Inheritance Tracks

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20110430 (BBC7)
20110501 (BBC7)

The musician chooses tracks by Frank Sinatra and Candi Staton.

The musician inherits 'Strangers in the Night' sung by Frank Sinatra and passes on Candi Staton's 'You Got the Love'.

20110417 (BBC7)

Another celebrity selects songs to inherit and pass on.

20110403 (BBC7)
20110402 (BBC7)
20110403 (BBC7)
20010402 (BBC7)
20110403 (BBC7)
Alex Jennings20150830 (BBC7)

Actor Alex Jennings chooses 'Bring me Sunshine' by Morecambe and Wise.

Actor Alex Jennings chooses 'Bring me Sunshine' by Morecambe and Wise and 'It's Gonna Be a Beautiful Night' by Prince.

Alex Polizzi20150808 (BBC7)
20150809 (BBC7)

Hotelier and TV presenter Alex Polizzi chooses 'Brindisi' from La Traviata.

Hotelier and TV presenter Alex Polizzi chooses 'Brindisi' from La Traviata and Nina Simone's 'I Put a Spell on You'.

Alexander Mccall Smith20150829 (BBC7)
20150830 (BBC7)

The author chooses a Vera Lynn classic and 'Soave sia il vento' from Cosi Fan Tutte.

Author Alexander McCall Smith chooses 'We'll Meet Again' by Vera Lynn and Terzettino 'Soave sia il vento' from Cosi Fan Tutte.

Alison Goldfrapp20160110 (BBC7)

The singer chooses 'Carmina Barana' by Carl Orff and 'Expecting' by Minnie Riperton.

The singer chooses 'Carmina Barana' composed by Carl Orff and 'Expecting' by Minnie Riperton.

Andrea Levy20110410 (BBC7)
20140626 (BBC7)
20140627 (BBC7)
20141004 (BBC7)
20150719 (BBC7)

The author selects tracks by Perry Como and Lord Kitchener.

The author inherits 'Magic Moments' by Perry Como and passes on 'London Is the Place for Me' by Lord Kitchener.

Annie Lennox20110402 (BBC7)
20140510 (BBC7)
20140906 (BBC7)
20140907 (BBC7)
20150530 (BBC7)
20150531 (BBC7)

The singer selects Waterloo Sunset by the Kinks and A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum

The singer reveals her love of 'Waterloo Sunset' by the Kinks, and the track she would hand on, 'A Whiter Shade of Pale' by Procol Harum.

Barry Humphries20150606 (BBC7)
20150607 (BBC7)

inherits 'Oh Mona' by Nat Gonella, and passes 'Love Song' by Josef Suk.

Comedian Barry Humphries inherits 'Oh Mona' by Nat Gonella, and passes 'Love Song' by Josef Suk.

Bear Grylls20150725 (BBC7)
20150726 (BBC7)

Adventurer Bear Grylls inherits 'The Circle of Life' by Elton John.

Adventurer Bear Grylls inherits 'The Circle of Life' by Elton John and passes on 'I'm a Believer' by The Monkees.

Ben Elton20160326 (BBC7)
20160327 (BBC7)

Ben Elton chooses 'Sagt Mir Wo Die Blumen Sind'? sung by Marlene Dietrich.

Writer and comic Ben Elton chooses 'Sagt Mir Wo Die Blumen Sind'? sung by Marlene Dietrich and 'We are the Champions' by Queen.

Benedict Allen20150912 (BBC7)
20150913 (BBC7)

The writer and adventurer chooses the theme to The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.

Writer and adventurer Benedict Allen chooses the theme to The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe and Ian Taylor's Four Strong Winds.

Benjamin Zephaniah20150322 (BBC7)
20150323 (BBC7)

The writer, poet and musician chooses Bob and Marcia's Young, Gifted and Black.

The writer, poet and musician chooses Bob and Marcia's Young, Gifted and Black, and Something Inside by Labi Siffre.

Beverley Knight20150807 (BBC7)
20150808 (BBC7)

The singer chooses 'Touch the Hem of His Garment' and 'A Change Gonna Come' by Sam Cooke.

The singer and actress chooses 'Touch the Hem of His Garment' and 'A Change Gonna Come' by Sam Cooke.

Biddy Baxter20160116 (BBC7)
20160117 (BBC7)

The former Blue Peter editor chooses 'Passing By' by Paul Robeson.

The former Blue Peter editor chooses 'Passing By' by Paul Robeson, and Mozart's 'The Marriage of Figaro'.

Bill Nighy20150919 (BBC7)
20150920 (BBC7)

chooses 'Well Did You Evah' by Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra.

Actor Bill Nighy chooses 'Well Did You Evah' by Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra and 'Sign On A Window' by Bob Dylan.

Bob Harris20160117 (BBC7)

Broadcaster Bob Harris chooses 'Land of My Fathers' and 'Stand By Me'.

Broadcaster Bob Harris chooses 'Land of My Fathers', and 'Stand By Me', in two versions, by Ben E King and Playing for Change.

