Twentieth Century Blues

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199B0119990603

Vocalist Dana Gillespie presents a nine-part series taking a look at the blues.

199B0219990610

Vocalist Dana Gillespie presents the second in a nine-part series taking a look at the blues.

199B0319990617

Vocalist Dana Gillespie presents the third in a nine-part series taking a look at the blues, focusing on the sounds that came out of Memphis.

199B0419990624

Vocalist Dana Gillespie presents the fourth in a nine-part series taking a look at the blues, focusing on the golden age of the blues originating in Chicago.

199B0519990701

Vocalist Dana Gillespie presents the fifth in a nine-part series taking a look at the blues, focusing on New Orleans, where singers such as Fats Domino, Lloyd Price and Little Richard turned blues into rock 'n' roll.

199B0619990708

Vocalist Dana Gillespie presents the sixth in a nine-part series taking a look at the blues, focusing on Texas, home of blues legends such as T-Bone Walker, Freddy King, Lightnin' Hopkins and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

199B0719990715

Vocalist Dana Gillespie presents the seventh in a nine-part series taking a look at the blues, reflecting on the arrival of the blues in the UK in the 50s, its boom in the sixties, and its legacy up to the present day.

199B0819990722

Vocalist Dana Gillespie presents the eighth in a nine-part series taking a look at the blues.

In this programme she looks at her female contemporaries on the blues scene and the pioneering blues ladies who inspired them.

199B09 LAST19990729

Vocalist Dana Gillespie looks at the singers who will keep the blues alive in the new millennium.