The finest musicians draw upon where they are, who they know and what they hear. The roots of today's music often lie in the past.
In a new series on Boom, the legendary Bob Harris will be exploring how tracks link together. On-air since the '70s and, with a wealth of knowledge from his early radio days and his Old Grey Whistle Test appearances, he is uniquely equipped to deliver unparalleled insight.
"I’m really looking forward to this series. There are so many ways in which musicians, sounds and tracks are linked. I'll be unearthing some fascinating family, musical and geographical connections that have created truly iconic tracks."
The programme is sponsored by findmypast.co.uk, marking the release of the 1921 Census of England and Wales in association with The National Archives, which will be published exclusively online from 6th January 2022.
Bob Harris on Boom - Sunday nights 9.00-10.00 from Jan 9th (repeated Wednesday at 9.00)
How to listen