Richard Allinson and producer
Steve Levine profile neo-R&B/pop/ rock giants Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis , who discuss their enormous writer/producer output since the 1980s. Clients include the SOS Band, Alexander O'Neal , the Human
League, Usher. Chaka Khan , Mary J Blige and, most prolifically and profitably, Janet Jackson. Featuring previously unaired material. Producer Neil Myners
Clare Teal with part one of a concert featuring the BBC Big Band and Italian DJ/ musician Nicola Conte , conducted by Mark Nightingale at this weekend's Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Expect bossa rhythms and Italian film-score melodies.
5/6. Paul Gambaccini charts the history of US label Elektra Records. This edition recalls the 1968-70 output, including the Doors' big US 1968 number ones (the LP Waiting for the Sun and the 45 Hello, I Love You) and the band's troubled 1969 LP The Soft Parade (with Touch Me). Plus Detroit radicals the MC5, Judy Collins 's hit Amazing Grace and Bread, whose auspicious debut ballad Make It with You was one of the top-selling US singles of 1970.
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