Hosted tonight by Ricky Van Shelton, who made a triumphant UK debut last month. One of the artists who lifted country music out of the doldrums of the early 80s, Ricky first entered the top ten in 1987, since when he has revisited the charts 17 times. Tonight, as well as choosing tracks by his favourite stars, he includes some of his own hits and a couple from his new album Love and Honour. Ricky also includes the second part of a bluegrass concert recorded in London last month by Alison Krauss.
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