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Barry Cryer, the comedian and writer who's worked with greats such as Morecambe and Wise chooses the Tracks of My Years. There's also the daily love song and PopMaster.

Barry Cryer, the comedian and writer who's known for working with comedy greats such as Morecambe and Wise, The Two Ronnies and the team behind The Frost Report chooses the Tracks of My Years. On today's show he's picked songs from Little Richard and Tom Jones. Barry's had a career spanning over 50 years in the entertainment industry starting at The Windmill Theatre in London where he met lifelong friend Sir Bruce Forsyth. Today Barry is a regular panellist on the hit Radio 4 show - 'I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue'. Ken also the daily love song, record and album of the week plus the PopMaster music quiz. If you want to get in touch with the show just email -

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

    Hollywood Nights

    • (CD Single).
    • Capitol.
  • Stevie Wonder

    Faith (feat. Ariana Grande)

    • Sing O.S.T. (Various Artists).
    • Island.
  • Travis


    • (CD Single).
    • Independiente.
  • Alesha Dixon

    The Boy Does Nothing

    • (CD Single).
    • Asylum.
    • 1.
  • Buggles

    Video Killed The Radio Star

    • Our Friends Electric (Various Artist.
    • Telstar.
  • Emeli Sand√©

    Highs & Lows

    • (CD Single).
    • Virgin.
    • 014.
  • Dodgy

    Good Enough

    • Now That's What I Call Music! 34 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • The Jacksons

    Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)

    • Rhythm Divine 2 (Various Artists).
    • Dino.
  • Katy Perry

    Chained To The Rhythm (feat. Skip Marley)

    • (CD Single).
    • Capitol Records.
  • Jimmy Somerville

    Read My Lips

    • The Singles Collection.
    • London.
  • Liverpool Express

    You Are My Love

    • 25 Years Of Rock 'n'Roll Vol.2 (Vario.
    • Connoisseur.

    • Jamiroquai

      Cloud 9

      • (CD Single).
      • Virgin.
      • 1.
  • Foxes


    • (CD Single).
    • Sign Of The Times.
  • Spandau Ballet

    Through The Barricades

    • Simply Love (Various Artists).
    • Columbia.
  • Texas

    Let's Work It Out

    • (CD Single).
    • BMG Rights Management (UK).
  • ABC

    The Look Of Love

    • And Then She Kissed Me Vol.1 (Various.
    • Debutante.
  • LP

    Lost On You

    • (CD Single).
    • Vagrant Records.
    • 002.
  • Neil Diamond

    I Am...I Said

    • Neil Diamond - The Ultimate Collectio.
    • Columbia/Mca.
  • Zara Larsson

    Lush Life

    • (CD Single).
    • Sony Music.
    • 001.

    • Ed Sheeran


      • √∑ Divide.
      • Atlantic.
  • Barbara Dickson

    Another Suitcase In Another Hall

    • Andrew Lloyd Webber - Premiere Coll'n.
    • Really Useful Records.
  • Deep Purple

    Johnny's Band

    • inFinite.
    • earMUSIC.
  • Furniture

    Brilliant Mind

    • (Single).
    • Stiff.
    • 5.

    • Little Richard

      Good Golly Miss Molly

      • Little Richard - British Hit Singles.
      • Ace.
    • Tom Jones

      Strange Things

      • Strange Things / Did Trouble Me.
      • Universal-Island Records Limited.
  • James Blunt

    Love Me Better

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • CeCe Peniston


    • Now That's What I Call Music! 1992 (Various Artists).
    • Now.




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