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Lasperanza and Tayari Jones

Author Tayari Jones talks about her novel ‘An American Marriage’ which looks at life as a middle-class, African-American living in the Deep South, engineer John Browne speaks about his new book 'Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering The Future Of Civilsation' and live music from Lasperanza.

3 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Citrus Sun

    What's Going On

  • Madness

    John Jones

  • Emeli Sandé

    Extraordinary Being

  • Gary Clark Jr.

    The Guitar Man

  • Jamie Cullum


  • The Waterboys

    Ladbroke Grove Symphony

  • Amen Corner

    (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice

  • Van Morrison

    Brown Eyed Girl

  • David Bowie


  • The Brand New Heavies

    Midnight At The Oasis

  • Bruce Springsteen

    Thunder Road

  • Jon Allen

    Jonah's Whale

  • Faces

    Glad And Sorry

  • Lasperanza

    Working Day And Night

  • Lasperanza Live Session

    • Lasperanza

      It Should Have Been You (Radio London Session, 5 Jun 2019)

  • Bob Dylan


  • Joni Mitchell

    Big Yellow Taxi


The London Playlist

The London Playlist

Listen to Robert Elms' playlist of London tracks with BBC Music