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Frank Turner in session

Frank Turner performs live in session and discusses his new book, Try This at Home: Adventures in Songwriting. Plus Jo's eclectic mix of music and the Taxi Service.

Frank Turner performs live in session with Jo. The singer-songwriter began his career as the vocalist of post-hardcore band Million Dead, before embarking upon a primarily acoustic-based solo career following the band's split in 2005. He has released seven studio albums and is a notoriously good live performer with his band The Sleeping Souls. As well as countless festival appearances over the years he's played Wembley Arena and sold-out numerous tours. He is about to release his new book, Try This At Home: Adventures In Songwriting. In it he takes 36 songs from his back catalogue and explores his own songwriting process, inspired by often being asked for songwriting tips from people he meets.

Plus Jo handpicks her favourite new music from all genres of the musical spectrum and quality vintage songs too. And whether you’re picking up or dropping off, Jo provides the soundtrack for the Taxi Service.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • The Beach Boys

    Good Vibrations

    • Smiley Smile (Stereo Version).
    • EMI.
  • Gang of Youths

    What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out

    • Go Farther in Lightness.
    • Mosy Recordings.
    • 2.
  • SOAK

    Déja Vu

    • Grim Town.
    • Rough Trade.
    • 2.
  • Razorlight

    Golden Touch

    • Vertigo.
  • Dave

    Black

    • Black (single).
    • Neighbourhood Recordings.
    • 1.
  • Martha Reeves and The Vandellas

    I Can't Dance To That Music You're Playing

    • Dancing In The Streets: Motown's Greatest Hits (Various Artists).
    • Motown.
  • David Bowie & Mick Jagger

    Dancing In The Street

    • David Bowie - Best Of Bowie.
    • EMI.
  • The Prodigy

    Voodoo People

    • The Singles.
    • XL.
    • 13.
  • Jenny Lewis

    Red Bull & Hennessy

    • On The Line.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 3.
  • The Charlatans

    Impossible

    • Universal.
  • Luniz

    I Got 5 On It

    • Boyz Of Swing.
    • Virgin.
    • 3.
  • Shura

    BKLYNLDN

    • BKLYNLDN.
    • Secretly Canadian.
    • 1.
  • Pixies

    Wave of Mutilation

    • 4 A.D..
  • Pedro the Lion

    Yellow Bike

    • Yellow Bike.
    • Polyvinyl.
    • 1.
  • The Undertones

    Teenage Kicks

    • Beautiful Game (Various Artists).
    • Universal.
  • Sigur Rós

    Hoppípolla / Með Blóðnasir (6 Music Session, 18 Oct 2013)

    • (CD Single).
    • EMI.
  • Jack Savoretti

    Love Is On The Line

    • BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd.
  • Dean Martin

    I Will

    • The Very Best Of.
    • Capitol.
    • 1.

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