Bryan Adams Rocks!

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20161226

Canadian rock legend Bryan Adams plays a selection of his favourite rock tracks in a Boxing Day special. Artists include David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana and The Who.

20161226

Canadian rock legend Bryan Adams plays a selection of his all time favourite rock tracks.

20170501

Bryan Adams returns with another personal selection of classic rock favourites and BBC archive interview clips from many of the artists involved.

Highlights include Rush, Elton John, Thin Lizzy, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, John Lee Hooker, The Rolling Stones, Ray Charles, The Knack, 10cc, Simple Minds, John Lennon, Roxy Music, ELO, Status Quo, Bob Seger, Steve Miller and Pink Floyd.

Bryan Adams returns with another personal selection of classic rock favourites.

20170828

Multiple Grammy, Golden Globe, Juno, Ivor Novello and Oscar nominee Bryan Adams warms you up on the August Bank Holiday with his third collection of Rock music favourites and BBC archive interviews, alongside personal recollections of growing up in Canada and working with some of the artists involved.

Bryan has sold more than 100 million records himself but also has a fabulous record collection and great taste in Rock and Pop.

Artists featured include Santana, Derek & The Dominoes, Blind Faith, JJ Cale, Joe Cocker, Greg Allman, Talking Heads, Patti Smith, Tina Turner, The Pretenders, Neil Young and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

During this two hour special Sting plays an acoustic session version of Fragile, Jackson Browne talks about writing and recording a live album on the road, Robert Plant remembers his determination to be a different solo artist, Bryan previews Johnnie Walker's new chat with Alice Cooper and you'll hear how the phrase Life in the Fast Lane entered popular culture.

Bryan presents another collection of personal favourites, archive interviews and anecdotes

20170828

Bryan presents another collection of personal favourites, archive interviews and anecdotes

Multiple Grammy, Golden Globe, Juno, Ivor Novello and Oscar nominee Bryan Adams warms you up on the August Bank Holiday with his third collection of Rock music favourites and BBC archive interviews, alongside personal recollections of growing up in Canada and working with some of the artists involved.

Bryan has sold more than 100 million records himself but also has a fabulous record collection and great taste in Rock and Pop.

Artists featured include Santana, Derek and The Dominoes, Blind Faith, JJ Cale, Joe Cocker, Greg Allman, Talking Heads, Patti Smith, Tina Turner, The Pretenders, Neil Young and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

During this two hour special Sting plays an acoustic session version of Fragile, Jackson Browne talks about writing and recording a live album on the road, Robert Plant remembers his determination to be a different solo artist, Bryan previews Johnnie Walker's new chat with Alice Cooper and you'll hear how the phrase Life in the Fast Lane entered popular culture.

Artists featured include Santana, Derek & The Dominoes, Blind Faith, JJ Cale, Joe Cocker, Greg Allman, Talking Heads, Patti Smith, Tina Turner, The Pretenders, Neil Young and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

20191225

Worldwide bestselling and acclaimed star Bryan Adams is back with a rocking selection from his library for Christmas Day.

This first show includes Jefferson Starship, Grand Funk Railroad, Cheap Trick (live at a Japanese venue well known to Bryan), Queens Of The Stone Age, a Joe Walsh rarity from the cult Walter Hill film ‘The Warriors’ and Garbage among many others.

Worldwide bestselling and acclaimed star Bryan Adams is back with a rocking Xmas selection

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

20191225

Worldwide bestselling and acclaimed star Bryan Adams is back with a rocking selection from his library for Christmas Day.

This first show includes Jefferson Starship, Grand Funk Railroad, Cheap Trick (live at a Japanese venue well known to Bryan), Queens Of The Stone Age, a Joe Walsh rarity from the cult Walter Hill film ‘The Warriors’ and Garbage among many others.

Worldwide bestselling and acclaimed star Bryan Adams is back with a rocking Xmas selection

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

20191226

Worldwide bestselling and acclaimed star Bryan Adams is back with a rocking selection from his library for Boxing Day.

For his second show, as we approach a new decade in 2020, Bryan looks at the Rock Of Ages – classics that began each new era in the 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond.

Bryan brings you the end of The Beatles on the roof of Saville Row, David Bowie opening the 80s with one of his most ambitious masterpieces, George Harrison unleashing his considerable songbook, AC/DC in mourning (and working with Bryan's friend Mutt Lange) and some amazing eye witness memories from a unique Concert appearance, with Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, next to the former Berlin Wall in 1990.

Worldwide bestselling and acclaimed rock star Bryan Adams is back for Boxing Day

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

20191226

Worldwide bestselling and acclaimed star Bryan Adams is back with a rocking selection from his library for Boxing Day.

For his second show, as we approach a new decade in 2020, Bryan looks at the Rock Of Ages – classics that began each new era in the 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond.

