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Women in Music: With Cerys Matthews & Nancy Sinatra

May 4th, 2015

Episode 214 of 985 episodes

BBC 6 Music's Cerys Matthews joins Jane Garvey in the presenters chair for a programme dedicated to women in music. Nancy Sinatra reflects on her musical career, and the influence of producer and singer Lee Hazlewood and her father Frank. Pauline Black of The Selecter discusses making music in the multicultural era of 2 Tone. Emily Eavis of Glastonbury, and founder of the Green Man festival, Fiona Stewart, discuss what it takes to put on a major music festival. Plus singer songwriter Nadine Shah plays live from her new album Fast Food and talks about her Pakistani influences, and singer songwriter Amy Wadge describes how she came to write the Ed Sheeran number one smash hit Thinking Out Loud.

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