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 20110425Tony Blackburn returns for another special bank holiday chart and this time counts down the 30 biggest selling songs from the movies, of all time.
Expect music from across seven decades and a couple of films to crop up more than once during the show.
Using sales data provided by The Official Charts Company, a track is only eligible for this chart if it was recorded specifically for a film.
Previously released songs later included on film soundtracks have not been included.
Radio 2 Arts Show presenter, Claudia Winkleman will also pop up during the countdown to provide a bit of background on a few of the films.
The chart is based on physical and download sales, up to and including 27th February 2011.
Tony Blackburn counts down the 30 biggest selling songs from the movies of all time.
 20120507In this three hour bank holiday show Tony selects a wonderful collection of upbeat soul classics, from the 60s through to the Noughties. The playlist includes many leading names, from Jackie Wilson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, Alexander O'Neal, George Benson, James Brown and Alicia Keys. Join Tony and take part by text or email in to tonyb@bbc.co.uk.
Tony selects a wonderful collection of upbeat soul classics, from the 60s to today.
 20120604Radio 2's very own diamond, Tony Blackburn, presents a specially commissioned chart from The Official Charts Company of the 60 best-selling singles artists of the past 60 years. As he counts down the chart to find who has sold the highest total number of records Tony will be playing each artist's own top-selling release. Expect the Beatles, maybe Elvis, possibly Madonna but will there be room for Rod, Stevie, Freddie, Tom, George, David, Frank or even Adele?
The final countdown will not be compiled until just a few days before the programme. Join Tony on this special day of celebration for a right royal party and sixty of the best. Take part with news of your own celebrations by text to 88291 and email to tonyb@bbc.co.uk.
Tony Blackburn's New Year's Eve Soul Show20121231Tony Blackburn leads Radio 2's New Year's Eve celebrations, with a selection of upbeat soul hits from the past 50 years.
The playlist includes classic tracks such as Womack & Womack's Love; Chairmen Of The Board's Give Me A Little More Time; Doris Troy's Just One Look; Shakatak's Easier Said Than Done; KC & The Sunshine Band's That's The Way I Like It; The Fatback Band's (Do The) Spanish Hustle; Chaka Khan's I'm Every Woman; and Thelma Houston's Don't Leave Me This Way.
Tony Blackburn's Top Of The Pops Christmas20131225In a two-hour special Tony Blackburn recalls some of the Christmas No.1s from the last 50 years.
Tony Blackburn's New Year's Eve Soul Party20131231Tony Blackburn presents three hours of soulful party music to help see the old year out and the new year in with favourites from artists that include The Supremes, The O' Jays, Stevie Wonder, Kool & The Gang, The Jacksons and many more.
So You Thought They Were Hits! With Tony Blackburn20140101Tony Blackburn presents "So You Thought They Were Hits!" three hours of records that sound as though they were major chart entries but in fact none made the UK top seventy-five including "Walking In The Rain" by The Ronettes, "Rich Girl" by Hall & Oates and "Reeling In The Years" by Steely Dan. This truly is an appointment to listen on New Year's day.
So You Thought They Were Hits! With Tony Blackburn20140101 

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  • 02 Hours 57 Minutes
  • 01 Hours 57 Minutes
  • 02 Hours 57 Minutes

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  • Genre: Entertainment, Classic Pop & Rock, Music

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