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Desmond shares good tunes, some unexpected ones and a few you may never have heard before. This week his theme is 'Pictures and Painters' - music about the visual image.

Desmond shares good tunes, some unexpected ones and a few you may never have heard before from the worlds of classical music, pop standards, jazz , shows and films. All served with a sprinkling of interpretations from modern artistes who dig into the music of yesterday to make the 'music go 'round' today. This week he sorts through his personal record collection for songs and music related to the theme of "Pictures and Painters". Music about the visual image.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Joe Brown

    PICTURE OF YOU

    • IN THE SUMMERTIME.
    • READERS DIGEST RDCD 515.
  • Patti Page

    SUMMER PHOTOGRAPHS

    • PATTI PAGE SINGS GOLDEN HITS OF THE BOYS.
    • SEPIA SEPIA 1223.
  • Brian and Michael

    MATCHSTALK MEN AND MATCHSTALK CATS AND DOGS

    • FORTY YEARS OF TOP TEN HITS.
    • READERS DIGEST RDCD 402.
  • Tsai Chin

    SCHOOL IN CHELTENHAM

    • WORLD OF TSAI CHIN.
    • DECCA SLK 4501.
  • Robert Farnon

    PORTRAIT OF A FLIRT

    • MELODY FAIR.
    • VOCALION CDLK 4104.
  • Nat King Cole

    Mona Lisa (feat. Les Baxter and His Orchestra)

    • ORANGE COLOURED SKY.
    • PROPER RECORDS P 1224.
  • Fred Astaire & Janis Paige

    STEREOPHONIC SOUND

    • SILK STOCKINGS.
    • MGM C 760.
  • Jack Hylton

    PAINTING THE CLOUDS WITH SUNSHINE

    • DANCE BAND DAYS.
    • READERS DIGEST RDCD 311.
  • Sylvia Syms

    IF I HAD A TALKING PICTURE OF YOU

    • TORCH SONGS.
    • KOCH KOC-CD 736.
  • Mel Tormé

    OLD MASTER PAINTER

    • BEST OF THE CAPITOL YEARS.
    • CAPITOL 07777 99426.
  • Bernard Wrigley

    BARTHOLOMEW FAMILY PHOTOGRAPH

    • FAIRLY TRUTHFUL TALES.
    • LOOFY RECORDS LOOFY 015.
  • Tommy Steele

    FLASH BANG WALLOP

    • DECCA YEARS.
    • DECCA 466 409.
  • Jackie Trent & Tony Hatch

    Colour My World

    • TWO OF US.
    • PRESIDENT PRCD 144.
  • Don McLean

    Vincent

    • VERY BEST OF DON MACLEAN.
    • LIBERTY CDP 7 934712.

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