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December Moons and Warrior Women.

Lia Leendertz, author of The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2018, turns her attentions to December. And author John Man talks 'Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World'.

Lia Leendertz, author of The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2018, turns her attentions to what's happening in December. She lets us know what to look out for in the skies, soil and sea this month. Historian and author John Man talks about his book 'Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World'. Music from Trails of Cato, Karen O and Danger Mouse, Billie Eilish, Asha Bhosle and Farai. Archive audio from Jimi Hendrix, Tina Turner and Matt Monro.

3 hours

Music Played

  • The Trails Of Cato


  • Billy Boy Arnold

    Christmas Time

  • Karen O & Danger Mouse

    Lux Prima

  • The Drifters

    Money Honey

  • Eddie Lang & Joe Venuti

    After You've Gone

  • Erland Cooper

    Tammie Norie

  • Girma Bèyènè & Akalé Wubé

    Enkèn yèlélèbesh

  • The Oktoberfest Oompah Band

    In The Green Forest

  • Yama Warashi

    Boiled Moon

  • Max Richter

    Constellation 1

  • Billie Eilish

    Come Out and Play

  • The Fernweh

    Is This Man Bothering You

  • Joanna Newsom

    Sprout and the Bean

  • Della Reese

    Brand New Day

  • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

    Go Tell It On The Mountain

  • Colorama

    Turnham Green

  • Feng Suave

    Venus Flytrap

  • Lester Young & Count Basie

    Blues (ad lib blues)

  • Aeris Roves


  • Kyson

    Every High

  • Milos Milivojević

    Sonata in D Minor, K.1(Domenico Scarlatti)

  • Wendy Carlos

    Bach brandenburg Concerto 1 in F

  • Hozier

    Nina Cried Power (feat. Mavis Staples)

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
  • Fatoumata Diawara

    Negue Negue

  • Asha Bhosle

    Karle Pyar Karle

  • Maggie Bell

    Wishing Well

  • Patsy Bisco

    Sailor Went To Sea (edit)

  • Farai

    Social Butterflies

  • Farai


  • David Bowie

    Moonage Daydream

    • The Best Album Tracks ...Ever! (Various Artists).
    • Virgin.
  • Françoise Hardy

    Fleur De Lune

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    No Moon At All

  • Neil Young

    Harvest Moon

    • (CD Single).
    • Reprise.
  • Gaye Su Akyol

    Bagrimizda Tas

  • Time Grove

    Sir Blunt

  • Bryan Ferry

    Reason Or Rhyme

  • Ike & Tina Turner

    Am I A Fool In Love

    • Kent.
  • Ike & Tina Turner

    Funkier Than A Mosquito's Tweeter

  • Jimi Hendrix

    Rainy Day, Dream Away

  • Matt Monro

    The Impossible Dream

  • Shuggie Otis

    Me And My Woman

  • Joni Mitchell


  • Old Crow Medicine Show

    This Train Is Bound For Glory (live)

  • Joseph Spence

    Santa Claus Is Coming To Town