1.00pm Laughter USA 4: Shelley Berman
The master of telephone humour dials up a host of comedy clips, from George Carlin to Jonathan Winters.
A Rewind production
1.30 The News Huddlines
With Roy Hudd , June Whitfield and Chris Emmett. The announcer is Richard Clegg. Repeated from Thursday
Miles Kington and his guests focus on how songwriters are treated by their biographers. Starting with the Billboard
Encyclopedia of Songwriters, the programme examines a wide range of songwriting, the sophisticated creations of Oscar Hammerstein and Alan Jay Lerner , the emotional mini-dramas of Jacques Brel and the chart-topping anthems of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson , and Ray and Dave Davies of the Kinks.
From the King Biscuit
Flower Hour series made for American radio between
1973 and 1993. This show recorded in October 93 features the Anglo-American trio performing some of their best-known songs. Producer Richard Masters
From the endearing sentimentality of Stephen Foster 's Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair to the streetwise rhythms of the Symphonic Dances from
Leonard Bernstein 's West
Side Story, the BBC
Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes , present a programme exploring the huge range of American music from over a century. Recorded at the BBC studios at Maida Vale,
London, the concert begins with the Triumphal March by Russian composer Alexander Glazunov.
Introduced by Gerard Kenny. At 8.20 Barbershop Serenade
American classics of a different sort as Freddie
Williams and the Square Pegs entertain with gems from the barbershop quartet repertoire. Rpt
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