A special edition featuring superstar singer, songwriter and concert performer Barry Manilow , who discusses his influences (
Judy Garland , the musical Gypsy etc), his creative work with Bette Midler , and his stage works, which include the musicals Harmony, Copacabana and a "lost" work he wrote before his 1974 breakthrough hit Mandy.
Joining Johnny in the studio are cult British rock quintet the Zombies, who perform their 44-year-old UK/ US hit Shes Not There and their 1967 LP track Time of the Season, which, as a 45, hit big in the US in 1969.
Brian D'Arcy looks at the significance of church buildings as he marks the anniversary of the founding of the Cistercian order at the Citeaux Abbey in France. Featuring the City of Bristol Choir, directed by David Ogden.
With a celebration of jazz pianist and composer James Sherman (1908-75), who co-wrote Lover Man and recorded with Billie Holiday, Stuff Smith , Lil Armstrong and the Charioteers. Plus sailing-themed tracks by Billie Holiday, Dick Todd , and Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly.
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