FT Life of a Song

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Each month FT music critics and contributors discuss the story of a song, from its origins and early recordings through cover versions good and bad. Formerly called FT Arts.

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FT Life of a Song

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41 The Life of a Song: Fast Car2016-09-25 23:01:00
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42 The Life of a Song: Rasputin2016-09-18 23:01:00
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43 The Life of a Song: Born in the USA2016-09-12 10:06:03
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44 The Life of a Song: Me and Bobby McGee2016-09-05 11:32:08
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45 The Life of a Song: God Bless the Child2016-08-28 23:01:00
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46 The Life of a Song: Running Up That Hill2016-08-21 23:01:00
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47 The Life of a Song: My Favourite Things2016-08-14 23:01:00
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48 The Life of a Song: La Vie en Rose2016-08-07 23:01:00
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49 The Life of a Song: Let's Stick Together2016-07-31 23:01:00
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50 The Life of a Song: Mr Tambourine Man2016-07-25 15:24:20
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The Life of a Song: Mr Tambourine Man

Bob Dylan’s cryptic number is one of the signature songs of the 1960s, signalling a shift in his career. It helped launch The Byrds to stardom and was pivotal in the development of indie rock. Richard Clayton follows its history. Credits: Columbia, Legacy, Spectrum, Naxos …read more

51 The Life of a Song: Amazing Grace2016-07-20 15:15:00
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52 The Life of a Song: A Change is Gonna Come2016-07-15 05:00:00
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53 The Life of a Song: Someday My Prince Will Come2016-07-08 13:43:43
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54 The Life of a Song: Ode to Billie Joe2016-07-01 14:04:46
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55 The Life of a Song: Will You Love Me Tomorrow2016-06-24 16:50:00
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56 The Life of A Song: By The Time I Get To Phoenix2016-06-17 16:40:00
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57 The Life of a Song: Apache2016-06-10 05:30:00
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58 Is music streaming making us better listeners?2016-06-08 23:00:00
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59 The Life of a Song: I Feel Love2016-06-03 05:00:00
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60 The Life of a Song: Skinny Love2016-05-27 05:00:00
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