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Antarctic adventurer Richard Parks joins Roy on the show

Explorer Richard Parks joins Roy and shares some of the inspirational music which got him through his latest Antarctic adventure .

Explorer Richard Parks joins Roy and shares some of the inspirational music which got him through his latest Antarctic adventure . Enjoy three great tracks by Roy's Birthday Boy Of The Month - Elvis . And the gem from the radio archive is a fascinating programme from the 1980s , celebrating the life of the famous Welsh boxer " Peerless " Driscoll , who died 75 years ago this January at the age of just 44 . One hundred thousand people lined the streets of his home city of Cardiff , for his funeral , paying their respects to the man who had fought his way out of poverty to become the Featherweight Champion of Great Britain .

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 20 Jan 2019 16:00

Music Played

  • Coldplay

    Viva La Vida

    • Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friend.
    • Parlophone.
  • Teresa Brewer

    Put Another Nickel In

  • Mavis Staples With the Staple Singers

    Cryiing in the Chapel

  • Ray Stevens

    Misty

  • Helen Forrest With Count Basie

    I'm Beginning to See the Light

  • Caldicot Mvc

    Alexander's Rag Time Band

  • Elvis Presley

    Hound Dog

    • Songs of the Century.
    • Global Records & Tapes.
  • Elvis Presley

    Are You Lonesome Tonight?

    • Elvis' Golden Records Vol.3.
    • Rca.
  • Elvis Presley

    Suspicious Minds

    • From the Heart - Elvis Presley.
    • Rca.
  • The Bangles

    Walk Like An Egyptian

    • Bangles-Greatest Hits.
    • Cbs.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Blue Skies

  • Bryn Terfel & Rhys Meriion

    Perhaps Love

  • Frankie Vaughan With the Kaye Sisters

    Got - Ta Having Something in the Bank Frank

  • Dolly Parton

    Here You Come Again

    • Greatest Hits - Dolly Parton.
    • Rca.
  • The Raf Squadronaires

    Little Brown Jug

  • Andrea Boceilli And Ariane Grande

    Once Upon a Time in America

  • Donovan

    There Is A Mountain

    • Donovan's Greatest Hits.
    • Epic.
  • Brenda Lee

    Sweet Nothin's

    • Very Best of Brenda Lee, the (Volume 1).
    • Mca.

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