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Sir Tim Rice continues to celebrate the musical heritage of the United States, reaching California, on the West Coast. This week's featured artists include the Beach Boys, Dionne Warwick, Al Jolson, Snoop Dog, The Doors and No Doubt.

Tim has long been fascinated by the history and geography of America: "The sheer romanticism of the names of the fifty states is poetry to my ears and the opportunity to explore every state of the union through its music, musicians, composers, lyricists and performers is irresistible for me."

"I hope each broadcast, through music old and new, familiar and unexpected, proves an enjoyable slice of American Pie, none quite like the forty-nine others.".

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Sun 6 May 2012 19:00