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Specialist in folk, roots and acoustic sounds. Tonight Mike is joined by special guest Paddy Moloney , who in 1962 founded now-legendary traditional-Irish folk act the Chieftans. Moloney talks about his remarkbable career, and selects a few tracks for the show.

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Paddy Moloney

7/10. Contemporary jazz series in which the innovative saxophonist airs live music and new releases, featuring special guest interviews with jazz artists and live acoustic sets from up-and-coming acts. Courtney's guest this week is trumpeter Eddie Henderson , who, at nine, had a lesson from Louis Armstrong. He discusses his new album and his musical influences.

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Eddie Henderson
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Louis Armstrong.

3/4. Lulu continues a profile of soul tenor and songwriter William "Smokey" Robinson, who until 1972 led Motown quartet the Miracles. This chapter looks at Robinson's role as Motown's vice-president, which involved songwriting and producing for the label's other artists. He retired from the Miracles when he had children, but after three years as a devoted family man it was clear that he missed making music.
He then launched his solo career.
Contributors include Berry Gordy , Temptations manager Shelley Berger , former Supreme
Cindy Birdsong and Smokey Robinson.

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Berry Gordy
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Shelley Berger
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Cindy Birdsong
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Smokey Robinson.

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