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Tuesday December 29th, 2020 with Chris Lyne
"One World, One Voice" (Various Artists) 30th Anniversary

"One World, One Voice" (Various Artists) 30th Anniversary. In 1990 the BBC participated in a global project with other broadcasters aiming to promote harmony between nations and to raise awareness of the growing need to better protect the Earth's environment. To conclude the project's series of events the BBC had sketched ideas for a globally televised concert. But Kevin Godley - well known at the time as a drummer, lyricist, singer and video producer - had what he thought was a much better idea: to create a chain recording of artists from all around the world and broadcast the resulting suite of music with an accompanying film to a global tv audience. Godley didn't think his idea would be of appeal to the decision makers, but, to his great surprise, they jumped at it. All he had to do was to somehow pull it off.
One Page Story (intro music)
Chris Lyne - Chapter 4 - Unreleased Canadian
Special edition 30th anniversary
Various Artists - One World One Voice (1990) - Real World
Shared Stories in the "Listening Room": what was the first live gig you went to ? And which was the most recent gig you attended? Please pop your answers into the show's interactive page; I'll be looking to play tunes from those artists in upcoming shows. Thanks!
Song For The Earth
Michael Jones - Morning In Medonte (1992) - Narada Lotus Canadian
The official "One World One Voice" website has further information on the project. The video of the project's production and recording is very enjoyable too.
https://oneworldonevoice.co.uk/
Interactive CKCU
Chris Lyne (host)
Good evening everyone, this evening's show features a unique recording from 1990. Whose voices do you recognise? (No Googling, that makes everything too easy!) :-)

9:59 PM, December 29th, 2020
Shelley Ann Morris
Hi Chris, Listening in real time tonight—I don’t have to get up for work! Looking forward to this musical trip around the world.

10:05 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
Hi Shelley :-) Nothing beats listening live! :-) Although On Demand comes mighty close. Thanks for dropping by to join in....

10:11 PM, December 29th, 2020
Shelley Ann Morris
Peter Gabriel’s voice?

10:23 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
Full marks for guessing PG Shelley

10:24 PM, December 29th, 2020
S.a.m.
Just out of curiosity. Is there any Afro-Celt Sound system in this list of performers?

10:25 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
That would be telling S.A.M. ;-) Actually, no I don't think so, but there are over 200 musicians involved across the various studios, so maybe.......

10:28 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
Who is the lead singer of the reggae tune?

10:29 PM, December 29th, 2020
S.a.m.
I don’t know. I should know. It’s really bugging me! Any hints?

10:33 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
There are two artists: one is Michael Rose of Black Uhuru, the other shares his first name with the presenter of Canada's longest running reggae radio show... now that's not a hint, it's a giveaway!

10:36 PM, December 29th, 2020
S.a.m.
junior?????? I am stumped. The voice I’ hearing right now sounds a to like Lou Reid????? I’m probably wrong on that

10:46 PM, December 29th, 2020
S.a.m.
junior?????? I am stumped. The voice I’ hearing right now sounds a to like Lou Reid????? I’m probably wrong on that

10:46 PM, December 29th, 2020
S.a.M.
Black Uhuru love their song, Solidarity.

10:48 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
Full marks twice SAM :-) Junior and the second Lou Reed. And someone with a Lou Reed connection follows

10:48 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
"Do all oceans have walls" is Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed's wife.

10:50 PM, December 29th, 2020
Shelley Ann Morris
Another great show. unbelievable how radio shows can be created on one side of the pond, and enjoyed on the other. Really is One World, One Voice.

10:58 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
Thank you Shelley. I have played this record at CKCU once before in the early 1990s whilst sitting in on a vintage show called The Dinner Special. It's a really special piece of music for its time and its message and purpose remans unchanged.

11:04 PM, December 29th, 2020
Anne Winship
So great - sorry I only joined part way through. I'll have to 'on demand' it. Lou and Laurie - insert heart emoticon here! Thanks : ]

11:06 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
Good night all, wishing you a Happy New year , look after yourselves, see you soon.

11:06 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
Thanks Laurie, On Demand is a great feature... and do have a look at the One World One Voice website, there's interesting background there AND there's also a video of the recordings being made to be found on Youtube.

11:09 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
Sorry Anne, I'm only half awake :-) Please see the message to Laurie!

11:10 PM, December 29th, 2020
Chris Lyne (host)
Edit: the vintage show was called the "Dinner Hour Special", usually hosted by my pal Roch Parisien on a Friday evening 6-7pm.

11:24 PM, December 29th, 2020