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Celtic Zone - 07/09/2009


Robbie Shepherd presents a rich mix of sessions, conversation and musical history. RUNNING ORDER: Timings are approximate and are given in hours and minutes from the start of the zone. 0.01 IRISH HEARTBEAT WITH DERVISH Exclusive to the Celtic Zone: Cathy Jordan and the band are joined by guests including singer Susan McKeown, and accordionist Mairtin O’Connor. 1.00 THE STRATHSPEY KING (Episode 1 of 3) Bruce MacGregor and special guests profile the life and career of one of Scotland’s most prolific and well-loved composers and performers, James Scott Skinner. 1.26 PHIL CUNNINGHAM (Archive feature from Reel Blend) Phil takes Robbie Shepherd to his birthplace of Portobello, to revisit special places and share memories and music of his upbringing and early career. 2.07 THE STRATHSPEY KING (Episode 2 of 3) 2.35 ALY BAIN (Archive feature from Reel Blend) Aly takes Robbie Shepherd to his birthplace of Shetland, to share memories and music of his upbringing and early career. 3.09 THE STRATHSPEY KING (Episode 3 of 3) 3.37 CARROCHER ON THURSDAY: Jean Redpath In this archive programme from 1980, Jean Redpath speaks candidly to presenter William Carrocher about her upbringing and musical influences. 4.32 SONGLINES: ANNIE LAURIE John Cavanagh finds out more about the well-known love song, with help from special guests including Kirsteen McCue. 5.01 MUSICAL GENES: Matt Monro Jr. Tom Morton speaks to the son of the legendary singer Matt Monro, to find out about growing up in the shadow of a famous father.

Broadcasts

  • 2009-09-08 00:30:00 - 2009-09-08 06:00:00 on mw,