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Album of The Week

'Take Me For A Walk In The Morning Dew'  from Bonnie Dobson.

Way back in 1961, a young singer-songwriter penned a song about the potential of 

nuclear war to destroy mankind.  53 years later, she returns with an ace band to 

great effect and delivers hope to us all.

Find out more about Bonnie Dobson on BBC Playlister. 

Songwriter of the Week

Songwriter of the Week

Carly Simon 

At the suggestion of listener Adrian Moore, we select Ms Simon on merit, spanning 

her career from the '60s to the present day.  These songs really are about her 

and her incredible life.

Find out more about Carly Simon on BBC Playlister.

Archive Album of the Week

Archive Album of the Week

'Acoustic Classics' by Richard Thompson.


OK, this is a new album -  but one stuffed to the brim with acoustic arrangements 

from a master songwriter, whose career spans five decades.  You will, indeed,

hear the Bright Lights all week.

Find out more about Richard Thompson on BBC Playlister.

Song Lyric of the Week

This week's song lyric is rated 4.2    

The clue is Summer skies.


"It's all too beautiful". 


Q: Name the location where this observation was made.



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Commonwealth Poetry Postcards


A growing collection of poems from every nation and territory competing in the Games.

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