Bryan brings you the end of The Beatles on the roof of Saville Row, David Bowie opening the 80s with one of his most ambitious masterpieces, George Harrison unleashing his considerable songbook, AC/DC in mourning (and working with Bryan's friend Mutt Lange) and some amazing eye witness memories from a unique Concert appearance, with Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, next to the former Berlin Wall in 1990.

Worldwide bestselling and acclaimed rock star Bryan Adams is back for Boxing Day

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

-20170501

Bryan Adams returns with another personal selection of classic rock favourites.

Big Hair 80s Rock Requests20181220

Big hair 80s rock requests including Van Halen, Pat Benatar, Def Leppard and Heart.

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

Bryan plays your favourites including Van Halen, Pat Benatar, Def Leppard and Heart.

New Names And Classics From Bryan's Collection20190110

Bryan Adams plays his favourite rock music, including Led Zeppelin, Jeff Beck and The Who

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

Recent Reissues And Box Sets20190103

Bryan Adams plays his favourites including some new Box Set reissues to treat yourself to.

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

0420171225

Multiple Grammy, Golden Globe, Juno, Ivor Novello and Oscar nominee Bryan Adams OC OBC returns for his fourth Rock special on BBC Radio 2, almost a year since he first shared his classic music collection with us.

In this two hour show Bryan will be sharing stories of working with Bruce Springsteen recently and his admiration for George Michael, one year on from his tragic passing.

Bryan has found Christmas hits, album tracks, rarities and chart successes from the pre-festive period across the decades, often illustrated by BBC archive interviews and a classic BBC session.

Artists featured include U2, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Marianne Faithfull, Genesis, Sarah McLachlan, The Cars, Sir Elton John, The Undertones, The Adventures, Van Morrison and Crosby, Stills & Nash.

Includes HM the Queen's Christmas Message at 3.00pm.

Grammy, Golden Globe and Oscar nominee Bryan Adams returns for his fourth rock special.

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

0420171225

Grammy, Golden Globe and Oscar nominee Bryan Adams returns for his fourth rock special.

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

Multiple Grammy, Golden Globe, Juno, Ivor Novello and Oscar nominee Bryan Adams OC OBC returns for his fourth Rock special on BBC Radio 2, almost a year since he first shared his classic music collection with us.

In this two hour show Bryan will be sharing stories of working with Bruce Springsteen recently and his admiration for George Michael, one year on from his tragic passing.

Bryan has found Christmas hits, album tracks, rarities and chart successes from the pre-festive period across the decades, often illustrated by BBC archive interviews and a classic BBC session.

Artists featured include U2, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Marianne Faithfull, Genesis, Sarah McLachlan, The Cars, Sir Elton John, The Undertones, The Adventures, Van Morrison and Crosby, Stills & Nash.

Includes HM the Queen's Christmas Message at 3.00pm.

Artists featured include U2, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Marianne Faithfull, Genesis, Sarah McLachlan, The Cars, Sir Elton John, The Undertones, The Adventures, Van Morrison and Crosby, Stills and Nash.

0520180402

Bryan Adams returns to focus on one of his favourite genres - Prog Rock - with two hours of hand picked classics from The Moody Blues, Kate Bush, Procol Harum, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Yes, Barclay James Harvest, King Crimson, Genesis, Pink Floyd, The Pretty Things, Tangerine Dream, Kraftwerk, The Alan Parsons Project and Traffic, amongst many others.

Bryan returns to focus on one of his favourite genres - prog rock.

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

Bryan returns to focus on one of his favourite genres - prog rock.

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

Bryan Adams returns to focus on one of his favourite genres - Prog Rock - with two hours of hand picked classics from The Moody Blues, Kate Bush, Procol Harum, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Yes, Barclay James Harvest, King Crimson, Genesis, Pink Floyd, The Pretty Things, Tangerine Dream, Kraftwerk, The Alan Parsons Project and Traffic, amongst many others.

0620180528

Multiple Grammy, Golden Globe, Juno, Ivor Novello and Oscar nominee Bryan Adams chooses more of his favourite rock classics and remembers recording MTV Unplugged and annoying his family by playing records very loud and asking for a drum kit.

Artists featured include Def Leppard, The Cult, Bad Company, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin (with the Record Store release of the Sunset Sound Mix of Rock'N'Roll), Kings Of Leon, Mike Oldfield, The The and Foo Fighters.

Bryan Adams returns with more of his favourite rock classics.

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

Bryan Adams returns with more of his favourite rock classics.

Bryan presents a collection of personal rock favourites.

Multiple Grammy, Golden Globe, Juno, Ivor Novello and Oscar nominee Bryan Adams chooses more of his favourite rock classics and remembers recording MTV Unplugged and annoying his family by playing records very loud and asking for a drum kit.

Artists featured include Def Leppard, The Cult, Bad Company, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin (with the Record Store release of the Sunset Sound Mix of Rock'N'Roll), Kings Of Leon, Mike Oldfield, The The and Foo Fighters.