Blues & Beyond with Cerys Matthews and Val Wilmer
DJ and broadcaster Cerys Matthews and acclaimed blues photographer Val Wilmer select their best-loved blues singers, several of whom Val has met and photographed.
DJ and broadcaster Cerys Matthews and acclaimed blues photographer Val Wilmer select their favourite blues musicians, several of whom Val has met and photographed.
As they view their selection, they reveal the reasons behind their choices. Discover why Muddy Waters is their master of mojo, and how Val rescued Jimi Hendrix from some over-eager fans. From Howlin' Wolf to John Lee Hooker, Sister Rosetta Tharpe to Peggy Lee and many more, their playlist is packed with classic blues and punctuated with great stories.
Blues and Beyond offers new insights on both the subject and the narrators, as well as providing a heady nostalgic hit of the very best in blues music, from the intimate to the epic.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes