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Featuring classic blues and the cream of new releases. An evening of blues triples - three tunes on a similartheme.
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Marty Wilde presents a series on rockabilly, the music that emerged from America's Deep
South. This instalment looks at popular rockabilly artists of the fifties who were not primarily associated with the Sun label, includingthe Johnny Burnette Rock 'n' Roll
Trio, the Collins Kids,
Dale Hawkins , the early Bill Haley and Charlie Feathers (who recorded briefly for Sun).

Contributors

Unknown:
Marty Wilde
Unknown:
Johnny Burnette
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Dale Hawkins
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Bill Haley
Unknown:
Charlie Feathers

The laughs and gags return in a new series of sketches and movie parodies, including Joan of Arc and the Surrogate Mummy. With Bella Emberg , Jeffrey Holland , Chris Emmett andSuzyAitchison. Producer Dirk Maggs
Repeated Saturday 1.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Bella Emberg
Unknown:
Jeffrey Holland
Unknown:
Chris Emmett
Producer:
Dirk Maggs

Mark Radcliffe continues a series on the music of Manchester, the city that bred Oasis, the Smiths, Herman's
Hermits, the Buzzcocks, Simply Red, the Hollies and countless others.
Tonight's guest is Tony Wilson , whose Factory label boasted New
Order among its influential roster.

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Radcliffe
Unknown:
Tony Wilson

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