Navigation for Saturday Night

Note: this playlist is a work in progress. It's updated right up to - and during - the programme.


7 – 8


Dave Edmunds - Almost Saturday Night

Bing Crosby and Mary Martin – Lily Of Laguna

Ketty Lester – Love Letters

Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy - Song Of Love

Victoria Wood - Barry And Freda

Sarah Vaughan - Black Coffee

Marianne Faithful - Plaisir d'Amour

Dion - I Ain't For It

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards - Highland Cathedral

Julie Felix - The Last Thing On My Mind

Prince and Sheena Easton - The Arms Of Orion

Julie London - Cry Me A River

Lindi Ortega – Tin Star

Nat King Cole - What'll I Do

Mary Hopkin - Those Were The Days


8 – 9


Howling Wolf – Smokestack Lightning

The Peddlers - Lover

Cannonball Adderley – Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

Dolly Parton – Little Sparrow

David Byrne – Au Fond Du Temple Saint

Joe Ely - West Texas Waltz

Prelude - After The Goldrush

Peter Dawson - Waltzing Matilda

The Pogues – A Man You Don’t Meet Every Day

John Hanlon - Lovely Lady


9 – 10


Nina Simone – Young, Gifted and Black

Elvis Costello And The Roots – Wake Me Up

Bob Dylan – Mr. Tambourine Man

Queen - Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon

Gove Scrivener – Sugar Babe

Tony Joe White - Even Trolls Love Rock And Roll

A Saturday Night Special Feature: The Life And Times Of Bill Sevesi.

Trevor Reekie talked to the late Bill Sevesi following his 2015 inauguration into the NZ Music Hall Of Fame.

Stone The Crows - On The Highway


10 – 11


Emmylou Harris - Wrecking Ball

Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus

Henson Cargill - Skip A Rope

Merle Haggard – Let’s Chase Each Other Round The Room

Taj Mahal – Oh Susannah

Hart Rouge - Dieu À Nos Cotés (with God On Our Side)

Cream – White Room

Alan Hull - Lady Eleanor

Georgie Fame - Mose Knows

Manhattan Transfer - A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square


11 – Midnight


Duke Ellington - Flying Home

Late Night Phil – the week in music history.

The Stray Cats – Gene And Eddie

Mary J. Blige and U2 – One

Alan Price – House Of The Rising Sun

Badfinger – Baby Blue

George Burns – I Wish I Was 18 Again

Steve Marriott – My Girl

The Beatles – A Day In The Life

Prince - Musicology

Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb – Galveston

Ace – How Long

Amy Winehouse – All My Loving