Joan Armatrading Biography (Wikipedia)
Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading, MBE (, born 9 December 1950) is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist.
A three-time Grammy Award nominee, Armatrading has also been nominated twice for BRIT Awards as Best Female Artist. She received an Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Contemporary Song Collection in 1996.
In a recording career spanning 46 years, Armatrading has released 19 studio albums, as well as several live albums and compilations.
- Joan & Michael can't stop laughing...what's so funny?!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06d5s8n.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06d5s8n.jpg2018-07-08T11:42:00.000ZLoving What You Hate takes one, two and three!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06d5s5h
Joan & Michael can't stop laughing...what's so funny?!
- Joan Armatradinghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06d5s47.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06d5s47.jpg2018-07-08T11:34:00.000ZJoan Armatrading performs live in the Musician's Circle Tracklist Loving What You Hate Down To Zerohttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06d5rw3
- Joan Armatrading performs The Weakness In Mehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p067bbqj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p067bbqj.jpg2018-05-16T09:17:00.000ZJoan Armatrading performs The Weakness In Me, live in the Radio 2 Piano Room.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p067bdzy
Joan Armatrading performs The Weakness In Me
- Joan Armatrading performs Love and Affectionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0678kk7.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0678kk7.jpg2018-05-15T14:30:00.000ZJoan Armatrading plays the song that broke her into the UK charts in 1976: Love and Affection; performed in the Radio 2 Piano Room on Ken Bruce's show.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0678hhs
Joan Armatrading performs Love and Affection
- 'Nelson Mandela danced while I sang'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p066czwr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p066czwr.jpg2018-05-06T08:20:00.000ZJoan Armatrading on the experience of writing a song for Nelson Mandela, and then going on to perform it for him while he danced.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p066cymd
'Nelson Mandela danced while I sang'
- ‘My first guitar was swapped for two old prams’https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p066cxzj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p066cxzj.jpg2018-05-06T07:46:00.000ZJoan Armatrading talks to Mary Anne about the story behind her first instrument...https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p066cx5l
‘My first guitar was swapped for two old prams’
- Joan Armatrading chats to Johnnie Walkerhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04fvcj6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04fvcj6.jpg2016-11-13T17:05:00.000ZJoan Armatrading chats to Johnnie Walker about her decade and love for Judee Sill.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04fvcn0
Joan Armatrading chats to Johnnie Walker
- Joan Armatradinghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04fyjyq.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04fyjyq.jpg2016-11-12T14:24:00.000ZLiz was joined by singer songwriter Joan Armatradinghttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04g3417
- 'Everybody owns Shakespeare now...'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04dtyv3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04dtyv3.jpg2016-11-01T12:00:00.000ZJoan Armatrading talks to Clemency Burton-Hill about composing music for a production of The Tempest at the Donmar Warehouse. Music excerpts composed/performed by Joan Armatradinghttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04dtzl0
'Everybody owns Shakespeare now...'
- Joan Armatrading on Tavener's The Protecting Veilhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02pl7tf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02pl7tf.jpg2015-04-20T13:34:00.000ZJoan Armatrading speaks to Michael Berkeley about her love of John Tavener's The Protecting Veil.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02pl7wr
Joan Armatrading on Tavener's The Protecting Veil
- Joan Armatrading talks to Simon Mayo about her world tourhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02jkm3f.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02jkm3f.jpg2015-02-08T14:08:00.000ZThe legend that is Joan Armatrading MBE discusses her first (and last!) solo world tour.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02jkm5m
Joan Armatrading talks to Simon Mayo about her world tour
- Joan Armatrading Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02gpr1l.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02gpr1l.jpg2015-01-11T14:40:00.000ZJoan performed two songs live on Weekend Woganhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02gpsnq
Joan Armatrading Live in Session
- Joan Armatrading in conversation with Johnnie Walkerhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02919dm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02919dm.jpg2014-10-20T11:14:00.000ZJoan Armatrading speaks to Johnnie about starting in the music industry and and new tour.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02919j1
Joan Armatrading in conversation with Johnnie Walker
- Joan Armatrading on Nigel Kennedy and holey jeanshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01s6c4s.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01s6c4s.jpg2014-02-13T11:12:00.000ZSinger Joan Armatrading recalls getting thrown out of Harrods with Nigel Kennedy.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01s6c52
Joan Armatrading on Nigel Kennedy and holey jeans
- Joan Armatrading is inducted into the Singers Hall of Famehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p016tfvn.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p016tfvn.jpg2013-03-25T12:03:00.000ZRadio 2 listener Sally Taylor in Bristol nominates Joan Armatrading for a place in Michael Ball's Singers Hall Of Famehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p016tfwb
Joan Armatrading is inducted into the Singers Hall of Fame
- Joan Armatrading chats to Steve Wrighthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0157ry9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0157ry9.jpg2013-02-18T15:45:00.000ZJoan chats to Steve about her own search for local singer songwriter talent for her tour, her Radio 2 series and her new single.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0157ryd
Joan Armatrading chats to Steve Wright
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