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Nick Heyward chooses the Tracks of My Years

Nick Heyward chooses the Tracks of My Years with music from The Beatles and Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. There's the love song, record and album of the week plus PopMaster.

Nick Heyward chooses the Tracks of My Years with music from The Beatles and Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Nick formed the new wave group Haircut 100 in 1980 which became well known for the preppie outfits they wore as much as their hits 'Love Plus One' and 'Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)', two of the most endearing songs of the eighties. Both singles hit the top ten in Britain a year later. Nick recorded one LP with the band called 'Pelican West' and then departed for a solo career. Once on his own, Nick's work lost much of Haircut 100's teen gloss; the music was still catchy, but the lyrics were more adult and introspective, as displayed on tracks like 'Whistle Down The Wind' from his 1983 solo debut, 'North Of A Miracle'. His latest album 'Woodland Echoes' was released in August of this year and features a mix of folky love songs, simple pop tunes and classic guitar rock plus an appearance by Haircut 100 drummer Blair Cunningham. Ken also has the daily love song, record and album of the week plus PopMaster. If you'd like to get in touch with the Show email Ken.Bruce@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Mark Ronson

    Valerie (feat. Amy Winehouse)

    • (CD Single).
    • Sony BMG.
  • Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

    He Wants To

    • (CD Single).
    • EMI.
  • Texas

    Summer Son

    • Texas - The Greatest Hits.
    • Mercury.
  • CeeLo Green

    It's OK

    • The Lady Killer.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 1.
  • Miami Sound Machine

    Dr. Beat

    • Gloria Estefan - Greatest Hits.
    • Epic.
  • Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie

    Lay Down For Free

    • (CD Single).
    • EastWest.
  • Yello

    The Race

    • Now 13, Part 2 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

    Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)

    • 20 Number 1's Of The 70's (Various).
    • MFP.
  • Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

    Holy Mountain

    • Who Built The Moon?.
    • Sour Mash Records.
  • a‐ha

    The Living Daylights

    • The Best Of James Bond 30th Anniversa.
    • EMI.
    • 11.
  • Adele

    Make You Feel My Love

    • 19.
    • XL.
    • 1.
  • Record of the Week

    • Sheridan Smith

      City Of Stars

      • Sheridan: The Album.
      • Atlantic.
  • Al Wilson

    The Snake

    • The Best Northern Soul All-Nighter (V.
    • Virgin.
  • Whitney Houston

    One Moment In Time

    • All Woman (Various Artists).
    • Quality.
  • Elbow

    Golden Slumbers

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
  • Jimmy Nail

    Ain't No Doubt

    • Now That's What I Call Music Vol.22.
    • Now.
  • U2

    Get Out Of Your Own Way

    • Songs Of Experience.
    • Island.
  • Kool & The Gang

    Celebration

    • Kool & The Gang - The Singles Collect.
    • Phonogram.
  • Hoseah Partsch

    Paper Planes

    • (CD Single).
    • Virgin/EMI.
  • Album of the Week

    • Paloma Faith

      The Architect

      • The Architect.
      • RCA.
  • Little Steven

    Bitter Fruit

    • Various Artists - New Frontiers.
    • Temple Records.
  • Rag’n’Bone Man

    Grace (We All Try)

    • (CD Single).
    • Columbia.
  • Tracks of My Years

    • The Four Seasons

      Silver Star

      • The Very Best Of.
      • Polygram Tv.
    • The Beatles

      Penny Lane

      • The Beatles - 1.
      • Apple.
      • 017.
  • Sam Smith

    One Last Song

    • The Thrill Of It All.
    • Capitol.
  • Rod Stewart

    The Motown Song

    • Rod Stewart - Vagabond Heart.
    • Warner Bros.

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