Paul Jones

Paul Jones first made his name as the lead singer with the group Manfred Mann. Later, he formed the Blues Band, but in the meantime he had started a second career as an actor when he appeared in the film Privilege. Since then, he has played Hamlet, Cassio in Othello and Macheath in The Beggar's Opera, and he even finds time to do session work on his harmonica.

In conversation with Roy Plomley, he talks about the many facets of his career and chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Libiamo Ne'Lieti Calici by Giuseppe Verdi
Book: Political works and music criticism by George Bernard Shaw
Luxury: Harmonica

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Fri 9 Sep 1983 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestPaul Jones

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