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14/11/2009

While travelling in Peru aged 32, Texan singer Sam Baker took a train that would change his life. Hear his amazing story and music when he plays live. Plus Norah Jones pops in.

While travelling in Peru at age 32, Sam Baker took a train ride that would change his life. On a clear cool morning in Cuzco in the summer of 1986, Sam boarded a passenger train that was blown up minutes later by terrorists. You can hear his extraordinary story and beautiful music when he plays acoustically for Bob after midnight.

Also Norah Jones pops in during the first hour to talk about her new album 'The Fall' and play a couple of tracks from it.

3 hours

Last on

Sat 14 Nov 2009 23:00

Music Played

  • David Gray

    Late Night Radio

    • New Woman 2001.
    • VIRGIN.
  • Live

    The Distance

    • The Distance To Here.
    • RADIOACTIVE.
  • Grizzly Bear

    Cheerleader

    • Veckatimest.
    • WARP.
  • Son Volt

    Down To The Wire

    • American Central Dust.
    • Rounder.
  • Charles Clinton Adcock

    Stealin' All Day

    • Lafayette Marquis.
    • Yep Roc.
  • Trees

    Geordie

    • On The Shore.
    • Columbia.
  • Cry of Love

    Bad Thing

    • Brother.
    • COLUMBIA.
  • Norah Jones

    Light As A Feather

    • The Fall.
    • Blue Note.
  • Norah Jones

    Young Blood

    • The Fall.
    • Blue Note.
  • Spooky Tooth

    Love Really Changed Me

    • It's All About.
    • ISLAND.
  • The Wallflowers

    Closer To You

    • Closer To You.
    • INTERSCOPE.
  • The Storys

    Be By Your Side

    • The Storys.
    • HALL RECORDINGS.
  • Thea Gilmore

    Old Soul

    • Lie Jacker.
    • White Label.
  • Patty Griffin

    Trapeze

  • Gurf Morlix

    Diamonds To Dust

    • Diamonds To Dust.
    • Blue Rose.
  • Sam Baker

    Angels

    • Mercy.
    • www.sambakermusic.com.
  • Jimi Hendrix

    All Along The Watchtower

    • Voodoo Child.
    • Universal.
  • Dave Mason

    The Lonely One

    • It's Like You Never Left.
    • COLUMBIA.
  • The Court & Spark

    Capaldi

    • Hearts.
    • Absolutely Kosher.
  • Sister Hazel

    Wanted It To Be

    • Somewhere More Familiar.
    • UNIVERSAL.
  • Afro Celt Sound System

    Release

    • Pod.
    • REAL WORLD.
  • Plainsong

    Raider

    • In Search Of Amelia Earhart.
    • W(Japan).
  • Gomez

    Little Pieces

    • A New Tide.
    • Eat Sleep Records.
  • Rosie Thomas

    Wedding Day

    • When We Were Small.
    • SUB POP.
  • It’s a Beautiful Day

    White Bird

    • It's A Beautiful Day.
    • COLUMBIA.
  • Screaming Trees

    Sworn And Broken

    • Cd Single.
    • EPIC.

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