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Playlists with tracks by Bessie Smith

Monday 14th September 2020
12:00
Gideon Coe
XTC in concert from 1978.
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Sessions from Darren Hayman & The Wave Pictures, Huggy Bear, The Chevalier Brothers.

Talking Heads Cities
The Kinks Autumn Almanac
Silver Apples Oscillations
Eddie & the Hot Rods Teenage Depression
Bobbie Gentry Seasons Come, Seasons Go
Julian Bream Lachrimae Antiquae
The Wedding Present Give My Love To Kevin
Ana Roxanne Suite Pour l'invisible
Eddie & the Hot Rods Keep On Keeping On - BBC Session 15/02/1977
Los Viajeros Siderales El Campanero
Appendix Out Frozen Blight (Radio 1 Session, 12 Jun 2001)
Lucy Rose For All You Give (feat. Lucy Rose)
The Wave Pictures Eskimo Kiss (6 Music Session, 30 Jan 2012) (feat. The Wave Pictures)
Appendix Out I Went Hunting (Radio 1 Session, 12 Jun 2001)
Edikanfo Moonlight Africa
Medlar Gd Gd Kan
The Wave Pictures Let Out the Sides (6 Music Session, 30 Jan 2012) (feat. The Wave Pictures)
Bessie Smith Long Road
Helena Deland Truth Nugget
Michael Rother Bitter Tang
Huggy Bear Her Jazz (Radio 1 Session, 27 Oct 1992)
Paula, Povoa & Jerge Primavera
Vic Mars Skylight
Bobby Moore & The Rhthym Aces Hey Mr DJ
Huggy Bear Nu Song (Radio 1 Session, 27 Oct 1992)
Samantha Crain Reunion
XTC All Along The Watchtower - Golders Green Hippodrome 1978
Camille Pale Septembre
I Like Trains Desire Is A Mess
XTC Dance Band - Golders Green Hippodrome 1978
Chevalier Brothers Coco Beans (Radio 1 Session, 23 Mar 1983)
Ian McCulloch September Song
Skinshape Sua Alma
XTC I'll Set Myself on Fire (Radio 1 In Concert, Golders Green Hippodrome 1978)
Chevalier Brothers Fat Like That (Radio 1 Session, 23 Mar 1983)
Japanese Television Moon Glider
Soot Sprite It's Summer And I don't feel like Dancing
XTC Neon Shuffle (Golders Green Hippodrome 1978)
Connie Converse Sad Lady
Joe Gibbs & The Professionals Black September
Stefan Grossman Big Road Blues
Alasdair Roberts Ice Age
Darren Hayman & The Wave Pictures Long Black Cars - 6 Music session 30/01/2012
Tuesday 1st September 2020
09:00
Lauren Laverne
Gemma Cairney sits in
36 / 44 Tracks
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Dr Hannah Fry talks The Maths of Life and we celebrate the iconic in 6 Music Salutes.

M83 Reunion
Dusty Springfield Son Of A Preacher Man
Neil Young Harvest Moon
The Beatles Ticket to ride
Lauryn Hill Everything is Everything
Prince 1999
Brian Jackson The Bottle
The White Stripes Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
The Rolling Stones Gimme Shelter
Hole Awful
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Date With the Night
Portishead Over
Animal Collective Peacebone
Billie Holiday Autumn in New York
The Sundays Here's Where The Story Ends
The Flaming Lips My Cosmic Autumn Rebellion
Jane Weaver Mission Desire
Jungle Brothers Sunshine
Greyhound Black And White
Betty Davis Anti Love Song
Rosie Gaines Closer Than Close
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Falling Thunder
DRAM Andromeda (feat. DRAM)
Jnsi Swill
Bessie Smith T'ain't Nobodys Business If I Do
SAULT Wildfires
Ezra Collective Dark Side Riddim
JW Francis New York
Sophie Hunger Alpha Venom
Fatoumata Diawara Douha (Mali Mali) (feat. Fatoumata Diawara)
Krown Time's Up (feat. Krown)
Sylvan Esso Ferris Wheel
Bon Iver AUATC
Four Tet School
Future Islands For Sure
Chiminyo See Me
Metronomy Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Cody ChesnuTT The Seed (2.0) (feat. Cody ChesnuTT)
Death Cab for Cutie Autumn Love
IDLES Model Village
DJ P2N Muziko
J Lloyd Gotta Work Harder/Feelin' Good
Angel Olsen Waving, Smiling
Doves Prisoners
Monday 17th August 2020
11:00
The Blues Show with Cerys Matthews
Rhiannon Giddens sits in
12 / 14 Tracks
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The Grammy-winning musician shares an hour of her favourite blues.

