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11/05/2009

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Monday 11 May 2009

Jools and his Rhythm Section are joined by Midge Ure.
Midge first rose to fame as a teenager, when his band Slik took the Number One spot from ABBA's 'Mamma Mia' in 1976. He was then snapped up by ex-Sex Pistol Glen Matlock for The Rich Kids, before becoming joining Ultravox, the chart-topping band which influenced the new romantic and electro-pop movements of the early '80s.
He's an award-winning songwriter, who composed the Band Aid hit 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' with Bob Geldof, and has been a successful solo artist since 1985.
This year, Midge is getting back together with the other members of Ultravox, the first time since performing at Live Aid in 1985, for a UK reunion tour that includes the Isle Of Wight festival.
He joins Jools and his band on an impromptu version of Fleetwood Mac's 'Man Of The World'.

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