6/10. Suzi Ouatro recalls American radio hits of the pre-Beatles era.
She continues with a showcase of independent record label group Brent/Time/Shad. And Suzi celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Hollywood Flames' R&B and pop hit Buzz-Buzz-Buzz.
2/3. Radio 2 pays tribute to blues musician and broadcaster Alexis Korner (1928-84), who is seen as the catalyst for the 1960s British blues explosion that greatly influenced the Rolling Stones, the Animals, Led Zeppelin and many others. This edition looks at Korner's key role in the early-1960s rhythm and blues scene, including his forming of the Blues Incorporated (featuring future R&B-rock giants), and his activities at the small, murky basement Ealing Club, where Eric Burdon , Keith Richards , Brian Jones , Eric Clapton , Graham Bond , Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce made some of their formative appearances.
Contributors include other Ealing Club performers Paul Jones ,
Charlie Watts and Mick Jagger. whose musician brother
Chris Jagger presents the programme.
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