Aretha Franklin Today I Sing The Blues
Nina Simone My Man's Gone Now
Vera Hall Trouble So Hard
Leyla McCalla Love Again Blues
Alberta Hunter Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Big Mama Thornton My Heavy Load
Amythyst Kiah & Her Chest of Glass Trouble So Hard
Bessie Smith I Ain't Goin' To Play Second Fiddle
Elizabeth Cotten and Brenda Evans Shake Sugaree
Geeshie Wiley Last Kind Words Blues
Memphis Minnie If You See My Rooster (Please Run Him Home)
Odetta Down On Me - Original Remix
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Strange Things Happening Everyday
Monday 27th July 2020
11:00
The Blues Show with Cerys Matthews
27/07/2020
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Cerys digs deep into her collection to play blues of all hues, from old to new.

Muddy Waters Who's Gonna Be Your Sweet Man When I'm Gone
Karen Dalton It Hurts Me Too
Bessie Smith Baby Doll
Bobbie Gentry Sermon
The Spencer Davis Group Dimples
Odetta Gonna Take My Time
Othman Wahabi Bluesin' For The Most High
Raphael Callaghan Special Rider Blues
B.B. King Don't You Want A Man Like Me - Take 3
The Sleep Eazys and Joe Bonamassa Polk Salad Annie
Wily Bo Walker and E D Brayshaw Loan Me A Dime
Dedicated Men Of Zion When I Look Back
Kaz Hawkins Spoonful
Lucky Millinder Heavy Sugar
Monday 22nd June 2020
13:00
QTIPOC Pride Playlist
9 / 16 Tracks
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A playlist of LGBTQI+ artists of colour celebrating Pride Month

Ma Rainey Prove It On Me Blues
Tracy Chapman Talkin' Bout A Revolution
Kele Tenderoni
Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Labi Siffre I Got The
Frank Ocean Lost
Mista Strange Open The Gates
Beverly Glenn-Copeland La Vita
Syd You're The One (feat. Syd)
Cakes da Killa Catch The Beat
Toro y Moi Dark & Handsome (feat. Toro y Moi)
Dua Saleh Cat Scratch
Jamie Principle Your Love (feat. Jamie Principle)
Janelle Mone Make Me Feel
K Rizz Like A Girl (feat. K Rizz)
Arlo Parks Black Dog
10:00
The Blues Show with Cerys Matthews
22/06/2020
13 / 16 Tracks
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With new music from Seasick Steve and Larkin Poe plus David Freeman on Muddy Waters.

Jack Rose Kensington Blues
Gary Fletcher Don't You Come Creeping
James 'Son' Thomas Mama Don't Allow
Archie Edwards The Road Is Rough and Rocky
Kelvin Davies Drunken Barrelhouse Blues
Bab L' Bluz Ila Mata
Larkin Poe Every Bird That Flies
Bessie Smith Sobbin' Hearted Blues
Muddy Walters I Be's Troubled - Plantation Recording
Bette Smith and Kirk Fletcher Dance Monkey
Seasick Steve Carni Days
Big Bill Broonzy Unemployment Stomp
The James Oliver Band Misirlou
Blind Arthur Blake West Coast Blues
Bobby Rush Chicken Head
Dinah Washington Salty Papa Blues
Monday 15th June 2020
10:00
The Blues Show with Cerys Matthews
David Freeman and Blind Willie McTell
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David Freeman on his new book 'Blues People' plus the Blind Willie McTell from the archive

Taj Mahal Statesboro Blues
Lee Dorsey Get Out Of My Life Woman
Big Mama Thornton Partnership Blues
Little Walter I Got To Find My Baby
Bessie Smith Yellow Dog Blues
Blind Willie Johnson Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning
Fruteland Jackson Good As Your Last Dollar
Jake Blount Brown Skin Baby
Rory Gallagher Should've Learnt My Lesson - Deuce Session / Alternative Acoustic Take / 1971
Ruthie Foster Brand New Day - Live
Blind Willie McTell Interview With John Lomax
Ruthie Foster Introduction - Live
Bob Dylan Blind Willie McTell - Studio Outtake 1983
Brunning Sunflower Blues Band Uranus
Charles Williams Chop! Chop!
Fenton Robinson Texas Flood
Monday 18th May 2020
10:00
The Blues Show with Cerys Matthews
18/05/2020
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Cerys digs deep into her collection to play blues of all hues, from old to new.