Bradley Walsh20160319 (BBC7)
20160320 (BBC7)

Actor and presenter Bradley Walsh chooses 'Stranger in Paradise' by Tony Bennett.

Actor and presenter Bradley Walsh chooses 'Stranger in Paradise' by Tony Bennett and 'The Hungry Years' by Neil Sedaka.

Bridget Christie20150913 (BBC7)

Comedian Bridget Christie chooses 'Have You Ever Seen the Rain' by Creedence Clearwater Revival and the theme to Steptoe and Son.

Bruce Forsyth20160213 (BBC7)
20160214 (BBC7)

Entertainer Bruce Forsyth chooses 'When You Wish Upon a Star' by Jiminy Cricket.

Entertainer Bruce Forsyth chooses 'When You Wish Upon a Star' by Jiminy Cricket and 'New York, New York' by Liza Minnelli.

Carlos Acosta20160514 (BBC7)
20160515 (BBC7)

Cuban ballet dancer Carlos Acosta chooses NG La Banda's 'Echale Limon'.

Cuban ballet dancer Carlos Acosta chooses NG La Banda's 'Echale Limon' and Polo Montanez's 'Un Millon de Estrellas'.

Carly Simon20160103 (BBC7)

Singer-songwriter Carly Simon chooses 'Something Wonderful' from The King and I.

Singer-songwriter Carly Simon chooses 'Something Wonderful' from The King and I, and 'How Can I Tell You' by Cat Stevens.

Caroline Quentin20150425 (BBC7)
20150426 (BBC7)

The actress Caroline Quentin inherits a Chopin ballet and passes on a movie theme tune.

Actress Caroline Quentin inherits Chopin's ballet Les Sylphides and passes on the theme tune from True Romance by Hans Zimmer.

Charlie Higson20150418 (BBC7)
20150419 (BBC7)

The comedian chooses tracks by the Velvet Underground and Randy Newman.

Comedian Charlie Higson chooses 'Waiting for the Man' by the Velvet Underground and Randy Newman's song 'Rollin'.

Chris Froome20140719 (BBC7)
20140720 (BBC7)
20140927 (BBC7)
20140928 (BBC7)
20150704 (BBC7)
20150705 (BBC7)

picks music from the Beatles and Johnny Clegg.

shares his Inheritance Tracks - 'All You Need Is Love' by the Beatles and 'Scatterlings of Africa' by Johnny Clegg.

Chris Froome shares his Inheritance Tracks: All You Need is Love by the Beatles and Scatterlings of Africa by Johnny Clegg.

Chris Froome picks music from the Beatles and Johnny Clegg.

Claudia Winkelman20150812 (BBC7)
20150813 (BBC7)

Broadcaster Claudia Winkleman chooses the theme from the film ET and 'As' by Stevie Wonder

Cliff Richard20151107 (BBC7)
20151108 (BBC7)

The 'Peter Pan of Pop' chooses 'Chewing A Piece of Straw' by Jack Payne and His Orchestra.

The 'Peter Pan of Pop' chooses 'Chewing A Piece of Straw' by Jack Payne and His Orchestra and his own 'We Don't Talk Any More'.

Colin Rowe20110424 (BBC7)

The actor selects 'Two Little Boys' by Rolf Harris and 'Somewhere' by Tom Waits.

The actor inherits 'Two Little Boys' sung by Rolf Harris and passes on 'Somewhere' sung by Tom Waits.

Colm Toibin20110409 (BBC7)
20110410 (BBC7)
20140503 (BBC7)
20140927 (BBC7)
20150531 (BBC7)
20151231 (BBC7)
20160101 (BBC7)

The writer selects tracks by Joan Sutherland and Bob Dylan.

The writer inherits 'I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marbled Halls' sung by Joan Sutherland, and passes on Bob Dylan's 'I Threw It All Away'.

Cyndi Lauper20151010 (BBC7)
20151011 (BBC7)

The flamboyant singer selects Fats Waller and Louis Armstrong's 'All That Meat And No Potatoes' and Marvin Gaye's 'Mercy, Mercy Me'.

The singer selects Fats Waller and Louis Armstrong's 'All That Meat And No Potatoes'.

Cyrille Regis20160416 (BBC7)
20160417 (BBC7)

Footballer Cyrille Regis chooses 'Distant Drums' by Jim Reeves and 'How Great Thou Art' by the Canoldir Male Voice Choir.

Footballer Cyrille Regis chooses 'Distant Drums' by Jim Reeves.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa20151004 (BBC7)

Singer Kiri Te Kanawa chooses 'O Mio Babbino Caro' by Puccini.

Singer Kiri Te Kanawa chooses 'O Mio Babbino Caro' by Puccini and Marschallin's aria from Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss.

Desmond Morris20151031 (BBC7)
20151227 (BBC7)
20151228 (BBC7)

Zoologist and broadcaster Desmond Morris chooses 'Alexander's Ragtime Band'.

