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New series 1/5.
Charles Hazlewood draws connections between classical and popular music, showing the debttoday's pop owes to the classical canon. Producers Nicky Birch and Matt Hall

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Hazlewood
Producers:
Nicky Birch
Producers:
Matt Hall

Paul O'Grady looks at the 40-year career of Cilla Black, whose 1964 back-to-back number ones - Anyone Who Had a Heart and You're My World - established her pull with the public. Tonight's programme looks at how she became a star and why she abandoned her musical career in the 1970s.
This profile is a revised repeat of a show first aired last December.

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul O'Grady
Producer:
Malcolm Prince

3/4. E Street Band guitarist Steve Van Zandt recalls the life and career of musician, composer and king of the Las Vegas lounges Louis Prima , who died in 1978, aged 68.
The Wildest. Louis Prima and Keely Smith became the king and queen of Las Vegas, knocking their audiences for six in shows at the Sahara Hotel.
They helped establish Vegas as America's entertainment capital and scored huge hits with Buona Sera , Just a Gigolo and That Old Black Magic.

Contributors

Guitarist:
Steve van Zandt
Unknown:
Louis Prima
Unknown:
Louis Prima
Unknown:
Keely Smith
Unknown:
Buona Sera

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