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Mike Harding presents an hour of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music, including an interview with the American singer-songwriter Richard Shindell.

Richard Shindell is a songwriter's songwriter: noted for his cinematic and evocative songs that deal vividly with subjects personal, political and spiritual.

His narrative songs have been covered by the likes of Joan Baez and Dar Williams, and his own records have featured guest spots by Richard Thompson, Eliza Gilkyson and long-time Shindell collaborator Lucy Kaplansky.

New Jersey-born, Buenos Aires-based Richard joins Mike Harding to talk about his influences and early days, about making a living as a singer-songwriter, and about the remarkable and varied subjects that have inspired his fantastic songs.

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Wed 12 Jan 2011 19:00