Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01Sun Records Of Memphis, Tennessee20100713 (6M)
20190313 (6M)

As part of our celebration of rock 'n' roll, another chance to hear a programme, first broadcast in 1976, in which the late Charlie Gillett tells the story of Sun, the influential Memphis record label set up by Sam Phillips, which featured the likes of B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Charlie Gillett tells the story of Sam Phillips's influential Sun record label.

Series of documentaries.

01Sun Records of Memphis, Tennessee20190313 (6M)
20100713 (6M)

As part of our celebration of rock 'n' roll, another chance to hear a programme, first broadcast in 1976, in which the late Charlie Gillett tells the story of Sun, the influential Memphis record label set up by Sam Phillips, which featured the likes of B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Charlie Gillett tells the story of Sam Phillips's influential Sun record label.

Series of documentaries.

02New Orleans20100714 (6M)
20190312 (6M)

In a programme first broadcast in 1976 and repeated as a tribute to Allen Toussaint, who died in November, the late Charlie Gillett tells the musical story of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, also known as 'The Big Easy'. The programme includes an interview with Allen Toussaint and music from artists such as Fats Domino, Jewel King, Professor Longhair, Huey "Piano" Smith and The Meters.

Charlie Gillett tells the musical story of New Orleans, also known as The Big Easy.

Series of documentaries.

In a programme first broadcast in 1976 and repeated as a tribute to Allen Toussaint, who died in November, the late Charlie Gillett tells the musical story of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, also known as 'The Big Easy'. The programme includes an interview with Allen Toussaint and music from artists such as Fats Domino, Jewel King, Professor Longhair, Huey "Piano" Smith and The Meters.

Charlie Gillett tells the musical story of New Orleans, also known as The Big Easy.

Series of documentaries.