John Lee Hooker Sally Mae
Martin Harley Hotel Lonely
Rory Block Joliet Bound
The Cinelli Brothers Your Lies
Bessie Smith Moan, You Moaners
Thomas Fraser Brakeman's Blues
Blind Arthur Blake Police Dog Blues
Tony Allen and Hugh Masekela Obama Shuffle Strut Blues
Bob Dylan False Prophet
Catfish Five Long Years (Remastered)
Elles Bailey Woman Like Me
John Lee Hooker & Paul Oliver John Lee Hooker Interview - "That's What Makes The Blues"
Josh White Good Morning, Blues
Tuesday 14th April 2020
10:00
The Jazz Show with Jamie Cullum
14/04/2020
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Jamie Cullum showcases his love of jazz, featuring sessions and special guests

Bill Withers Can We Pretend
Bessie Smith Back Water Blues
James Moody Little Girl Blue
Ashley Henry Pressure (Live at The Premises)
Esperanza Spalding Little Fly - Radio 2 session 15/03/2011
Jamie Cullum Glacier (Live at the Elton Piano) (feat. Jamie Cullum)
Oscar Jerome Sun For Someone
Pharoah Sanders Journey In Satchidananda. (feat. Pharoah Sanders)
Reuben James My Line
Ali Shaheed Muhammad Distant Mode
Monday 24th February 2020
07:00
Mary Anne Hobbs
With The All Queens Mix
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Celebrating LGBTQI+ History month with the All Queens Mix.

Bananarama It Ain't What You Do...
Tracy Chapman Fast Car
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Zero
The Cramps Human Fly
Atoms for Peace Default.
Pulp Mis-Shapes
Dinosaur Jr. Freak Scene
Kelis Good Stuff
Marvin Gaye Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Timmy Thomas Why Can't We Live Together
Luther Ingram If It's All The Same To You Babe
Bessie Smith Me And My Gin
Jon Hopkins Open Eye Signal
Max Cooper Aleph 2
Meshell Ndegeocello I'm Diggin' You (Like An Old Soul Record)
Young Fathers Border Girl
Kate Tempest Unholy Elixir
Michael Kiwanuka Hero
Caribou Never Come Back
KAYTRANADA Girl (feat. KAYTRANADA)
Obongjayar God's Own Children
CASSOWARY She Funked Me
Keeley Forsyth Start Again
Peder Mannerfelt Black Alert
Children of Zeus Royal
Pongo Uwa
Kenny Beats Cosmic
Fontaines D.C. Liberty Belle
Lanterns on the Lake When It All Comes True
Four Tet Baby
Love Nelson There But For The Grace Of God...
The Orielles Space Samba (Disco Volador Theme)
Girl Band Shoulderblades
Guru Feel The Music
Jarraeu Vandal Murder
Saturday 14th September 2019
01:00
The Pick of Radio 2 with Anneka Rice
Pet Shop Boys, Cerys Matthews, Pixies and Emeli Sande
12 / 15 Tracks
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Anneka showcases the very best of Radio 2 from the last seven days

a‐ha The Sun Always Shines on TV
Baz Luhrmann Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)
Phil Collins Two Hearts
The Sugarhill Gang Rapper's Delight
Bessie Smith Me And My Gin
Keane Love Too Much
Liam Gallagher Once
Pixies Where Is My Mind? (Radio 2 live session, 11/09/19)
Basement Jaxx Yodel Song (live on BBC Radio 2 - Friday 6th Sept '19)
Simply Red Thinking Of You
BBC Concert Orchestra The Deadwood Stage (Friday Night is Music Night)
Years & Years Dreamland (feat. Years & Years)
Ingrid Andress Lady Like
JP Cooper Losing Me
Katy Perry Small Talk
Sunday 18th August 2019
07:00
Cerys Matthews
Tom Robinson sits in
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Eclectic music from blues to beats with poetry and live sessions.

