2/4. Billy Bragg goes on the trail of American folk legend
Woody Guthrie (1912-67) to tell the story of an artist who influenced so many - including Bob Dylan , who called him "my last hero" - yet who lived so simply, riding hobo on the trains and hitching his way across the heart of America in the wake of the great dust storms of the 1930s. Contributors include Arlo Guthrie , Bruce Springsteen , Pete Seeger ,
Ramblin' Jack Elliott , Country Joe McDonald , Tom Paxton , Donovan, Ralph McTell and Bob Geldof.
Paul Merton reads Spike Milligan's uniquely surreal comic memoirs about the Second World War.
Spike is surviving on food probably prepared by the Ministry of Bacteriological Warfare. And his jazz combo becomes a sensation in the Bexhill area.
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