New series 1/6. Conductor and music commentator
Charles Hazlewood returns to explore further links between classical and popular music. The series starts with Martina Topley Bird, who sang on Tricky's 1995 debut album Maxinquaye. Tonight's programme explores the changes in a singer's approach to performance across an entire career, and features music from Judy Garland , Paul Weller and Mozart. Producer Nicky Birch
3/6. Tonight's BBC archive interview features pioneering punk act the Ramones in a 1977 chat with Radio 1's Bob Kilbey. The New York City band discuss playing at the legendary CBGBs, sniffing glue and their love of all things pop. And a modern-day Bob Kilbey recalls meeting the black-clothed quartet, three of whom have died since 2001.
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