I was delighted to welcomed back Tom Page and Julia Lacey to sing and play their mandolins live. Three of their four songs they performed were written by Ron Trueman-Border. Tom also spoke about James Taylor, noting how he makes song writing, playing the guitar and singing sound so smooth and easy.
Seal – Kiss from a Rose.
James Taylor – Mexico – from the 1975 LP Gorilla,
Jon Batiste – Freedom – from the album We are, released earlier this year.
Tom and Julia – Sister moonlight.
Donovan – Catch the wind – requested by Patrick in Ingatestone.
Tom and Julia – Harvest home.
Cat Stevens – Lady D’Abonville. Also requested by Patrick.
Gloria Gaynor – He won’t let go.
Elton John & Taron Eggerton – I’m gonna love me again.
Gordon Lightfoot in 1970 when he recorded If you could read my mind – a USA no 1 and UK no 30.
Gordon Lightfoot now, aged 83 years and planning a tour in 2022.
Mani, bassist from the Stone Roses and Primal Scream, celebrated his 59th birthday. We heard the bands 1989 UK no 8, Fools gold.
The Strokes bassist Nikolai Fraiture is forty three years old. We heard the track from 2001 that was a UK no 16, Hard to explain.
Sting – If it’s love
Phil Oakley & Georgiou Moroder.
Tom and Julia – Sweet Christmas Bells.
Tom and Julia – Romeo and Juliet.
Chart this week in
No 1. The Police –
Also reached no 1 in Canada, Ireland and the Netherlands.
No 3 Four Tops – She was my girl.
No 16 Elvis Costello – A good year for the roses.
RAH Band ft Bella Hutton – One day we’ll smile again – released on November 26th.
Join me next week when my guest is Emma Hughes from
Sanctus, working with homeless people in Chelmsford.