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: Alex Lester

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Michael Lawson.


Unknown: Michael Lawson.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Ruth Scott.


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Chris Evans

: Nick Barraciough

With new country, including top tunes and Nashville news.

: Mike Harding

Specialist in the latest folk, roots and acoustic-based sounds, featuring listeners' requests. EMAIL: [text removed]

: The Reggae Show with Mark Lamarr

3/8. Reggae enthusiast and aficionado Mark Lamarr airs choice examples of the Jamaican music genre. Tonight's featured acts include John Holt , Augustus Pablo , Tappa Zukie and the Maytones.


Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: John Holt
Unknown: Augustus Pablo
Unknown: Tappa Zukie

: This Guy's in Love with You -the Herb Alpert Story

2/4. Richard Carpenter explores the hugely prolific (and profitable) career of trumpeter, composer and producer Herb Alpert , who co-founded A&M Records and had seismic success both as frontman for the Tijuana Brass and as a solo singer (This Guy's in Love with You). The instrumental septet initially hit big in 1962 with The Lonely Bull (El Sorro Torro).
This programme moves on to the mid-60s, when the band's Latin-flavoured, breezy and decorative sound resulted in phenomenal album sales. Radio hits during this period include the Grammywinning A Taste of Honey, Tijuana Taxi, Spanish Flea and Casino
Royale. Contributors include Herb Alpert , A&M partner Jerry Moss , songwriter Burt Bacharach , Sergio Mendes and, from the Tijuana Brass, drummer Bob Findlay , guitarist John Pisano and bassist Pat Senatore.


Unknown: Richard Carpenter
Producer: Herb Alpert
Unknown: Herb Alpert
Unknown: Jerry Moss
Songwriter: Burt Bacharach
Songwriter: Sergio Mendes
Guitarist: Bob Findlay
Guitarist: John Pisano
Bassist: Pat Senatore.

: Mark Radcliffe

Featuring a live session from girl-group-inspired pop act the Pipettes.

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30am Pause for Thought with Mike Ford.


Unknown: Mike Ford.

: Pete Mitchell

3.30 as 1.30

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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