Joy Division Transmission
Pink Floyd Shine On You Crazy Diamond
The Drifters Under The Boardwalk
Cab Calloway Minnie The Moocher
Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Little Walter My Babe
Louis Jordan Saturday Night Fish Fry
Gotan Project Época
Crazy Arm Remembrance
They Might Be Giants Your Racist Friend
Jackie Leven Classic Northern Diversions
Ray Charles What'd I Say
Gravenhurst East Of The City
Panjabi MC Snake Charmer
Janis Ian Matthew
Peter Gabriel Here Comes The Flood
Melrose Quartet Bampton Fair
3 Mustaphas 3 Ya Habibi, Ya Ghaybine
Gerry Diver My Margaret
Little Walter Me and My Chauffeur Blues
Rozi Plain Inner Circle
Gilmore & Roberts Bone Cupboard
Shakti Kriti
Tessa Seymour Brey Tango Para Ilaria (Live at Latitude 2019)
MC Navigator London Calling
Anaïs Mitchell Way Down Hadestown
The Lulus Band Nana
Jamie Smith's Mabon Drum 'n' Breizh (Live)
The Magic Lantern Albatross
Peter Brewis Old Odeon
Cannonball Adderley Sextet Tengo Tango
The Soap Company Style
Clara Engel Metamorphosis
Kate Rusby The Village Green Preservation Society
TRAMPOLENE Girls (Poem)
Kenny Young & the Eggplants Rambo Goes Shopping
Dona Onete Carimbo Arrepiado
Lady Lykes Not Your Hair
Reverend and The Makers Te Quiero Pero
Tuesday 23rd April 2019
14:00
Gideon Coe
Kirsty Maccoll in Concert
18 / 42 Tracks
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Sessions from Tinariwen, Ty Segall, The Wailing Souls and Electrelane.

The Kinks Revenge
14 Iced Bears Mother Sleep
Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
The Cure Jumping Someone Else's Train
The Velvet Underground I'll Be Your Mirror
mclusky That Man Will Not Hang
Marcos Valle Mentira Carioca
The Incredible String Band Dear Old Battlefield
The Orchids Me And The Black And White Dream
Andre Williams The Greasy Chicken
The Five Stars Pickin' On The Wrong Chicken
The Incredible String Band Black Jack Davy
Soft Cavalry Dive
The Screaming Blue Messiahs Lie Detector
Kirsty MacColl Free World - Fluer 1993
The Carolines Big House
Kirsty MacColl They Don't Know - Fluer 1993
Tinariwen Tenere Taqhim Tossam (6 Music Session, 29 Jun 2009)
Electrelane This Deed (Radio 1 Session, 7 Jan 2004)
Mamuthones A Place In The World
Tinariwen Mano Dayak (6 Music Session, 29 Jun 2009)
Electrelane Untitled Track (Radio 1 Session, 7 Jan 2004)
The Gotobeds Calquer The Hound
Ty Segall Standing At The Station - 6Music session 30/07/2012
Elva Athens
Wailing Souls Bredda Gravilcious (Radio 1 Session, 30 Oct 1984)
Erland Cooper Groatie Buckies
Octopuses Farmer
Wailing Souls Bandits Taking Over (Radio 1 Session, 30 Oct 1984)
Fold Teacher
Otoboke Beaver Datsu Hikage No Onna
Wreckless Eric Tiny House
Four Tet Teenage Birdsong
Plaid Polymer
The Mauskovic Dance Band Late Night People
Gooomes Sword In The Stone
Skin, Flesh & Bones Spider Man Web
J.R. Bohannon Fluctuation Pt.I
Slug Lackadaisical Love - Riley Session 220419
The Pearlfishers A Walk Into The Blue Night
Kirsty MacColl Innocence - Fluer 1993
Wednesday 17th April 2019
14:00
Late Junction
An alternative string quartet collaboration session
3 / 12 Tracks
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Max presents Elliot Galvin, Caoimhin O Raghallaigh, Sam Underwood and Cheng Yu in session.

