Radio 2 stalwart Stuart Maconie shifts to daytime for a show in which he shares his knowledge of and enthusiasm for contemporary music and quality oldies. Comedian Peter Kay is the first celebrity personal shopper, hand-picking prizes for listeners. And in The Critical List, Stuart marks the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beach Boys' elegant classic "Pet Sounds".
Johnnie Walker explores the lasting appeal and influence of quintessential heavy-rock band Led Zeppelin (singer Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page , bass and keyboard player John Paul Jones and drummer John Bonham ). An albums-only act in the UK - with a non-stop run of number ones from 1969-79 - the blues-drenched rock quartet remain best known for Stairway to Heaven, Whole Lotta Love, Black Dog and, perhaps most spectacularly,
Kashmir. Fanning the flames of the band's legacy are Franz Ferdinand , Ash, Tori Amos , producer Rick Rubin and industry mogul Alan McGee. Producer Ben Moody Phill Jupitus : page 40
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