2/2. Veteran cinema critic Barry Norman explores film music from the composer's standpoint. This concluding part looks at Hollywood, with segments on the early talkies, big emotive theme-based scores - including those by Max Steiner (Gone with the Wind, 1939) and Maurice Jarre (Doctor Zhivago, 1965) - and the now-standard use of pop tracks (Saturday Night
Fever, 1977). He also analyses the works of Elmer Bernstein, Philip Glass, John Williams, George Fenton, Hans Zimmer and Bernard Herrmann, who is best known for his masterful collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock.
9.30 Hey! Bo Diddley
New series 1/3. Roger Daltrey profiles legendary - Mississippi-born singer/ guitarist Bo Diddley (born Otha Ellas Bates McDaniel), who uniquely imbibed rock 'n' roll with the blues and influenced diverse acts such as the Smiths, U2, Bruce Springsteen, and George Michael. His double-A-sided 1955 debut single - Bo Diddley/I'm a Man - reached number one on the US R&B chart. Contributors include Dave Davies, Tom McGuinness (of Manfred Mann), Wilko Johnson (of Dr Feelgood), Marshall Chess and Bo Diddley, whose name refers to a one-stringed African guitar. Producer Neil Rosser
Otha Ellas Bates
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