Songs Of Freedom

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

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20071007In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

1/3. Amazing Grace:

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist.

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

1/3. Amazing Grace:

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist.

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

1/3. Amazing Grace:

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist.

"In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

1/3. Amazing Grace:

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist.

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist."

"In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

1/3. Amazing Grace:

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist."

"

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

1/3. Amazing Grace:

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist.

""In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist.""

20071014In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

2/3. Swing Low Sweet Chariot:

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

2/3. Swing Low Sweet Chariot:

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

2/3. Swing Low Sweet Chariot:

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.

"In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

2/3. Swing Low Sweet Chariot:

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual."

"In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

2/3. Swing Low Sweet Chariot:

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual."

"

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

2/3. Swing Low Sweet Chariot:

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.

""In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.""

20071021Presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

3/3. Exodus/Move:

Bob Marley felt spiritually attached to the second book of the Old Testament, and the struggle for freedom in it inspired him to write this, his most political album and Time Magazine's album of the 20th century.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day.

"Presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

3/3. Exodus/Move:

Bob Marley felt spiritually attached to the second book of the Old Testament, and the struggle for freedom in it inspired him to write this, his most political album and Time Magazine's album of the 20th century.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day."

"

Presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

3/3. Exodus/Move:

Bob Marley felt spiritually attached to the second book of the Old Testament, and the struggle for freedom in it inspired him to write this, his most political album and Time Magazine's album of the 20th century.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day.

""Presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day.""

01Amazing Grace20070304"One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist."

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

1/3. Amazing Grace.

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist.

"In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

1/3. Amazing Grace.

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist.

"

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

1/3. Amazing Grace.

One of the most popular songs ever written, and a song that's known around the world. In this programme we tell the remarkable story of the man who wrote the lyrics, John Newton, the slave ship captain who ultimately became an abolitionist.

""In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

02Swing Low Sweet Chariot.20070311Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.

"Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual."

"

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.

""Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.""

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

2/3. Swing Low Sweet Chariot.

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.

"In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

2/3. Swing Low Sweet Chariot.

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.

"

In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

2/3. Swing Low Sweet Chariot.

Now adopted by the English Rugby fans, the song actually refers to the 'underground railroad' that used to take escaped slaves north. In this programme we hear about the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman and the development of the spiritual.

""In this short series of three Songlines Specials, presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

03 LASTExodus-move20070318Bob Marley felt spiritually attached to the second book of the Old Testament, and the struggle for freedom in it inspired him to write this, his most political album and Time Magazine's album of the 20th century.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day.

"Bob Marley felt spiritually attached to the second book of the Old Testament, and the struggle for freedom in it inspired him to write this, his most political album and Time Magazine's album of the 20th century.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day."

"

Bob Marley felt spiritually attached to the second book of the Old Testament, and the struggle for freedom in it inspired him to write this, his most political album and Time Magazine's album of the 20th century.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day.

""Bob Marley felt spiritually attached to the second book of the Old Testament, and the struggle for freedom in it inspired him to write this, his most political album and Time Magazine's album of the 20th century.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day.""

Presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

3/3. Exodus/Move.

Bob Marley felt spiritually attached to the second book of the Old Testament, and the struggle for freedom in it inspired him to write this, his most political album and Time Magazine's album of the 20th century.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day.

"Presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

3/3. Exodus/Move.

Bob Marley felt spiritually attached to the second book of the Old Testament, and the struggle for freedom in it inspired him to write this, his most political album and Time Magazine's album of the 20th century.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day.

"

Presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.

3/3. Exodus/Move.

Bob Marley felt spiritually attached to the second book of the Old Testament, and the struggle for freedom in it inspired him to write this, his most political album and Time Magazine's album of the 20th century.

In this programme we hear about the ideas and history that inspired the album. Now sampled by Bob's son Damian in his song Move, Exodus is still relevant to this day.

""Presenter John Cavanagh explores the history of slavery through some of the most wonderful music ever composed.