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As spring arrives, it's a Flowers and Birds special

Gideon Coe with a Flowers and Birds Themed special. New records, old records, regardless of genre including selected sessions, Peel sessions and concerts from the BBC archive.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Eddie Floyd

    Big Bird

  • Freschard

    Tweet Tweet

  • The Flowers of Hell

    The Joy Of Sleeping (6 Music Session, 28 May 2007)

  • Television Personalities

    Stop and Smell the Flowers

  • George Jones

    Good Year for the Roses

  • New Fast Automatic Daffodils

    Get Better (Radio 1 Session, 11 Nov 1990)

  • Buffalo Tom

    Sunflower Suit

  • Boards of Canada

    Dandelion

  • The Damned

    New Rose

    • Big Beat.
  • The Teardrop Explodes

    The Poppies In The Field

  • Buena Vista Social Club

    Dos Gardenias

  • Ivor Cutler

    In The Chestnut Tree (Radio 1 Session, 17 Aug 1976)

  • Grant Lee Buffalo

    Mockingbirds

  • Charlie & Inez Foxx

    Mockingbird

    • Q Rhythm & Blues (Various Artists).
    • Hit Label.
  • The Primitives

    Thru The Flowers

    • LOVELY.
    • RCA.
  • Minnie Riperton

    Les Fleurs

    • Distinctive.
  • The Beatles

    Blue Jay Way

    • Magical Mystery Tour.
    • Parlophone.
    • 4.
  • Public Image Ltd

    Flowers of Romance

    • VIRGIN.
  • The Trashmen

    Surfin' Bird

    • Surfin' Hits.
    • Rhino.
    • 7.
  • Dr. Alimantado

    Best Dressed Chicken In Town

    • Best Dressed Chicken In Town.
    • Keyman.
    • 1.
  • Lemon Jelly

    Nice Weather For Ducks

  • Cocteau Twins

    Kookaburra

  • Ryley Walker

    Primrose Green

  • John Martyn

    Seven Black Roses

  • Kate Bush

    Under the Ivy

  • The Leopards

    Starlings

    • creeping bent.
  • Heavenly

    And The Birds Aren't Singing

  • Robyn Hitchcock

    Birds In Perspex (Radio 1 Session, 1 Nov 1991)

  • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

    Where the Wild Roses Grow (feat. Kylie Minogue)

    • Mute Records.
  • Junior Walker

    Pucker Up Buttercup

  • Ottilie Patterson

    Spring Song

  • Pentangle

    Springtime Promises

  • Galaxie 500

    Flowers (BBC Session, 24 Sep 1989)

  • Sonny Boy Williamson

    Bye Bye Bird

  • John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett

    Beware Of The Flowers

    • TMC.
  • Lone Pigeon

    Concubine Rice

  • The Nightingales

    Say It With Flowers - 6 Music session 26/10/2011

  • British Sea Power

    The Pelican

  • Bert Jansch

    Cuckoo

  • Yo La Tengo

    Black Flowers

  • The Mutton Birds

    Come Around

  • Neil Young

    Birds

  • The Handsome Family

    Woodpecker

  • Bill Callahan

    Too Many Birds

  • The Unthanks

    Magpie

    • Mount the Air.
    • RabbleRouser Music.
    • 005.
  • Tommy Cooper

    Don't Jump Off The Roof Dad

  • Fleetwood Mac

    Albatross

    • 50 Years - Don't Stop.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 004.

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