with Folk on 2. Tonight's programme includes a mixture of folk music on record, featuring new releases and all-time classics.
Plus contrasting concert recordings from the recent Sidmouth
Festival: from the lyrical songs and harmonica-playing of Rory McLeod , who has busked his way around the world to become a major figure on the folk music scene, to the zany Pigsty Hill Light Orchestra.
Producer Geoffrey Hewitt
A series of six programmes.
From the 1950s to the 1970s, Dorita was one half of Dorita y Pepe, the Latin American folk duo who broke down musical barriers by performing with both classical and jazz musicians.
After ten years in retirement, Dorita has returned from Spain to present a personal selection of music from the last 30 years. Producer Ray Harvey
Although American by birth, Roy Fox became one of the most successful bandleaders in Britain. Throughout the 30s he regularly recorded, broadcast and headlined variety bills all over the country, as Chris Ellis remembers in this tribute to a great entertainer. (R)
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