Go!

Playlists with tracks by Billy Cotton

Sunday 2nd August 2020
12:00
The People's Songs
Coronation Rag ? God Save The Queen
11 / 14 Tracks
This
Broadcast
June 2nd, 1953, the world's eyes were on London as the Coronation was beamed world-wide.

Winifred Atwell Black And White Rag
The Chordettes Lollipop
William Walton Crown Imperial
Tommy Steele Butterfingers
Winifred Atwell Coronation Rag
Al Martino Here In My Heart
Edmundo Ros The Queen of Tonga
Vera Lynn The Windsor Waltz
Billy Cotton In A Golden Coach (There's A Heart Of Gold)
Cy Laurie King Of The Zulus
Dickie Valentine In A Golden Coach (There's A Heart Of Gold)
Dizzee Rascal Respect Me (Instrumental)
The Goggle Box Band Bill And Ben
Saturday 11th April 2020
10:00
Liza Tarbuck
11/04/2020
19 / 25 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Liza plays bangers from The Monkees, Kate Bush, Gloria Gaynor. Listener's updates welcomed

The Beatles Here Comes The Sun
Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive
Kate Bush Them Heavy People
King Curtis Memphis Soul Stew
Captain & Tennille Love Will Keep Us Together
James Brown Out of Sight
Joan Armatrading Me Myself I
Syl Johnson Different Strokes
Marvin Gaye What's Going On
Frank Sinatra Let's Get Away From It All
The Monkees I'm A Believer
The Impressions It's All Right
Willie Bobo Spanish Grease
Little Walter Mellow Down Easy
Better Than Ezra Extra Ordinary
Billy Cotton I've Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts
Boots Brown & His Blockbusters Cerveza
Brian Jackson It's Your World
Nino Moschella Kiss The Sky (feat. Nino Moschella)
Sandra Church Together Wherever We Go
Charles Wright And The Watts 103rd Street Band I Got Love
Sopie Tucker That's Something to Be Thankful For
Teacho Wiltshire Band I Thought I Told You Not To Tell Them
Sunday 12th January 2020
10:00
Paul O'Grady
Alan Carr and Melanie Sykes sit in
13 / 17 Tracks
This
Broadcast
They're back for a short series of live shows, while Paul takes a well earned rest.

Elle King Ex's And Oh's
Katrina and the Waves Walking On Sunshine
Louis Armstrong We Have All The Time In The World
Erasure A Little Respect
Nancy Sinatra Somethin' Stupid
Stevie Wonder My Cherie Amour
Dusty Springfield In Private
Erasure Blue Savannah
Caro Emerald A Night Like This
Rachel Stevens Sweet Dreams My La Ex
Miss 600 Hello
Hoyt Curtain And Randy Van Horne Singers The Flintstones
Billy Cotton The Marrow Song (Oh What A Beauty)
Blossoms The Keeper
Miles Kane Cry On My Guitar
De La Soul It Runs Through Me (feat. De La Soul)
Des O’Connor Begin The Beguine
Saturday 19th October 2019
09:00
Liza Tarbuck
Excess - Pickled - Mr Cat
18 / 22 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Go hard or go home, listeners get in touch with cats called 'Mr' and people pickling.

Kasabian Fire
Gramatik Muy Tranquilo
Marvin Gaye Got To Give It Up
John Kongos He's Gonna Step On You Again
Heatwave Mind Blowing Decisions
Reverend and The Makers He Said He Loved Me
The Specialties Gotta Be Funky
TWENTY ØNE PILØTS Stressed Out
Adam Lambert Superpower
Lazlo Bane Superman ‎
Bill Ramsey Go, Man, Go
Leonard Cohen The Goal
Billie Eilish you should see me in a crown
Little Richard Ready Teddy 
Billy Cotton La Cucaracha
Blue Lu Barker I Don't Dig You Jack
Robert Lester Folsom Written In Your Hair
The Ink Spots The Best Things In Life Are Free
Jack Hylton & His Orchestra Painting The Clouds With Sunshine
The Jesus and Mary Chain Just Like Honey (6 Music Festival)
Jerry Butler Couldn't Go To Sleep
The Rock-A-Teens Woo-Hoo
Saturday 6th July 2019
10:00
Liza Tarbuck
Christopher Biggins sits in
20 / 25 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Christopher Biggins sits in for Liza Tarbuck this week.

