Classic R 'n' B and the cream of new blues releases. Expect to hear as-of-yet unaired tracks from previous session guests Trafficker, Sam Payne and ABB. EMAIL: [text removed]
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8/8. Retro rocker Suzi Quatro spins a personal selection of American rock 'n' roll recordings of the 1950s and early 60s, highlighting original rock treatments of older songs.
This edition includes American standards reinvented by Nolan Strong and the Diablos, and Little Richard. Plus a romantic oldie by Ruby and the Romantics. And it's been 50 years since the release of Tweedlee Dee - a top five R 'n' B hit for LaVern Baker
& the Gliders.
4/6. A satirical and high-energy topical chat show in which Clive Anderson invites four guests - from a pool of comedians, politicians and journalists - to survey the week's news items and elicit questions from the studio audience.
Repeated on Saturday at 1.30pm
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