Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Michael Jaggesar.
And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with Faris Badawi.
Country, roots and Americana, with new and archive recordings. His special guest is singer/ songwriter Lucinda Williams , who discusses her musical and literary influences, her poet father Miller Wiliams , Bruce Springsteen , her craft and her new album.
Classic R&B and the cream of new blues releases. Plus an extended interview with influential New
Orleans producer Allen Toussaint. Tor details of music played ring the Radio 2 Information Lineon [number removed]0200 (land line calls cost no more than 8p per minute)
CNew series 1/4. Russell Davies resumes his exploration of the ancient art of close-harmony singing. The first series, which aired in 2005, celebrated its many variations, including barbershop, jazz, gospel and doowop as sung by sacred, commercial, amateur and professional groups. This series features Ladysmith
Black Mambazo, UK and US jingle performers, Welsh male choirs, cathedral choristers and many other contributors to the art form.
Producer Graham Pass
6/6. Comedian Lee Mack hosts a variety show featuring comedy, sketches and a weekly musical guest Repeated on Saturday at 1.30pm
His guest is Noddy Holder.
Featuring a live session from guitarist D'Arcy Wretzky.
Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought with Alison Murdoch.
3.30 as 1.30