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 Post subject: Singer-songwriters of the 70s on the BBC
PostPosted: Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:59 pm 
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There was an interesting programme on BBC4 tonight, featuring performances by singer-songwriters of the 70s (mostly from the Old Grey Whistle Test archives). Dory Previn, Ralph McTell, Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, Roy Harper, Bobbie Gentry, Buffy Saint-Marie, Don McLean, Gordon Lightfoot and John Martyn amongst others. But I couldn't help but think of a certain singer-songwriter of the 1970s not featured who most surely should have been.

But that aside there were some nice performances. It might be available on BBC iPlayer.

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any mention of Neil Young?

been absorbed in his Archives dvd (10 dvd!) box set of late. and its only Volume 1 :D

"and in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make"

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Really enjoyed the series. A particular highlight for me was The Pearl, by Judee Sill. I've been a fan of hers for a while now and I hadn't seen that footage before. Fantastic.

JCM - IIRC there were a couple of performances from Neil Young, but you'll probably have seen them before

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