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Alphabet Street – J – Calvin Johnson

Thursday 20th March / presented by Adam Trainer Peter Barr

Further down  Alphabet Street we roam with the dastardly duo of Dr Adam Trainer and Peter Barr, set to music from A to Z, they skip alphabetically.

A jaunt set to a nursery rhyme, you know the order but can’t at guess what comes next.

Down the line we come to Calvin Johnson, an underground legend.

Relearn your school rhymes

A is for Arab Strap, the Scottish Noise Rockers…

B is for Bootsy Collins, the Master of Funk…

C is for Neneh Cherry, the Rapper/Songwriter/Collaborator …

D is for Don Caballero, the polyrythmic Math rockers…

E is for Esquivel, the King of space-age pop…

F is for Fridge, a versatile group from Putney…

G is for Goldie, the Mastermind of Jungle and Drum n Bass..

H is for Herbie Hancock, an innovator of Jazz and Popular Music…

I is for Lia Ices, a sweet songstress with a sky high vocal range…

J is for Calvin Johnson, underground pop music alumni, guitarist, vocalist and producer…

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