and reach the UK top ten with her cover of Rudy Clark's Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss).

Also on the show, Johnnie will revisit a moment from the decade courtesy of the BBC archive and another classic seven-inch single will be added into Johnnie's Jukebox.

1 hour, 56 minutes

Music Played

  • HOUR 1

    • David Bowie

      The Prettiest Star

      • The Best Of David Bowie 1969-1974.
      • Castle.
  • The Beatles

    Two Of Us

    • Let It Be.
    • Apple.
    • 1.
  • Gerry Rafferty

    Baker Street

    • Songs Of The Century (Disc 2).
    • Global Records & Tapes.
  • Status Quo

    Down Down

    • Whatever You Want - V.Best Of Status.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • ARCHIVE: RICK WAKEMAN

    • Rick Wakeman

      The Battle

      • Journey To The Centre of the Earth.
      • A&M Records.
      • 3.
    • Rick Wakeman

      The Journey

      • Journey To The Centre of the Earth.
      • A&M Records.
      • 1.
  • Johnny Nash

    There Are More Questions Than Answers

    • The Best Of Johnny Nash.
    • Columbia.
  • The Jam

    Butterfly Collector

    • Extras.
    • Polydor.
    • 16.
  • Rodriguez

    I Wonder

    • Searching For Sugarman.
    • Sony BMG Music.
    • 4.
  • The Who

    Join Together

    • The Who Hits 50! (Deluxe Edition).
    • Polydor.
    • 002.
  • JOHNNIE'S JUKEBOX

    • Thelma Houston

      Don't Leave Me This Way

      • Single.
      • Motown.
      • 1.
  • CCS

    The Band Played The Boogie

    • Whole Lotta Love.
    • EMI.
    • 15.
  • The Stylistics

    I'm Stone In Love With You

    • The Very Best Of The Stylistics.
    • H & L.
  • HOUR 2

    • Billy Joel

      Piano Man

      • The Very Best Of.
      • Columbia.
  • Blondie

    Sunday Girl

    • 70's Number Ones Vol 3.
    • Old Gold.
    • 9.
  • Joe Cocker

    You Are So Beautiful

    • The Gold Album (Various Artists).
    • The Hit Label Ltd.
  • Harry Chapin

    Circle

    • Sniper & Other Love Songs.
    • Elektra.
  • Jean Knight

    Mr Big Stuff

    • Stax Greatest Hits (Various Artists).
    • Stax.
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Gimme Three Steps

    • Spectrum.
  • MY 70S: LINDA LEWIS

    • Cat Stevens

      Rubylove

      • The Very Best Of Cat Stevens.
      • Island.
    • Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

      Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)

      • 20 Number 1's Of The 70's (Various).
      • MFP.
  • Queen

    Now I'm Here

    • Queen - Greatest Hits.
    • Parlophone.
    • 6.
  • Neil Young & Crazy Horse

    Like A Hurricane

    • Greatest Hits.
    • Reprise.
    • 8.
  • Sniff ’n’ the Tears

    Driver's Seat

    • Various Artists - Top Gear 2.
    • Columbia.
  • Marianne Faithfull

    The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan

    • Thelma & Louise O.S.T. (Various).
    • MCA.
  • Nazareth

    This Flight Tonight

    • 1973 World Hits (Various Artists).
    • Spectrum.
    • 9.

Johnnie's Jukebox: Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way

Johnnie's Jukebox: Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way

Johnnie Walker curates his own personal jukebox, filled with classic seventies seven inches.

 

This week he's adding "Don't Leave Me This Way" by Thelma Houston, released in 1976.

 

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