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Big Bill Blues

First transmitted in 1985, hard blues meets film noir as Big Bill Broonzy sings and plays in a Belgian nightclub back in the 1950s.

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23 minutes

Last on

Sun 28 Jul 1985 01:05

Music Played

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

  • Big Bill Broonzy

    When Did You Leave Heaven

  • Big Bill Broonzy

    Just a Dream

  • Junior Kimbrough

    In the City

BBC Four Blues Collection

BBC Four Blues Collection
This programme is part a collection of BBC programmes featuring influential blues musicians, including B.B. King, Muddy Waters and Sonny Boy Williamson.

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About BBC Four Collection programmes

Programmes are selected, in part, for their historical context and reflect the broadcast standards and attitudes of their time, which may not accord to some current BBC editorial guidelines. We aim to select programmes which can be shown in their entirety but in some cases edits are required.


Role Contributor
Performer Big Bill Broonzy


  • Sun 28 Jul 1985 01:05

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