Sitting in for Robert Elms

A lovely couple of days sitting in for Robert Elms on BBC Radio London. You can listen to whole shows again here.

But here’s the list of the tracks I played:


  • Cha Cha: Mulatu Astatke and The Heliocentrics 
  • Frosty The Snowman: The Ronettes
  • There Goes My First Love: The Drifters
  • On Broadway: Lou Rawls
  • Christmas Time in the City: Jarrod Dickenson
  • Fever: Horace Andy
  • Do Right Woman, Do Right: Etta James
  • All The Love in the World: Dionne Warwick
  • Mother and Child Reunion: Paul Simon
  • On An Evening in Roma: Ray Gelato
  • Is Santa Claus Real: Ray Gelato Live
  • Brother Ray: Ray Gelato Live
  • Ventura Highway: America


  • Cantaloupe Woman: Grant Green
  • Hangin on a String: Loose Ends
  • Stop in the Name of Love: The Supremes
  • Baby It’s Cold Outside: Ray Charles and Betty Carter
  • Grace: Rag n Bone Man
  • La Isla Bonita: Madonna
  • I Can Help: Billy Swann
  • Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town: Bruce Springsteen
  • All I Wanna Do: Sheryl Crow
  • You Got The Look: Prince
  • If You Wanna Go Back: Jean Carne
  • Up The Junction: Squeeze
  • Glitter: Laura Oakes
  • Nashville Stole My Girl: Laura Oakes (Live)
  • We Can Work It Out: Stevie Wonder

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