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Sunday 22 July 2007 @ 14:14 - GMT

George Matlock will give a special tribute to Long John Baldry who passed away 2 years ago.

Tune in for the London Jazz George Matlock's Radio Orla show today, Sunday 22 July at 8:00 pm GMT.

You can tune in from the Radio Orla website or directely from the Radio Orla player on our home page.

As already announced on our website:

BALDRY BIOGRAPHY - It Ain't Easy: Long John Baldry and the Birth of the British Blues - by Paul Myers (Greystone Books). Release date: September 2007 in North America. Exclusive interviews with Elton John, Rod Stewart, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, John Mayall, Tony Macaulay, Mick Fleetwood, Andrew Loog Oldham, Ian MacLagan, Billy Gaff, Kathi McDonald, Jimmy Horowitz, as well as friends and family. Commentary from Frank Garcia, webmaster of the Baldry website and considerable contributions from Jeff Edmunds, Baldry's friend and archivist. Baldry's own thoughts on his life are also peppered throughout the book courtesy of interviews loaned to the author by filmmaker Nick Orchard (documentary soon to be released 'Long John Baldry: In the Shadow of the Blues') and by Stony Plain Record's Holger Petersen.

You can pre-order this book from Amazon: