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As the Queen celebrates her Diamond Jubilee today, I've got some music by the recent recipient of the Queen's Medal for Music... oboist and conductor Nicholas Daniel.
Then I haven't played much from Leonard Cohen's new one, so we hear something from that and today is the late Kate McGarrigle's birthday.
It's also the birthday of the late Thurl Ravenscroft, who had one of the best voices in the business, working for Disney, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch", the voice of Tony the Tiger and lots more to learn about him at this website All Things Thurl.
And the Valentine's Contest is up and running! You have until February 13th to enter.