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2/2. Bob Geldof shares his thoughts on Africa. Talking to journalist Paul Vallely
- who co-authored Geldof's autobiography - the poverty-relief guru discusses the significant role of faith among Africans, who are deeply religious across strong traditional, Christian or Muslim beliefs.
This concluding part explores the impact for better or worse of Christianity and Islam on African society. Contributors include
Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Youssou N'Dour, with voices from Nigeria, Uganda and Kenya.

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Geldof
Unknown:
Paul Vallely
Unknown:
Desmond Tutu

3/6. Russell Davies continues a tribute to the supremely popular but temperamentally difficult trombonist and band leader
Tommy Dorsey , who died in 1956, aged 51, following a swing-era career boasting over 180 charted singles, including 17 US number ones. Defining recordings include Song of India, Marie, BoogieWoogie, On the Sunny Side of the Street, Opus One and, with Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers, I'll Never Smile Again and There Are Such Things.

Contributors

Unknown:
Russell Davies
Leader:
Tommy Dorsey
Unknown:
Frank Sinatra

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