A definitive history of pop, presented by Alan Freeman. 39: Kiss My Axe. A look at pop music's love affair with the guitar.
The cast is a who's who of rock history, and includes Eric Clapton , Brian May ,
Hank Marvin , Gary Moore , Ritchie Blackmore ,
Duane Eddy , Mark Knopfler , Pete Townsend , Ian Astbury , BB King, Keith Richards , Nirvana and the man who helped many of them - Bert Weedon himself.
The most notable absentee from the list, Jimi Hendrix , will be the sole subject of next week's programme. Producer Paul Kent
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