Stuart Maconie hosts another live round-table assessment of the state of British music, enlivened by input from listeners, artists and industry specialists, plus features and documentaries, and live music from Alison Moyet. Other highlights include
Steve Lamacq 's personal year-end review, Paul Gambaccini 's look at the Christmas season, Simon Mayo 's ten favourite albums of 2004, and Zoe Ball 's interview with rising star Lucie Silvas.
Issues include downloading, the impact of broadcasters on sales, and the relevance (or not) of being at number one in the charts.
Producer Malcolm Prince
4/6 Stuart Maconie profiles six undisputed heavies of pop and rock with the use of original reviews and features by some of the heavies of music journalism. Bob Dylan
Born Robert Allen Zimmerman , the immeasurabiy influential singer/songwriter took his stage name from poet Dylan Thomas. His move from the midwest to New York City in late 1960 resulted in a folk-rock revolution that transformed the lyrical possiblities of popular music. Featuring the critical writings of Richard Williams ,
Sean O'Hagan and Al Aronowitz.
Born Robert Allen
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