Sunday, 24 June 2012

Songs for a Sunday



I didn't choose the songs for this post - Beryl did.  To round off a very successful Beryl Bainbridge Reading Week (thanks once again, Annabel!) I listened to Bainbridge on Desert Island Discs from 2008.  She wasn't at all what I expected.  You can listen too, and hear her somewhat unexpected song choices, by clicking here.  She appeared twice - I have yet to listen to the first one, from 1986, but you can here.

6 comments:

  1. Thank you for a brilliant idea Simon - I wish I'd thought of this! Thank you also for being so supportive of BBRW. I shall enjoy listening later - her choices are typically Beryl aren't they!? Richard Harris once in each programme - a bit of a fixation methinks?

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  2. but alas the second link, to the earlier one, doesn't seem to work!

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    1. Oh, weird, it's still working on my computer... Google Beryl Bainbridge and Desert Island Discs and you should be able to get there!

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  3. I love her choices - they're very eclectic. Based on her books and things like this, she seems like she was a very interesting woman.

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  4. "Bat Out of Hell", now that is a surprise.

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