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: Sarah Kennedy

: Simon Mayo

Sits in for Ken Bruce, and featuring after 11.30 am throughout the week Tracks of My Years, in which singer Sarah Brightman chooses - two a day - her ten favourite records.


DJ: Simon Mayo
Guest: Sarah Brightman

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Paul Jones

R&B and blues, featuring a live-concert repeat from blues-rock band the Fabulous Thunderbirds. Plus a tribute to American funk/ rock drummer Buddy Miles (ex-Jimi Hendrix's Band of Gypsies), who died in February, aged 60.

: Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconle

Tonight's show features ex-Squeeze singer/songwriter Chris Tifford.
Stuart Maconie on Portishead: p43


Songwriter: Chris Tifford.
Songwriter: Stuart MacOnie

: Big Band Special

Steve Sidwell conducts the BBC Big Band in a session featuring music arranged by Dave Grusin , Bill Holman and John Clayton.


Unknown: Steve Sidwell
Arranged By: Dave Grusin
Arranged By: Bill Holman
Arranged By: John Clayton.

: Jools Holland

3/11. Tonight's guest is soul singer Alexander O'Neal , who joins Jools for a cover of Otis Redding 's
(Sittin'on the) Dock of the Bay.


Singer: Alexander O'Neal
Unknown: Otis Redding

: Jac Holzman's Elektra Story

2/6. Paul Gambaccini charts the history of American label Elektra Records. The story shifts to the first half of the 1960s, when the label built its reputation on a roster of folk acts such as Judy Collins ,
Phil Ochs , Tom Paxton , Fred Neil and Tom Rush. And Elektra boss
Jac Holzman employed producer/ talent scout Paul Rothchild , who would later fine-tune the Doors' trippy studio sound.


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Judy Collins
Unknown: Phil Ochs
Unknown: Tom Paxton
Unknown: Fred Neil
Unknown: Tom Rush.
Unknown: Jac Holzman
Unknown: Paul Rothchild

: Janice Long

: Alex Lester

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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