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American road trip: part 1

David presents the first of two special programmes undertaking a musical Road Trip across the USA. So many songs have been written about the towns, cities and states of the US, this time its Maine to Michigan via New York, with songs from the likes of Doris Day, Don Henley and Tom Jones.

4 hours

Music Played

  • Doris Day

    That Jane From Maine

  • Andy Williams

    Spring In Maine

  • Dave Grusin And The London Symphony Orchestra

    New Hampshire Hornpipe

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Moonlight In Vermont

  • Sandy Salisbury

    The Hills Of Vermont

  • The Five Dallas Boys

    Boston Tea Party

  • Reba McEntire

    Please Come To Boston

  • Bee Gees

    Massachusetts

  • Erin McKeown

    Rhode Island Is Famous For You

  • Judy Garland And Bing Crosby

    Connecticut

  • Barbra Streisand

    New York State Of Mind

  • Sting

    An Englishman In New York

  • Art Garfunkel

    A Heart In New York

  • Frank Sinatra

    Autumn In New York

  • Liza Minnelli

    New York New York

  • Paloma Faith

    New York

  • Alicia Keys

    Empire State Of Mind (Part II)

  • Odyssey

    Native New Yorker

  • Harry Nilsson

    I Guess The Lord Must be In New York City

  • Gerard Kenny

    New York New York

  • Sammy Davis Jr And Count Basie

    New York City Blues

  • Barry Manilow

    New York City Rhythm

  • Ray Charles

    New York's My Home

  • Don Henley

    New York Minute

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Manhattan

  • Bobby Darin

    Sunday In New York

  • London Filmworks Orchestra

    Newport New Jersey

  • Dion

    New Jersey Wife

  • John Gorka

    I'm From New Jersey

  • Billy Joel

    Allentown

  • The Andrews Sisters

    Pennsylvania Polka

  • Mark Knopfler And James Taylor

    Sailing To Philadelphia

  • Guy Mitchell

    Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

  • Perry Como

    Delaware

  • Nikki Blonsky

    Good Morning Baltimore

  • Bobby Bare

    The Streets Of Baltimore

  • Mr. Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazz Band

    Maryland March

  • Mitch Miller

    Walkin Down To Washington

  • Boston Pops Orchestra

    Washington Post March

  • Dinah Shore

    I'm Coming Virginia

  • David McLaughlin And Josh Crowe

    Going Back To Old Virginia

  • Spike Jones and His City Slickers

    I Wanna Go Back To West Virginia

  • Winifred Atwell

    Way Up In North Carolina

  • The Flirtations

    South Carolina

  • Outlaws

    South Carolina

  • Gladys Knight & The Pips

    Midnight Train To Georgia

  • Jerry Reed

    Georgia Sunshine

  • Brook Benton

    Rainy Night In Georgia

  • Chet Atkins

    Georgia Camp Meeting

  • The Kingston Trio

    Everglades

  • Peggy Lee And George Shearing

    Mambo In Miami

  • John Barry

    Florida Fantasy

  • Patti Page

    Moon Over Miami

  • Al Jolson

    Miami

  • The Louvin Brothers

    Alabama

  • Ray Burns

    Mobile

  • Jimmy Buffett

    Stars Fell On Alabama

  • The Ink Spots

    Alabama Barbecue

  • Nancy Sinatra And Lee Hazelwood

    Jackson

  • Pussycat

    Mississippi

  • Elvis Presley

    Memphis Tennessee

  • Dolly Parton

    My Tennessee Mountain Home

  • Carl Perkins

    Tennessee

  • Ricky Skaggs

    Kentucky Thunder

  • Patsy Cline

    Blue Moon Of Kentucky

  • All Bowlly With Ray Noble And The New Mayfair Dance Orchestra

    Hang Out The Stars In Indiana

  • Marty Cooper

    The Indiana Girl

  • Freddy Cannon

    Indiana

  • Frankie Laine

    My Ohio Home

  • Jimmie Dale Gilmore

    Saginaw Michigan

  • Tom Jones

    Detroit City

  • The Andrews Sisters

    I Want To Go Back To Michigan