Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Jonathan Romain.
And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with Judy Merry.
With new country, including top tunes and news from Nashville.
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.
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.
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.
His guest is Noddy Holder.
Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought with Steve Williams.
3.30 as 1.30