Diamonds, Tiaras - The Nicky Hopkins Story

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6M20120707

Bob Harris recalls the career of session pianist Nicky Hopkins.

Bob Harris recalls the life and extraordinary career of session pianist Nicky Hopkins. Hopkins played on more than 300 albums, 13 of them by The Rolling Stones. Other beneficiaries include The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, David Bowie, The Kinks, Rod Stewart and Joe Cocker. With contributions from Joe Cocker, Bill Wyman, Ian McLagan and Hopkins' widow, Moira. First broadcast on Radio 2 and repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of The Rolling Stones.

6M0120110908

Bob Harris recalls the career of session pianist Nicky Hopkins.

Bob Harris recalls the life and extraordinary career of session pianist Nicky Hopkins.

Hopkins played on more than 300 albums, 13 of them by The Rolling Stones.

Other beneficiaries include The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, David Bowie, The Kinks, Rod Stewart and Joe Cocker.

With contributions from Joe Cocker, Bill Wyman, Ian McLagan and Hopkins' widow, Moira.

First broadcast on Radio 2.

6M02 LAST20110909

Bob Harris recalls the life and extraordinary career of session pianist Nicky Hopkins.

Hopkins played on more than 300 albums, 13 of them by The Rolling Stones.

Other beneficiaries include The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, David Bowie, The Kinks, Rod Stewart and Joe Cocker.

With contributions from Joe Cocker, Bill Wyman, Ian McLagan and Hopkins' widow, Moira.

First broadcast on Radio 2.

Bob Harris recalls the career of session pianist Nicky Hopkins.