Category Archives: Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix

Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix – Show 17: Robin Askwith

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Our special guest on today’s show was actor Robin Askwith, best known for his Confessions films.

Robin chatted on the phone about his career and lots of other things beside, which you can hear again on the link above.

You can see Robin on Wednesday 23 May at the Grosvenor Casino in Southend with his one man show, Robin Askwith Gives It One! as part of this year’s Southend Film Festival. Tickets are still available from here.

And I still had time for lots of great music too …

I’ll be back in two weeks’ time at 2pm – see you then.

Today’s playlist:

Ben E King – Stand By Me
Pixie Lott – Lay Me Down
Bill Withers – Lovely Day
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown – Fire
MC Hammer – U Can’t Touch This
Paul Hardcastle – Cut Loose
James Brown – (Get Up I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine, Part 1
David Essex – Rock On
Otis Redding and Carla Thomas – Tramp
Pink Floyd – Money
Monkees – I’m A Believer
Spice Girls – Who Do You Think You Are
Procol Harum – A Whiter Shade Of Pale
Earth Wind and Fire – September
Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer
T. Rex – I Love To Boogie
Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground
Brian Poole and the Tremeloes – Twist and Shout


Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix – Show 16: Linda Lusardi

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Our special guest on today’s show was actress, TV presenter and former model Linda Lusardi.

Linda chatted on the phone about what she’s been up to and lots of other things beside, which you can hear again on the link above.

And I was playing a lot of disco tunes among the picks today as you can see from the evidence below …

I’ll be back next week at 2pm – see you then.

Today’s playlist:

Olly Murs – Troublemaker
Village People – Y.M.C.A.
Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
Suzi Quatro – Devil Gate Drive
Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive
Commodores – Brick House
Jessie J – Queen/I’m Every Woman
Jeff Beck – Little Wing (live)
Aretha Franklin – Respect
Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
Sandie Shaw and the Smiths – I Don’t Owe You Anything
Vera Lynn – There’ll Always Be An England
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas – Dancing In The Street
Rod Stewart – Do Ya Think I’m Sexy


Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix – Show 15: Charlie Lawson

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Our special guest on today’s show was Charlie Lawson – otherwise known as Jim McDonald in Coronation Street. I’ve got fond memories of working with Charlie in Aladdin last Christmas …

Charlie chatted on the phone about his return to Weatherfield and lots of other things beside, which you can hear again on the link above.

I’ll be back next week at 2pm – see you then.

Today’s playlist:

Rod Stewart – Maggie May
Ike and Tina Turner – Louie Louie
Calvin Harris feat Dua Lipa – One Kiss
Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil
George Michael – You And I
Nelly – Hot In Herre
SuRie – Storm
Whispers – And The Beat Goes On
Judy Garland – I’m Just Wild About Harry
Meters – Ride Your Pony
Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel – Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)
UB40 – Red Red Wine
Portugal. The Man – Feel It Still
Bruno Mars feat Cardi B – Finesse (remix)
Macy Gray – Harry
Sigala feat Paloma Faith – Lullaby
Jocelyn Brown – Somebody Else’s Guy
Isley Brothers – Summer Breeze
Martin Jensen – Solo Dance
Shalamar – I Can Make You Feel Good


Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix – Show 14 (tough mudder!)

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In my first show after St George’s Day I had to make the musical theme of today’s show “George” – or anyone English!

I also had a chat on the phone with my daughter Lou who took part in the Tough Mudder race last week for Cystic Fibrosis.

I’ll be back next week at 2pm – see you then.

