Ricky Ross's New Tradition

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20160504

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue frontman Ricky Ross plays the music he's enjoyed this week starting with something brand new and taking you right back to the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

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Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue frontman Ricky Ross plays the music he's enjoyed this week starting with something brand new and taking you right back to the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

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Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue's lead singer Ricky Ross plays the music he's enjoying this week starting with something brand new and taking you right back to the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

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Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue's lead singer Ricky Ross plays the music he's enjoying this week starting with something brand new and taking you right back to the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

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Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue's lead singer Ricky Ross plays the music he's enjoying this week starting with something brand new and taking you right back to the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song-writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue's lead singer Ricky Ross explores the origins of today's music. Starting with Arcade Fire, he traces the roots, influences and origins of Canadian music making and song-writing. Featuring Hank Snow, Joni Mitchell, Justin Bieber and a few of the many artists influenced by Neil Young.

Discover some of the brilliant records Ricky's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced music over the last 100 years.

20170828

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue's lead singer Ricky Ross plays the music he's enjoying this week starting with something brand new and taking you right back to the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song-writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue's lead singer Ricky Ross explores the origins of today's music. Starting with Arcade Fire, he traces the roots, influences and origins of Canadian music making and song-writing. Featuring Hank Snow, Joni Mitchell, Justin Bieber and a few of the many artists influenced by Neil Young.

Discover some of the brilliant records Ricky's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced music over the last 100 years.

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Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Ricky Ross plays the new songs he loves and influential music from the last century

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Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Ricky Ross plays the new songs he loves and influential music from the last century

Follow The Van20170911

Deacon Blue's lead singer celebrates Van Morrison's great contribution to roots music.

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue's lead singer Ricky Ross explores the roots of Van Morrison and the new artists he's influenced and inspired. Discover some of the brilliant records Ricky's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

Harmony20160518
Name Checks20180905

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Ricky Ross plays the new songs he loves and influential music from the last century

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue’s lead singer Ricky Ross explores the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years. This week's playlist features some of the acts that have name-checked their influences or have been referenced in song.

Second Hand Songs20170904

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue's lead singer Ricky Ross explores the origins of today's music and the songs which have borrowed from other songs. From The Beatles to Beck and Frank Ocean back to the Carpenters. Discover some of the brilliant records Ricky's found on his writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

So You Think You Don't Like Country Music?20180912

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Ricky Ross plays the new songs he loves and influential music from the last century

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue’s lead singer Ricky Ross explores the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song-writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

Country music is the raw, human stories of ordinary people. It's the high lonesome sound of rural folk who've carried their own strains from different parts of the world and, at its best, it can make you laugh and carry you through the darkest of times. It's too varied to be easily dismissed and without it there would be none of the great songs or artists we consider to be part of the canon of popular music today.

The Beatles Are Underrated20180829

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Ricky Ross plays the new songs he loves and influential music from the last century

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue’s lead singer Ricky Ross explores the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

This week Ricky plays music by some of the acts who have been inspired by the The Beatles.

The Beatles Are Underrated20180829

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Ricky Ross plays the new songs he loves and influential music from the last century

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue’s lead singer Ricky Ross explores the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

This week Ricky plays music by some of the acts who have been inspired by the The Beatles.

The Beatles Were Underrated20180829

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Ricky Ross plays the new songs he loves and influential music from the last century

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue’s lead singer Ricky Ross explores the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

This week Ricky plays music by some of the acts who have been inspired by The Beatles.

The Collaborators20160511
Welcome to Scotland20180822

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Ricky Ross plays the new songs he loves and influential music from the last century

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue’s lead singer Ricky Ross explores the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

It's a big summer for Scotland with the Edinburgh Fringe in full swing, the European Championships in Glasgow, the build up to the opening of the V&A museum in Dundee and the opening of the Rip It Up exhibition which documents the history of Scottish pop music. This week Ricky celebrates the country's musical heritage with his favourite new and old songs.

Welcome To Scotland20180822

Deacon Blue's lead singer plays new discoveries and traces the origins of today's music.

Ricky Ross plays the new songs he loves and influential music from the last century

Live from Glasgow, Deacon Blue’s lead singer Ricky Ross explores the origins of today's music. Discover some of the brilliant records he's found on his song writing and performance travels, and see the common themes which have influenced songs and music making over the last 100 years.

It's a big summer for Scotland with the Edinburgh Fringe in full swing, the European Championships in Glasgow, the build up to the opening of the V&A museum in Dundee and the opening of the Rip It Up exhibition which documents the history of Scottish pop music. This week Ricky celebrates the country's musical heritage with his favourite new and old songs.