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The Late Junction Mixtape with Billy Jenkins

South east London blues singer and guitarist Billy Jenkins presents his own mixtape compiled from his diverse and adventurous music collection.

Southeast-London blues singer and guitarist Billy Jenkins curates a thirty-minute mix, taking listeners on a surprising journey through adventurous music.

A bluesman, original improviser, and self-styled musical subversive, Jenkins's music is inspired by the southeast-London suburbs where he lives. The comedian Stewart Lee has said of Billy, "there is a kind of genius on our doorstep, don't let him die in poverty". In 2016 his 'True Love Collection' was listed by the BBC as one of the '50 Greatest Ever Jazz Albums'.

The Late Junction Mixtape is a chance for guests to explore the full diversity of their record collection, digging out obscure gems and much-loved rarities. Recent compilers for the programme have included Genesis P-Orridge, Roots Manuva, Grimes, Tyondai Braxton, and Stewart Lee himself.

Produced by Jack Howson for Reduced Listening.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Apr 2017 00:00

Music Played

  • Pete Seeger

    Little Boxes

    • Little Boxes.
    • CBS.
  • The Treorchy Male Voice Choir

    When I Survey The Wonderous Cross

    • Where You There?.
    • Viking.
  • Pau Casals


    • L'Extraordinaire Pablo Casals.
    • Philips.
  • The Kinks

    You Really Got Me

    • You Really Got Me.
    • Reprise Records.
  • Charles Ives

    Variations On America

  • The Phantom Surfers


    • The Exciting Sounds of Model Road Racing.
    • Hobby Hut Records.
  • Magic Sam

    All Your Love

    • All Your Love.
    • Orbis.
  • The Bonzo Dog Band

    Can Blue Men Sing The Whites

    • The Doughnut In Granny's Greenhouse.
    • Liberty.
  • Conlon Nancarrow

    Study 3A

    Performer: Conlon Nancarrow.
    • Complete Studies For Player Piano Volume One.
    • 1750 Arch Records.
  • Pat Boone

    You Got Another Thing Coming

    • In A Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy.
    • Hip-O Records.
  • Duke Ellington


    • The Duke's D. J. Special.
    • Sesac Repertory Recording.
  • The King’s Singers

    It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)

    • Swing.
    • EMI.
  • Sonny Rollins

    East Broadway Rundown

    • East Broadway Run Down.
    • Impulse!.
  • Bob Monkhouse

    Bulmer's Present Bob Monkhouse And His Do-It-Yourself Comedians Kit

    • Bulmer's Present Bob Monkhouse And His Do-It-Yourself Comedians Kit.
    • Bulmer's.
  • Johnny Pineapple

    My Little Grass Shack

    • Johnny Pineapple And His Islanders.
    • Audio Fidelity.
  • Brotherhood of Breath

    Union Special

    • Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath.
    • Soundvision.
  • Bert Kalmar

    Who's Sorry Now?

    Composer: Harry Ruby. Composer: Ted Snyder. Performer: Juan García Esquivel. Music Arranger: Juan García Esquivel.
    • RCA Victor.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Humming Chorus

    Performer: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu.
    • Madama Butterfly.
    • Naxos.
  • Lenny Bruce

    The Sound

    • Thank You Masked Man.

Picture Credit: Beowulf Mayfield


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