With new country, including top tunes and news from Nashville.
His special guest is country superstar Wynonna Judd , who since 1983 has had huge success, first with her mother in the duo the Judds, and then as a solo act. She discusses her new album.
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A special edition in which
Mike acknowledges the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' Rubber Soul, which elaborated on the folk aspects of their previous album Help!
Expect to hear cover versions of all 14 tracks, performed by the likes of Jim Moray , Waterson:
Carthy, Paul Brady , Ralph McTell , June Tabor , Martin Simpson and Show of Hands.
Tomorrow Radio 2 broadcasts four hours of programmes in memory of John Lennon Lennon remembered: page 20
Paul Gambaccini recalls the year's
' significant breakthrough acts. This first instalment features interviews with British singer/ songwriter James Blunt - whose million-selling debut album yielded the number one single
You're Beautiful- and the singular-sounding Antony (of Antony and the Johnsons), who famously scooped this year's Mercury Prize. Producer Kevin Howlett
Phill Jupitus on Antony Johnson : p44
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