Sounds Of The 50s With Leo Green

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20150608

Leo Green presents the first in a new series celebrating the decade that had everything and how we can still hear echoes of that music in some of the stars of today. The show will celebrate all of the musical genres of the 1950's, which featured some of the biggest stars in recording history from the worlds of Rock 'n' Roll. Soul, Rhythm 'n' Blues, Country, Pop and Swing. Amongst those stars tonight are Eddie Cochrane, Fats Domino, Bobby Darin, Little Richard and a certain singer from Tupelo Mississippi. Why not email your favourite from the 1950's to fifties@bbc.co.uk.

20150608

Leo Green presents the first in a new series celebrating the decade that had everything and how we can still hear echoes of that music in some of the stars of today. The show will celebrate all of the musical genres of the 1950's, which featured some of the biggest stars in recording history from the worlds of Rock 'n' Roll. Soul, Rhythm 'n' Blues, Country, Pop & Swing. Amongst those stars tonight are Eddie Cochrane, Fats Domino, Bobby Darin, Little Richard and a certain singer from Tupelo Mississippi. Why not email your favourite from the 1950's to fifties@bbc.co.uk.

20150615

Leo Green with classic tracks by Chuck Berry, Bill Haley and his Comets, Connie Francis, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Holly and Johnny Cash from the decade that had everything. Why not email your favourite from the 1950's to fifties@bbc.co.uk.

20150615

Leo Green with classic tracks by Chuck Berry, Bill Haley and his Comets, Connie Francis, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Holly and Johnny Cash from the decade that had everything. Why not email your favourite from the 1950's to fifties@bbc.co.uk.

20150622

Leo Green presents some of the best music ever recorded by the greatest voices and gives us the background stories of the songs, the performers and the writers as he plays all the best loved sounds from the decade that had everything. There's classic rock n' roll, r'n'b, country, soul, early chart hits plus classic sounds of the Capitol records recorded by stars at the very top of their respective games.

20150622

Leo Green presents some of the best music ever recorded by the greatest voices and gives us the background stories of the songs, the performers and the writers as he plays all the best loved sounds from the decade that had everything. There's classic rock n' roll, r'n'b, country, soul, early chart hits plus classic sounds of the Capitol records recorded by stars at the very top of their respective games.

20150629
20150629

Leo Green presents some of the best music ever recorded by the greatest voices and gives us the background stories of the songs, the performers and the writers as he plays all the best loved sounds from the decade that had everything. There's classic rock n' roll, r'n'b, country, soul, early chart hits plus classic sounds of the Capitol records recorded by stars at the very top of their respective games.

20150706

Leo Green presents some of the best music ever recorded by the greatest voices and gives us the background stories of the songs, the performers and the writers as he plays all the best loved sounds from the deade that had everything. There's classic rock n' roll, r'n'b, country, soul, early chart hits plus classic sounds of the Capitol records recorded by stars at the very top of their respective games.

20150706

Leo Green presents some of the best music ever recorded by the greatest voices and gives us the background stories of the songs, the performers and the writers as he plays all the best loved sounds from the deade that had everything. There's classic rock n' roll, r'n'b, country, soul, early chart hits plus classic sounds of the Capitol records recorded by stars at the very top of their respective games.

20150713

Leo Green presents some of the best music ever recorded by the greatest voices and gives us the background stories of the songs, the performers and the writers as he plays all the best loved sounds from the deade that had everything. There's classic rock n' roll, r'n'b, country, soul, early chart hits plus classic sounds of the Capitol records recorded by stars at the very top of their respective games.

20150713

Leo Green presents some of the best music ever recorded by the greatest voices and gives us the background stories of the songs, the performers and the writers as he plays all the best loved sounds from the deade that had everything. There's classic rock n' roll, r'n'b, country, soul, early chart hits plus classic sounds of the Capitol records recorded by stars at the very top of their respective games.

20150720

Leo Green is joined by Petula Clark who recalls the arrival of the 'charts' , her own recording career and the atmosphere for music making in the decade that had everything. The show also features classic British singers who were filling the music venues such as Alma Cogan, Malcolm Vaughan and Dickie Valentine.

20150720

Leo Green is joined by Petula Clark who recalls the arrival of the 'charts' , her own recording career and the atmosphere for music making in the decade that had everything. The show also features classic British singers who were filling the music venues such as Alma Cogan, Malcolm Vaughan and Dickie Valentine.

20150727

Rebecca Ferguson talks about making her latest album in the studios of Capitol Records where the corridors echo to the memory of all the greats of the era including Sinatra, Peggy Lee and one of her own inspirations Billie Holiday.

20150727

Rebecca Ferguson talks about making her latest album in the studios of Capitol Records where the corridors echo to the memory of all the greats of the era including Sinatra, Peggy Lee and one of her own inspirations Billie Holiday.

20150803

Leo Green presents the very best music from the decade that had everything. Includes hits, rare gems and the stories behind the songs and the stars.

20150803

Leo Green presents the very best music from the decade that had everything. Includes hits, rare gems and the stories behind the songs and the stars.

20150810
20150810

Leo Green presents the very best music from the decade that had everything. Includes hits, rare gems and the stories behind the songs and the stars.

20150817

The very best music from the decade that had everything.

20150817

The very best music from the decade that had everything.

20160404

The series returns with the very best music from the decade that had everything. Whether it's doo wop, rock and roll, classic pop and ballad numbers or soul Leo has all the hits, rare gems and the stories behind the songs and the stars.

20160404

The series returns with the very best music from the decade that had everything. Whether it's doo wop, rock and roll, classic pop and ballad numbers or soul Leo has all the hits, rare gems and the stories behind the songs and the stars.

