Various Artists : Charlie Gillett's Radio Picks

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Charlie Gillett was a great DJ and music man who brought his massive knowledge and broad taste to his seminal 70s radio show Honky Tonk. He is remembered here in a second selection of very Charlie Gillett music. While Honky Tonk was broadcast on a local radio station (it ran on Radio London from 1972 to 1978) it's influence was profound. Charlie introduced the world to Dire Straits and Elvis Costello, amongst others, along with the other fun, grown-up music you see listed here. Following the Dire Straits demo of 'Sultans of Swing' on the first volume, we include the very first Elvis Costello track to be played on the radio - the demo of 'Wave a White Flag'. Charlie made a selection of tracks for this second volume before his death in 2010 and we have narrowed it down to the 25 you see here. The whole project has been done in conjunction with the Gillett family.

Tulsa Telephone Book (Album Version) - Tom T Hall
Saturday Night - Roy Brown
(Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Po) Love Being Your Fool - Travis Wammack
Hernando's Hideaway - Archie Bleyer
I Can Help - Billy Swan
Love My Baby - Little Junior's Blue Flames
Sweet Dreams - Roy Buchanan
El Paso - Marty Robbins
Foolish You - Kate & Anna Mcgarrigle
Walk on by - Leroy Van Dyke
Wave a White Flag - Dp'Elvis' Costello
Ruler of My Heart - Irma Thomas
Such a Night - Dr John
Milk Cow Blues - Ricky Nelson
The Swan - Jona Lewie
Lover Please - Dennis Turner
Promised Land - Johnnie Allan
Goodbye, So Long - Ike & Tina Turner
Stealing in the Name of the Lord - Paul Kelly
Think - The'5' Royales
Clean Up Woman - Betty Wright
Red Hot - Billy Emerson
Nitty Gritty - Sir Douglas Band
Tipitina - Professor Longhair & the Blue Scholars
Ramble - Rico