Music Club, The

Simon Mayo reflects the album chart and new releases.

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Summary20071203
20080107

Simon Mayo reflects the album chart and new releases.

His guests are Raul Midon and Genesis.

Featuring Jean Michel Jarre and Colbie Caillat.

With a special programme on U2's Joshua Tree album.

Guests are Alison Moyet and Thomas Dolby.

Simon Mayo presents an intimate night of music and conversation with Mark Knopfler, recorded recently in front of a small audience at the BBC Maida Vale studios.

The star talks to Simon about his new album, his musical tastes and why he bought his first 'red' guitar.

He also tells of his love for the famous National guitar which graces the cover of Brothers in Arms.

Mark and his band play a number of new songs as well as old favourites from his solo career and the Dire Straits back catalogue.

Guests are David Jordan and David Gray.

Michael Stipe talks about REM's first live album in their 27-year career, recorded at the Point Theatre in Dublin in February 2005.

Guests include Dave Gahan (of Depeche Mode fame) and Kate Rusby.

Lauren Laverne sits in for Simon Mayo, and looks at the album chart and new releases.

Simon Mayo counts down the album chart top 20.

In a special programme to mark the 30th anniversary of the album that propelled Bob Marley onto the world stage, Simon Mayo talks in-depth to Island Record's Chris Blackwell about the making of Exodus and his extensive work signing, recording and befriending Marley.

Featuring BBC archive material.