Paolo Nutini Pencil Full Of Lead
Michael Bublé Crazy Love
Scissor Sisters I Don't Feel Like Dancin'
The Isley Brothers This Old Heart Of Mine
Robert Palmer Addicted To Love
Stevie Wonder I Was Made To Love Her
The Flamingos I Only Have Eyes For You
Yma Sumac Gopher
Christina Aguilera Candyman
Aswad Don't Turn Around
Dusty Springfield Give Me Time
Captain & Tennille Do That To Me One More Time
Kirsty MacColl In These Shoes?
Love Affair Everlasting Love
Allan Sherman Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh
Angela Lansbury Everything's Coming Up Roses
The Equals Baby Come Back
The Clovers Love Potion No.9
The Velvelettes Needle In A Haystack
Patti Page Old Cape Cod
Lalo Schifrin And His Orchestra Mission Impossible
Édith Piaf La Vie en Rose
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Stomping At The Savoy
Rag’n’Bone Man Giant
Billy Cotton The Marrow Song (Oh What A Beauty)
Sunday 5th March 2017
17:00
Paul O'Grady
A Disney Special
21 / 24 Tracks
This
Broadcast
With two Triples featuring songs from the Walt Disney Studios.

Lady Antebellum You Look Good
Texas Let's Work It Out
Bryan White When You Wish Upon A Star
Laura Williams I Just Can't Wait To Be King
McFly All About You
Amy Adams That's How You Know
Doris Day Move Over Darling
Robson & Jerome Unchained Melody
Little Texas Kiss The Girl
The Human League Don't You Want Me
Coast to Coast (Do) The Hucklebuck
Engelbert Humperdinck Am I That Easy To Forget
Pat Carroll Poor Unfortunate Souls
Laurie Johnson The Professionals
The 5th Dimension Wedding Bell Blues
Dusty Springfield Baby Blue
Tight Fit Fantasy Island
O.C. Smith The Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp
Kylie Minogue Wouldn't Change A Thing
Billy Cotton I Like Bananas
Harriet Permission To Kiss
Earl Wright & His Orchestra Thumb A Ride
Ravi After The Rains
Tanya Tucker Some Day My Prince Will Come
Sunday 26th February 2017
17:00
Paul O'Grady
With Triples from Ronan Keating and Chicago
20 / 25 Tracks
This
Broadcast
With Triples from Ronan Keating and Chicago.

The Tijuana Brass Casino Royale
Sky Toccata
Peter Cetera With Cher After All
Max Bygraves Coming Out Party
Carolina Cotton Nola
Chicago If You Leave Me Now
Sheryl Crow All I Wanna Do
Chicago Hard To Say I'm Sorry
Boyzone Words
Roy Orbison Love Hurts
Ronan Keating Lovin' Each Day
Dobie Gray Out On The Floor
Erasure Stop!
Koop Summer Sun
Ronan Keating I Love It When We Do
Barbara Dickson Caravan Song
Murgatroyd Band Magpie
Brenda Lee Saved
Mary Hopkin Knock Knock Who's There
Earl Tongue Tied
Ian Janco Life
Ten Millennia Turn Me On
Billy Cotton Bob's Your Uncle, Fancy's Your Aunt
Tony Osborne & His Orchestra No Regrets
Michael Bublé It's A Beautiful Day
Sunday 19th February 2017
17:00
Paul O'Grady
He's back, you have been warned
15 / 23 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Paul returns with Triples starring Toto and The Everly Brothers.

Johnny Heartsman The Butler Did It
Toto Africa
Toto Rosanna
Boney M. Rasputin
Cliff Edwards When You Wish Upon a Star
Love Unlimited Orchestra Love's Theme
Billie Jo Spears Blanket On The Ground
Madness The Return Of The Los Palmas 7
Sally Oldfield Mirrors
Culture Club Church Of The Poison Mind
Carly Simon Moonlight serenade
The Everly Brothers Cathy's Clown
The Everly Brothers Walk Right Back
Toto Hold The Line
Blondie Fun
Agnetha Fältskog Dance Your Pain Away
Kenny Roberts Just A Yodel For Me
Barry Manilow Come Dance With Me/Come Fly With Me
Beverley Knight Marvellous Party
Marc Almond A Kind Of Love
Billy Cotton The Marrow Song (Oh What A Beauty)
The Everly Brothers More Than I Can Handle
The Young Holt Trio Wack Wack
Saturday 29th October 2016
06:00
Anneka Rice
29/10/2016
18 / 22 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Anneka challenges the nation to get up and join her for the full Saturday breakfast show.

