The Great Songwriters


Series 2 Episode 6 Seal

Expired 4.7 136 x
Multi-Grammy, Brit and Ivor Novello Award-winning singer/songwriter Seal talks to Paul Toogood about his creative process and performs Killer, Crazy, Kiss from a Rose and Prayer for the Dying

Series 2 Episode 5 Kelly Jones

Expired 4.7 119 x
Kelly Jones, lead singer and songwriter of Stereophonics, who have had six UK number one albums, talks about the songwriting process and the band perform tracks including Dakota and Caught by the Wind

Series 2 Episode 4 Noel Gallagher

Expired 4.5 96 x
Oasis's principal songwriter and High Flying Birds frontman Noel Gallagher ponders the songwriting process and performs a selection of tracks such as Don't Look Back in Anger and Holy Mountain

Series 2 Episode 3 Paul Anka

Expired 4.5 41 x
Canadian singer/songwriter Paul Anka, who wrote hits for Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson, discusses the songwriting process and performs some of his tracks, including Diana and My Way

Series 2 Episode 2 The Flaming Lips

Expired 4.3 38 x
Oklahoma rockers The Flaming Lips, who have won three Grammy Awards, talk about songwriting, the creative process and life in music and perform a selection of their tracks, including Do You Realize??

Series 2 Episode 1 Rickie Lee Jones

Expired 4.0 46 x
Double Grammy Award-winning American singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones is interviewed about the songwriting process and her life in music and performs some of her tracks, including Chuck E.'s in Love
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Episode 7 Ryan Adams

Expired 4.0 134 x
Peerlessly prolific, multi-Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Ryan Adams deconstructs his songwriting process, creating a new song on camera, and plays a selection of classic and exclusive new tracks

Episode 6 Jimmy Webb

Expired 4.5 32 x
Master songwriter Jimmy Webb takes viewers though his remarkable career, including his songs for Glen Campbell, and his forthright views about country music and the future of songwriting

Episode 5 Barry Gibb

Expired 4.0 515 x
Hugely successful songwriter Barry Gibb, who sold over 200 million records with the Bee Gees, gives a compelling insight into his songwriting process, performing two classic tracks and two new songs

Episode 4 Carly Simon

Expired 4.0 35 x
Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe-winning singer Carly Simon invites filmmakers into her home to discuss her fascinating life, work and approach to songwriting, giving original performances of four songs