The Wire


In Search Of Scott Walker

May 2012

Derek Walmsley and Rob Young go in search of Scotty Engel, also known as Noel Scott Engel, or the man who now goes by the stage name he adopted almost 50 years ago, Scott Walker. This show coincides with the publication of No Regrets: Writings On Scott Walker, a collection of essays put together by The Wire in conjunction with Orion Books. Originally broadcast on Resonance 104.4FM, 22 May 2012.

Scott Walker
"It's Raining Today"

from the BBC TV series Scott (1969)

Scott Walker
"Time Operator"

from 'Til The Band Comes In
(BGO) 1970

Scott Engel
"I Broke My Own Heart"

from Scott Engel
(Liberty) 1966, rec 1962

The Walker Brothers

from Deadlier Than The Male
(Philips) 1966

Scott Walker
"Bouncer See Bouncer..."

from Tilt
(Fontana) 1995

Léo Ferré
"Tu Ne Jamais Dis Rien"

from La Solitude
(Barclay) 1971

Schola Hungarica
"Christus Natus Est Nobis"

from Gregorian Chant from Medieval Hungary: Christmas
(Hungaroton) 2000, rec 1970

Scott Walker
"The Angels Of Ashes"

from Scott 4
(Fontana) 1969

Scott Walker

from the ITV TV series Howerd's Hour (1968)

Marlon Brando
"Blanket Roll Blues"

from The Fugitive Kind
(directed by Sidney Lumet, lyrics by Tennessee Williams) 1959

Scott Walker
"The Rope And The Colt"

from Five Easy Pieces
(Mercury) 1968

Scott Walker

from Climate Of Hunter
(Virgin) 1984

The Walker Brothers
"The Electrician"

from Nite Flights
(GTO) 1978

The Walker Brothers
"The Shut Out"

from Nite Flights
(GTO) 1978

Scott Walker
"Jolson And Jones"

from The Drift
(4AD) 2006

Scott Walker

from The Drift
(4AD) 2006

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