6 Music Plays It Again [6 Music]

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20070102

Music documentaries.

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The Bob Dylan Story. Kris Kristofferson explores the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan. 4: Roger McGuinn describes the excitement of Mr Tambourine Man.

20070109

The Bob Dylan Story. Kris Kristofferson explores the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan. 5: The making of Blonde on Blonde, arguably the best rock album ever made.

20070110

The Bob Dylan Story. Kris Kristofferson explores the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan. 2: Focusing on how Bob began to write songs that came to define the 60s.

20070111

The Bob Dylan Story. Kris Kristofferson explores the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan. 6: Dylan's 1966 appearances in the UK.

20070115

The Bob Dylan Story.

Kris Kristofferson presents a definitive ten-part series on the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan.

8/10. The making of Sam Peckinpah's Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid in Durango. Plus George Harrison talks about Dylan's appearance at the Concert for Bangladesh and Bruce Springsteen explains why Dylan inspired him.

20070116

The Bob Dylan Story.

Kris Kristofferson presents a definitive ten-part series on the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan.

9/10. George Harrison and Jeff Lynne recruit Bob into their band the Travelling Wilburys, and Bob Geldof meets Dylan at the recording of We Are the World and asks him to play at Live Aid. Plus Dylan protests on behalf of Rubin Hurricane Carter and the Band perform their Last Waltz

20070117

The Bob Dylan Story.

Kris Kristofferson presents a definitive ten-part series on the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan.

10/10. Dylan's story is brought into the new millennium, with Tom Paxton, Bob Geldof, Suzanne Vega, Bruce Springsteen and Dylan himself commenting on touring, more recent recordings, tributes, and success at the Oscars.

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Liverpool: The New Wave Part 2. Janice Long continues to look at the Liverpool music scene beyond The Beatles.

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Liverpool: The New Wave Part 4. Janice Long continues to look at the Liverpool music scene beyond The Beatles.

20070124

Liverpool: The New Wave Part 5. Janice Long continues to look at the Liverpool music scene beyond The Beatles.

20070125

Liverpool: The New Wave Part 6. Janice Long continues to look at the Liverpool music scene beyond The Beatles.

20070129

Liverpool: The New Wave Part 3. Janice Long concludes her look at the Liverpool music scene beyond The Beatles.

20070130

Punky Reggae Party: Part 1. Tom Robinson examines the unlikely allegiance between punk rock and reggae music which took root at London's Roxy Club thirty years ago.

20070131

Punky Reggae Party: Part 2. Tom Robinson examines the unlikely allegiance between punk rock and reggae music which took root at London's Roxy Club thirty years ago.

20070201

Punky Reggae Party: Part 3. Tom Robinson examines the unlikely allegiance between punk rock and reggae music which took root at London's Roxy Club thirty years ago.

20070205

Mavericks: Elvis Presley Part 1. Mark Radcliffe presents a series celebrating the misfits, rebels and originals that shaped music. Tonight he examines Elvis Presley.

20070206

Mavericks: Elvis Presley Part 2. Mark Radcliffe presents a series celebrating the misfits, rebels and originals that shaped music. Tonight he concludes his profile of Elvis Presley.

20070207

Mavericks: Pioneers of R&B Part 1.

Mark Radcliffe presents a series celebrating the misfits, rebels and originals that shaped music. Tonight he examines the pioneers of R&B such as Charles Brown, Johnny Otis, Johnny Guitar Watson and Ruth Brown.

20070208

Mavericks: Pioneers of R&B Part 2.

Mark Radcliffe presents a series celebrating the misfits, rebels and originals that shaped music. Tonight he examines the pioneers of R&B such as Charles Brown, Johnny Otis, Johnny Guitar Watson and Ruth Brown.

20070212

The Whistle Test Years Part 1. Bob Harris looks a back at the Old Grey Whistle Test, which he presented. With interviews and music from the original TV series.

20070213

The Whistle Test Years Part 2. Bob Harris looks a back at the Old Grey Whistle Test, which he presented. With interviews and music from the original TV series.

20070214

The Whistle Test Years Part 3. Bob Harris looks a back at the Old Grey Whistle Test, which he presented. With interviews and music from the original TV series.

20070215

The Whistle Test Years Part 4. Bob Harris looks a back at the Old Grey Whistle Test, which he presented. With interviews and music from the original TV series.

