1/3. Another chance to hear a tribute series to legendary singer/ guitarist Bo Diddley , who died on 2 June, age 79. The Mississippi-born maverick imbibed rock 'n' roll with the blues and influenced diverse acts such as the Smiths, U2 and George Michael. Presented by Roger Daltrey with input from
Dave Davies , Tom McGuinness (of Manfred Mann ), Wilko Johnson (of Dr Feelgood), Marshall Chess , Paul Barrere (of Little Feat) and Bo Diddley , whose name refers to a one-stringed African guitar.
Robert Ziegler conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with singer Brenda Edwards and the Cormac Kenevey Quartet in a showcase of American song to mark the Fourth of July. Presented by Paul Gambaccini at London's Mermaid Theatre.
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