Folk, roots and acoustic-based music. This special edition is devoted to singer/songwriter and guitarist Ralph McTell , best known for his song Streets of London. Featuring highlights from McTell's 60th-birthday concert held last month at
London's Royal Festival Hall, with contributions from Billy Connolly , Nanci Griffith , BertJansch, Cara Dillon and Ralph McTell himself.
New series 1/10. Mica Paris returns with more vintage and contemporary soul, including archive material, underground rarities and big-name interviews. Tonight Mica chats with singer Anita Baker and introduces a live acoustic session from hot nu-soul star John Legend. Producer Alex Feldman
6/6 Stuart Maconie profiles six undisputed heavies of pop and rock, using original reviews and features by the heavyweights of music journalism. Elton John
From Your Song to Sacrifice, from Rocket Man to Disney's The Lion King and his 1997 charity reworking of his own Candle in the Wind, Elton John has, since 1970, conquered the charts with his massive output, which encompasses early-70s-style singer/songwriter introspection, good-natured glam, and well-crafted, middle-of-the-road pop.
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