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Music Nation

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 04 March 2012

Neil's Sunday evening programme is a mix of reviews and previews from the world of arts and culture, mixed with a selection of music that will leave you wanting more.

As Southampton’s musical alphabet continues across the city for Music Nation, Neil talks to the organiser Kevin Appleby from Turner Sims.

Hampshire student Zahara Andrews is on a quest to get as far away from London as possible in 36 hours for the Teenage Cancer Trust and Veterinary Voluntary Services Overseas. Find out where she is as she calls into the show.

Tracey Clarke reports from the Dinghy Show at London's Alexandra Palace.

BBC Radio Solent’s poet laureate Chris Carnegy marks a leap day event in Swanage. And Lena Samuels reviews the DVD Braveheart starring Mel Gibson.

Hampshire county bowls player Steve Whitehead keeps us up to date with the world of bowls and to mark the start of Crufts, and to mark the start of Crufts, the A-Z playlist theme is dogs.

For those on the roads across the south of England, there is travel news as it happens. And a smile is promised as the weekend draws to a close.

BBC Radio Solent offers a choice of listening on a Sunday evening, with Neil on 96.1 and 103.8FM, on 999 and 1359 AM and on the BBC iPlayer, The Paul Miller Soul Show is on digital radio and the BBC iPlayer.

  • a-z playlist

    The annual Crufts dog show starts this week:

    Abba - Pooper Scooper
    Bark In The USSR - Beatles
    Chained Reaction - Diana Ross
    Dire Straits - Walkies Of Life
    Elvis Presley - Hound Dog
    Franz Furdinand - Do You Want To
    Golden Brown Lab - The Stranglers
    How Much Is That Doggy In The Window
    I Want candy - Bow Wow Wow
    Just One More Night - Yellow Dog
    Kate Bush - The Hounds of Hell
    Leader Of The Pack - Shangri-La's
    Osmonds - Puppy Love
    Peter Shelley - Love Me Love My Dog
    Queen - We Are The Champions
    Simply Red - For Your Rabies
    The Bitch Is Back - Elton John
    Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers
    Wide Eyed & Four Legless - Andy Fairweather-Low
    X to the Z - Snoop Dog
    You Can Call Me Alsatian - Paul Simon
    ZZ Top - Down Boy

  • one root

    one root

    Hampshire based African band One Root entertain as part of Southampton's musical alphabet


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