Zoologist and broadcaster Desmond Morris chooses 'Alexander's Ragtime Band' by Ella Fitzgerald and 'Be Cool' by Honor Heffernan.

Dickie Bird20160102 (BBC7)
20160103 (BBC7)

Cricket umpire Dickie Bird chooses Nat King Cole's 'When I Fall in Love'.

Cricket umpire Dickie Bird chooses Nat King Cole's 'When I Fall in Love' and Barbra Streisand's 'The Way We Were'.

Don Mclean20160604 (BBC7)
20160605 (BBC7)

The singer chooses 'White Christmas' by Bing Crosby and 'Don't Be Cruel' by Elvis Presley.

Singer-songwriter Don McLean chooses 'White Christmas' by Bing Crosby and 'Don't Be Cruel' by Elvis Presley.

Eddie Edwards20150806 (BBC7)
20150807 (BBC7)

Ski jumper Eddie Edwards chooses 'Jump' by Van Halen, and 'I Believe I Can Fly' by R Kelly

Edith Bowman20160430 (BBC7)
20160501 (BBC7)

Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter Edith Bowman chooses 'Blackbird' by The Beatles.

Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter Edith Bowman chooses 'Blackbird' by The Beatles and 'Slow Show' by The National.

Emilia Clarke20160423 (BBC7)
20160424 (BBC7)

Actress Emilia Clarke chooses 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' by The Beatles.

Actress Emilia Clarke chooses 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' by The Beatles and 'Check Yo Self' by Ice Cube.

Emma Thompson20160207 (BBC7)

The actress chooses 'Unsquare Dance' by Dave Brubeck.

The celebrated actress chooses 'Unsquare Dance' by Dave Brubeck and 'Te Recuerdo Amanda' by Victor Jara.

Fatboy Slim20150412 (BBC7)

The DJ and musician chooses tracks by the Beatles and Tears for Fears.

DJ and musician Fatboy Slim chooses 'Something' by the Beatles and 'Sowing the Seeds of Love' by Tears for Fears.

Frances De La Tour20150927 (BBC7)

Actress Frances de La Tour chooses 'La Mer' by Charles Trenet.

Actress Frances de La Tour chooses 'La Mer' by Charles Trenet and 'The Summer Wind' by Johnny Mercer.

Frances Ruffelle20160508 (BBC7)

Singer Frances Ruffelle chooses 'All Your Pals May Leave You' by Kate Carney.

Singer Frances Ruffelle chooses 'All Your Pals May Leave You' by Kate Carney and 'Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien' by Edith Piaf.

Gareth Malone20150516 (BBC7)
20150517 (BBC7)

selects tracks by George Butterworth and Nancy Kerr.

Choirmaster Gareth Malone chooses 'Is My Team Ploughing' by George Butterworth, and 'Dance to Your Daddy' by Nancy Kerr.

Gordon Buchanan20160501 (BBC7)

Globetrotting wildlife film-maker Gordon Buchanan chooses 'D-I-V-O-R-C-E' by Tammy Wynette and 'Tusk' by Fleetwood Mac.

Graham Fellows20140720 (BBC7)
20140725 (BBC7)
20140726 (BBC7)
20141030 (BBC7)
20150718 (BBC7)
20150719 (BBC7)

Graham Fellows - aka John Shuttleworth - shares his Inheritance Tracks.

- aka John Shuttleworth - shares his Inheritance Tracks.

Graham Nash20150811 (BBC7)
20150812 (BBC7)

Musician Graham Nash chooses Samuel Barber's 'Adagio for Strings'.

Musician Graham Nash chooses Samuel Barber's 'Adagio for Strings' and 'Judy Blue Eyes' by Crosby, Stills and Nash.

Grayson Perry20150621 (BBC7)

Artist Grayson Perry inherits a famous Tom Jones record from his mother.

The artist inherits a famous Tom Jones record from his mother and passes on I'd Rather Ride Around With You by Reba McEntire.

Griff Rhys Jones20150106 (BBC7)
20150107 (BBC7)
20150426 (BBC7)

Griff inherits a number from My Fair Lady and passes on a Jimi Hendrix classic.

Comedian Griff Rhys Jones inherits 'On the Street Where You Live' from My Fair Lady and passes on 'Bold as Love' by Jimi Hendrix.

Guy Chambers20151121 (BBC7)
20151122 (BBC7)

Songwriter Guy Chambers chooses 'Tomorrow Never Knows' by The Beatles.

Songwriter Guy Chambers chooses 'Tomorrow Never Knows' by The Beatles and Ravel's 'Piano Concerto in G', second movement.

Harry Connick Jr20160220 (BBC7)
20160221 (BBC7)

The singer and pianist picks 'When The Saints Go Marching In' by Louis Armstrong.

The singer and pianist picks 'When The Saints Go Marching In' by Louis Armstrong and 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' by Judy Garland.

Helen Fielding20150823 (BBC7)
20160403 (BBC7)

Author Helen Fielding chooses 'Climb Every Mountain' from The Sound of Music and Diana's Krall's version of 'Pick Yourself Up'.

