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Ludwig Van Beethoven Celebrates A Birthday Today

Guy heralds felicitations of the day to German composer Ludwig van Beethoven. There's a decidedly Jazz bent to the show this week with tunes from Charlie Parker and Charles Mingus

Guy heralds felicitations of the day to German composer Ludwig van Beethoven.

There's a decidedly Jazz bent to the show this week with tunes from Charlie Parker and Charles Mingus.

Plus archive clips from Ronald Reagan, Sammy Davis Jr and Bill Bryson.

There's also a hint of the Christmas Spirit - that's a warning well and truly given.

2 hours

Music Played

  • R.E.M.

    World Leader Pretend

  • Michael Kiwanuka

    I've Been Dazed

  • Los Lobos

    The Valley

  • Julia Holter

    Sea Calls Me Home

  • The Cruel Sea

    Too Fast For Me

  • Charles Mingus

    Better Git It in Your Soul

  • Sammy Davis Jr.

    Eee O Eleven

  • Lord Huron

    The Man Who Lives Forever

  • Boy Scouts

    Get Well Soon

  • Meade Lux Lewis

    Melancholy

  • Molly SarlĂ©

    This Close

  • Lee Konitz & Gerry Mulligan Quartet

    Bernie's Tune

  • Bill Withers

    Use Me

  • Cloth

    Felt

  • Queen

    Bicycle Race

  • Shannon Lay

    Blue

  • Astrid Williamson

    Saint Saviour

  • Vince Guaraldi Trio

    Skating

  • Sasami

    Free

  • Jolie Holland

    All The Morning Birds.

  • Joni Mitchell

    A Case Of You

  • Willie Bobo

    Spanish Grease

  • Jacky

    White Horses

  • Eydie GormĂ©

    Perfidia

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92 II. Allegretto

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.

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