The Day the Music Died
2/8. Satirical series that targets the music industry. Presented by Andrew Collins with Jon Holmes and Robin Ince.
1.30 It's Been a Bad Week
2/5. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis return with further absurd antics, abetted by Sue Perkins , Toby Longworth and Mitch Benn. Repeated from Thursday
Paul Gambaccini continues
Radio 2's occasional series of exclusive, invitation-only gigs with a concert featuring singer/ songwriter Paul Simon , recorded on 25 May at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London. Simon first struck a chord with the public in late 1965, when he and partner Art Garfunkel had a hit with The
Sounds of Silence, a single that ushered in a new, sensitive and much copied variation on folk-pop. The duo split in 1970 and Simon went on to forge a solo career defined by the LPs There Goes Rhymin'Simon (1973) and Grammy winners Still Crazy after All These Years (1975) and Graceland (1986). Tonight Simon previews his latest album, Surprise - his first release since 2000.
Producer Sarah Gaston
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