With classic archive blues and the cream of the new releases. Plus a visit from
Mary Coughlin in the midst of her nationwide tour paying tribute to Billie Holiday. E-Mail: [email address removed] For details of music played this evening ring the Radio 2 Information Line on [number removed]
The legendary Man in Black joins Radio 2 to present his own series. The rebel behind A Boy Named Sue and I Walk the Line (and over 100 other hit singles) reflects on the full spectrum of the country music genre. Tonight's instalment features songs from Jeannie C Riley , Tom T Hall, George Jones and his daughter, Roseanne Cash.
Adam Faith's series on rock'n'roiiinthe movies, combining interviews, archive dips and trailers with the best on ceiiuioid. from the sixties. The spotlight tonight is on Eivis Presiey and Ciiff Richard.
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