Series in which the classical crossover star presents recordings of his favourite classical tunes and singers. This edition features works by Walton, Leharand Rodrigo and contrasting versions - by Paul Robeson ,
William Warfield and Willard White-of
01 ' Man River from Showboat.
Series which marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Memphisbased record company widely credited as the popular starting point of rock 'n' roll. The label's inspired roster included Elvis Presley , Johnny Cash , Jerry Lee Lewis and Roy Orbison.
Conclusion of a series in which George Melly presents the story of Blue Note
Records, the visionaryjazz label founded in 1939. 6:
A look at the creation of Blue Note France and a survey of the label's current slate, including Nora Jones, Cassandra Wilson, Joe Lovano and Eric Truffaz.
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