Rodney Collins Show - Playlist for 11th April 2020

In the wee small Hours/Frank Sinatra (Capitol, 1955)
Wake up little Suzie/Everly Brothers (London, 1957)
All the things you Are/Steve Lawrence (UA, 1960 from the LP 'The Steve Lawrence Sound')
Goodness gracious Me/Peter Sellers &Sophia Loren (Parlophone, 1960)
Johnny Will/Pat Boone (London, 1961)
Dance On/The Shadows (Columbia, 1962)
What now my Love/Shirley Bassey (Columbia, 1962)
SHOW TUNE: Oom pa Pa/Alma Cogan (HMV, 1962 from 'Oliver!' see below)
Forever kind of Love/Bobby Vee (Liberty-US, 1962)
I Understand/Freddie and the Dreamers (Columbia, 1964)
King of the Road/Roger Miller (Philips, 1965)
I will always want You/Dusty Springfield (Philips-Italy, 1965 unreleased until 1990's)
Georgy Girl/The Seekers (Columbia, 1967)
Silence is Golden/Tremeloes (CBS, 1967)

Eloise/Barry Ryan (MGM, 1968)
Spooky/Classics IV (Liberty, 1968)
Dock of the Bay/Otis Redding (Stax, 1968)
Chain of Fools/Herbie Mann (Atlantic, 1969 from 'Memphis Underground')
Welcome Home/Peters & Lee (Philips, 1973)
Love Hurts/Jim Capaldi (Island, 1974 see below)
That's what life is all About/Bing Crosby (UA, 1975)
Let's have a quiet night In/David Soul (Private Stock, 1977)
FILM TUNE: Down deep Inside/Donna Summer (Casablanca, 1978 from 'The Deep')
TV THEME: Terry and June/John Shakespeare (BBC, 1979)
One day in your Life/Michael Jackson (Tamla Motown, 1981 recorded in 1975)
HAVE YOU HEARD THIS ONE:Suspicious Minds/Candi Staton (Sugar Hill, 1982 originally a hit for Elvis Presley)
Not alone Anymore/Traveling Wilburys (WB, 1988)
We have all the time in the World/Louis Armstrong (EMI, 1994)
Moira Maccavendish/Donovan (NMC, 2002 from the CD 'Betjeman & Read – Songs')
Battle of the Sexes/Bonnie Tyler & Rod Stewart (e-a-r,2019 from the CR 'Between The Earth And Stars')
So long at the Fair/Kev Walford (from the CD 'Americanarama', 2020)

We start the show this week with a track from the album 'Oh How We Danced' by Jim Capaldi called 'Love Hurts'. This is on a new set from Esoteric Records - 'Open Your Heart : The Island Recordings 1972-1976'. Some superb stuff here!

Jasmine Records have issued a CD that salutes the work of Lionel Bart. Remembered for his work on musicals, this set features tracks from Tommy Steele, Anthony Newley, Shirley Bassey, Max Bygraves, Russ Conway and Alma Cogan in the show this week. . Also, from the same label comes a collection of the early hits from Kenny Ball - and there were a lot of them! 'Singles Collection 1960-1962' is out now. See for more information.

From Zone comes a DVD from the 60's LIVERPOOL SOUND. It features Gerry and the Pacemakers, Brian Poole and the Tremeloes, Dusty Springfield and Gene Pitney - a classic TV show. More about the DVD at

A new CD comes from Ace Records - 'AMERICAN TUNES - SONGS BY PAUL SIMON'. This includes tracks by Harper's Bizarre, the Tremeloes, Aretha Franklin and Paul Simon joins Annie Lennox on the duet 'Something So Right'.