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Desmond Carrington hosts a second series of Icons of the 50s, celebrating some of his favourite artists from that decade.

Each programme includes words and music from a star personality of the 50s, first heard on Radio Luxembourg and the BBC Light Programme. This series, Desmond shares the presentation with the veteran singer and broadcaster Sir Jimmy Young, who also contributes one of his own records to each programme.

This week includes an archive interview with the British composer Lionel Bart and the featured songs include Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'be and Rock With The Caveman.

57 minutes

Last on

Wed 14 Mar 2012 22:00
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