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Charlie Watts

Sue Lawley's castaway is Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts.

Favourite track: Dance of the Coachmen & Grooms -from 4th by Igor Stravinsky
Book: Collected Poems 1934-52 by Dylan Thomas
Luxury: Drumsticks

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45 minutes

Music Played

  • Charlie Parker

    Out of Nowhere

    Artist: Duke Jordon & Tommy Potter

    • Charlie Parker on Dial The East Coast.
    • Spotlite.
  • Frank Sinatra

    Night and Day

    • A Swingin' Affair.
    • Capitol.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Igor Stravinsky

      Dance of the Coachmen and Grooms (from Petrushka)

      Orchestra: CBS Symphony Orchestra

      • Petrushka - Stravinsky cond. Stravinsky.
      • CBS.
  • Tony Hancock / Sid James

    The Reunion Party

    • The World of Tony Hancock.
    • Eclipse.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Jack the Bear

    • Blue Feelings.
    • Past Perfect.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Soloist: Nigel Kennedy Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

    • Violin Concerto/Lark Ascending.
    • EMI.
  • John Arlott and Michael Charlton

    4th Test match -Eng/Australia- July 1956 - BBC SOUND ARCHIVE

  • Jerome Kern

    The Way You Look Tonight

    Performer: Fred Astaire. Lyricist: Dorothy Fields.

    Artist: Johnny Green and his Orchestra

    • The Cream of Fred Astaire.
    • Flapper.
  • Book Choice

    • Collected Poems 1934-52 - Dylan Thomas

  • Luxury Choice

    • Drumsticks

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Charlie Watts

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