The Boy Least Likely To A Fairytale Ending
Coldplay Paradise
David Bowie Where Are We Now?
Amy Winehouse Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
Rod Stewart Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?
Roxy Music Avalon
ABBA Money, Money, Money
Michael Jackson P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
Ricky Martin Livin' La Vida Loca
P!nk Get The Party Started
Tori Amos A Sorta Fairytale
Dooley Wilson As Time Goes By
Tavares More Than A Woman
The Attractions I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down
Andreya Triana Gold
Robbie Williams Party Like A Russian
Blossoms Blown Rose
Sting I Can't Stop Thinking About You
Joss Stone Evergreen (feat. Joss Stone)
KT Tunstall Promised You A Miracle (Acoustic Version) (feat. KT Tunstall)
Annie & The Make Believe November
Billy Cotton The Marrow Song (Oh What A Beauty)
Friday 11th March 2016
19:00
Desmond Carrington: The Music Goes Round
Home Help
13 / 17 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Desmond's theme is Home Help.

Gladys Knight Help Me Make It Through The Night
Billy Cotton Friends And Neighbours
Joe Cocker With A Little Help From My Friends
Carole King You've Got A Friend
Manfred Mann Dashing Away With The Smoothing Iron
Charlie Dore I'm Cleaning Out My House
John Hartford Good Old Electric Washing Machine
Betty Hutton Sewing Machine
Bernard Cribbins Right Said Fred
Roy Hudd When Father Papered The Parlour
Michael Holliday If I Can Help Somebody
Barbara Ruick When The Children Are Asleep
Sheila Steafel Twiddley Bits
Five Smith Brothers I'm In Favour Of Friendship
Brian Lawrance Little Co-Operation From You
Paul Young With Streetband Toast
Margaret Whiting Home Cooking
Friday 13th November 2015
19:00
Desmond Carrington: The Music Goes Round
Birds
12 / 16 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Desmond's theme is birds.

Fleetwood Mac Albatross
Julie Andrews Feed The Birds
John Denver Eagle And The Hawk
Sweet People And The Birds Were Singing
Clifford T. Ward Nightingale
Guy Mitchell Sparrow In The Tree Top
Ronnie Ronalde If I Were A Blackbird
Black Dyke Band Jenny Wren
Billy Cotton Forty Fahsend Fevvers On A Frush
Ted Heath Turkey In The Straw
George Shearing Lullaby Of Birdland
The King Sisters When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano
London Promenade Orchestra Chicken Reel
Francisco García Jiménez Skylark
Manuel & His Music of the Mountains El Condor Pasa
Nashville Cats Rockin' Robin
Friday 20th March 2015
19:00
Desmond Carrington: The Music Goes Round
Fifties Night
15 / 17 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Desmond's theme for this week is music from the 1950s.

Buddy Holly Rave On
The Platters My Prayer
Frank Sinatra Love Is The Tender Trap
Lonnie Donegan Putting On The Style
Louis Jourdan GiGi
Kay Starr Side By Side
Frankie Laine Hey Joe
The McGuire Sisters Sincerely
Billy Cotton Petite Waltz
Michael Holliday Folks Who Live On The Hill
Ethel Merman / Dick Haymes You're Just In Love
Suzi Miller Dance With Me Henry
Hoagy Carmichael Old Piano Roll Blues
Dorothy Squires Little White Cloud That Cried
Frankie Vaughan Tweedle Dee
Eve Boswell Bewitched Bothered And Bewildered
Eve Young If I Knew You Were Coming I'd've Baked A C
Friday 21st November 2014
19:00
Desmond Carrington: The Music Goes Round
Radio
16 / 17 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Desmond Carrington's theme is 'Radio': A celebration of the wireless of yesteryear.

