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Ancient History

Now Playing wants your suggestions for their ancient history playlist. Plus, we'll be speaking to Mary Beard about some of the best ancient history references in music and she'll be on twitter replying to your suggestions and questions throughout the show.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Franz Ferdinand

    Ulysses

    • CD SINGLE.
    • DOMINO.
    • 1.
  • This Heat

    S.P.Q.R.

  • The Ronettes

    You Came, You Saw, You Conquered

  • The Smiths

    Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others

  • Spinal Tap

    Stonehenge

    • Spinal Tap.
    • Polydor Limited.
    • 9.
  • Siouxsie and the Banshees

    Cities In Dust

    • BEST OF SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES.
    • Polydor.
  • Led Zeppelin

    Immigrant Song

    • Atlantic.
  • They Might Be Giants

    Birdhouse In Your Soul

    • CBS/BMG/WEA.
  • Laura Marling

    Nouel

  • Nova Mob

    The Last Days Of Pompeii / Benediction

  • The Streets

    Turn the Page

    • Original Pirate Material.
    • 679.
  • The B‐52s

    Mesopotamia

  • The Clash

    The Magnificent Seven

    • Columbia.
  • Mark Wynter

    Venus In Blue Jeans

  • Bananarama

    Venus

    • Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists).
    • Sony Tv/Columbia.
  • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

    The Lyre Of Orpheus

  • Momus

    The Death Of Empedokles

  • Tom Lehrer

    Oedipus Rex

  • The Stone Roses

    This Is The One

    • THE STONE ROSES.
    • Silvertone.
  • The Bangles

    Walk Like An Egyptian

    • Take A Break (Various Artists).
    • Columbia.
  • Frank Ocean

    Pyramids

    • channel ORANGE.
    • Island Def Jam Music Group.
  • Procol Harum

    A Whiter Shade Of Pale

    • Procol Harum.
    • Esoteric Recordings.
    • 011.

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