Jake Thackray and Songs
This was a series of six shows recorded in 1980 at various venues in Britain. Each show has special guests who perform a couple of tunes in the middle of the programme. It has now been confirmed that these six shows still exist in the BBC archives.
Family Tree, The Hair of the Widow of Bridlington, The Brigadier and On Again! On Again!.
Guest stars: Richard & Linda Thompson
Country Bus, Sister Josephine, To Do With You, The Blacksmith and the Toffee Maker, The Last Will and Testament of Jake Thackray, The Poor Sod.
Guest star: Ralph McTell
Lah Di Dah, The Remembrance, Personal Column, Fine Bay Pony, Ulysses and Old Molly Metcalfe.
Guest stars: The Maddy Prior Band
The Statues, The Jolly Captain, The Castleford Ladies Magical Circle and One of Them.
Guest star: Alex Glasgow
Little Coal Black Foal, It Was Only a Gypsy, The Ballad of Billy Kershaw, Bantam Cock and Joseph.
Guest star: Susha
The Lodger, Scallywag, The Bull and Leopold Alcocks.
Guest star: Pete Scott
Also plenty of chat etc. including a story about two of Jake's sons who are in the audience and appear briefly on screen.