Signs Of The Times

Episodes

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19960107A second chance to hear

Radio l's acclaimed four-part series tracing the voice of protest in pop.

1:Lives in the Balance

Kirsty MacColl examines anti-war protest, from its origins in the UK to its mainstream development in the US, with contributions from Pete Seeger ,

Joan Baez , Country Joe McDonald , Jackson Browne , Billy Bragg and Michael Franti.

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19960114A second chance to hear

Radio l's acclaimed four-part series with Kirsty MacColl tracing the voices of protest in pop.

2: We Shall Overcome

Music was at the heart of the American Civil Rights campaign, later followed by the international music industry's unity against apartheid in South Africa. With contributions from

James Brown , Joan Baez ,

Mary Travers , Peter Gabriel , Labi Siffre and Little Steven.

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19960121Kirsty MacColl traces the voices of protest in pop. 3: Enough Is Enough

Protest hits the UK with the Sex Pistols, the Clash,

Rock Against Racism, Red Wedge, Credit to the Nation and S*M*A*S*H. With contributions from Joe

Strummer, Tom Robinson ,

Paul Weller , Linton Kwesi

Johnson and Elvis Costello.

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19960128Kirsty MacColl traces the voices of protest in pop. 4: Emergency on Planet Earth

Conservation, the environment, human rights and other global issues - with Paul McCartney , Sting, Jackson Browne , Jim Kerr , Billy Bragg and Pete Seeger.

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Emergency On Planet Earth19960128First broadcast on 1994-04-24

Producer: K. HOWLETT

Next in series: 11 May 1996

Previous in series: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH PROTEST POP

Broadcast history

24 Apr 1994 19:00-20:00 (RADIO 1)

28 Jan 1996 19:00-20:00 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1994-04-15

Recorded on 1994-04-15.

Enough Is Enough Protest Pop19960121First broadcast on 1994-04-17

Producer: K. HOWLETT

Next in series: EMERGENCY ON PLANET EARTH

Previous in series: WE SHALL OVERCOME

Broadcast history

17 Apr 1994 19:00-20:00 (RADIO 1)

21 Jan 1996 19:00-20:00 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1994-04-08

Recorded on 1994-04-08.

Lives In The Balance19960107First broadcast on 1994-04-03

Producer: K. HOWLETT

Next in series: WE SHALL OVERCOME

Previous in series: THAT LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT

Broadcast history

03 Apr 1994 19:00-20:00 (RADIO 1)

07 Jan 1996 19:00-20:00 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1994-03-18

Recorded on 1994-03-18.