Author Helen Fielding chooses 'Climb Every Mountain' from The Sound of Music.

Helena Bonham Carter20150809 (BBC7)

Actress Helena Bonham Carter chooses 'Look Mummy, No Hands' by Fascinating Aida.

Actress Helena Bonham Carter chooses 'Look Mummy, No Hands' by Fascinating Aida and 'Not While I'm Around' by Stephen Sondheim.

Hugh Laurie20150803 (BBC7)
20150804 (BBC7)

Actor and musician Hugh Laurie chooses 'Tumbling Dice' by the Rolling Stones.

Actor and musician Hugh Laurie chooses 'Tumbling Dice' by the Rolling Stones and 'Cantaloupe Island' by Herbie Hancock.

Iain Banks20150620 (BBC7)
20150621 (BBC7)

Novelist Iain Banks inherits the folk song Shenandoah, sung by Paul Robeson.

Novelist Iain Banks inherits the folk song Shenandoah, sung by Paul Robeson, and passes on For A Dancer by Jackson Browne.

Ian Hart20160109 (BBC7)
20160110 (BBC7)

Influenced by music from his home town, actor Ian Hart selects The Beatles' 'In My Life'.

Influenced by music from his home town, actor Ian Hart selects The Beatles' 'In My Life' and passes on 'The Message' by Dr Dre.

Jack Whitehall20140702 (BBC7)
20140901 (BBC7)
20140902 (BBC7)
20150503 (BBC7)
20150504 (BBC7)

Comedian Jack Whitehall chooses music from the Monks of Ampleforth Abbey and Limp Bizkit.

Comedian Jack Whitehall chooses plainchant from the Monks of Ampleforth Abbey and Rollin' by Limp Bizkit.

James Naughtie20160130 (BBC7)
20160131 (BBC7)

Broadcaster James Naughtie chooses 'Mrs Jamieson's Favourite' played by Aly Bain.

Broadcaster James Naughtie chooses 'Mrs Jamieson's Favourite' played by Aly Bain and Schubert's Sonata for Arpeggione.

Jamie Cullum20151205 (BBC7)
20151206 (BBC7)

The jazz musician and singer-songwriter chooses Dave Brubeck's 'Take Five'.

The jazz musician and singer-songwriter chooses Dave Brubeck's 'Take Five' and 'My Girls' by Animal Collective.

Jennifer Saunders20140809 (BBC7)
20140810 (BBC7)
20140926 (BBC7)
20140927 (BBC7)
20150124 (BBC7)
20150125 (BBC7)

picks music from Spike Milligan and Kate and Anna McGarrigle.

Comedian Jennifer Saunders chooses the Q5 theme by Spike Milligan, and Kate and Anna McGarrigle's song 'Talk to Me of Mendocino' sung by Kate and her children Rufus and Martha Wainwright.

Jennifer Saunders selects Spike Milligan's Q5 theme and Kate and Anna McGarrigle's song, Talk to Me of Mendocino.

Jennifer Saunders picks music from Spike Milligan and Kate and Anna McGarrigle.

selects Spike Milligan's Q5 theme and Kate and Anna McGarrigle's song, Talk to Me of Mendocino.

Jenny Agutter20141009 (BBC7)
20141010 (BBC7)

The actress selects a classic by Bob Dylan, and passes on 'If I Fall' by Alice Martineau.

Actress Jenny Agutter inherits 'The Times They Are a-Changin' by Bob Dylan, and passes on 'If I Fall' by Alice Martineau.

Jilly Cooper20110423 (BBC7)
20110424 (BBC7)
20140623 (BBC7)
20140624 (BBC7)
20141018 (BBC7)
20150802 (BBC7)

Jilly Cooper selects tracks from Beethoven and The Sound of Music.

The writer inherits Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony and passes on 'Something Good' from The Sound of Music.

selects tracks from Beethoven and The Sound of Music.

Jo Nesbo20150614 (BBC7)

Writer Jo Nesbo chooses 'I Know What I Like in Your Wardrobe' by Genesis.

Writer Jo Nesbo chooses 'I Know What I Like in Your Wardrobe' by Genesis, and 'Perfect Skin' by Lloyd Cole and the Commotions.

John Craven20151114 (BBC7)
20151115 (BBC7)

The broadcaster chooses a track by Gene Autry and a Children in Need single.

Broadcaster John Craven chooses 'You Are My Sunshine' by Gene Autry and the Children in Need single 'Wake Me Up'.

John Thomson20151024 (BBC7)
20151025 (BBC7)

The actor chooses the theme from the TV series 'Rupert the Bear'.

The actor chooses the theme from the TV series 'Rupert the Bear' and 'Life Is Just A Game' by bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke.

John Waters20151003 (BBC7)
20151004 (BBC7)

Writer, director, actor and comedian John Waters chooses 'Transfusion' by Nervous Norvus.

Writer, director, actor and comedian John Waters chooses 'Transfusion' by Nervous Norvus and 'Hot Wheels' by Stan Farlow.

