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Mike + The Mechanics, Alistair McGowan and Jack Fincham

Richard Madeley sits in for Michael Ball and welcomes Mike + The Mechanics, Alistair McGowan and Jack Fincham into the studio.

Richard Madeley sits in for Michael Ball. He'll be hosting On The Ball and playing a few tracks from this weekend's Family Album as well as inducting another songwriter into the Hall of Fame.

Mike + The Mechanics will be entering the Musician's Circle this Sunday. With the recent release of their ninth studio album and upcoming UK tour they'll be joining Richard to talk about their amazing career that began back in 1985.

Alistair McGowan will also be popping by the studio this Sunday. The comic will be talking to Richard all about his tour, Introductions To Classical Piano, where he combines his piano playing with his iconic celebrity impressions.

Love Island winner Jack Fincham will be swinging by to see Richard too to talk about stripping off in The All New Monty!

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Sweet Home Alabama

    • The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ....
    • Columbia.
  • Jack Savoretti

    Love Is On The Line

    • Singing To Strangers.
    • BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd.
  • Little Mix

    Black Magic

    • (CD Single).
    • Syco Music.
  • Billy Joel

    The River Of Dreams

    • Billy Joel - Greatest Hits Volume III.
    • Columbia.
  • Mike + The Mechanics

    Out Of The Blue - (Radio 2 Session, 5 May 2019)

  • Ward Thomas

    One More Goodbye

    • Restless Minds.
    • Sony Music CMG.
  • The Pointer Sisters

    I'm So Excited

    • Greatest Hits.
    • BBR.
    • 020.
  • Westlife

    Better Man

    • (CD Single).
    • EMI.
  • Mike + The Mechanics

    The Living Years (Radio 2 Session, 5 May 2019)

  • Eagles

    New Kid In Town

    • The Best Of Eagles.
    • Asylum.
  • Sade

    Smooth Operator

    • Walk On - Hits From The Last 2 Decade.
    • Columbia.
    • 2.
  • Maren Morris

    The Bones

    • GIRL.
    • Columbia Nashville.
    • 12.
  • Gregory Porter

    Kansas City (Live - Cheltenham Jazz Festival)

Broadcast

Michael Ball’s Songwriters Hall of Fame Playlist

Michael Ball’s Songwriters Hall of Fame Playlist

Each week Michael celebrates some of the finest songwriters with his Hall of Fame!