Alison Moyet presents a new series exploring the life and work of record producer Phil Ramone.

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0120130620Another chance to hear the story of the record producer, who died in March 2013; presented by singer Alison Moyet.
He was known as The Pope of Pop. Bette Midler called him a "giant in the recording world". To Billy Joel, Phil Ramone was "the King. If I hadn't met Phil, I would have had a completely different life".
With specially recorded contributions from Barbra Streisand, Billy Joel and George Michael, this opening programme considers if there is a discernible Phil Ramone Sound.
"We ply our craft deep into the night, behind locked doors. And with few exceptions, the fruit of our labour is seldom launched with the glitzy fanfare of a Hollywood premiere", Phil Ramone.
Written and produced by Malcolm Prince. First broadcast in 2005.
01The Master In Control20050614This episode looks at Ramone's hallmarks and signature.
0220130627Alison Moyet tells the second part of the record producer's story, focusing on A&R Studios
Another chance to hear the story of the record producer, who died in March 2013; presented by singer Alison Moyet.
He was known as The Pope of Pop. Bette Midler called him a "giant in the recording world". To Billy Joel, Phil Ramone was "the King. If I hadn't met Phil, I would have had a completely different life".
With specially recorded contributions from Tony Bennett, Quincy Jones, Billy Joel, Lesley Gore and Burt Bacharach, this programme considers the creation of Phil Ramone's legendary New York recording studio: A and R.
"We ply our craft deep into the night, behind locked doors. And with few exceptions, the fruit of our labour is seldom launched with the glitzy fanfare of a Hollywood premiere", Phil Ramone.
Written and produced by Malcolm Prince. First broadcast in 2005.
02The Perfect Studio20050621The story of A&R Studios in New York.
0320130704Another chance to hear the story of the record producer, who died in March 2013; presented by singer Alison Moyet.
He was known as The Pope of Pop. Bette Midler called him a "giant in the recording world".
To Billy Joel, Phil Ramone was "the King. If I hadn't met Phil, I would have had a completely different life".
This programme considers the fruitful partnership of record producer Phil Ramone and Billy Joel which resulted in the albums The Nylon Curtain, An Innocent Man and The Stranger.
Written and produced by Malcolm Prince. First broadcast in 2005.
03The Longest Time20050628Alison Moyet explores the life and work of record producer Phil Ramone featuring a look at Ramone's creative partnership with Billy Joel
0420130711Alison Moyet tells the story of the record producer Phil Ramone who died earlier this year.
He was known as The Pope of Pop. Bette Midler called him a "giant in the recording world". To Billy Joel, Phil Ramone was "the King. If I hadn't met Phil, I would have had a completely different life".
With specially recorded contributions from Hugh Jackman, Barbra Streisand, Burt Bacharach and Hal David, this programme considers how working on the soundtrack on Midnight Cowboy was a pivotal moment in Ramone's career, and how his technical innovations influenced the way Hollywood recorded movie music and sound.
Ramone also reflects on the recording of the original Broadway cast recordings of Chicago, Passion, Promises Promises and The Boy From Oz.
"We ply our craft deep into the night, behind locked doors. And with few exceptions, the fruit of our labour is seldom launched with the glitzy fanfare of a Hollywood premiere", Phil Ramone.
Written and produced by Malcolm Prince. First broadcast in 2005.
How Ramone's technical innovations influenced the way Hollywood recorded movie music.
04Stage And Screen20050705Ramone explains the skills for recording visual media.
0520130718Another chance to hear the story of the record producer, who died in March 2013; presented by singer Alison Moyet.
He was known as The Pope of Pop. Bette Midler called him a "giant in the recording world". To Billy Joel, Phil Ramone was "the King".
With specially recorded contributions from Barbra Streisand, Elton John and Liza Minnelli, this programme remembers four legendary music projects all recorded by the producer.
1. Barbra Streisand A Happening In Central Park, 1967
2. Elton John One Night Only - The Greatest Hits at Madison Square Gardens, 2000
3. Liza with a "Z": A Concert for Television, 1972
4. Frank Sinatra: Duets, 1993
"We ply our craft deep into the night, behind locked doors. And with few exceptions, the fruit of our labour is seldom launched with the glitzy fanfare of a Hollywood premiere", Phil Ramone.
Written and produced by Malcolm Prince. First broadcast in 2005.
05One Night Only20050712Focusing on how Ramone sets about producing live events.
06 LAST20130725Alison Moyet examines why high-calibre artists return to Phil Ramone time after time.
06 LASTTime After Time20050719Alison Moyet explores the life and work of record producer Phil Ramone, focusing on why top artists return to Ramone time after time.

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