Ravi

The story of the man who inspired us to wear sandals, beards and cheesecloth shirts, sitar legend Ravi Shankar. Donovan presents this tale of how the West was won by a mysterious man and his 19-string instrument.

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0120070404

It's 1965 and the Beatles bring a new sound to the West. It's a sound so radical that it changes the musical landscape of Britain. One man is responsible for this - Ravi Shankar

0220070411

Donovan looks at the fascinating collaborations Ravi has had with the likes of John Coltrane, Philip Glass and Yehudi Menuhin

03 LAST20070418

One of Ravi's greatest legacies will undoubtedly be his amazingly talented family, such as daughters Anoushka Shankar and multi-Grammy winning Norah Jones. Donovan concludes this series by exploring the family ties and looking at the influence Ravi has on the current music scene.