20070219

The Whistle Test Years: Part 5. Bob Harris looks a back at the Old Grey Whistle Test. Featuring music from Tom Petty And The Heatbreakers, The Allman Brothers and Bruce Springsteen.

20070220

The Whistle Test Years: Part 5. Bob Harris looks a back at the Old Grey Whistle Test. Featuring music from The Police, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac and Meatloaf.

20070221

Little Girl Blue: The Janis Joplin Story Part 1

Suzi Quatro looks a back at the life and career of Janis Joplin, the Texan singer who found fame in California and sadly passed away in Los Angeles before she reached her 30s.

20070222

Little Girl Blue: The Janis Joplin Story Part 2.

Suzi Quatro looks a back at the life and career of Janis Joplin, the Texan singer who found fame in California and sadly passed away in Los Angeles before she reached her 30s.

20070226

Johnny Cash: The American Part 1.

From the fields of Arkansas to Sun Records in Memphis, then to Nashville and onwards to conquer the world, Johnny Cash was one of American music's true heroes. In a programme originally made shortly after his sad death in 2003, Paul Gambaccini celebrates the life of Johnny Cash on what would have been the great man's 75th birthday.

20070227

Johnny Cash: The American Part 2.

From the fields of Arkansas to Sun Records in Memphis, then to Nashville and onwards to conquer the world, Johnny Cash was one of American music's true heroes. In a programme originally made shortly after his sad death in 2003, Paul Gambaccini celebrates the life of Johnny Cash.

20070228

Johnny Cash: The American Part 3.

From the fields of Arkansas to Sun Records in Memphis, then to Nashville and onwards to conquer the world, Johnny Cash was one of American music's true heroes. In a programme originally made shortly after his sad death in 2003, Paul Gambaccini celebrates the life of Johnny Cash.

20070301

Johnny Cash: The American Part 4.

From the fields of Arkansas to Sun Records in Memphis, then to Nashville and onwards to conquer the world, Johnny Cash was one of American music's true heroes. In a programme originally made shortly after his sad death in 2003, Paul Gambaccini celebrates the life of Johnny Cash.

20070305

Johnny Cash: Country Roads Part 1.

Continuing 6 Music's celebration of what would have been Johnny Cash's 75th birthday, 6 Music Plays it Again presents the highlights of a series Johnny recorded for the BBC in 2000.

In these shows from the BBC sound archive, Johnny turns DJ and presents half an hour of country-tinged music from artists he admired, as well as some of his music business friends. He also finds time to include some of his own recordings.

Cash's anecdotes and passion for the music give a unique insight into the great man.

20070306

Johnny Cash: Country Roads Part 2.

Continuing 6 Music's celebration of what would have been Johnny Cash's 75th birthday, 6 Music Plays it Again presents the highlights of a series Johnny recorded for the BBC in 2000.

In these shows from the BBC sound archive, Johnny turns DJ and presents half an hour of country-tinged music from artists he admired, as well as some of his music business friends. He also finds time to include some of his own recordings.

Cash's anecdotes and passion for the music give a unique insight into the great man.

20070307

Johnny Cash: Country Roads Part 3.

Continuing 6 Music's celebration of what would have been Johnny Cash's 75th birthday, 6 Music Plays it Again presents the highlights of a series Johnny recorded for the BBC in 2000.

In these shows from the BBC sound archive, Johnny turns DJ and presents half an hour of country-tinged music from artists he admired, as well as some of his music business friends. He also finds time to include some of his own recordings.

Cash's anecdotes and passion for the music give a unique insight into the great man.

20070308

Classic Albums: The Joshua Tree.

As Part of 6 Music's celebration of The Joshua Tree album, here's another chance to hear a documentary on U2.

Originally broadcast on Radio One in July 1990, the programme tells how one of most important albums ever produced came to be. Lead guitarist, The Edge, goes through the album, track by track, describing how each developed.

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Another chance to hear a classic music documentary retrieved from the archives.

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Boys, Beards and Bourbon: Steve Lamacq explores new music from the southern states of America.

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Keep On Keeping On: Part 1. Julie Cullen explores the Northern Soul scene and tonight celebrates Manchester's Twisted Whee club.

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Keep On Keeping On: Part 3. Julie Cullen explores the Northern Soul scene and tonight celebrates Stoke-on-Trent's Golden Torch club.