Today’s playlist:

George Benson – Give Me The Night
Leona Lewis – Fire Under My Feet
Georgie Fame – Yeh Yeh
Elton John – I’m Still Standing
George Ezra – Budapest
Robbie Williams – Let Me Entertain You
Michael Buble – Georgia On My Mind
Jessie J feat Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj – Bang Bang
Culture Club – Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
Rick Astley – Keep Singing
Paul Davidson – Midnight Rider
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
George Harrison – I Got My Mind Set On You
Sam Smith – Stay With Me
David Bowie and Mick Jagger – Dancing In The Street
Wanted – Chasing The Sun
George Michael – Outside
Paloma Faith – Upside Down
Don Henley – The Boys Of Summer
Gladys Knight and the Pips – Midnight Train To Georgia
Dusty Springfield – Son Of A Preacher Man
Louis Prima and Phil Harris – I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)


Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix – Show 13 (hot hot hot!)

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After all the rain we’ve been having recently it was good to get some unseasonably warm weather so today’s musical theme was definitely HOT!

I’ll be back next week at 2pm – see you then.

Today’s playlist:

Nelly – Hot In Herre
Rod Stewart – Hot Legs
Donna Summer – Hot Stuff
Kool and the Gang – Too Hot
Arrow – Hot Hot Hot
Rolling Stones – Hot Stuff
Billy Idol – Hot In The City
Mungo Jerry – In The Summertime
Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald – Summertimes
Craig David – Hot Stuff (Let’s Dance)
Power Station – Some Like It Hot
Marilyn Monroe – I Wanna Be Loved By You
James Brown – Hot (I Need To Be Loved, Loved, Loved, Loved)
Glenn Frey – The Heat Is On
The Soldiers and Robin Gibb – I’ve Got To Get A Message To You
Lovin’ Spoonful – Summer In The City
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas – Heatwave
Beatles – Here Comes The Sun
Katy Perry – Hot N Cold
JLS – Hottest Girl In The World
Commodores – Too Hot Ta Trot
Jean Knight – You Think You’re Hot Stuff
Elvis Presley – Burning Love


Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix – Show 12: Ben Stock and Wayne Woodward

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A busy show this week! In the first hour my guest was BEN STOCK. Ben is currently touring the UK in A Spoonful Of Sherman.

In the second hour I was joined by 2016 Britain’s Got Talent runner-up WAYNE WOODWARD. Wayne has recently released a new album N.U.M.B. and will be performing at Vojan in Ongar on 6 June in aid of the Maddi Foundation.

I’ll be back next week at 2pm – see you then.

Today’s playlist:

Rihanna feat Jay-Z – Umbrella
Camila Cabello feat Young Thug – Havana
Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
War – Low Rider
Prince – Purple Rain
Ben Stock – Mrs Worthington
Louis Prima and Phil Harris – I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)
Marvin Gaye – Got To Give It Up
Aston Merrygold – Get Stupid
Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight
Carl Carlton – She’s A Bad Mama Jama (She’s Built, She’s Stacked)
Gene Kelly – Singin’ In The Rain
Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
Wayne Woodward – Feeling Good (live at Britain’s Got Talent 2016)
Earth Wind and Fire – Shining Star
Weather Girls – It’s Raining Men
Rufus and Chaka Khan – Tell Me Something Good
Small Faces – Itchycoo Park
Tina Turner – I Can’t Stand The Rain
Doors – Riders On The Storm


Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix – show 11: Sam Womack

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The clocks have gone forward and the days are getting longer so today’s show had a spring-like theme.

And you can also hear me chat to Sam Womack about Wetnose Day! I caught up with Sam last night at the Wetnose event in London.

(L-R: Alison Standbridge from Paws2Rescue, me, Sam Womack, Wetnose Day Ambassador Anneka Svenska)

I’ll be back in four weeks time at 2pm – see you then.

