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Record shop stories, and the treasures April has in store

Lia Leendertz joins Cerys and explains what we should be looking out for in April. Garth Cartwright discussed his book 'Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop.

What should we be looking out for in April? Lia Leendertz from 'The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2018' has the answers. Garth Cartwright has travelled the length and breadth of the country, conducting more than 100 interviews with some of the icons of the record shop trade and the wider music industry. He joins Cerys to reveal the stories he uncovered for his book 'Going For A Song: A Chronicle of The UK Record Shop'. Plus an exclusive play of a brand new song "Así es la Naturaleza" from Buena Vista Social Club's Eliades Ochoa.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Melanie De Biasio

    Afro Blue

  • Al Bowlly

    Isle Of Capri

  • Serge Gainsbourg

    Aux Armes Et Caetera (Dub Style)

  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    Rock Me

  • Eliades Ochoa

    Así es la Naturaleza

  • J.J. Cale

    Mississippi River

  • Johnnie Head

    Fare Thee Blues Pt1

  • Jimi Hendrix

    Lover Man

  • Kacy & Clayton

    Springtime Of The Year

  • The Ink Spots

    When The Swallows Come Back

  • Bill Evans

    Sno Peas

  • Washboard Sam

    Diggin' My Potatoes

  • Christine Ott

    Sexy Moon

  • Moebius & Renziehausen


  • Baloji

    Peau De Chagrin (edit)

  • Alela Diane


  • Dr. Lonnie Smith

    Up Jumped Spring (Live)

  • Richard Burton

    Music Of The Spheres Clip

  • John Bverberian and The Middle Eastern Ensemble

    Chem OO Chem

  • Cate Le Bon

    Love Is Not Love

  • Dusty Springfield


  • Sidney Bechet

    Petite Fleur

  • The Wailers

    Simmer Down

  • David Bowie

    The Jean Genie

  • Vince Taylor

    Brand New Cadillac

  • The Outcasts

    Self Conscious Over You

  • Sweet Emma And Her Dixieland Boys

    The Bell Gal's Careless Blues

  • Seazoo

    Roy's World

  • Elmore James

    Something Inside Me

  • Džansever

    Ce Aysunu

  • Mink DeVille

    I Broke That Promise

  • Timbre Timbre


  • Jalen Santoy


  • Stormzy

    Velvet/Jenny Francis (Interlude)

  • Dillard & Clark

    Don't Let Me Down