Mike Harding airs highlights of the 2004 Radio 2 Folk Awards final, held last Friday at the Union Chapel in Islington, London. Finalists include the quartet Kerfuffle, singers Kathryn Davidson and Bella Hardy , fiddling duo Carly Blain and Rachel Cross , solo fiddler Lauren MacColl and the trio Chillum.
Producer John Leonard
5/6 Stuart Maconie profiles six undisputed heavies of pop and rock, using original reviews and features by some of the heavies of music journalism. The Beatles
The most exhaustively aired, copied and merchandised act in history, the Beatles continue to rouse new generations of listeners with their vast and varied repertoire of briiliantly executed melodies. This programme looks at some crucial moments in their career, with fly-on-the-wall accounts and "I was there" gig reviews.
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