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Posted By: FreddyHeadey
11-Apr-24 - 06:18 PM
Thread Name: BBC Radio This week 2024
Subject: RE: BBC Radio This week 2024

Folk musician Martin Simpson; movie icon Anna May Wong; and classical music leaders criticise Arts Council England -
BBC Radio4 - Front Row - April 2024
The English folk singer and guitar virtuoso Martin Simpson performs material from his new album - his 24th - Skydancers.
The title track, commissioned by naturalist Chris Packham, highlights the plight of the Hen harrier. Simpson talks about his love of birds, of traditional song, of writing his own, the influence on him of American music, and a lifetime playing the guitar and banjo.
11 minutes > skip to 14:20