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    Tonight on BBC4:

    10.45 The Joy of the Guitar Riff

    A look at the development of the virtual DNA of rock ‘n’ roll over the last 60 years of popular music, from Chuck Berry through to the White Stripes.

    11.45 Great Guitar Riffs at the BBC

    Grab your air guitar for this compilation of clips with performances from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Cream, AC/DC, Radiohead and the Smiths.
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    Tonight on BBC4:


    9.00 A Pink Floyd Miscellany 1967 - 2005

    "Footage from throughout the band's career, including performance of Arnold Layne, Another Brick in the Wall (Part Two), Granchester Medows and Cymbaline. Plus footage from Live 8."


    10.00 Play it Loud: the Story of the Marshall Amp

    "Charting the history of the Marshall amplifier, from its creation in the early 1960s to its adoption by a host of rock musicians. Featuring contributions from Pete Townshend, Lemmy and Slash"


    11.00 Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here

    "The creation of the band's ninth studio album Wish You Were Here, which was released in 1975. With contributions by Roger Walters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason."
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    Apologies for the late notification, but once again BBC4 have come up with the goods with their music-themed Fridays.


    7.30 Sounds of the Sixties

    The arrival of the so-called beat boom in 1964, which catered to the art-school craze for rhythm and blues. Featuring archived music by Tom Jones, the Kinks and the Rolling Stones.


    8.00 Gershwin’s Summertime: the Song That Conquered the World

    How the song Summertime became a standard around the world, from its first appearance in 1935 opera Porgy and Bess to recording by artists including Billie Holliday, Janis Joplin, Mahalia Jackson, Miles Davis and Ella Fitzgerald.


    9.00 Sound of Song
    New Series. The Recording Revolution

    Compose and musician Neil Brand investigates how songs were recorded for the first time, the listening revolution that followed and the crooner style of singing brought about by the arrival of the microphone.


    10.00 …Sings the Great American Songbook

    A compilation of archive performances of hits composed by American songwriters including Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen. Featuring music by Shirley Bassey, Bryan Ferry, Captain Sensible, Jamie Cullum and Florence and the Machine.


    11.00 Blues at the BBC

    Archive footage of blues performances from the past 50 years. Featuring famous songs by Son House, the Kinks, BB King, John Lee Hooker and Eric Clapton.


    12 midnight … Sings Bacharach and David!

    Archive performances of songs penned by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, including Aretha Franklin.
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    Thumbs up Another excellent Friday night's viewing on BBC4

    Another excellent evening of music and music related programmes on BBC4 tonight:



    7.30 Concerto at the BBC proms
    Julian Bliss performs Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A at the 2006 Proms.


    8.00 The Joy of Mozart
    Tom Service travels to Vienna and Saltzburg to explore the life and times of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.


    9.00 Sound of Song
    2/3 Reeling and Rocking

    Musician Neil Brand explores the elements that come together to make classic songs by re-crearing some of the most famous recording sessions in history, analysing features such as Elvis Presley's slapback echo effect in Memphis, and the Beatles' tape loops at Abbey Road.


    10.00 Elvis: That's All Right 60 Years On
    Actor and musician Sam Palladio hosts a musical tribute to Elvis Presley, first shown in August, 60 years after the artist recorded his first single That's All Right at Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennesse.


    11.00 The Beatles' Please Please Me - Remaking a Classic
    Stereophonics, Joss Stone, Graham Coxon, Gabriel Aplin, Chris Difford and Mick Hucknell re-create the 12-hour recording sessions for the Beatles' first LP at Abbey Road, attempting to keep to the band's original timescale.


    12 midnight Mowtown at the BBC, featuring Diane Ross

    1.00am Sound of Song

    2.00 Elvis: That's All Right 60 Years On

    3.00 - 3.55am The Beatles' Please Please Me - Remaking a Classic
    Barry

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    Sound of Song is certainly worth a watch I saw it first time around and will be recording the Elvis

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    Thumbs up Depeche Mode at the BBC

    Just to revive this thread, and a 'heads up' for all Depeche Mode fans (count me in), and also Andre!

    BBC4 tonight (tomorrow, really) at 12.30am: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08l6sm2



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    No worrie si already knew


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    Coolz... Just checkin!

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    Thanks for that Marco, I'll be watching. Construction time again is still one of my favourite albums.
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