Playlists with tracks by Rod McKuen

Sunday 27th January 2019
Don Black
Don salutes writers and lyricists including Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman and Elmer Bernstein
14 / 15 Tracks
The multi award-winning lyricist presents a selection of iconic songs.

The Beatles Till There Was You
Dinah Washington Mad About The Boy
Julie London Cry Me A River
Perry Como And I Love You So
Barbra Streisand Not While I'm Around
Sammy Davis Jr. Something's Gotta Give
Angela Lansbury If He Walked Into My Life
Ella Fitzgerald You're The Top
Petula Clark You and I
Robert Preston I Won't Send Roses
Matt Monro Didn't We
Rod McKuen Jean
Frank Sinatra Blue Skies
Peggy Lee On A Slow Boat To China
Michael Feinstein As Time Goes By
Saturday 19th May 2018
Sound of Cinema
Post War British Novelists
1 / 16 Tracks
Matthew Sweet explores music for films inspired by contemporary British novelists.

Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto No 2
Dan Jones ON CHESIL BEACH (2018): "Cold Shoulder" and "Date On The River"
Richard Robbins REMAINS OF THE DAY (1993): "End Credits"
Dario Marianelli ATONEMENT (1992): "Elegy for Dunkirk"
Rod McKuen THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE (1969): "Flanders Fields Reprise" and "Titles"
Dominic Muldowney NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR (1984): "Main Title"
Ron Grainer A KIND OF LOVING (1962): "Theme"
Edward Shearmur "THE CEMENT GARDEN" (1992)
Sol Kaplan THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD (1965): "Theme"
James Newton Howard RESTORATION (1995): "Main Titles"
John Addison THE GIRL WITH GREEN EYES (1964): "End titles"
Julie Roué JEUNE FEMME (BIENVENUE MONTPARNASSE) (2018): "Montparnasse"
Mark Knopfler "METROLAND" (1998): "Title"
Michael Nyman THE END OF THE AFFAIR (1998): "Diary of Hate"
Alex North UNDER THE VOLCANO (1984): "End Credits"
Michel Legrand THE GO BETWEEN (1971): "Theme and Variations"
Saturday 2nd April 2016
Sounds of the 60s
26 / 33 Tracks
Brian Matthew selects more classics and rarities from pop's golden decade.

The Emotions So I Can Love You
Thelma Houston Baby Mine
Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Jefferson Airplane White Rabbit
Elvis Presley Can't Help Falling In Love
Joni Mitchell Both Sides Now
Lulu Shout
Nancy Sinatra Sugar Town
The Shadows Foot Tapper
John Lee Hooker Dimples
Chris Andrews Yesterday Man
Toots & The Maytals Monkey Man
Tom Jones Without Love
Van Morrison Goodbye Baby (Baby Goodbye)
Oliver Good Morning Starshine
The Caravelles You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry
The Hollies Searchin'
The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus Quick Joey Small (Run Joey Run)
The Righteous Brothers Brown Eyed Woman
Chad & Jeremy Yesterday's Gone
The Carstairs He Who Picks A Rose
Joe Brown Your Tender Look
Willie Hightower Somebody Have Mercy
King Curtis Free For All
Paddy Roberts I Wanna Go Home
Rod McKuen Love's Been Good to Me
Carla Thomas A Boy Named Tom
Françoise Hardy Find Me A Boy
Harpers Bizarre 59th Street Bridge Song (Feeling Groovy)
Skid Row New Faces Old Places
Twice as Much Sitting On A Fence
The Checkmates Ltd feat. Sonny Charles Proud Mary
Anita Carter I've Been Loving You Too Long
Sunday 1st November 2015
Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service
18 / 24 Tracks
Dodgy opinion, crackpot theories, hare-brained schemes and beautiful, beautiful music.

Beach House Common Girl
Soundtrack Edelweiss
Grateful Dead Shakedown Street
McAlmont & Butler Yes
The Knack My Sharona
Lyle Lovett If I Had A Boat
Chuck Berry Johnny B.Goode
Tom Waits November
David Bowie We Are The Dead
Windsor Davies & Don Estelle Whispering Grass
Mark Murphy Love Is What Stays
Jim Sullivan U.F.O.
The Four Pennies Black Girl
Jim Steinman Love And Death And An American Guitar
Lee “Scratch” Perry Satan Dub
Skyhooks Horror Movie
Alex North The Contessina
David Jaycock The Honey & The Seaweed
Wand Grave Robber
MEAT RAFFLE The Wickerman
Rod McKuen Lazy Afternoon
Jean‐Jacques Burnel Eurospeed
Joanna Newsom Leaving The City
Al Stewart The News From Spain (Single Version)
Saturday 3rd October 2015
Sound of Cinema
0 / 12 Tracks
Matthew Sweet introduces film music inspired by the history and culture of Scotland.

Carter Burwell ROB ROY (1995): Robert and Mary
Clint Mansell FILTH (2013): Robo's Theme
James Horner BRAVEHEART (1995): A Gift Of A Thistle/The Battle of Stirling
Jed Zurzel MACBETH (2015): Macbeth
Mark Knopfler LOCAL HERO (1983): Going Home
Michael Kamen HIGHLANDER (1986): The Highlander Theme
Miklós Rózsa THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (1980): Main Titles/221B Baker Street
Mischa Spoliansky THE GHOST GOES WEST (1935): Suite
Rod McKuen PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE (1968): Titles - Edinburgh Morning
Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer THE MARTIAN (2015): Making Water
Antoine Duhamel DEATH WATCH (1980): Suite
Tom Tykwer CLOUD ATLAS (2012): Cloud Atlas Sextet
Sunday 15th February 2015
Cerys on 6
32 / 43 Tracks
Cerys Matthews brings you eclectic music from blues to beats.

