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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
21-May-24 - 03:57 PM
Thread Name: BBC Radio This week 2024
Subject: RE: BBC Radio This week 2024
BBC Sounds The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe/Shaun Keavenny Sits In

Richard Thompson Available for 3 days
Legendary folk-rock guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson talks about his new album, Ship to Shore.

Paul Simon; Available for 9 days
Speaking in New York, he recalls early experiences on the British folk circuit during the 1960s, and talks about his new album, Seven Psalms, a seamless song cycle that evolves over one 33-minute track.

May Day Available for 10 days
It's May Day, so this week's tracks celebrate the approach of summer.

Aoife O'Donovan Available for 17 days
This week, Shaun chats to Grammy-winning American songwriter, Aoife O'Donovan. Besides her own work, Aoife is known for being a member of I'm With Her and Crooked Still. Her new solo album, All My Friends, is inspired by America's suffragettes and their campaign to give women the vote in 1920. Aoife chats to Shaun ahead of her UK shows in June, which include a London show where she'll be backed by an orchestra and choir.

The Bookshop Band Available for 24 days
Shaun is joined by Beth Porter and Ben Please, who talk about their duo: The Bookshop Band. The Bookshop Band write songs inspired by books. Their latest album, Emerge, Return, has been produced by The Who's Pete Townsend. Emerge, Return features songs inspired by books by authors including Philip Pullman, Margaret Atwood, Shaun Bythell, Yann Martel, Carol Birch, Barney Norris, Robert Macfarlane, Charlotte and Emily Brontë, and Aldous Huxley.

BBC Radio 2 21:00 22 May 2024 Sean Keavenny Sits In