Ravi

The story of the man who inspired us to wear sandals, beards and cheesecloth shirts, sitar legend Ravi Shankar. Donovan presents this tale of how the West was won by a mysterious man and his 19-string instrument.

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20070404The story of the man who inspired us to wear sandals, beards and cheesecloth shirts, sitar legend Ravi Shankar. Donovan presents this tale of how the West was won by a mysterious man and his 19-string instrument.

1/3. It's 1965 and the Beatles bring a new sound to the West. It's a sound so radical that it changes the musical landscape of Britain. One man is responsible for this - Ravi Shankar.

20070411The story of the man who inspired us to wear sandals, beards and cheesecloth shirts, sitar legend Ravi Shankar. Donovan presents this tale of how the West was won by a mysterious man and his 19-string instrument.

2/3. Donovan looks at the fascinating collaborations Ravi has had with the likes of John Coltrane, Philip Glass and Yehudi Menuhin.

20070418The story of the man who inspired us to wear sandals, beards and cheesecloth shirts, sitar legend Ravi Shankar. Donovan presents this tale of how the West was won by a mysterious man and his 19-string instrument.

3/3. One of Ravi's greatest legacies will undoubtedly be his amazingly talented family, such as daughters Anoushka Shankar and multi-Grammy winning Norah Jones. Donovan concludes this series by exploring the family ties and looking at the influence Ravi has on the current music scene.

0120070404It's 1965 and the Beatles bring a new sound to the West. It's a sound so radical that it changes the musical landscape of Britain. One man is responsible for this - Ravi Shankar
0220070411Donovan looks at the fascinating collaborations Ravi has had with the likes of John Coltrane, Philip Glass and Yehudi Menuhin
03 LAST20070418One of Ravi's greatest legacies will undoubtedly be his amazingly talented family, such as daughters Anoushka Shankar and multi-Grammy winning Norah Jones. Donovan concludes this series by exploring the family ties and looking at the influence Ravi has on the current music scene.