Specialist in folk, roots and acoustic-based sounds, with a look at the latest releases and a guide to artists currently touring the UK. And Scottish singer and multi-instrumentalist Kris Drever talks about his long-playing debut.
3/3. Donovan celebrates the life and career of sitarist guru Ravi Shankar , who entered Western consciousness first in the 1960s, when his then-exotic Indian sound influenced the Byrds, the Kinks, the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds and, most famously,
George Harrison and the Beatles. His daughters include renowned sitarist Anoushka Shankar and singer/songwriter Norah Jones. The series concludes with an assessment of Shankar's legacy.
New series BBC 6 Music presenter Steve Lamacq takes up part-time residence at Radio 2 for a new weekly show geared to a broad cross-section of music aficionados. Expect a mix of familiar and obscure records.
Producer Pam Gilfeather
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