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04/09/2009

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 04 September 2009

BBC Radio 2 is set to broadcast a series of live shows from Blackpool to celebrate the switching on of the world famous Illuminations. Anton Du Beke of Strictly Come Dancing fame presents a special swing Friday Night Is Music Night - the world's longest-running live music programme on radio - live from Blackpool's Opera House. Featuring the BBC Big Band, special guests include legendary crooner Tony Christie, Claire Sweeney, Peter Grant and one to watch Paloma Faith.

Music Played

21 items
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    Big Band SFB Friday Night Is Music Night

  • Image for Big Band SFB

    Big Band SFB Love For Sale

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith Embraceable You

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith It Don't Mean A Thing

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Big Band SFB

    Big Band SFB Take The A Train

  • Image for Big Band SFB

    Big Band SFB Come Fly With Me

  • Image for Peter Grant

    Peter Grant Up A Lazy River

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Claire Sweeney

    Claire Sweeney The Trolley Song

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Claire Sweeney

    Claire Sweeney Ten Cents A Dance

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Big Band SFB

    Big Band SFB Captain Marvel

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith Love Me Or Leave Me

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith Kansas City

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Peter Grant

    Peter Grant I'm Gonna Live Till I Die

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Claire Sweeney & Peter Grant

    Claire Sweeney & Peter Grant Baby It's Cold Outside

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Claire Sweeney

    Claire Sweeney Black Coffee

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Big Band SFB

    Big Band SFB Don't Count

  • Image for Tony Christie

    Tony Christie I've Got You Under My Skin

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Tony Christie

    Tony Christie Avenues And Alleyways

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Tony Christie

    Tony Christie You Make Me Feel So Young

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Tony Christie

    Tony Christie You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

    BBC Big Band C.B. Barry Forgie

  • Image for Big Band SFB

    Big Band SFB Gershwin Medley (Porgy & Bess)

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Paintings from Pictures at an Exhibition

Jan Steen The Effects of Intemperance, about 1663-5 © The National Gallery, London

See the paintings that formed Friday Night is Music Night's special on art and music

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