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Trad Tavern


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Licensed for music and dancing
The hostelry where lovers of live jazz and pop records meet Tavern Residents, The world-famous Chris Barber and his Band with Ottilie Patterson

Pick of the Pops
Introduced by Alan Freeman
Latest releases and the top twenty from 9.40 to 10.0; 10.40 to 11.0; 11.20 to 11.45

This week's Visitors to the Tavern: Bob Wallis' Storyville Jazzmen
Distinguished visitors from the U.S.A.: Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
Mine Host, Diz Disley
Produced by Denys Jones and Eric Miller

Before an invited audience at a BBC studio in London. Tickets may be obtained by applying to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope


Presenter (Trad Tavern): Diz Disley
Musicians: Chris Barber and his band
Singer: Ottilie Patterson
Musicians: Bob Wallis and the Storyville Jazzmen
Musicians: Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
Producer: Denys Jones
Producer: Eric Miller
Presenter (Pick of the Pops): Alan Freeman

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