The Band Bessie Smith
Bessie Smith Down Hearted Blues
Cheng Yu First Drops Of Rain
Cheng Yu Easter Snow
Cheng Yu Fred
Cheng Yu The Third Policeman
David Fennessy Piano Trio (Music for the pauses in a conversation between John Cage and Morton Feldman)
Lizabett Russo When The North Wind Blows
Akala Rise Up (feat. Akala)
William Mundy Alleluia: Per te dei genitrix II
Angélique Kidjo Yemaya
Angélique Kidjo Bemba Colorá
Tuesday 18th December 2018
09:00
Jamie Cullum
Festive Special!
9 / 13 Tracks
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Jamie celebrates the festive season with his final show of the year.

Duke Pearson Sleigh Ride
Bessie Smith At the Christmas Ball
Nancy Wilson The Christmas Waltz
The Ramsey Lewis Trio Here Comes Santa Claus
Carmody It's Always Christmas
Christian McBride Frosty the Snowman
Jamie Cullum All I Want For Christmas Is You
Jonwayne Seasons Greetings
Khruangbin Christmas Time Is Here
Nancy Wilson Peace of Mind
Peter Broderick The Last Christmas
Bertha "Chippie" Hill Christmas Man Blues
Soul-Saints Orchestra Santa's Got a Bag of Soul
Monday 17th December 2018
18:00
6 Music's People's Playlist with Lauren Laverne
Kitchen Beats
6 / 8 Tracks
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This week's People's Playlist celebrates tunes about food.

Johnny Flynn Cold Bread
Chic Soup For One
Bessie Smith Kitchen Man
Kelis Jerk Ribs
Phoenix Fior Di Latte
The Ronettes Hot Pastrami
Tom Waits Egg & Sausage (In A Cadillac With Susan Michelson)
Abdominal Ill Culinary Behaviour
Monday 10th December 2018
09:00
The Cerys Matthews Blues Show
Celebrating the harmonica!
11 / 14 Tracks
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With chairman of the National Harmonica League, Ben Hewlett.

Elvis Presley Santa Claus Is Back in Town
Bessie Smith At the Christmas Ball
Walter Trout Turn Off Your TV
Toots & The Maytals Pressure Drop
Big Mama Thornton Rock Me Baby
Chantel McGregor Help Me
William Clarke Pawnshop Bound
William McCoy Train Imitations And The Fox Chase
Rod Piazza Itty Bitty Pretty One/ Rockin Robin
The M.G.'s Winter Wonderland
Billy Boy Arnold Sloppy Drunk Blues
Jody Williams Lucky Lou
Muddy Waters All Aboard
Palmer McAbee McAbee's Railroad Piece
Sunday 2nd December 2018
11:00
Clare Teal
02/12/2018
22 / 27 Tracks
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Clare Teal with the best big band, swing and jazz, classic to contemporary.

Peggy Lee Fever
Dean Martin Ain't That A Kick In The Head
Robbie Williams Beyond The Sea
Julie London Warm December
Frank Sinatra One For My Baby
Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Sammy Davis Jr. I've Gotta Be Me
Johnny Hartman Blue Skies
George Duke The Black Messiah (Part Two)
Duke Ellington Daybreak Express
Lionel Hampton When Lights Are Low
Ray Charles Alexander’s Ragtime Band
Erroll Garner 'S Wonderful
Rebecca Ferguson Anyone Who Had A Heart (feat. Rebecca Ferguson)
Ann Hampton Callaway Just One of Those Things
Roy Hargrove Big Band Trust
Annie Ross Bellini
Sam Butera & The Witnesses Basin Street Blues / When It's Sleepy Time Down South (Medley)
Broken Brass Ensemble Cuzco
La La Land Cast Another Day of Sun
Seth MacFarlane A Kiss Or Two
Christian Sands Canteloupe Island
The Puppini Sisters In The Mood (Jive)
Cy Coleman Rich Man's Frug
Mary Lou Williams My Blue Heaven
Mel Tormé Let Me Off Up Town
Dianne Reeves Fascniating Rhythm
Friday 17th August 2018
10:00
Steve Lamacq
Huw Stephens sits in
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Huw will ask you to soundtrack the National Anthem, and its the Friday Free For All.