Frazey Ford September Fields
Criolo Fermento Pra Massa
Scott Walker Jackie
King Floyd Groove Me
Fats Domino Walking To New Orleans
David Bowie Love You Till Tuesday
Songhoy Blues Sekou Oumarou
Bobby Hebb Love, Love, Love
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five Potato Head Blues
Snooks Eaglin One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
H. Hawkline You Say You Love Me
The Meters Talkin' 'Bout New Orleans
Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys La Danse De Mardi Gras
Professor Longhair Mardi Gras In New Orleans
Soul Brothers Six Some Kind Of Wonderful
Clarence 'Bon Ton' Garlow Bon Ton Roula
Miles Graham Save It for the One
Arun Ghosh Deshkar (Love In The Morning)
Freda Payne The Unhooked Generation
Lionel Hampton Jivin' With Jarvis
John SaFranko Jean
Trubaci Dejana Petrovica Carneval In Paris
J.J. Barnes Sweet Sherry
Smiley Lewis Gumbo Blues
Rod McKuen Three Songs For S
Michael Rother Katzenmusik 5
Humphrey Lyttelton It's Mardi Gras
The Charlatans Come Home Baby
Dr. John Getaway
Father John Misty Chateau Lobby #4
Frameworks Calm The Still Night
François & the Atlas Mountains Volcan
Belton Richard I'm A Lonesome Fugitive
Sweet Emma Barrett & Her Dixieland Boys When the Saints Go Marching In
Idris Muhammad Express Yourself
Rod McKuen The Port Of Amsterdam
Tom Brosseau Hard Luck Boy
Ernie K-Doe Hello My Lover
James Booker Gonzo (BBC Session)
Trio Da Kali Yirimajo
Jesús Ramos Guajira en F (feat. Jesús Ramos)
John Coltrane Acknowledgment (From A Love Supreme)
Archibald & His Orchestra Stack-A'Lee
Saturday 3rd August 2013
Sounds of the '60s
29 / 32 Tracks
Brian Matthew with more music and facts from an unforgettable era.

The Beatles A Hard Days Night
The Rolling Stones You Can't Always Get What You Want
The Isley Brothers This Old Heart Of Mine
The Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Women
Aretha Franklin Save Me
The Shadows Foot Tapper
The 5th Dimension Aquarius / Let The Sunshine In
The Move Blackberry Way
The Kinks Tired Of Waiting For You
The Friends of Distinction Grazing In The Grass
Small Faces Afterglow (Of Your Love)
Billy Fury In Thoughts Of You
Al Stewart In Brooklyn
The Drifters One Way Love
Crazy Elephant Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'
The Shadows Find Me A Golden Street
James Gilreath Little Band Of Gold
Sylvie Vartan Irresistiblement
Sonny & Cher But You're Mine
Dinah Shore Blues In The Night
The Fenmen I've Got Everything You Need Babe
Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers I'll Take You Home
Bobby Comstock Your Big Brown Eyes
Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen So Do I
Bobby Vee Just One More Time
George Hamilton IV Abilene
Ted Taylor I'll Release You
Ronnie & The Relatives I Want A Boy
Rod McKuen Oliver Twist Meets The Duke Of Oil
Lou Christie She Sold Me Magic
Bob and Lucille Eeeny- Meeny-Miney-Moe
Jackie DeShannon Splendour In The Grass
Sunday 2nd October 2011
Russell Davies
6 / 13 Tracks
This week's main theme is the music of Jerome Kern.

Sting Spread A Little Happiness
The Four Freshmen This October
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra Who
Dolores Gray Thanks A Lot But No Thanks
Joe Williams & George Shearing My Heart Stood Still
Hazel Scott Dancing On The Ceiling
Georges Gutary Ma Belle Marguerite
Lorraine Feather Scrabble
Rebecca Kilgore Why Do I Love You
Rod McKuen What?s Good About Goodnight
Sextet Of The Rhythm Club Of London Why Didn?t William Tell?
Angela Lansbury How?d You Like To Spoon With Me?
Wednesday 15th June 2011
In Tune
15/06/2011 Richard Farnes, Anne Evans, Gill Manly
1 / 13 Tracks
Presented by Sean Rafferty. With Richard Farnes, Dame Anne Evans and Gill Manly.

Duke ELLINGTON / Barney BIGARD / Irving MILLS Mood Indigo
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for violin, oboe, strings & continuo in F major, RV.543
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Marcia (Finalle 3)
Claudio Monteverdi Zefiro torna, e?l bel tempo rimena (Zephyrus returns and brings back the fine weather)
Edvard Grieg Nocturne opus 54 no 4
Fernando Sor Study no.13 in Bb major from 12 (!) studies for guitar, Op.29
George GERSHWIN / Ira GERSHWIN / DuBose HEYWARD I loves You Porgy
Johann Strauss I Furioso Galop on motifs by Liszt, Op.114
Richard Wagner Das heingold ? Act 4 conclusion: Wotan, Loge & the Rhine Maidens (from Wotan?s aria Abendlich strahlt)
Richard Wagner Das Rheingold ? Act I: Alberich & the Rhine Maidens
Richard Wagner Gtterdmmerung, Act III: from ?Ruhe, ruher, du Gott...
Anthony NEWLEY / Leslie BRICUSSE Feeling Good (from The Roar of the Greasepaint ? The Smell of the Crowd)
Rod McKuen A Single Woman