with Folk on 2 Tonight's studio guest Roy Bailey has been singing since the 1950s and until recently has combined his performing with an academic career. This is reflected in his thought-provoking songs, delivered in one of the finest voices on the folk scene.
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The first of six programmes featuring well-known artists in concert. Tonight,
Ralph McTell introduces highlights of an evening with American singer/songwriter Melanie, recorded at last summer's
Sidmouth Folk Festival.
Producer Jane Ward
Writer and folk singer Bob Copper accompanies Sean Street and Christopher Cook on a walk across
Hilaire Belloc 's Sussex - as celebrated in his book The
Four Men - and the Copper family sing the songs that Belloc wrote about his corner of England. In the first of two programmes, the trio traverse the eastern side of the county. Producer Stella Hanson
Carol Pemberton , musical director of Black Voices, presents a final selection of songs tracing the roots of the group's repertoire and looks at the influence of blues and jazz.
Also, music from Sweet
Honey in the Rock, the show Five Guys Named
Moe and American male a cappella group Chanticleer.
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