20160411
20160411

The very best music from the decade that had everything. Whether it's doo wop, rock and roll, classic pop and ballad numbers or soul Leo has all the hits, rare gems and the stories behind the songs and the stars.

20160418
20160418

The very best music from the decade that had everything. Whether it's doo wop, rock and roll, classic pop and ballad numbers or soul Leo has all the hits, rare gems and the stories behind the songs and the stars.

20160425

The very best music from the decade that had everything. Whether it's doo wop, rock and roll, classic pop and ballad numbers or soul Leo has all the hits, rare gems and the stories behind the songs and the stars.

20160425

The very best music from the decade that had everything. Whether it's doo wop, rock and roll, classic pop and ballad numbers or soul Leo has all the hits, rare gems and the stories behind the songs and the stars.

20160509

The best rock 'n' roll, doo-wop, soul, r 'n' b, country and solo stars from the decade that had everything.

20160516
20160516

The best rock 'n' roll, doo-wop, soul, r 'n' b, country and solo stars from the decade that had everything.

20160516

The best rock 'n' roll, doo-wop, soul, r 'n' b, country and solo stars from the decade that had everything.

20160523
20160523

The best of Rock & Roll, Doo-Wop, Soul, R & B, Country and solo stars from the decade that had everything.

20160530

The best of Rock & Roll, Doo-Wop, Soul, R & B, Country and solo stars from the decade that had everything.

20160530

The best of Rock and Roll, Doo-Wop, Soul, R and B, Country and solo stars from the decade that had everything.

20161111
20161111

All the hits and more from the decade that had everything. Great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduring musicals of all time from Hollywood and Broadway. What's not to like?

20161111

The show that features all the hits and more from the decade that had everything. There'll be classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and we hear the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So, great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduing musicals of all time form Hollywood and Broadway. What's not to like?

20161111

The show that features all the hits and more from the decade that had everything. There'll be classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and we hear the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So, great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduing musicals of all time form Hollywood and Broadway. What's not to like?

All the hits and more from the decade that had everything. Great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduring musicals of all time from Hollywood and Broadway. What's not to like?

Another Series From The Decade That Gave Us Everything20161104
Another Series From The Decade That Gave Us Everything20161104

The first in this series of the show that features all the hits and more from the decade that had everything. There'll be classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and we hear the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So, great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduing musicals of all time form Hollywood and Broadway. What's not to like?

Another series from the decade that gave us everything20161104

The first in this series of the show that features all the hits and more from the decade that had everything. There'll be classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and we hear the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So, great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduing musicals of all time form Hollywood and Broadway. What's not to like?

Christmas Classics From The Decade That Had Everything20161223

A 50s Yuletide feast of hits and more from the decade that had everything. Some of the most memorable and loved Christmas records of all time were made during our decade and tonight we'll hear the best of them from the stars of popular music of the day and the stars of Doo Wop, Soul, RnB and Rock and Roll.

Christmas classics from the decade that had everything20161223

A 50s Yuletide feast of hits and more from the decade that had everything. Some of the most memorable and loved Christmas records of all time were made during our decade and tonight we'll hear the best of them from the stars of popular music of the day and the stars of Doo Wop, Soul, RnB and Rock and Roll.

Christmas Special20151225

All the hits and more as Leo Green tells the stories behind the Artists and the Songwriters who provided the songs to the decade that had everything - Soul, Rock and Roll, Rhythm and Blues, Country, Pop, Doo Wop, Swing, Rat Pack, those memorable 50's Ballads and of course some of the greatest Christmas classics.

Christmas Special20151225

All the hits and more as Leo Green tells the stories behind the Artists and the Songwriters who provided the songs to the decade that had everything - Soul, Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Country, Pop, Doo Wop, Swing, Rat Pack, those memorable 50's Ballads and of course some of the greatest Christmas classics.

Great Music From The Decade That Had Everything20161118
Great music from the decade that had everything20161118

All the hits and more from the decade that had everything. We hear classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So with great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduring musicals of all time from Hollywood and Broadway, what's not to like?

Great Music From The Decade That Had Everything20161125
Great music from the decade that had everything20161125

All the hits and more from the decade that had everything. We hear classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So with great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduring musicals of all time from Hollywood and Broadway, what's not to like?

Great Music From The Decade That Had Everything20161202
Great music from the decade that had everything20161202

All the hits and more from the decade that had everything. We hear classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So with great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduring musicals of all time from Hollywood and Broadway, what's not to like?

Great Music From The Decade That Had Everything20161209
Great music from the decade that had everything20161209

Great music from the decade that had everything.

All the hits and more from the decade that had everything. We hear classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So with great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduring musicals of all time from Hollywood and Broadway, what's not to like?

Great Music From The Decade That Had Everything20161216
Great music from the decade that had everything20161216

All the hits and more from the decade that had everything. We hear classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So with great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduring musicals of all time from Hollywood and Broadway, what's not to like?

Great music from the decade that had everything20161230

All the hits and more from the decade that had everything. We hear classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So with great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduring musicals of all time from Hollywood and Broadway, what's not to like?

Great Music From The Decade That Had Everything20161230

All the hits and more from the decade that had everything. We hear classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So with great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduring musicals of all time from Hollywood and Broadway, what's not to like?

All the hits and more from the decade that had everything. We hear classic songs by some of the greatest names ever to go into the recording studio and the stories of how the songs and recordings came to be along with an insight into the lives of the stars who made them. So with great voices, great songs the unique sound of Doo Wop, the emergence of Soul, the arrival of Rock and Roll and some of the most enduring musicals of all time from Hollywood and Broadway, what's not to like?