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Posted By: GUEST
24-Dec-22 - 12:09 PM
Thread Name: BBC Radio This week 2023
Subject: RE: BBC Radio This week 2023
Friday 30 December 8.30pm BBC Radio 4 Extra Soul Music Auld Lang Syne
Available now on demand on BBC Sounds

Soul Music hears the stories behind the song, how it went from being a reflective melancholic Scottish air about the parting of the ways, to the jaunty tune we know today.

Monday 2nd January 16.00 BBC Radio 4 Soul Music The Parting Glass
Available now on demand on BBC Sounds

The Parting Glass has become synonymous with leaving. It was written in Scotland and has criss-crossed the Irish Sea becoming a popular song among Celtic peoples around the world. Song versions: Karine Polwart, Hozier, Finbar Furey, The High Kings, The MacDonalds.

181 episodes of Soul Music available on BBC Sounds.