Johnson & Knopfler’s Music Legends, May 9, 2024, Sky Arts, “Cyndi Lauper”

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Johnson & Knopfler’s Music Legends continues its exploration of music royalty with an episode dedicated to 80s icon Cyndi Lauper. The episode, airing on Sky Arts on May 9, 2024, offers an intimate look into Lauper’s tumultuous career in the music industry and her enduring impact.

In this instalment, Brian Johnson and Mark Knopfler, the dynamic duo behind the series, meet with Lauper at New York’s legendary recording studio, The Power Station. Known for her bold and unique style, Lauper brings her dulcimer along and teaches Johnson and Knopfler a special arrangement of her classic hit, “True Colours”.

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The episode explores Lauper’s life, from her early career struggles to her rise as a groundbreaking artist. She shares stories of her experiences as a woman in the industry, offering a candid and insightful perspective on the challenges and triumphs of her career.

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With their unique chemistry and shared passion for music, Johnson and Knopfler create an engaging and relaxed atmosphere, allowing Lauper to open up about her life and career.

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