2/4. Donny Osmond continues a profile of easy-listening star Andy Williams , who was 80 last week.
Thanks to the singer's transatlantic number one, Butterfly (1957), his own weekly US TV variety show (from 1962) and the distinctive
US/UK number two, Can't Get Used to Losing You (1963, a hit for the Beat in 1983), the ever smiling and enthusiastic crooner with an unusually smooth delivery became a kingpin of pasteurised family entertainment. His other defining recordings include Happy Heart and his vocal takes on popular instrumentals, including Music to Watch Girls by (from a 1967 Diet Pepsi ad) and the film themes Moon River and (Where Do I Begin) Love Story.
3/6. Richard Herring recalls this week throughout history, spiked with a cocktail of stand-up, sketches and nonsense. Accomplices include Emma Kennedy , Danny Robins , Dan Tetsell , and Christian Reilly and his band Novalounge Rptd Sat 1.30pm
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