Those Were The Days

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Last Show: Friday 8 th September 2023

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

Jessica Lee Morgan, daughter of Mary Hopkin and Tony Visconti, celebrates music by women from 1968 to 1976. In 1968, Mary Hopkin signed to The Beatles' Apple Records and had a number one worldwide hit with 'Those Were The Days'. In 1976 her daughter Jessica arrived. Between those years, some phenomenal music was written and performed by women. From both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, Mary Hopkin, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Dusty Springfield, Janis (Joplin and Ian), Sandy Denny and others wrote and performed songs that quickly became standards.

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Jessica Lee Morgan is the daughter of Mary Hopkin and record producer Tony Visconti, an established singer-songwriter in her own right. Taking some friends along for the ride she celebrates the music of this era; her favourite songs and musicians which inspired her.