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Amazing Grace

Episode 6 of 7

John Newton's near-death experience prompted his hymn Amazing Grace.

With Martin Bell, Judy Collins and Bob Zellner

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

Producer: Sara Conkey

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2001.

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30 minutes

Last on

Wed 8 Jul 2020 00:30

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  • Fri 20 Nov 2015 18:30
  • Sat 21 Nov 2015 00:30
  • Tue 7 Jul 2020 18:30
  • Wed 8 Jul 2020 00:30

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