Helen Reddy ANGIE BABY
Ray Martin and His Orchestra MARCHING STRINGS
Val Rosing TEDDY BEARS' PICNIC
James Galway BERCEUSE (DOLLY SUITE)
Norman Long WE CAN'T LET YOU BROADCAST THAT
Terry Wogan FLORAL DANCE
Jane Froman WITH A SONG IN MY HEART
The Goons YING TONG SONG
Brian Fahey and His Orchestra AT THE SIGN OF THE SWINGING CYMBAL
Flotsam and Jetsam LITTLE BETTY BOUNCER
Cliff Adams Singers LITTLE DOLLY DAYDREAM / LILY OF LAGUNA
Carroll Gibbons ON THE AIR
The Dinning Sisters TURN YOUR RADIO ON
Jack Payne SAY IT WITH MUSIC
Billy Cotton SOMEBODY STOLE MY GAL
Don Williams LISTEN TO THE RADIO
MEDIUM WAVE BAND RADIO
Friday 5th September 2014
19:00
Desmond Carrington: The Music Goes Round
Forties Night
9 / 14 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Forties Night is the theme of this show, 75 years since the Second World War began.

The Andrews Sisters BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY
Gracie Fields WISH ME LUCK AS YOU WAVE ME GOODBYE
Flanagan and Allen RUN RABBIT RUN
Vera Lynn WE'LL MEET AGAIN
Stanley Black SPITFIRE PRELUDE
Massed Bands of the Royal Marines THERE'LL ALWAYS BE AN ENGLAND
BBC Philharmonic WARSAW CONCERTO
Joyce Grenfell THERE IS NOTHING NEW TO TELL YOU
Joe Loss AT THE WOODCHOPPER'S BALL
Werner Mller MOONLIGHT SERENADE
Billy Cotton FOLLOW THE WHITE LINE
BBC Concert Orchestra CALLING ALL WORKERS
Elsie & Doris Waters PLEASE LEAVE MY BUTTER ALONE
Arthur Askey THING-UMMY-BOB
Friday 31st May 2013
19:00
Desmond Carrington: The Music Goes Round
A Royal Occasion
7 / 13 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Desmond's theme is A Royal Occasion.

Les Paul VAYA CON DIOS
Frankie Laine I BELIEVE
Leroy Anderson BELLE OF THE BALL
Kay Starr WHEEL OF FORTUNE
Edmundo Ros QUEEN OF TONGA
Buddy Morrow NIGHT TRAIN
Vera Lynn WINDSOR WALTZ
Dickie Valentine IN A GOLDEN COACH (MONTAGE)
Victor Silvester IN A GOLDEN COACH (MONTAGE)
Billy Cotton IN A GOLDEN COACH (MONTAGE)
Tommy Krberg CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN
BBC Concert Orchestra YOUTH OF BRITAIN - THREE ELIZABETHS SUITE
Winifred Atwell LET'S HAVE A PARTY II (MEDLEY)
Wednesday 24th April 2013
22:00
The People's Songs
Coronation Rag - God Save the Queen
10 / 12 Tracks
This
Broadcast
June 2nd, 1953 - the world's eyes were on London as the coronation was seen globally.

Winifred Atwell Black And White Rag
The Chordettes Lollipop
Tommy Steele Butterfingers
Winifred Atwell Coronation Rag
Al Martino Here In My Heart
Edmundo Ros The Queen of Tonga
Sir William Walton Crown Imperial
Billy Cotton In A Golden Coach (There?s A Heart Of Gold)
Dickie Valentine In A Golden Coach (There?s A Heart Of Gold)
Vera Lynn The Windsor Waltz
Dizzee Rascal Respect Me (Instrumental)
Friday 15th June 2012
19:00
Desmond Carrington: The Music Goes Round
15/06/2012
11 / 15 Tracks
This
Broadcast
This week, all Desmond's songs are on the theme of 'Numbers'.

The Drifters You're More Than A Number In My Little Red Book
Steely Dan Rikki Don't Lose That Number
Dusty Springfield I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten
Chorus Line Cast One
Claramae Turner June Is Bustin' Out All Over
The Clovers Love Potion Number Nine
Guy Mitchell Cloud Lucky Seven
Mary Carewe It's All A Swindle
Peggy Lee I've Got Your Number
Billy Cotton Forty Fahsend Fevvers On A Frush
David Campbell With Plenty Of Money And You
Arthur Wilkinson Orchestra Beatlecracker Suite Movements 1 4
Red Ingle And His Unnatural Seven Serutan Yob
Enoch Light Heatwave
Geraldo / Jackie Hunter Seven Beers With The Wrong Woman
Sunday 15th January 2012
13:00
Elaine Paige on Sunday
Barbara Windsor Sits In
10 / 23 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Barbara Windsor is back!