Today’s playlist:

Michael Buble – Feeling Good
Destiny’s Child – Independent Women, Pt 1
Wilson Pickett – Mustang Sally
Donna Summer – Spring Affair
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
Meghan Trainor – All About That Bass
Craig David – 7 Days
Usher – Burn
Rose Royce – Car Wash
Max Bygraves – Tulips From Amsterdam
UB40 – Can’t Help Falling In Love
Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive
Fleetwood Mac – Don’t Stop
Leona Lewis – Bleeding Love
Frank Sinatra – It Might As Well Be Spring
Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
Prince Buster – Al Capone
Aretha Franklin – Respect
Ken Dodd – Happiness
LMFAO – Sexy And I Know It
Tina Turner – Steamy Windows
Michael Jackson – Thriller
Rufus Thomas – Do The Funky Chicken


Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix – show 10: Lydia Lucy, Jordan Gray

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My guests today were Lydia Lucy and Jordan Gray, who both appeared as contestants on The Voice last year.

Lydia actually reached the final three – and while Jordan didn’t make it quite so far she has the added consolation of now being a regular presenter on Phoenix FM!

Lydia and Jordan told us some great stories about what happens behind the scenes with the judges, including will.i.am, Boy George, Ricky Wilson and Paloma Faith.

I’ll be back in two weeks time at 2pm – see you then.

Today’s playlist:

Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby
Specials – Ghost Town
David Bowie – Let’s Dance
Michael Jackson – Beat It
Adam and the Ants – Prince Charming
Dean Martin – Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Julio Iglesias – Begin The Beguine (Volver a Empezar)
Spandau Ballet – Through The Barricades
Foreigner – Cold As Ice
Paul Young – Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Rod Stewart and Dolly Parton – Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Spandau Ballet – Gold
Art of Noise and Tom Jones – Kiss
Culture Club – Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
Olly Murs feat Travie McCoy – Wrapped Up
Lydia Lucy – Instagram
Black Eyed Peas – Shut Up
Madness – Our House
Paloma Faith – Stone Cold Sober


Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix – show 9: Motown special!

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Two hours of great Motown music on today’s show!

I’ll be back next week at 2pm with special guest Lydia Lucy – see you then.

Today’s playlist:

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas – Dancing In The Street
Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On
Edwin Starr – War
Supremes – You Can’t Hurry Love
Mary Wells – My Guy
Four Tops – Reach Out, I’ll Be There
Temptations – Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone
Four Tops – Baby I Need Your Loving
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles – Tears Of A Clown
Stevie Wonder – Superstition
Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Temptations – Get Ready
Diana Ross – Touch Me In The Morning
Velvelettes – Needle In A Haystack
Temptations – Ball Of Confusion (That’s What The World Is Today)
Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
Temptations – I Can’t Get Next To You
Ike and Tina Turner – Shake A Tail Feather
Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles – I Second That Emotion
Temptations – Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas – Heatwave
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles – Tracks Of My Tears
Michael Jackson – Got To Be There
Commodores – Three Times A Lady
Detroit Spinners – It’s A Shame


Vicki Michelle’s Music Mix – show 8

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A quieter show this week as we had no guests in, but plenty to talk about, and lots of interesting facts!

We also had a moon theme running through some of the songs played today.

I’ll be back next week at 2pm, see you then.

Today’s playlist:

Toploader – Dancing In The Moonlight
Pharrell Williams – Happy
Johnny Mathis – Moon River
PJ Proby – Somewhere
Patti Boulaye – One Day I’ll Fly Away
Rod Stewart – Blue Moon
Destiny’s Child – Say My Name
Rihanna feat Jay-Z – Umbrella
Frank Sinatra – Fly Me To The Moon
Christina Aguilera – Beautiful
Shaggy – It Wasn’t Me
Police – Walking On The Moon
Shakira feat Wyclef Jean – Hips Don’t Lie
Yusuf Cat Stevens – Moonshadow
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man – Human
Grace Jones – Love Is The Drug
Bobby Crush – Can You Read My Mind
Frank Sinatra – Old Devil Moon
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Leona Lewis – Bleeding Love
Nelly – Hot In Herre
Black Eyed Peas ft Justin Timberlake – Where Is The Love
Alicia Keys – If I Ain’t Got You
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bad Moon Rising
Justin Timberlake – Sexy Back