I asked “How many David Essex films can you name”  I mentioned the easiest two – That’ll Be The Day from 1973 and Stardust from 74.

Others are: Silver Dream Racer – 1980, Shogun Warrier, Traveller and most recently from 2014 The Guvners


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I played several tracks that haven’t had outings on my show before, such as Spiders and Snakes, written by Jim Stafford and David Bellamy – NO, not this David Bellamy 🙂


and Exile – I Want To Kiss You All Over





Culture Beat – Mr Vain
Chicory Tip – Son Of My Father
Bobby Goldsboro – Summer The First Time
Clifford T Ward – Gaye
David Essex – Gonna Make You A Star
The Shangri Las – Remember (Walking In The Sand)
The Steve Miller Band – The Joker
Tina Charles – I Love To Love
Viola Wells – Gonna Get Along Without You Now
Bread – Dismal Day
Exile – I Want To Kiss You All Over
Freda Payne – Band Of Gold
Jim Stafford – Spiders & Snakes
Elton John – Candle In The Wind
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – If You Don’t Know Me By Now
Kim Carnes – Betty Davis Eyes
KLF & Tammy Wynette – Justified And Ancient
Marc Almond & Gene Pitney – Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart
M – Pop Muzik
Mark Morrison – Return Of The Mack
Martika – I Feel The Earth Move Under My feet
The Drifters – Saturday Night At the Movies
The Foundations – Build Me up Buttercup
Rick Astley – Together Forever
Lonnie Donegan – Cumberland Gap
Status Quo – Caroline
Belinda Carlisle – Heaven Is A Place On Earth
Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warne – Up Where We Belong
John Denver – Annie’s Song
The Seekers – The Carnival Is Over