The Best of British Song

Jimmy Cannon explores the repertoire of the ‘Great British Songbook’: the songs associated with British composers and singers from the golden age of songwriting. The much-loved American Songbook reflects Hollywood’s heyday, from the first 'talkies' in the 1920's right up to the demise of the legendary Hollywood orchestras in the late 1960's - but many of these great songs aren't quite as 'American' as you might think!