Radiohead Karma Police
Aretha Franklin Respect
Snoop Dogg Gin And Juice
Mos Def Ms Fat Booty
Whitney Houston It's Not Right But It's Okay
Mobb Deep Survival Of The Fittest
Musical Youth Pass The Dutchie
Wilson Pickett In The Midnight Hour
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy
Pavement Cut Your Hair
The Bees Chicken Payback
Soulwax NY Excuse
Fleet Foxes White Winter Hymnal
Black Flag Thirsty And Miserable
The Velvet Underground Run Run Run
Barrington Levy Here I Come
Lulu The Man Who Sold the World
Bessie Smith Me And My Gin
Aretha Franklin A Deeper Love (Sam Halabi Radio Remix)
Death Cab for Cutie Northern Lights
Mogwai We're Not Done
Aretha Franklin Chain Of Fools - New York Neederlander Theatre 1993
Diana Ross I Love You (Call Me)
Spring King The Hum
Aretha Franklin I'm Trying To Overcome (Outtake)
Ezra Koenig New Dorp. New York (feat. Ezra Koenig) (feat. Ezra Koenig)
Sunflower Bean Crisis Fest
Mutado Pintado Strong & Wrong (feat. Mutado Pintado)
Swearin' Grow Into A Ghost
P***** Jeans False Jesii Part 2
BEAK> Brean Down
Jamie xx New York Is Killing Me
John Grant Love Is Magic
tUnE-yArDs You Yes You
Johnny Cash Flushed From The Bathroom Of Your Heart
RM Hubbert Quantum Theory Love Song
Brand New Friend Why Are You So Tired?
Laura Jean Girls on the TV
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Time In Common
Cloud Nothings The Echo Of The World
Sleaford Mods Stick In A Five And Go
Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
Cosha Do You Wanna Dance
Monday 23rd July 2018
09:00
The Cerys Matthews Blues Show
Beth Rowley
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Cerys is joined by singer and songwriter Beth Rowley to share her passion for the blues.

Beth Rowley Only One Cloud
Karen Dalton Little Bit Of Rain
Them Baby Please Don't Go
Johnny Winter Mojo Boogie
Bessie Smith Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer
The Allman Brothers Band Statesboro Blues
Delgres Mo Jodi (Live)
Eric Clapton All Your Love (feat. Eric Clapton)
Lead Belly Blue Tail Fly
Muggsy Spanier Whistlin' the Blues
NO blues The World Keeps Turning
Monday 11th June 2018
09:00
The Cerys Matthews Blues Show
11/06/2018
12 / 15 Tracks
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The Cerys Matthews Blues Show.

Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five Potato Head Blues
Bessie Smith Back Water Blues
William Bell Born Under A Bad Sign
Henry Thomas Bull Doze Blues
The Blind Boys of Alabama Down by the Riverside
Memphis Minnie Me And My Chauffer Blues
Meshell Ndegeocello Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair
Bobby “Blue” Bland Two Steps From The Blues
The Groundhogs Shake It
Bombino Oulhin (My Heart Burns)
Wilko Johnson That's The Way I Love You
Canned Heat Rollin and Tumblin
Gwenifer Raymond Bleeding Finger Blues
Hailey Tuck Trouble In Mind
Lightnin’ Hopkins Baby Please Don't Go
Sunday 20th May 2018
10:00
Guy Garvey's Finest Hour
Spotlight on Blake Mills
15 / 25 Tracks
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Guy Garvey's featured artist is producer and performer Blake Mills.

Wings Live And Let Die
Nina Simone I Put A Spell On You
Jimi Hendrix Third Stone From The Sun
Peter Doherty I Am The Rain
Alabama Shakes Sound & Color
Glenn Miller Moonlight Serenade
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Third Stone From The Sun
Panda Bear I'm Not
David Bowie The Jean Genie
Bessie Smith Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair
Josh T. Pearson Country Dumb
Mose Allison Young Man's Blues
Prefab Sprout Dublin
Jesca Hoop Murder of Birds
Margot Kidder Superman
Ciara O’Neill Hurtin
François‐Joël Thiollier Clair De Lune
Palace Winter Take Shelter
Heartless B******* Low Low Low
James Stewart & Donna Reed Buffalo Girls
Rustin Man Mysteries
Beck Up All Night
Joe Cocker With A Little Help From My Friends (live at Woodstock)
Tim Hart & Maddy Pryor Dancing At Whitsun
Blake Mills If I'm Unworthy
Sunday 15th April 2018
08:00
Cerys Matthews
Delving into the world of morris music and dance
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Harmonica and melodeon player Will Pound joins Cerys for a live performance.

