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Caribbean: Yvonne

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A Caribbean immigrant tells Jeremy her life story through her favourite music. But which songs does she hold dearest? Those from the country she was born in, or now lives in?

Yvonne Bailey moved to London from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the 1960s to join her parents, who'd come to the UK for work.

Jeremy hears a wealth of calypso and reggae, as well as a little Tom Jones, as he returns to the City of London with Yvonne, to find out what life was like for her as one of its first black employees.

30 minutes

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Mon 16 Sep 2013 13:30

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