Foreigner Waiting For A Girl Like You
Jimmy Cliff You Can Get It If You Really Want It
Shirley Temple On The Good Ship Lollipop
Jo Stafford Blue Moon
Doris Day It?s Magic
Bing Crosby And Frank Sinatra Well, Did You Evah!
Gee Officer Krupke The Jets
Billy Cotton Forty Fahsend Fevvers On A Thrush
Shirley Jones And Gordon Macrae If I Loved You
Ronnie Hilton Gigi
The Cast Of Glee You Can?t Stop The Beat
The Company Who Loves You
Ann Miller & Tom Rall Always True To Me In My Fashion
k.d. lang Little Patch Of Heaven
The Radio Revellers May Be It?s Because I?m A Londoner
Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra It?s Only A Papermoon
Queen It?s A Kind Of Magic
Cyril Ritchard & The Urchins A Wonderful Day Like Today
Raul Malo Indian Love Call
English Light Concert Orch Perfick!
SIERRA BOGGESS AND Ramin Karimloo The Phantom Of The Opera
Glenn Miller Pensylvania 6 5000
Susan Jane Tanner & Stephen Tate Gus The Theatre Cat
Friday 4th November 2011
19:00
Desmond Carrington: The Music Goes Round
04/11/2011
6 / 23 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Desmond celebrates 75 years since the launch of the world's first television service.

Gordon Lightfoot Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
Morecambe & Wise Bring Me Sunshine
Woody Herman Four Brothers
Itzhak Perlman / Boston Pops Gone With The Wind (Tara's Theme)
Pat Boone Stardust
Cleo Laine Fascinating Rhythm
John Barry Seven Plus Four Medley: Hit And Miss (Juke Box Jury)
The Scaffold Medley: On A Mountain Stood A Lady (Liver
Johnny Keating Medley: Johnny Todd (Z Cars)
Tommy Reilly / Jack Warner Medley: Ordinary Copper (Dixon Of Dock Green)
Adele Dixon Television
Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra Medley: Zadok The Priest (1953 Coronation)
Annette Mills Medley: Muffin The Mule
Billy Cotton Medley: Somebody Stole My Gal
Bud Flanagan Medley: Who Do You Think You Are Kidding?
Queen's Hall Light Orchestra Medley: Young Ballerina
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Medley: Holiday Spirit
Sidney Torch Medley: Barnacle Bill (Blue Peter)
Helen Mackay Here's Looking At You
Sidney Torch Television March
Henry Hall / George Elrick Music Goes 'round And Around
The Black & White Minstrels Medley: Irving Berlin
The Dennis Wilson Quartet Medley: Fawlty Towers
Thursday 21st April 2011
22:00
Sounds of the 20th Century
1953
17 / 17 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Jeremy Vine introduces 1953, the year of the Coronation and the conquering of Everest.

Dean Martin That's Amore
Doris Day Just Blew In From The Windy City
The Four Lads Istanbul Not Constantinople
Nat King Cole Pretend
Frankie Laine I Believe
Hank Williams Your Cheating Heart
Bill Haley Crazy Man Crazy
Johnny Ace The Clock
Perry Como Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes
Kay Starr Comes a Long a Love
Guy Mitchell Pretty Little Black Eyed Susie
Billy Cotton In A Golden Coach
Jimmy Young Eternally
Frank Chacksfield Terry's Theme From Limelight
Doris Day & Johnnie Ray Ma Says Pa Says
Lita Roza How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?
Buddy Morrow Night Train
Thursday 7th April 2011
22:00
Sounds of the 20th Century
1951
19 / 22 Tracks
This
Broadcast
Radio 2's audio journey through five decades begins with 1951.

Elmore James Dust My Broom
Nat King Cole Too Young
Hank Williams Cold Cold Heart
Les Paul & Mary Ford How High The Moon
Frank Sinatra London By Night
Johnnie Ray Cry
The Dominoes Sixty Minute Man
Jackie Brenston Rocket 88
Mario Lanza Be My Love
Gene Kelly I Got Rhythm
Rosemary Clooney Come On A My House
Tony Bennett Cold Cold Heart
Frankie Laine Jezebel
The Mantovani Orchestra Charmaine
Doris Day Lullaby Of Broadway
Bill Haley Rocket 88
Patti Page Mockingbird Hill
Guy Mitchell My Truly Fair
Perry Como If
Jo Stafford Shrimp Boats Is A Coming
Billy Cotton Forty Fahsand Feavers On A Frush
The Larks Ooha It Feels So Good