Alison Krauss I'll Fly Away
Van Morrison Cyprus Avenue
Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Creedence Clearwater Revival The Midnight Special
Johnny Cash You Are My Sunshine
John Lee Hooker Send Me Your Pillow
Eddie Lang April Kisses
The Staple Singers Don't Knock
Eliadas Ochoa Asi Es La Naturaleza
Kami Thompson For What It's Worth
Will Pound Ampleforth Sword Dance
EST Tide Of Tredpidation (edit)
Natalie Prass Short Court Style (edit)
Yuntaku Shima Jikan Shima Uta
Girl Ray The Way We Came Back
Nigel Kennedy Midnight Blue
Al Hibber Unchained Melody
Šaban Bajramović Lidi Lidi Lidi
Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci Diamonds O Monte Carlo
Paul Robeson Ma Curly - Headed Baby
Grant Green The Selma March
Seamus Fogarty Heels Over Head
Astrid Gilberto and Stan Getz It Might As Well Be Spring
Group Listening Wenn Der Sudwind Weht ( with words)
Sonny Boy Williamson Help Me (Mono Version)
Barnaby Edwards Light Out (by Edward Thomas)
Thievery Corporation Firelight
Jonathan Wilson Sunset Blvd
Thousand Salome Qui Danse
De La Soul It Runs Through Me (feat. De La Soul)
Jordan Rakei Eye To Eye (Radio Edit)
Kali Uchis Your Teeth In My Neck
Will Pound The Liberty March Bell
Sunday 25th February 2018
16:00
Radio 2 Playlists
Radio 2's Blues Playlist
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Rickie Lee Jones presents an hour of blues music specially chosen for the Blues Playlist.

The Animals House Of The Rising Sun
Howlin’ Wolf Spoonful
Little Feat Dixie Chicken
Dr. John I Walk On Guilded Splinters
Professor Longhair Tipitina
Taj Mahal Cakewalk Into Town
Janis Joplin Ball and Chain
Robert Johnson Crossroads Blues
Rickie Lee Jones J'ai Connais Pas
Bessie Smith Moan, You Moaners
Muddy Waters Mannish Boy (I'm A Man)
Sunday 4th February 2018
10:00
The Listening Service
I guess that's why they call it the Blues
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Tom Service discovers 'the Blues' from its earliest origins to its widest influence.

Elvis Presley Heartbreak Hotel
George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
Derek and the Dominos Bell Bottom Blues
George Gershwin Summertime
Robert Johnson Crossroad Blues
Claudio Monteverdi Lamento della ninfa
Bessie Smith A good man is hard to find
Henry Purcell When I am Laid in Earth (Dido and Aeneas)
John Dowland Flow my Tears
John Dowland If My Complaints could passions move
John Dowland In Darkness let me dwell
Charley Patton Revenue Man Blues
Robert Johnson Kind Hearted Woman Blues
William Christopher Handy St Louis Blues
Benjamin Britten Lachrymae
Muddy Waters Smokestack Lightning
Anthony Holborne Countess of Pembrook's paradise - pavan for consort
GYORGY LIGETI Horn Trio – ‘Lamento’
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74 ‘Pathetique’ (Adagio lamentoso)
B.B. King 3 O’Clock Blues
B.B. King Don’t Look Now But I’ve Got The Blues
IGOR STRAVINKSY Ebony Concerto
Johann Sebastian Bach Air from Suite for orchestra no. 3 in D major (BWV.1068)
Thomas Adès Darknesse Visible
John Dowland Semper Dowland semper dolens - pavan for lute
WOLGANG AMADEUS MOZART Lacrimosa from Requiem
Ma Rainey Blame it on the Blues
Maurice Ravel Violin Sonata- 2nd movement "Blues’
Alfred Schnittke Hymn no.2 for cello and double bass
Monday 29th January 2018
16:00
Radio 2 Playlists
Radio 2's Jazz Playlist
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Jamie Cullum introduces an hour-long playlist of specially curated jazz.

