Singer-songwriter Ben E King talks about writing the classic song, and others reflect on its lasting emotional power. From July 2004.
Singer-songwriter Ben E King talks about writing the classic song in his bedroom on a cheap guitar,
It was recorded by Marc Bolan and John Lennon, and was featured in a film.
Those reflecting on its lasting emotional power are:
Reader: Kerry Shale
Series about music that makes the hairs stand up on the back of our necks.
Producer: Lucy Lunt
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2004.
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