The Great British Songbook

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20090413

Simon Mayo celebrates the work of great British songwriters.

Including performances by Annie Lennox, Seal, Sheryl Crow and Keane.

Plus three interpretations of Maybe I'm Amazed.

The 00s20100101

Radio 2 DJ Alan Carr and Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle look at the Great British Songbook of the Noughties.

Over three hours, Alan and Nadine play the best British songs from the Noughties, including suggestions from Radio 2 listeners. With a playlist that includes Coldplay, Will Young, Amy Winehouse and of course, Girls Aloud, they reflect the work of some of Britain's greatest songwriters and share their own stories from the past decade.

This is final programme in a series where British artists and DJs reflect on the Great British Songbook of each decade from the 1960s to the 2000s. The Great British Songbook is Radio 2's celebration of the work of British songwriters by creating a collection of their finest songs and holding exclusive masterclasses with some of Britain's top lyricists. More information on Radio 2's Great British Songbook, videos of artists performing their versions of Great British songs and message board discussions can be found at bbc.co.uk/radio2.

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

The 1960s20091228

Legendary DJ Tony Blackburn and sixties Pop Princess Cilla Black look at the Great British Songbook of the 60s.

Over three hours, Tony and Cilla take a trip down memory lane as they play the best British songs from this decade, including suggestions from Radio 2 listeners.

With a playlist that includes the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Cliff Richard and Dusty Springfield they reflect the work of some of Britain's greatest songwriters and share their own memories from the 60s.

Tony Blackburn and Cilla Black kick off a week of programmes where British artists and DJs reflect on the Great British Songbook of each decade from the 1960s to the 2000s.

The Great British Songbook is Radio 2's celebration of the work of British songwriters by creating a collection of their finest songs and holding exclusive masterclasses with some of Britain's top lyricists.

More information on Radio 2's Great British Songbook, videos of artists performing their versions of Great British songs and message board discussions can be found at bbc.co.uk/radio 2

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

Tony Blackburn and Cilla Black present the Great British Songbook of the 60s.

The 1970s20091229

Noddy Holder, lead singer and frontman of English rock band Slade, and singer-songwriter Kiki Dee look at the Great British Songbook of the 70s.

Over three hours, Noddy and Kiki take a trip down memory lane as they play the best British songs from this decade, including suggestions from Radio 2 listeners.

With a playlist that includes David Bowie, Rod Stewart, Queen and the Bee Gees, they reflect the work of some of Britain's greatest songwriters and share their own memories from the 70s.

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

This is the second in a series of programmes where British artists and DJs reflect on the Great British Songbook of each decade from the 1960s to the 2000s.

The Great British Songbook is Radio 2's celebration of the work of British songwriters by creating a collection of their finest songs and holding exclusive masterclasses with some of Britain's top lyricists.

More information on Radio 2's Great British Songbook, videos of artists performing their versions of Great British songs and message board discussions can be found at bbc.co.uk/radio 2.

Noddy Holder and Kiki Dee present the Great British Songbook of the 70s.

The 1980s20091230

Top DJ Chris Tarrant and 80s pop star Nik Kershaw look at the Great British Songbook of the 80s.

Over three hours, Chris and Nik take a trip down memory lane as they play the best British songs from this decade, including suggestions from Radio 2 listeners.

With a playlist that includes Duran Duran, The Smiths, Wham and Kim Wilde, they reflect the work of some of Britain's greatest songwriters and share their own memories from the 80s.

This is the third in a series of programmes where British artists and DJs reflect on the Great British Songbook of each decade from the 1960s to the 2000s.

The Great British Songbook is Radio 2's celebration of the work of British songwriters by creating a collection of their finest songs and holding exclusive masterclasses with some of Britain's top lyricists.

More information on Radio 2's Great British Songbook, videos of artists performing their versions of Great British songs and message board discussions can be found at bbc.co.uk/radio 2

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

Chris Tarrant and Nik Kershaw present the Great British Songbook of the 80s.

The 1990s20091231

Radio 2 DJ Zoe Ball and 90s Spice Girl Mel C look at the Great British Songbook of the 90s.

Over three hours, Zoe and Melanie take a trip down memory lane as they play the best British songs from this decade, including suggestions from Radio 2 listeners.

With a playlist that includes Oasis, Take That, Blur and of course, the Spice Girls, they reflect the work of some of Britain's greatest songwriters and share their own memories from the 90s.

This is the fourth in a series of programmes where British artists and DJs reflect on the Great British Songbook of each decade from the 1960s to the 2000s.

The Great British Songbook is Radio 2's celebration of the work of British songwriters by creating a collection of their finest songs and holding exclusive masterclasses with some of Britain's top lyricists.

More information on Radio 2's Great British Songbook, videos of artists performing their versions of Great British songs and message board discussions can be found at bbc.co.uk/radio 2

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

Zoe Ball and Mel C present the Great British Songbook of the 90s.

The 2000s20100101

Radio 2 DJ Alan Carr and Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle look at the Great British Songbook of the Noughties.

Over three hours, Alan and Nadine play the best British songs from the Noughties, including suggestions from Radio 2 listeners.

With a playlist that includes Coldplay, Will Young, Amy Winehouse and of course, Girls Aloud, they reflect the work of some of Britain's greatest songwriters and share their own stories from the past decade.

This is final programme in a series where British artists and DJs reflect on the Great British Songbook of each decade from the 1960s to the 2000s.

The Great British Songbook is Radio 2's celebration of the work of British songwriters by creating a collection of their finest songs and holding exclusive masterclasses with some of Britain's top lyricists.

More information on Radio 2's Great British Songbook, videos of artists performing their versions of Great British songs and message board discussions can be found at bbc.co.uk/radio2.

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

Alan Carr and Nadine Coyle present the Great British Songbook of the Noughties.

The 90s