Judith Kerr20150317 (BBC7)
20150318 (BBC7)

Children's writer and illustrator Judith Kerr inherits a lullaby by Brahms.

Children's writer and illustrator Judith Kerr inherits a lullaby by Brahms and Gershwin's hit from Porgy and Bess. From 2013.

Judy Finnigan20160214 (BBC7)

The television presenter Judy Finnigan chooses 'Who's Sorry Now' by Connie Francis.

The television presenter Judy Finnigan chooses 'Who's Sorry Now' by Connie Francis, and 'Hey Jude', by The Beatles.

Julian Lennon20151011 (BBC7)

The Beatle's son chooses 'Hey Jude', written for him by Paul McCartney.

The Beatle's son chooses 'Hey Jude', written for him by Paul McCartney, and his own poignant composition 'Saltwater'.

Julie Walters20151018 (BBC7)

The award-winning actress has inherited 'Moonlight Sonata' as a beloved track.

The award-winning actress has inherited 'Moonlight Sonata' as a beloved track and would pass on the soulful 'My Funny Valentine'.

Juliette Lewis20151220 (BBC7)

Actress and singer Juliette Lewis chooses 'Peg' by Steely Dan.

Actress and singer Juliette Lewis chooses 'Peg' by Steely Dan, and 'Voodoo Child/Slight Return' by Jimi Hendrix.

June Spencer20110501 (BBC7)
20140531 (BBC7)
20140601 (BBC7)
20140905 (BBC7)
20150628 (BBC7)
20150629 (BBC7)

The actress inherits 'I'll See You Again' by Noel Coward but passes on Bruch's Concerto.

The Archers actress inherits 'I'll See You Again' by Noel Coward and passes on Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1.

selects 'I'll See You Again' by Noel Coward and Bruch's Violin Concerto No.

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The Archers actress inherits 'I'll See You Again' by Noel Coward and passes on Bruch's Violin Concerto No.

June Spencer selects 'I'll See You Again' by Noel Coward and Bruch's Violin Concerto No.

Jung Chang20160402 (BBC7)
20160403 (BBC7)

The writer Jung Chang selects 'God Bless the Child', by Billie Holliday.

The writer Jung Chang selects 'God Bless the Child', by Billie Holliday and 'The Sweetest Embrace' by Barry Adamson.

Kate Adie20151101 (BBC7)

Journalist Kate Adie chooses the 'Housewives' Choice' theme.

Journalist Kate Adie chooses the 'Housewives' Choice' theme and 'Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus' by Vaughan Williams.

Kate Mosse20151025 (BBC7)

The author chooses Nancy Sinatra's 'These Boots Were Made For Walkin'.

The author chooses Nancy Sinatra's 'These Boots Were Made For Walkin' and Jacques Brel's tender 'La Chanson Des Vieux Amants'.

Katie Derham20160515 (BBC7)

Broadcaster Katie Derham chooses 'Bachianas Brasileiras No 5' by Heitor Villa-Lobos.

Broadcaster Katie Derham chooses 'Bachianas Brasileiras No 5' by Heitor Villa-Lobos and 'Fire and Rain' by James Taylor.

Khaled Hosseini20150419 (BBC7)

Afghan-born American novelist Khaled Hosseini chooses two songs by Ahmad Zahir.

Afghan-born American novelist Khaled Hosseini chooses two songs by Ahmad Zahir: 'Madar' and 'Aye Padesha Khuban'.

Laurie Anderson20110416 (BBC7)
20110417 (BBC7)
20140624 (BBC7)
20140625 (BBC7)
20141011 (BBC7)
20150627 (BBC7)
20150628 (BBC7)

The artist and musician picks tracks by Billie Holiday and Philip Glass.

The artist and musician inherits 'Music in Twelve Parts' by Philip Glass and passes on 'Strange Fruit' by Billie Holiday.

The artist and musician inherits 'Strange Fruit' by Billie Holiday and passes on 'Music in Twelve Parts' by Philip Glass.

Lenny Henry20150926 (BBC7)
20150927 (BBC7)

Comedian, actor and writer Lenny Henry chooses 'Blueberry Hill' by Fats Domino.

Comedian, actor and writer Lenny Henry chooses 'Blueberry Hill' by Fats Domino and 'Vide Cor Meum' from the film Hannibal.

Margaret Atwood20141130 (BBC7)
20150104 (BBC7)
20150105 (BBC7)

Writer Margaret Atwood chooses Beethoven's Symphony No 6, and Joan Sutherland singing Norma by Bellini.

The writer chooses Beethoven's Symphony No 6, and Joan Sutherland singing Norma by Bellini

Mari Wilson20150810 (BBC7)
20150811 (BBC7)

Singer Mari Wilson chooses 'The Folks Who Live on the Hill' by Peggy Lee.

Singer Mari Wilson chooses 'The Folks Who Live on the Hill' by Peggy Lee and 'How Can You Mend a Broken Heart' by the Bee Gees.

