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Vocal Giants and Beyond with Beverley Knight and James Morrison

Award-winning singers Beverley Knight and James Morrison select their favourite show-stopping vocalists.

Beverley Knight and James Morrison select their all-time favourite vocalists in a playlist packed with some of the world's greatest singers. They celebrate incredible voices and track their influence in an hour of astonishing archive performances.

James picks Tina Turner's epic Proud Mary rendition as one of his all-time greats, and Beverley introduces him to Big Mama Thornton - a woman who taught Elvis a thing a two.

What is it like to sing with your 'idol of idols'? Beverley reveals how she felt when this opportunity presented itself.

Experience the raw stadium-rock vocal of Steve Tyler and the soaring acoustic purity of Eva Cassidy, the intensity of Otis Redding and the passion of Prince. Whitney Houston sings live to an audience of millions and Sir Tom Jones returns to the green grass of Wales to deliver one of his classic hits. Finally, a pitch-perfect George Michael blows the roof off Wembley stadium in this feel-good hour of dazzling show-stoppers.

59 minutes

Last on

Sat 6 Mar 2021 00:30


Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:14


    Purple Rain

  • 00:53

    Whitney Houston

    Star Spangled Banner


Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Beverley Knight
Interviewed Guest James Morrison
Series Producer Siobhan Logue
Director Siobhan Logue


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