Jimmy Webb, Songwriter - In His Own Words

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201D0120011026

First in a six-part series in which Jimmy Webb, the composer who personified the era when 1960s pop met head-on with lush orchestral arrangements, recalls his life and career.

201D02Up, Up And Away20011102

The second in a six-part series in which Jimmy Webb recalls his life and career.

`Up, Up and Away' establishes the 21 year-old Jimmy Webb as a composer of choice for hit artists.

201D03Wichita Lineman20011109

The third in a six-part series in which Jimmy Webb recalls his life and career.

He tells the tales behind his classic songs: `Wichita Lineman', `Galveston' and `MacArthur Park'.

201D0420011116

The fourth in a six-part series in which Jimmy Webb recalls his life and career.

In 1970 he launched his solo career and continued to write classic songs.

201D0520011123

The fifth in a six-part series in which Jimmy Webb recalls his life and career.

He selects his favourite performances by some of the artists he has written for and produced.

201D0620011130

The last in a six-part series in which Jimmy Webb recalls his life and career.

A reflection on Webb's work in the 1990s.