Mary Berry20151206 (BBC7)

Food guru Mary Berry chooses Susan Boyle's 'How Great Thou Art' and 'Mamma Mia' by Abba.

Mary Black20151128 (BBC7)
20151129 (BBC7)

Folk singer Mary Black chooses Ewan MacColl's 'Schooldays Over'.

Folk singer Mary Black chooses Ewan MacColl's 'Schooldays Over' and Bob Dylan's 'Forever Young'.

Mary Coughlan20110403 (BBC7)
20140606 (BBC7)
20140920 (BBC7)
20150509 (BBC7)
20150510 (BBC7)

The singer selects 'I'd Rather Go Blind' and Jacques Brel's 'Hearts'.

The singer reveals how 'I'd Rather Go Blind' spoke to her at age 13, and how she will hand on Jacques Brel's 'Hearts'.

Maxine Peake20150920 (BBC7)

Actress Maxine Peake chooses 'The Unicorn Song' by Brobdingnadian Bards.

Actress Maxine Peake chooses 'The Unicorn Song' by Brobdingnadian Bards and 'Alone Again Or' by Love.

Meera Syal20150405 (BBC7)
20150406 (BBC7)
20150905 (BBC7)
20150906 (BBC7)

Actor and writer Meera Syal chooses 'Dum Maro Dum' from the film Hare Rama Hare Krishna.

Actor and writer Meera Syal MBE chooses 'Dum Maro Dum' from the soundtrack of the film Hare Rama Hare Krishna and 'A Case of You' by Joni Mitchell.

Melanie C20160522 (BBC7)

Sporty former Spice Girl Melanie C chooses Stevie Wonder's 'I Wish' and 'Eternal Flame' by Bangles.

Ex-Spice Girl Melanie C selects Stevie Wonder's 'I Wish' and 'Eternal Flame' by Bangles.

Michael Morpurgo20150822 (BBC7)
20150823 (BBC7)

Writer Michael Morpurgo chooses Mozart's Horn Concerto No 4 and the Andante Grazioso from Mozart's Piano Sonata number 11.

Writer Michael Morpurgo chooses Mozart's Horn Concerto No 4.

Writer Michael Morpurgo chooses Mozart's Horn Concerto No 4 and the Andante Grazioso from Mozart's Piano Sonato number 11.

Mick Fleetwood20160409 (BBC7)
20160410 (BBC7)

Rock musician Mike Fleetwood chooses 'Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!' by Charlie Kunz.

Rock musician Mike Fleetwood chooses 'Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!' by Charlie Kunz and 'Imagine' by John Lennon.

Mike Batt20160424 (BBC7)

Songwriter and producer Mike Batt chooses Schubert's 9th Symphony.

Songwriter and producer Mike Batt chooses Schubert's 9th Symphony and 'Little Red Rooster' performed by Howling Wolf.

Natalie Merchant20150804 (BBC7)
20150805 (BBC7)

Singer Natalie Merchant chose 'The Games People Play' by Petula Clark.

Singer Natalie Merchant chose 'The Games People Play' by Petula Clark and her own song, 'Wonder'.

Nick Hornby20150404 (BBC7)
20150405 (BBC7)
20160605 (BBC7)

Author of High Fidelity, Nick Hornby chooses 'Ring of Fire' by Johnny Cash and James Brown's '(Do the) Mashed Potatoes'.

chooses 'Ring of Fire' by Johnny Cash and James Brown's 'Mashed Potatoes'.

Olivia Newton-john20160605 (BBC7)

The singer chooses 'Anyone Who Had a Heart' by Dionne Warwick and her own song 'Gaia'.

Singer Olivia Newton-John chooses 'Anyone Who Had a Heart' by Dionne Warwick and her own song 'Gaia'.

Ophelia Dahl20141010 (BBC7)
20141011 (BBC7)
20150101 (BBC7)
20150102 (BBC7)

The charity organiser inherits Faure's Requiem, and passes on a Nina Simone blues classic.

Charity organiser Ophelia Dahl inherits Faure's Requiem, and passes on 'Ain't Got No, I Got Life' by Nina Simone.

Pam Ayres20150726 (BBC7)

Poet Pam Ayres inherits military song 'When the Guards are on Parade'.

The poet Pam Ayres inherits military song 'When the Guards are on Parade' and passes on 'Mars For Evermore' by Johnny Collins.

Patrick Grant20150816 (BBC7)

Savile Row designer Patrick Grant chooses 'Sympathy for the Devil' by the Rolling Stones.

Savile Row designer Patrick Grant chooses 'Sympathy for the Devil' by the Rolling Stones and Radiohead's 'Packt Like Sardines'.

Patti Smith20160410 (BBC7)

Singer-songwriter Patti Smith chooses Artie Shaw's 'Nightmare' and 'After the Gold Rush' by Neil Young.

Paul Anka20150712 (BBC7)

Songwriter and 60s teen idol Paul Anka chooses two Frank Sinatra songs.

