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Humphrey Lyttelton presents a celebration of the work of blues and jazz musician Louis Jordan, with contributions from Quincy Jones, Joe Jackson and Chris Barber. Jordan was a major link in the development of modem blues, R 'n' B and rock 'n' roll. His hits in the forties and fifties included Five Guys Named Moe, and Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby? Producer Nick Barractough
Russell Davies presents six programmes celebrating the prolific collaboration of Broadway songwriters
Rodgers and Hart. This fifth programme recalls how
Hart's increasingly unreliable behaviour put a strain on the relationship. Featuring Falling in Love with Love sung by Patricia Routledge , and This Can't Be Love performed by Bob Monkhouse.
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