Another chance to hear a November 2005 programme celebrating the 30th anniversary of Queen's fourth charted (and career-defining) single Bohemian Rhapsody, which spent nine weeks at number one in the UK before Abba's Mamma Mia dethroned it in late January 1976. Featuring a full-throttle, detailed tribute complete with cover versions, input by Brian May , Roger Taylor ,
Ben Elton and producer Roy Thomas Baker, and an archive interview with Freddie Mercury, whose family members also speak.
3/5. Asleep at the Wheel frontman Ray Benson traces the history of the music genre with which his Texas band is most associated:
Western swing. The story continues with a visit to the normally quiet
Texas panhandle town of Turkey for its annual April weekend celebrations devoted to former resident and massively influential bandleader, musician and songwriter Bob Wills (1905-75). Benson hears from Wills's daughter Rosetta, with personal recollections by members of Wills's band the Texas Playboys.
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