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The Collaborators

Deacon Blue frontman Ricky Ross plays the new songs he loves and traces the common themes which have influenced song- and music-making over the last 100 years.

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue frontman Ricky Ross plays the music he's enjoyed this week starting with something brand new and taking you right back to the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

57 minutes

Last on

Wed 11 May 2016 22:00

Music Played

  • Radiohead

    Burn The Witch

    • A Moon Shaped Pool.
    • XL Recordings.
  • Anaïs Mitchell

    Wedding Song

    • Hadestown.
    • Righteous Babe Records.
    • 001.
  • The Last Shadow Puppets

    Bad Habits

    • Domino Recording Co.
  • Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack

    You've Got A Friend

    • A Donny Hathaway Collection.
    • Atlantic.
    • 2.
  • Minor Victories

    Scattered Ashes

    • Minor Victories.
  • F·F·S

    Collaborations Don't Work

    • FFS.
    • Domino.
    • 011.
  • F·F·S

    Johnny Delusional

    • Domino.
  • Duane Eddy

    The Girl On Death Row (feat. Lee Hazlewood)

  • Beyoncé

    Don't Hurt Yourself (feat. Jack White)

    • Lemonade.
    • Parkwood Entertainment.
    • 3.
  • Anthony D’Amato

    Rain On A Strange Roof

    • Cold Snap.
    • New West.
    • 1.
  • Southside Johnny With LaBamba's Big Band

    Walk Away (feat. Tom Waits)

    • Roll With It: 16 Songs About Drinking, Dope and Disorderly Conduct.
    • Universal.
    • 15.
  • Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones

    I Thought That We Said Goodbye

    • Little Windows.
    • Cooking Vinyl.
    • 005.
  • Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss And Gillian Welch

    Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby

    • O Brother, Where Art Thou?.
    • Mercury.
    • 10.
  • Prefab Sprout

    Nightingales

    • The Collection.
    • Legacy.
    • 11.

Broadcast

  • Wed 11 May 2016 22:00