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Laughter in the Rain

Johnnie talks to famed singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka and comedian Alan Davies.

After enjoying success as a teen star, Neil Sedaka re-invented his career in the 1970s. He came to the UK and enjoyed solo success with singles like Laughter In The Rain, as well as writing charting hits for likes of Tony Christie, Carol Burnett and Cher.

Neil talks about his Brill Building days as a songwriter, his brief romance with Carole King and re-inventing his career in the 1970s with the help of Elton John.

Also this week, Alan Davies shares his memories of the 70s. As a teenager at the time, he remembers his passion for music and recounts some of his favourite tracks from the decade.

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1 hour, 56 minutes

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Sun 28 Oct 2012 15:00
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