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John Renbourn, Wizz Jones and Magnificent Mothers

On Mother's Day, Cerys celebrates magnificent matriarchs and chats to two guitar greats, Pentangle's John Renbourn and Wizz Jones.

The pair talk about touring together, musical influences, and share nail tips (nevermind shellac, it's all about the ping pong ball!).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Xavier Cugat

    I Want My Mama

    • Cuban Love Song.
    • Harlequin.
    • 12.
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    I Shall Know Him

    • Gospel Train.
    • Verve/Mercury.
    • 8.
  • Tom Brosseau

    Landlord Jackie

    • Perfect Abandon.
    • Tin Angel Records.
    • 5.
  • Lightnin’ Hopkins

    Mama Blues

    • The Complete Prestige-Bluesville Recordings.
    • Prestige.
    • 9.
  • Johnny Cash

    Call Your Mother

    • Out Among the Stars’.
    • Legacy.
    • 5.
  • José González

    Stories We Build, Stories We Tell

    • Vestiges & Claws.
    • Mute Records.
    • 3.
  • Al Dexter and His Troopers

    Pistol Packin' Mama

    • Western Swing: The Absolutely Essential 3 CD Collection.
    • Big3 Records.
    • 9.
  • Leo Soileau & Mayuse Lafleur

    Mama Where You At?

    • Cajun Early Recordings.
    • JSP.
    • 18.
  • Easy Star All‐Stars

    Karma Police

    • Radiodread.
    • Easy Star Records.
    • 6.
  • Lulacruza

    Cucarachero de Niceforo

    • A Guide To The Birdsong Of South America.
    • Rhythm And Roots.
    • 001.
  • Lou Donaldson

    Funky Mama

    • The Natural Soul.
    • Blue Note.
    • 2.
  • Snooks Eaglin

    (Mama) Talk to Your Daughter

    • Greatest Blues Masters.
    • Recordings of Substance.
    • 27.
  • The High Kings

    The Parting Glass

    • The High Kings.
    • Manhattan Records.
    • 12.
  • The Rolling Stones

    Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow

    • Got Live If You Want It!.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Wizz Jones

    When I Leave Berlin

    • When I Leave Berlin.
    • Sunbeam.
    • 6.
  • Pentangle

    Light Flight

    • Basket Of Light.
    • Transatlantic.
  • Luke Jordan

    If I Call You Mama

    • Really the Blues?: A Blues History (1893-1959), Vol. 1 (1893-1929).
    • West Hill Radio Archives.
    • 19.
  • Joe Gibbs & The Professionals

    Peeping Tom

    • African Dub Chapter Two.
    • VP Records.
    • 4.
  • Clarence Smith

    Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child

    • Soul Gospel.
    • Soul Jazz.
    • 1.
  • Llio Rhydderch

    Alawon Môn - Anglesey Tunes=Mam Yig Nghyfraith (Mother In Law); Cob Manntrae

    • Melangell.
    • Fflach.
    • 5.
  • The Charlatans

    Come Home Baby

    • Modern Nature.
    • BMG.
  • Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou

    Mother's Love

    • Ethiopiques, Vol. 21: Ethiopia Song.
    • Buda Musique.
    • 6.
  • Fred Wesley and The J.B.’s & James Brown

    People Get Up and Drive Your Funky Soul

  • Chuck Berry

    Nadine

    • The Best of Chess Records (Original Artist Recordings of Songs In the Film "Cadi.
    • Geffen Records.
    • 14.
  • Fleetwood Mac

    Oh Well, Pt. 1 (Live)

    • Fleetwood Mac: Live.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 4.
  • Brigitte Bardot

    Moi Je Joue

    • Brigitte Bardot : Anthologie.
    • Universal Distribution.
    • 1.
  • Big Boss Man

    Complicated Lady

    • Winner.
    • Blow Up Records.
    • 3.
  • Joseph Kabasele

    Butsana Mama

    • Le Grand Kallé - His Life, His Music.
    • Stern's Music.
    • 8.
  • Thin Lizzy

    Sarah

    • Thin Lizzy - Black Rose.
    • Vertigo.
  • Howlin’ Wolf

    My Country Sugar Mama

  • The Mamas & the Papas

    California Dreamin'

    • The Best Of.
    • MCA.
    • 2.
  • The Mugwumps

    I Don't Wanna Know

    • The Mugwumps.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 2.
  • The Lovin’ Spoonful

    Darlin Be Home Soon

    • The Lovin' Spoonful Collection.
    • Castle Communications.
  • John Phillips

    Lady Genevieve

    • John The Wolfking of L.A..
    • Varèse Sarabande.
    • 13.
  • Fatoumata Diawara & Roberto Fonseca

    SOWA

  • Sugar Pie DeSanto

    Mama Didn't Raise No Fools

    • Go Go Power - The Complete Chess Singles 1961-1966.
    • Kent.
    • 6.

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