Ntjam Rosie Never Give Up
Etta James Fool That I Am
Wes Montgomery D-Natural Blues
Nostalgia 77 Measures
Philly Joe Jones Dameronia Choose Now
Alogte Oho & His Sounds Of Joy Mam Yinne Wa
Robert Finley Medicine Woman
Ashley Henry & The Re:Ensemble The World Is Yours
Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues Pt. 1
Bobby Hackett Body & Soul
Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Black Hole
Julia Biel Hymn To The Unknown
Louis Armstrong Can't We Be Friends
Tuesday 16th January 2018
11:00
Jamie Cullum
Rohey Session
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Jamie Cullum presents a session from Rohey.

Benny Goodman Don't Be That Way
Rohey Tell Me (Live In Session)
The Wood Brothers River Takes The Town
Ashley Henry & The Re:Ensemble The World Is Yours
Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues Pt. 1
Bobby Hackett Body & Soul
Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Black Hole
Keith Jarrett Rio, Part XIV
Philly Joe Jones Dameronia Choose Now
Rohey Is This All There Is? (Live In Session)
Sunday 24th December 2017
17:00
Radio 2 Playlists
Radio 2's Blues Playlist
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Start Christmas early with this festive blues playlist.

Bessie Smith At the Christmas Ball
Chuck Berry Run Run Rudolph
The Sonics Don't Believe In Christmas
Butterbeans & Susie Papa Ain't No Santa Claus (Mama Ain't No Christmas Tree)
Charlie Musselwhite Silent Night
Amos Milburn Christmas (Comes But Once A Year)
Albert King Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin'
Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters White Christmas
Jean Ritchie The Cherry Tree Carol
Lionel Hampton Orchestra Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
Mel Walker Faraway Christmas Blues
Seasick Steve & the Level Devils Christmas Prison Blues
Bertha "Chippie" Hill Christmas Man Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson Sonny Boys Christmas Blues
The Larks Christmas To New Year's
The Soul of John Black Go Santa
Chick Willis May Christmas Bring You Happiness
Friday 22nd December 2017
10:00
Steve Lamacq
Huey Morgan sits in
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Broadcast
With the National Anthem, a daily trip on the Soul Train and loads of tunes.

Pantera Walk
Queen Fat Bottomed Girls
Ramones Rock 'n' Roll High School
Green Day Hitchin' A Ride
The Clash I'm So Bored With The USA
Elvis Presley Mystery Train
Kurtis Blow Christmas Rappin'
Billie Holiday Blue Moon
Solomon Burke Presents for Christmas
The Reindeer Section You Are My Joy
Aretha Franklin Winter Wonderland
The Waitresses Christmas Wrapping
Prince Around The World In A Day
Phil Fearon & Galaxy Dancing Tight
Dr. John Tipitina
Bessie Smith Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer
Sly & Robbie Boops (Here To Go)
Albert King Lovejoy, ILL
Muddy Waters Take The Bitter With The Sweet
The Rolling Stones Let it Bleed
Oasis Rock 'N' Roll Star
New York Dolls Stranded In The Jungle
The National Turtleneck
Baxter Dury Prince Of Tears
Invisible Minds Yo Mae Leh
Robert Plant Season's Song
Big Boi Tightrope (feat. Big Boi)
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas Nowhere To Run
Rupie Edwards Christmas Parade
Washed Out Floating By
Boy Azooga Face Behind Her Cigarette
Sunflower Bean I Was A Fool
Eumir Deodato Skatin'
The Harlem Community Choir Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (feat. The Harlem Community Choir)
Ezra Furman Love You So Bad
Pip Blom School
The Mescaleros Johnny Appleseed
Fania All-Stars Que Pasa
Friday 17th November 2017
11:00
Desert Island Discs
Anna Pavord
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Broadcast
Writer and gardener Anna Pavord is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.

Queen Bohemian Rhapsody
Ella Fitzgerald Every Time We Say Goodbye
Bessie Smith Backwater Blues
Franz Liszt Consolation No. 3, S 172/3
Henry Purcell Thou Knowest Lord the Secrets of Our Hearts
Miles Davis Florence sur les Champs Elysses
Morriston Orpheus Choir Mor Fawr Wyt Ti (How Great Thou Art)
Bach Prelude, Cello Suite No. 1, BWV 1007