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Abide with Me

Episode 2 of 8

Exploring why Henry F Lyte's words and William H Monk's tune resonate with so many people from Malawi to India. From 2000.

An exploration of why Henry F Lyte's words and William H Monk's tune have so much significance for the people of Malawi, a railway chaplain, a miner's daughter and a vicar in India.

Series about music that makes the hairs stand up on the back of our necks.

Producer: Rosie Boulton

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2000.

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30 minutes

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Wed 29 Apr 2020 00:30

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  • Fri 4 Sep 2015 18:30
  • Sat 5 Sep 2015 00:30
  • Tue 28 Apr 2020 18:30
  • Wed 29 Apr 2020 00:30

Why Sam Cooke's 'A Change Is Gonna Come' became a Civil Rights anthem

Why Sam Cooke's 'A Change Is Gonna Come' became a Civil Rights anthem

Watch the animation - Professor Mary King describes how the song became a symbol of hope.

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