Sits in for Ken Bruce. And after
11.30 throughout the week in Tracks of My Years, guitarist Nils Lofgren (of the E Street Band) identifies his favourite records.
Plus a week-long spotlight on the new album Meet Glen Campbell.
1/4. Another chance to hear
Ronettes star Ronnie Spector 's look at the legacy of doo-wop - the close-harmony rhythm and blues style of singing that emerged in the 1950s on the streets of New York City and Philadelphia. Giant doo-wop radio classics include the Penguins' Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)
(1954), the Five Satins'ln the Still of the Nite (1956) and the Flamingos' / Only Have Eyes for You (1959). The series begins with late-40s gospel groups, which spawned hit acts the Swallows, the Ravens and the Orioles. With input by the artists and hustlers behind doo-wop.
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