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3/4. Paul Gambaccini recalls the life and music of soul giant Sam Cooke , who died in mysterious circumstances
40 years ago. Cooke's smooth, gospel-inspired pop vocals appealed equally to white and black audiences in hits like You
Send Me, Wonderful World,
Cupid, Twistin'the Night Away and A Change /s Gonna Come. Having a Party
A look at Cooke's control of a studio, his live performances and his huge financial power.


Paul Gambaccini
Sam Cooke

Actor Dougray Scott reads an abridged version of Wilkie Colllins 's atmospheric and convoluted gothic thriller.
2/8. Walter is now teaching two women, one of whom spookily resembles the "Woman in White".
Abridged by Paul Kent


Dougray Scott
Wilkie Colllins
Abridged By:
Paul Kent

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