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April tracks chosen by Peter Jordan:

The Laughing Policeman – Charles Penrose
Waterloo Sunset – Kinks
Penny Lane – The Beatles
Sittin’On the Dock of the Bay – Otis Reading
Meet on the Ledge – Fairport Convention (with Sandy Denny)
Sally Free and Easy – Pentangle
Snow Falls – John Tams (from Lark Rise to Candleford)
Dust Bowl Dance – Mumford & Sons

March tracks chosen by Alison Willatts:

Roberta Flack – Killing Me Softly
Edward Elgar – Spirit of England
Dire Straits – Walk of Life
Rolling Stones – Mother’s Little Helper
Handel – Messiah (Harry Christopher and the Sixteen)
‘The Lion and Albert’ narrated by Stanley Holloway
Charles-Marie Widor – Symphony for Organ movement V ‘Toccata’
Hubert Parry – I Was Glad When They Said Unto Me Kings College Choir

February’s tracks chosen by Father Brian:

Allegri – Miserere
Elgar – Dream of Gerontius
Vivaldi – Gloria
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nacht Musik
Holst – Planets Suite
Walton – Crown Imperial
Acker Bilk – Stranger on the Shore

January tracks chosen by Helen Porter:

J. S. Bach – Double Violin Concerto
Franz Schubert – Fantasie in F minor. Opus 103
Herbie Hancock on ‘Gershwin’s World’ – Piano Concerto in G; 2nd Movement
Astor Piazzolla – Oblivion
Nina Simone – My Baby Just Cares For Me
Sinead O’Connor – (Nothing Compares 2 U not available on spotify) Mandinka
Thunderclap Newman – Something In The Air
Joni Mitchell – A Case Of You

December tracks chosen by Chris Thorogood

Pavan – Faure
Bizet – Pearl Fishers Duet
Michael Nyman – Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds
Leonard Cohen – A thousand Kisses Deep
Elvin Bishop – Devils Slide
Dave Gilmour – Comfortably Numb (Live in Gdansk)
Darude – Sandstorm
Kavinsky – Nightcall

October tracks chosen by Roger Kirk

So Bad – the Blues Band
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Nathan Jones – Bananarama
I’ll Follow The Sun – the Beatles
Great Balls Of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
Paint It Black – The Rolling Stones
Dirty Old Town – Ewan MacColl
Hi Ho Silver Lining – Jeff Beck

September tracks chosen by Algernon

We plough the fields and scatter the good seeds on the land – Matthius Cladius
Windmill in Old Amsterdam – Ronnie Hilton
(Everything I do) I do it for you – Bryan Adams
Ben – Michael Jackson
Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Do-Re-Mi – Sound of Music
Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
I’ve got a brand new Combine Harvester – the Worzels

July tracks chosen by George Locke

Everybody Needs Somebody – The Blues Brothers
Roll It Up – Electrasy (Sorry George, the track Morning Afterglow not available)
Valentine Moon – Jools Holland
Bluegrass Song in A#b – Gentlemen Of Few
Wanted Dead or Alive – Bon Jovi
A Drop Of Nelson’s Blood – The Fisherman’s Friends
Remember? – Tom Rush
Pirates of the Caribbean – Epica

June tracks chosen by Paddock Farm Butchery

Thank God I’m A Country Boy – John Denver
All that Meat and No Potatoes – Louis Armstrong
The Boys are Back in Town – Thin Lizzy
Work – Rihanna
Cheeseburger in Paradise – Jimmy Buffett
Frim Fram Sauce – Nat King Cole
Eat to the Beat – Blondie
I Would Do Anything for Love – Meatloaf

May chosen by Mark ‘Jerv’ Jervis

The Beatles – And I Love Her
Stevie Wonder – Living For The City
The Beach Boys – I Get Around
Sam And Dave – Hold On I’m Comin’
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Under The Bridge
Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way
Ben Folds Five – Army
The Police – Message In A Bottle

April chosen by Emily Bowes

Life On Mars – David Bowie
Karma Police – Radiohead
Mardi Bum – Arctic Monkeys
Strangers – The Kinks
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Do You Remember The First Time – Pulp
Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The People
What Became Of The Likely Lads – The Libertines

March 2016: Chosen by Sue Gilkes

Pearl Fishers’ Duet – Georges Bizet
Annie’s Song – John Denver
Stars – Les Misérables, sung by Philip Quast
Bring Him Home – Les Misérables, sung by Colm Wilkinson
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Jupiter from The Planets – Gustav Holst
Calon Lân – Only Boys Aloud
Land Of My Fathers – Llanelli Male Voice Choir

February 2016: Chosen by Phil Morris

The Royal Air Force March Past – Band of the Royal Air Force
Imagine – John Lennon
Pretty Woman- Roy Orbison
Apache – Shadows
Highway To Hell – AC/DC
Combined Harvester – The Wurzels
I am a Cider Drinker – The Wurzels
White Cliffs of Dover – Vera Lynn

January 2016: Chosen by Craig Wiggins

The Verve – Bitter Sweet Symphony
The Who – Baba O’Riley
David Bowie – Sound and Vision
The Jam – That’s Entertainment
Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart
Jamie T – Sticks ‘n’ Stones
The Chemical Brothers – Block Rockin’ Beats
Baz Luhrmann – Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)

December 2015: Chosen by John Greaves.

Bob Dylan – Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
Van Morrison – Madame George
Crosby, Stills Nash & Young – Helpless
The Beatles – Don’t Let Me Down
The Rolling Stones – Gimme Shelter
Traffic – John barleycorn (Must Die)
K D Lang – Hallelujah
Humprey Lyttelton – Bad Penny Blues


November 2015: Chosen by Ian Merrivale of the Gate Inn, Upper Brailes

Khachaturian – Adagio from Spartacus and Phrygia
Nat King Cole – Let There Be Love
New Radicals – You Get What You Give
Hazel O’Connor – Will You
Sophie Ellis-Bexter – Young Blood
Mike Oldfield – Portsmouth (Pompey)
Count Basie – Splanky (1994 Remix)
Bob Marley and The Wailers – No Woman No Cry