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Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases. Including a conversation with Paul Carrack about some of the many recordings he's been part of.

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

Paul Carrack shares insights about some of the many artists he's worked with including Ace, Squeeze, Frankie Miller, Roxy Music, The Smiths, the Pretenders and Mike + The Mechanics. He's about to release his 17th solo album and talks about some of the records in his own collection.

W also hear from Nile Rodgers on the weekend he curates Fiesta X FOLD in Glasgow.

Grant adds a further three LPs to the Vinyl Collective Collection. These are 20 albums you should consider owning if you're starting a record collection. ABC 'The Lexicon Of Love', The Beatles 'Revolver', Joni Mitchell 'Blue', Stevie Wonder 'Songs In The Key Of Life', The Stone Roses self-titled album, Fleetwood Mac 'Rumours', Rolling Stones 'Through The Past, Darkly', Bob Dylan 'Highway 61 Revisited', Aretha Franklin 'I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You', Miles Davis 'In A Silent Way', George Michael 'Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1', Dusty Springfield 'Dusty In Memphis', Gerry Rafferty 'City To City' and Led Zeppelin 'Physical Graffiti' are already on the list. Paul Carrack's personal recommendation and a further two records are added to our record collection this week. Get in touch with your own suggestions.

There's another Classic 12" single on the record deck. Plus another Roots of a Sample, this week playing the original vinyl that contributed to a number 1 single from the year 2000.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Sun 1 Jul 2018 15:05

Music Played

  • The Kane Gang

    Closest Thing To Heaven

  • Gorillaz featuring George Harrison


  • Blondie

    Pretty Baby

  • Garbage


  • Modjo

    Lady (Hear Me Tonight)

  • Chic

    Soup For One

  • Florence + the Machine


  • Michael Jackson

    Billie Jean

  • Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble

    This Is Me

  • Bee Gees

    Jive Talkin'

  • China Crisis

    African And White

  • Ace

    How Long?

  • Roxy Music

    Oh Yeah

  • Squeeze


  • The Smiths

    Reel Around The Fountain

  • Mike + the Mechanics

    Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)

  • Paul Carrack

    Late At Night

  • Van Morrison

    Come Running

  • Lisa Stansfield

    Never Ever

  • Hipsway

    The Honeythief

  • George Ezra



  • Sun 1 Jul 2018 15:05