This Week’s Music for Grown-Ups on Radio/TV

Your exclusive listening/watching guide … thanks to compiler Mike Ollier:

Radio For Grown-Ups 

Tues BBCR2 22.30 ~ 23.30

* Theme Time Radio Hour with Bob Dylan: Dance 

Fri BBCR6 21.00 ~ 22.00

*  Theme Time Radio Hour with Bob Dylan: Laughter – Big Joe Turner, The Maytals and Gene Chandler

 Fri BBCR3 22.30 ~ 23.30
*  Jazz Library: Rex Stewart – the essential recordings of the cornet player
 Fri BBCR3 23.30 ~ 01.00
* Jazz On 3 – Spindrift in concert 

Sat BBCR2 20.00 ~ 21.00

*  Mark Lamarr’s Redneck Music (3/4) – the relationship between country and rock ‘n’ roll.  

TV For Grown-Ups

 A Friday night repeatfest on BBC4, but they are good shows and if you haven’t seen ‘em, you should! 

Fri BBC4 19.30 ~ 20.00

*  Transatlantic Sessions – repeat for the sessions recorded at Strathgarry House


Fri BBC4 20.00 ~ 21.00

* Legends: Al Bowlly ~ The Very Thought Of You – more excellence in the Legends series with a repeated profile of the pre-war popular crooner.


Fri BBC4 22.00 ~ 23.00

*  Emmylou Harris’ 10 Commandments Of Country – yet another repeat, but a worthy one as Emmy and her crack band take us through some superb country/bluegrass songs.


Fri BBC4 23.00 ~ 23.35

*  Emmylou Harris at the BBC – a selection of appearances Emmy has made over the years 

Fri BBC2 11.35 ~ 12.35

*  Later With Jools Holland – Andy Fairweather-Low with Chris Barber and his band are the ones to tape and watch later this week… Ha – so that’s why it’s called ‘Later’!


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