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|Named Person:||Neil Finn; Janis Ian; Ryan Adams; Bob Dylan; Gilbert O'Sullivan; Graham Nash; David Crosby; Labi Siffre; Michael Chapman; Gil Scott-Heron; Brian Jackson; Roy Harper; Kate Bush; Neil Young|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Janet Fraser Crook; Ben Whalley
|Notes:||Recorded off-air from BBC4 on 21/10/2011.|
|Credits:||Directors, Janet Fraser Crook (Songwriters' circle), Ben Whalley (Neil Young : don't be denied).|
|Description:||1 DVD (3 x 60 min.) : sd., col.|
|Contents:||Songwriters' circle [4 (of 4) Series 2] --
Singer/songwriters at the BBC [4 (of 4)] --
Neil Young : don't be denied
Singer/songwriters at the BBC : Compilation of some timeless and classic performances from the BBC archives. Bob Dylan performs on the BBC's Tonight programme in 1964; on Its Lulu from 1971 is Gilbert O'Sullivan; from a concert in 1970 buddies Graham Nash and David Crosby perform Nash's Marrakesh Express; Londoner Labi Siffre makes an appearance, as does fellow English songwriter Michael Chapman; from the Old Grey Whistle Test in 1976, the late Gil Scott-Heron performs alongside his band and collaborator Brian Jackson; Roy Harper performs One of Those Days In England with a full band on the Old Grey Whistle Test; Janis Ian performs Tea and Sympathy; and, to round things off, a rare sighting of Kate Bush performing on the Leo Sayer Show in 1978.
Neil Young : Neil Young grants rare and unprecedented access to the BBC for a documentary in which he traces his musical journey in his own words. The film was made from three hours of interview shot in New York and California, and uses previously unseen performance footage from the star's own extensive archives. It also features cohorts Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, David Crosby, Nils Lofgren and James Taylor.
- Finn, Neil.
- Ian, Janis.
- Adams, Ryan.
- Dylan, Bob, -- 1941-
- O'Sullivan, Gilbert.
- Nash, Graham.
- Crosby, David.
- Siffre, Labi.
- Chapman, Michael.
- Scott-Heron, Gil.
- Jackson, Brian.
- Harper, Roy.
- Bush, Kate.
- Young, Neil.
- Rock musicians.
- Popular music -- 1961-1970.
- Popular music -- 1971-1980.