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London's Frost Fair, 'London Ideas' and a Family Favourite

Ben Rogers from the Centre For London unpacks the third issue of 'London Ideas', which is a collection of essays, interviews and data analysis exploring ideas for a social city centre. Plus, we hear about this year's Frost Fair at the Museum of London.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Bob James

    Ain't Misbehavin'

    • Espresso.
    • EVOLUTION.
    • 3.
  • Dusty Springfield

    I Only Want To Be With You

    • And The Beat Goes On, Vol.1.
    • DEBUTANTE.
    • 01.
  • Macy Gray

    I Try

    • I Try (single).
    • EPIC.
    • 01.
  • The Frampton Sisters

    Birds Of A Feather

    • Dharma Records LTD.
  • Flanagan and Allen

    Where The Arches Used To Be

    • Underneath The Arches CD2.
    • Sanctuary Records Group.
    • 14.
  • Dorothy Squires

    Coming Home

    • With All My Heart.
    • 16.
  • Herman’s Hermits

    I'm Into Something Good

    • 60s Hall Of Fame.
    • READER'S DIGEST.
    • 09.
  • The Real Thing

    Can You Feel The Force

    • Best Disco Album In The World ... Ever!.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 20.
  • Aloe Blacc

    Wake Me Up (Acoustic)

    • Lift Your Spirit.
    • UNIVERSAL.
    • 01.
  • The Cactus Blossoms

    Desperado

    • Easy Way.
    • Walkie Talkie Records.
    • 1.
  • Donna Summer

    She Works Hard For The Money

    • Donna Summer - Summer Collection.
    • MERCURY.
    • 01.
  • Matt Monro

    As Long as She Needs Me

    • Matt Monro The Collection.
    • EMI GOLD.
    • 9.
  • Dean Martin

    Let It Snow

    • Now That's What I Call Xmas.
    • EMI.
    • 01.
  • Leif Vollebekk

    The Way That You Feel

    • New Ways.
    • Secret City Records.
    • 1.
  • Roger Miller

    King of the Road

    • Country Moods.
    • POLYGRAM TV.
    • 22.
  • The Waitresses

    Christmas Wrapping

    • THE NO.1 CHRISTMAS ALBUM.
    • POLYGRAM TV.
    • 20.
  • Eagle‐Eye Cherry

    Save Tonight

    • NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC 40.
    • EMI/VIRGIN/POLYGRAM.
    • 03.
  • New Radicals

    You Get What You Give

    • Reloaded.
    • UNIVERSAL.
    • 01.
  • KC and the Sunshine Band

    That's the Way (I Like It)

    • Best Of The Seventies.
    • EMI GOLD.
    • 01.
  • Family Favourite (Simon in Isleworth)

    • Burt Bacharach

      South American Getaway

      • Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid: Original Movie Soundtrack.
      • Polydor Limited.
      • 1.
  • Bee Gees

    Night Fever

    • The Very Best Of The Bee Gees.
    • ARCADE RECORDS.
    • 01.
  • CeeLo Green

    Forget You

    • Cee Lo Green - The Lady Killer.
    • WARNER BROS.
    • 01.
  • Live Track Of The Week

    • Robert Vincent

      This Town (Radio London Session, 6 Dec 2019)

      • In This Town You’re Owned.
      • 1.

Broadcast

The London Playlist

The London Playlist

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