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Special Guest John Paul Jones

Special guest John Paul Jones joins Fiona Talkington to celebrate the new year - playing mandolin, piano and ukulele live in the studio and choosing a selection of music.

Fiona Talkington celebrates the New Year with special guest, multi-instrumentalist and Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones. He plays live in the BBC's Maida Vale studios, starting with a mandolin and finishing with a ukulele by way of a piano and an array of electronics. He also chooses a selection of his favourite tracks.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Sufjan Stevens

    Auld Lang Syne

    • Gloria - Silver and Gold Songs for Christmas Vol 6.
    • Asthmatic Kitty Records AKR 100_2000.
  • Sxip Shirey

    A Young Man Walks in Brooklyn

    • Sonic New York.
  • John Paul Jones (mandolin)


    • Late Junction Recording.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Conlin

    George Crumb: Frozen Time, from Echoes of Time and the River

    • Complete Crumb Edition, Vol. 6.
    • Bridge Records BRIDGE 9127.
  • Sidsel Endresen & Stian Westerhus

    Drawing an Arc

    • Didymoi Dreams.
    • Rune Grammofon RCD 2131.
  • Holger Czukay

    Boat Women Song

    • OHM: The Early Gurus of Electronic Music.
    • Ellipsis CD3670.
  • Fatoumata Diawara


    • Fatou.
    • World Circuit WCD086.
  • John Paul Jones (Collapsed Steel Guitar)

    Improvisation 2

    • Late Junction Recording.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Aphex Twin


    • Windowlicker.
    • Warp Records WAP105CD.
  • Kaffe Matthews

    To A Landing

    • Cd Eb.
    • Annette Works AW CD0005-6.
  • Judy Garland

    Happy New Year

    • Alone.
    • Capitol CDP7923462.
  • Diamanda Galas / John Paul Jones

    Last Man Down

    • Sporting Life.
    • Mute CDSTUMM127.
  • Rakka


    • Soutu.
    • Lumpeela Julkaisut LJ007.
  • John Paul Jones (piano)

    Improvisation 3

    • Late Junction Recording.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Uncle Earl

    Streak o Fat, Streak o Lean

    • Waterloo Tennessee.
    • Rounder CD ROU 0577.
  • Henagar-Union Sacred Harp Convention

    Ninety-Fifth 36B

    • I belong to this band: Eighty Five Years Of Sacred Harp Recordings.
    • Dust-to-Digital DTD006CD.
  • John Paul Jones (Lap steel ukulele)

    Improvisation 4

    • Late Junction Recording.
    • BBC Recording.


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