Specialist in the latest folk, roots and acoustic-based sounds, with a special preview of this year's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, to be held on Monday 6 February at the Brewery in London.
7/8. Mica Paris showcases vintage and contemporary soul, including archive material, rarities and big-name interviews. Tonight's guest is soul-influenced Philadelphia-born singer Bilal, who performs acoustic versions of his latest material.
5/10. Music specialist
Charlie Gillett profiles influential producers, record-label bosses and A&R men, highlighting contrasting musical genres associated with them.
He continues with rock and soul songwriter and producer
Bert Burns (aka Bert Russell ), who died in 1967, aged 38. Among the highly impressive songs he penned or co-wrote are A Little Bit of Soap, Twist and Shout, Tell Him , I Want Candy, Here Comes the Night,
Hang on Sloopy and Piece of My Heart. He is also credited with influencing the careers of Solomon Burke , Betty Harris , Them and Erma Franklin.
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