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Truth Tellers

Gregory shows how truth became a quest of rock 'n' roll's greatest poets and why great voices don't have to be technically perfect to resonate deeply and stir souls.

Gregory examines how early 20th-century blues growlers like Bessie Smith paved the way for the rhyme and flow of hip-hop, how truth became a quest of rock 'n' roll's greatest poets from Woody Guthrie to Gil Scott-Heron, from Lou Reed to Suzanne Vega, and why great popular voices, including Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Kurt Cobain, don't have to be technically perfect to resonate so deeply and stir our souls. With Dave Grohl, Suzanne Vega and KRS-One.

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Sat 6 Oct 2018 01:30

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Presenter Gregory Porter
Executive Producer Mark Cooper
Series Producer Ben Whalley
Director Ben Whalley

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