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With The Organist Entertains. Popular organ recordings, including classics and standards. PHONE [number removed]0200 for information and details of organ clubs and societies.
EMAIL: organist.entertains@bbc.co.uk

2/2. Simon Mayo presents this series, which shows the influence of religion on rock music. On the Road to Find Out
Despite the apparent antagonism between religion and rock, a number of popular artists have reconciled the two and publicly celebrated their religious conversions. This edition looks at those who have changed spiritual direction since becoming pop stars, including Van Morrison ,
Pete Townshend , George Harrison , John Lennon , Madonna and Cliff Richard. With input from Donovan, Yusuf Islam , Paul Jones ,
Pete Townshend and George Harrison.

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Simon Mayo
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Van Morrison
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Pete Townshend
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George Harrison
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John Lennon
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Cliff Richard.
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Yusuf Islam
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Paul Jones
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Pete Townshend
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George Harrison.

3/3. Guy Barker recalls the stormy life of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker, who emerged triumphantly in the early 1950s but died in 1988, aged 58, following a 30-year addiction to drugs. This edition recalls his final bursts of creativity, the controversy surrounding his death, and his artistic legacy.

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Presenter:
Guy Barker

BBC Radio 2

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