Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Dave Allen.
Favourite track: Canon In D by Johann PachelbelBook: Ballard of Reading Gaol by Oscar WildeLuxury: Painting by Van Hook
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Soloist: John Willams
Choir: Johann Strauss Orchestra Of Vienna
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Au fond du temple saint (from The Pearl Fishers)
Soloist: Jussi Björling, Robert Merrill
Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
West Side Story Medley
Symphony No. 6 in F major 'Pastoral'
Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
I Don't Want To Play In Your Yard
Keyboard Concerto in D major
Soloist: George Malcolm
Canon in D major
Orchestra: Jean-François Paillard Orchestra
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