Songwriter and 60s teen idol Paul Anka chooses two Frank Sinatra songs - 'I've Got You Under My Skin' and his own 'My Way'.

Paul Daniels20150711 (BBC7)
20150712 (BBC7)

The magician chooses Tauber's 'Girls Were Made to Love and Kiss' and Monty Python's 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life'.

The magician chooses Tauber's 'Girls Were Made to Love And Kiss'.

Paul Theroux20150906 (BBC7)

Travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux chooses 'Maybellene' by Chuck Berry.

Travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux chooses 'Maybellene' by Chuck Berry and 'Different Trains' by Steve Reich.

Pauline Black20160529 (BBC7)

Singer Pauline Black chooses 'My Boy Lollipop' by Millie Small.

Singer Pauline Black chooses 'My Boy Lollipop' by Millie Small and 'Get Up Stand Up' by Bob Marley.

Peter Hook20110430 (BBC7)
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The musician chooses tracks by Frank Sinatra and Candi Staton.

The musician inherits 'Strangers in the Night' sung by Frank Sinatra and passes on Candi Staton's 'You Got the Love'.

Peter White20160528 (BBC7)
20160529 (BBC7)

Broadcaster Peter White chooses 'Ma She's Making Eyes At Me' by Marie Adams and 'Golden Slumbers' by The Beatles.

Broadcaster Peter White chooses 'Ma She's Making Eyes At Me' by Marie Adams.

Petula Clark20160228 (BBC7)

Singer Petula Clark chooses 'Only Forever' by Bing Crosby.

Singer Petula Clark chooses 'Only Forever' by Bing Crosby and 'Hotel California' by The Eagles.

Phil Tufnell20160417 (BBC7)

Cricketer Phil Tufnell chooses 'Soul Limbo' by Booker T and the MGs.

Cricketer Phil Tufnell chooses 'Soul Limbo' by Booker T and the MGs and 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' performed by Gloria Gaynor.

Philip Glass20150503 (BBC7)

The composer inherits La Création du Monde by Milhaud.

The composer inherits La Création du Monde by Milhaud and passes on his own collaboration with Ginsberg, Wichita Vortex Sutra.

Rafe Spall20150815 (BBC7)
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Actor Rafe Spall chooses 'Cherry Coloured Funk' by the Cocteau Twins.

Actor Rafe Spall chooses 'Cherry Coloured Funk' by the Cocteau Twins and Kate Bush's 'And So Is Love'.

Raymond Blanc20151017 (BBC7)
20151018 (BBC7)

The renowned chef selects Edith Piaf's 'La Vie En Rose' to cherish.

The renowned chef selects Edith Piaf's 'La Vie En Rose' to cherish and Arvo Part's 'Spiegel Im Spiegel' to pass on to his children.

Rebecca Front20141115 (BBC7)
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The Thick of It actress shares her love of 'They All Laughed at Christopher Columbus' and why she will pass on Bach's concerto.

The actress shares her love of 'They All Laughed' and why she will pass on Bach's concerto

Rick Astley20160521 (BBC7)
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Singer Rick Astley chooses 'That's Amore', sung by Dean Martin.

Singer Rick Astley chooses 'That's Amore', sung by Dean Martin, and 'Buck Rogers' by Feeder.

Rick Stein20151219 (BBC7)
20151220 (BBC7)

Chef Rick Stein chooses 'Wouldn't It Be Lovely' from My Fair Lady.

Chef Rick Stein chooses 'Wouldn't It Be Lovely' from My Fair Lady, and 'Afternoons And Coffee Spoons' by the Crash Test Dummies.

Rob Brydon20160305 (BBC7)
20160306 (BBC7)

Welsh actor and comedian Rob Brydon chooses 'You Are My Sunshine' by Bing Crosby.

Welsh actor and comedian Rob Brydon chooses 'You Are My Sunshine' by Bing Crosby and 'That's Why I'm Here' by James Taylor.

Roger Lloyd Pack20160124 (BBC7)

Actor Roger Lloyd Pack chooses 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik' by Mozart.

Actor Roger Lloyd Pack chooses 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik' by Mozart and 'Forever Young' by Bob Dylan.

Rory Mcgrath20151212 (BBC7)
20151213 (BBC7)

chooses Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake', and 'Eleanor Rigby' by The Beatles.

Comedian Rory McGrath chooses Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake', and 'Eleanor Rigby' by The Beatles.

Ruby Wax20160306 (BBC7)

Brash comedian and actress Ruby Wax chooses 'Twist and Shout' by The Beatles.

Brash comedian and actress Ruby Wax chooses 'Twist and Shout' by The Beatles and 'You Can Close Your Eyes' by James Taylor.

Ruthie Henshall20141116 (BBC7)
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West End and Broadway star Ruthie Henshall selects Somewhere Over the Rainbow.

West End and Broadway star Ruthie Henshall selects Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Judy Garland and Faure's In Paradisum.

The musical theatre star reveals her love of a Wizard of Oz classic.

The musical theatre star reveals her love of a Wizard of Oz classic and why she would pass on Poiret's Requiem to her kids.

