Friday, 3 January 2014


What a thrill and a bit of a bolt from the blue: not only   has Robert Elms chosen a track from the Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra in his 'best of for 2013' but included (as an intro) my 'Midnight in Havana'. What a great way to start the New Year.

Today's show was a look-back at the best of the year's tracks and live sessions. You can find the tracklist below: Title: Midnight in Havana Artist: Louis Vause Title: Dexys Artist: She Got a Wiggle Title: Joss Stone (Live) Artist: Teardrops Title: Where Are We Now? Artist: David Bowie Title: Get it Right Artist: Maddy Carty Title: No Love Dying (Live) Artist: Gregory Porter Title: The Ballad of Roza Shanina Artist: Rae and Christian Title: Handbags and Gladrags (Live) Artist: Mike D’Abo Title: The Best Jewel Thief in the World Artist: Prefab Sprout Title: Feel It All (Live) Artist: KT Tunstall Title: My Promise Artist: Earth, Wind and Fire Title: For a While Artist: Alice Russell Title: Calling Out To You (Live) Artist: Tedeschi Trucks Band Title: Keep the Faith Artist: Alexia Coley Title: Never Stop Building (That old Space Rocket) (Live) Artist: Danny and the Champions of the World Title: Brighton Beach Artist: Rod Stewart Title: Astral Travelling (Live) Artist: Lonnie Liston-Smith Title: Children Go where I Send Thee Artist: Nick Lowe Title: Come Rain or Shine Artist: Paul Carrack Title: Midnight Rider (Live) Artist: Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra Title: She (Live) Artist: Laura Mvula Title: Jericho Artist: Leslie Mendelson Title: Be Good To Me Artist: The Delegators Title: You Can’t Keep Rhythm From A Dancer Artist: Tortured Soul Title: Let’s Face the Music and Dance Artist: Willie Nelson Title: Maureen Artist: Casey K Title: When In Rome Do As The Romans Do (Live) Artist: Cecile McLorin Salvant Title: Part of Me Artist: Tedeschi Trucks Band