The Story of John Nightly

By Tot Taylor

A novel about the rise and fall of a 70s musical prodigy

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Soho Radio

To answer all of your questions the PLAYLIST from my DJ stint on @SohoRadio 11-2-2016
The theme:  so-called ‘pop’ records which were adapted from so-called ‘classical music’ sources or thereabouts…relive it at

Here’s the List and - thank you for listening and taking an interest…
THE WINTER CONSORT:  ‘Allemande’ (A&M) 1968
LOVE SCULPTURE:  ‘Sabre Dance’ (Parlophone) 1969
LEONARD BERNSTEIN: spoken word intro from 
‘The Norton Lectures’ (Harvard University) 1973
ERIC CARMEN:  ‘All By Myself’ (Arista) 1975
TONY BENNETT:  ‘Stranger in Paradise’ (CBS) 1955
MOTT THE HOOPLE:  ‘All The Young Dudes’ (RCA)1972
WORLD OF LEATHER:  ‘World of Leather’ (Soundcakes) 1995
ABBA: ‘WATERLOO’: (Epic) 1972 
another bit of DJ-ing looking at this theme in greater detail is imminent…stay tuned…as they say in the trade...

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