Sadie Frost20141006 (BBC7)
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Actress Sadie Frost chooses music from the Beatles and David Bowie.

Actress Sadie Frost inherits 'Here Comes the Sun' by the Beatles, and passes on 'Kooks' by David Bowie.

Sarah Millican20160131 (BBC7)

Comedian Sarah Millican chooses 'Bossanova' from Fun in Acapulco by Elvis Presley.

Comedian Sarah Millican chooses 'Bossanova' from Fun in Acapulco by Elvis Presley and 'Wired for Sound' by Cliff Richard.

Sheila Ravenscroft20151122 (BBC7)

John Peel's widow, Sheila Ravenscroft, chooses 'Panis Angelicus' by César Franck and 'You Little Thief' by Feargal Sharkey.

Shirley Williams20151213 (BBC7)

Politician Shirley Williams chooses Benjamin Britten's 'War Requiem'.

Politician Shirley Williams chooses Benjamin Britten's 'War Requiem', and 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' by Simon and Garfunkel.

Simon Armitage20151129 (BBC7)

Poet Simon Armitage chooses 'Tonight' from West Side Story.

The poet Simon Armitage chooses 'Tonight' from West Side Story and 'Live on a Hot August Night' by Crispy Ambulance.

Stephen Fry20150523 (BBC7)
20150524 (BBC7)

The actor and raconteur chooses music by Richard Wagner and Herb Alpert

The actor and raconteur chooses the Overture to Tannhauser by Richard Wagner, and 'The Spanish Flea' by Herb Alpert and Tijuana Brass.

Stewart Lee20150613 (BBC7)
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Comedian Stewart Lee chooses 'Solitary Man' by Neil Diamond.

Comedian Stewart Lee chooses 'Solitary Man' by Neil Diamond and 'Chicken Nuggets For Me' by The Fish Police.

Sue Townsend20141108 (BBC7)
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The author and creator of Adrian Mole inherits Billie Holliday and passes on Ben E King.

The author and creator of Adrian Mole inherits Billie Holliday's version of 'All of Me' and passes on Ben E King's 'Stand By Me'.

Suzanne Vega20150607 (BBC7)

inherits 'Where Have All the Flowers Gone?' by Pete Seeger.

The singer Suzanne Vega inherits 'Where Have All the Flowers Gone?' by Pete Seeger, and passes on 'Masters of War' by Bob Dylan.

Tamsin Greig20110417 (BBC7)
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selects tracks by Bizet and Bob Dylan.

The actress inherits 'The Pearl Fishers Duet' by Bizet and passes on 'To Make You Feel My Love' by Bob Dylan.

Tamsin Greig selects tracks by Bizet and Bob Dylan.

Tessa Peake-jones20160123 (BBC7)
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Actress Tessa Peake-Jones chooses 'She Loves You' by The Beatles.

Actress Tessa Peake-Jones chooses 'She Loves You' by The Beatles, and 'Every Breath You Take' by The Police.

Tom Conti20150805 (BBC7)
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Actor Tom Conti chose the Scarlatti Sonata in G major.

Actor Tom Conti selects the Scarlatti Sonata in G major, and 'Piangero La Sorte Mia' from Handel's Giulio Cesare.

Tom Jones20140815 (BBC7)
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The Welsh singing legend chooses music by Vaughn Monroe and Jerry Lee Lewis.

The Welsh singing legend chooses 'Riders in the Sky' by Vaughn Monroe and 'Whole Lot of Shakin Goin On' by Jerry Lee Lewis.

Tony Christie20160507 (BBC7)
20160508 (BBC7)

Singer Tony Christie chooses 'Come Back to Me' by Sammy Davis Jr.

Singer Tony Christie chooses 'Come Back to Me' by Sammy Davis Jr and 'The Folks Who Live on the Hill' by Peggy Lee.

Tori Amos20160221 (BBC7)

Singer-songwrter Tori Amos picks 'Thank You' by Led Zeppelin and 'L.O.V.E.' by Nat 'King' Cole.

Trevor Nunn20141007 (BBC7)
20141008 (BBC7)
20141208 (BBC7)

Theatre director Trevor Nunn inherits the Paul Temple radio theme, and passes on 'All You Need Is Love' by the Beatles.

chooses the Paul Temple radio theme and a classic by the Beatles.

Trevor Nunn chooses the Paul Temple radio theme and a classic by the Beatles.

Ulrika Jonsson20150321 (BBC7)
20150322 (BBC7)

The TV presenter chooses Verdi's The Grand March from Aida.

The television presenter chooses Verdi's The Grand March from Aida and Oppna Landskap by Ulf Lundell.

Vera Lynn20150712 (BBC7)
20151108 (BBC7)

The Second World War forces' sweetheart chooses Nat Travers' 'What Is a Mammy, Daddy?'.

The Second World War forces' sweetheart chooses Nat Travers' 'What Is a Mammy, Daddy?' and her own 'We'll Meet Again'.