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with Folk on 2 Tonight's guests are two young musicians making their first broadcast - Chris
Sherburn and Denny Bartley , who bring a new approach to traditional Celtic music with an exhilarating combination of high-speed dance tunes and moving vocal performances.
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Contributors

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Denny Bartley

In the second of five programmes, Peggy Seeger talks to Jim Lloyd about her vagrant life in Europe in the 1950s, her trips to Russia and China while under threat from the US State
Department, her first meeting with Ewan MacColl , and the revolutionary production techniques they developed in creating The Radio Ballads.
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Contributors

Talks:
Peggy Seeger
Unknown:
Jim Lloyd
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Ewan MacColl

Over the next four weeks,
Joe Brown looks back at the music sensation of the 1950s - skiffle.
1: Roots and Branches
Lonnie Donegan , Chris Barber and Adam Faith recall the jazz and American folk influences that led to the creation of skiffie.
Producer Barbara Wallace

Contributors

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Joe Brown
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Lonnie Donegan
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Chris Barber
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Adam Faith
Producer:
Barbara Wallace

3: The Great Divide
Barbara Dickson continues her five-part series exploring the history of hymns by explaining how discontent with Anglican worship helped produce the all-time favourite collection Hymns Ancient and Modern. These
Victorian hymns got everywhere - even into barrel organs.
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Contributors

Unknown:
Barbara Dickson

Music, news and information from the popular organ and keyboard world. Also tonight,
John Leeming reviews lain Flitcroft's first CD, recorded on the Granada Studios Wurlitzer.
Producer Stuart Hobday
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Contributors

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John Leeming
Producer:
Stuart Hobday

Derek and Ellen Jameson discuss topical issues.
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Contributors

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Ellen Jameson

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