Bob Harris explores the life, music and legacy of folk-rock star Sandy Denny , who died 30 years ago yesterday, aged 31. Discussing her legendary status as singer and songwriter for Fairport Convention and her solo work are guitarist/songwriter
Richard Thompson , Maddy Prior (of Steeleye Span), Dave Pegg and Simon Nicol (of Fairport Convention), Dave Cousins (of the Strawbs), producer Joe Boyd and Robert Plant , who discusses Sandy's vocal contribution to the 1971 Led Zeppelin track The Battle of Evermore.
Producer Neil Myners See tomorrow at 7pm
1/4. Tom Russell explores the links between American cowboy culture and the "cowboy song", from early folk songs of the plains to the first real cowboy recordings.
Citing contemporary USA as "bland, boring, one big strip mall", Russell searches for the last cowboys, from the borderlands of Juarez to the National Cowboy Poetry Festival in Elko. The series aired first in 2007.
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