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3/6. Conductor and music commentator Charles Hazlewood explores links between classical and popular music (jazz, punk, dancehall ... The series is recorded at Hazlewood's Somerset farm overlooking Glastonbury Tor. Tonight's guest is local farmer and Glastonbury Festival organiser,
Michael Eavis , who shares his love of classical music and discusses the classical extravaganza held in Glastonbury Abbey this summer.


Charles Hazlewood
Michael Eavis

2/6 Another chance to hear Paul Sexton's profile of Mississippi-born blues singer, songwriter and guitarist Robert Johnson, who died - probably from poisoning - in 1938, aged 27, unaware of the immeasurable impact his relatively few recordings would have on post-war Chicago blues, jazz, R&B and rock. Johnson influenced Elmore James, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, and ultimately Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and their followers.


Paul Sexton

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