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John H Hammond

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 12 December 2006

In a career that stretched from 1932 to 1985, record-producer John Hammond discovered many stars, including Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan and Aretha Franklin. He also worked tirelessly to end race discrimination in the music industry. Record producer Joe Boyd discusses his career with Matthew Parris and with Dunstan Prial.


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