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With Mary Beard and Ian Shaw

Author Mary Beard chats about her new book about the history of ancient Rome and live music from Ian Shaw.

3 hours

Music Played

  • George Benson

    Take Five

  • The Style Council

    Shout To The Top

  • Ronnie Lane

    Roll On Babe

  • Reef

    How I Got Over

  • Atila

    On The Street Where We Live

  • Willie Nelson

    Let's Face The Music And Dance

  • Fourfer

    • Phyllis Dillon


    • Janet Kay

      Silly Games

    • Jean Adebambo


    • Carroll Thompson

      Simply In Love

    • Janet Lee Davis

      Missing You

  • Bryan Ferry

    Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

  • Donovan

    There Is A Mountain

  • Astrid Williamson


  • Electric Penguins

    Highgate Hill

  • Ian Shaw

    In France The Kiss On Main Street

  • Ian Shaw

    My Brother (Live In Session)

  • Funky Friday

    • Gil Scottā€Heron

      Racetrack In France

    • The Blackbyrds

      Walkin' In Rhythm

    • Coffee


    • Bobby Thurston

      Check Out The Groove

    • Johnny Pate

      You Can't Even Walk In The Park


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