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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
11-Nov-17 - 05:58 AM
Thread Name: Ballads of the Great War BBC Radio 2
Subject: RE: Ballads of the Great War BBC Radio 2
It's Armistice Day today.

Ballad of the Great War Episode 4/5
BBC Radio 2
9.00pm Saturday 11th November 2017

With contributions from John Tams, Jez Lowe, Karine Polwart and Ray Hearne. Barry Coope joins The Thurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir to sing his arrangement of ?Trench Raid?, a new song written by Sean Cooney of The Young ?Uns. Jim Boyes & Maarten Decombel perform ?Passchendaele?, a song by Jim which was specially commissioned for the programme.

The final episode will come next year.

I'll be at Gregson Lane Folk Club, Preston, tonight to hear Robb Johnson's WW1 suite Gentlemen, performed by Roy Bailey and Robb Johnson.