Stevie

Wonderful listening. First broadcast in August 1971, number two of the three (of four) surviving programmes. Sessions by The Pretty Things and Greyhound; and tracks by The McCoys, Laramie (the very nice Farewell First Lady Of The Air, about Amelia Earhart), Jerry Lee Lewis, The Alberts (Morse Code Melody, announced by Prof. Bruce Lacey), Jim Reeves’ Old Tige (a wonderfully atrocious track which Neil Innes has recounted the Bonzos putting on repeat on hotel jukeboxes just before they left so that the remaining guests would have to suffer it), Hot Chocolate, The Beach Boys, Moondog, Chuck Thomas And His Dixieland Band (Oh Gee, Say Gee, You Ought To See My Gee Gee From The Fiji Isles) Freddie Bell & The Bell Boys, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, Tammy Wynette and more.

Laurel & Hardy’s 1983 minor hit Clunk Click.

Delta 5 on the BBC show Something Else. Date unknown : 1980 ?

Pato Banton with Ranking Roger : Bubbling Hot, released 1995.

R.I.P. Charlie Haden, here with Don Cherry, Dewey Redman and Ed Blackwell.

Sun Ra Arkestra at Cafe OTO, 25th August 2013 (one of three clips uploaded by David Corio).

First broadcast 1st July 2014.

Miranda Sawyer meets some of the key female figures of the punk era to look at how they radically changed the cultural landscape and inspired a generation of young women.

 Viv Albertine two-hour show on 6Music, broadcast 6th July 2014. Grandmaster Flash, Pete Wingfield, Fela Kuti, Thunderclap Newman, The Pentangle, The Shirelles and much more.