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5/8. Conductor and music commentator Charles Haziewood explores links between classical and popular music - from Bach to Bjork, from punk to polka - with particular attention to the former's influence on the latter. Tonight's programme, recorded at Hazlewood's Somerset farm, features a live session from ska, hip-hop and reggae nonet, Bristol-based band Babyhead.

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Commentator:
Charles Haziewood

New series 1/6. As the pop single continues to hold its own in the digital era, Radio 2 singles out six 45rpm records for their lasting significance. This second series showcasing timeless vinyl classics starts with Glen Campbell 's 1968 country-pop single Wichita Lineman, which was a huge hit both here and in the States during the winter of 1969. The song's writer Jimmy Webb and arranger Al DeLory join
Glen Campbell for an in-depth discussion of one of pop's more sumptuous and cinematic radio treasures. Producer Des Shaw

Contributors

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Glen Campbell
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Jimmy Webb
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Al Delory
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Glen Campbell
Producer:
Des Shaw

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