20070326

The 100 Club

1/4. Thirty years to the week after The Sex Pistols made their first appearance at the 100 Club, Robert Elms tells the colourful story of the famous venue located at 100 Oxford Street in London. From jazz to punk and beyond.

20070327

The 100 Club

2/4. Thirty years to the week after The Sex Pistols made their first appearance at the 100 Club, Robert Elms tells the colourful story of the famous venue located at 100 Oxford Street in London. From jazz to punk and beyond.

20070328

The 100 Club

3/4. Thirty years to the week after The Sex Pistols made their first appearance at the 100 Club, Robert Elms tells the colourful story of the famous venue located at 100 Oxford Street in London. From jazz to punk and beyond.

20070329

The 100 Club

4/4. Thirty years to the week after The Sex Pistols made their first appearance at the 100 Club, Robert Elms tells the colourful story of the famous venue located at 100 Oxford Street in London. From jazz to punk and beyond.

20070402

Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 1. Smokey Robinson presents a six-part series in which he pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

20070403

Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 2. Smokey Robinson presents a six-part series in which he pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

20070404

Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 3. Smokey Robinson presents a six-part series in which he pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

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Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 4. Smokey Robinson presents a six-part series in which he pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

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Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 5. Smokey Robinson presents a six-part series in which he pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

20070410

Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 6. Smokey Robinson presents a six-part series in which he pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

20070411

The Buzzcocks Story Part 1. Mark Lamarr presents a profile of Buzzcocks. With contributions from band members Pete Shelley and Steve Diggle.

20070412

The Buzzcocks Story Part 2. Mark Lamarr presents a profile of Buzzcocks. With contributions from band members Pete Shelley and Steve Diggle.

20070416

The History of Psychedelia: Part 1.

Forty years after Britain took the plunge into mind-bending sounds at The 14 Hour Technicolour Dream in London, David Quantick tells the story of psychedelic music, exploring its roots, inspirations and development from the sixties to the present day.

20070417

The History of Psychedelia: Part 2.

Forty years after Britain took the plunge into mind-bending sounds at The 14 Hour Technicolour Dream in London, David Quantick tells the story of psychedelic music, exploring its roots, inspirations and development from the sixties to the present day.

20070418

The History of Psychedelia: Part 3.

Forty years after Britain took the plunge into mind-bending sounds at The 14 Hour Technicolour Dream in London, David Quantick tells the story of psychedelic music, exploring its roots, inspirations and development from the sixties to the present day.

20070419

The History of Psychedelia: Part 4.

Forty years after Britain took the plunge into mind-bending sounds at The 14 Hour Technicolour Dream in London, David Quantick tells the story of psychedelic music, exploring its roots, inspirations and development from the sixties to the present day.

20070423

Me and the Devil: Robert Johnson and the Legacy of the Mississippi Delta Blues. Part 1.

Craig Charles presents a two-part documentary on blues legend Robert Johnson who, according to legend, did a deal with the devil in which he exchanged his soul for virtuosity on the guitar. The programmes discuss his influence through the decades and his much-disputed final resting place. Contributors include T-Model Ford, Billy Childish and archivist Steve Levere.

20070424

Me and the Devil: Robert Johnson and the Legacy of the Mississippi Delta Blues. Part 2.

Craig Charles presents a two-part documentary on blues legend Robert Johnson who, according to legend, did a deal with the devil in which he exchanged his soul for virtuosity on the guitar. The programmes discuss his influence through the decades and his much-disputed final resting place. Contributors include T-Model Ford, Billy Childish and archivist Steve Levere.

20070425

Earplugs and Eyeliner - The Iggy Pop Story: Part 1. Pretenders vocalist Chrissie Hynde describes the evolution of James Newell Osterberg from diligent schoolboy to rock icon.

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Earplugs and Eyeliner - The Iggy Pop Story: Part 2. Pretenders vocalist Chrissie Hynde describes the evolution of James Newell Osterberg from diligent schoolboy to rock icon.

20070430

Wish You'd Been Here - The Pink Floyd Story: 1/4. Forty years after the band's single Arnold Layne became the first 'underground' single to reach the UK Top 20, Bob Harris begins a four-part series telling the story of the influential band.

20070501

Wish You'd Been Here - The Pink Floyd Story: 2/4. Forty years after the band's single Arnold Layne became the first 'underground' single to reach the UK Top 20, Bob Harris continues a four-part series telling the story of the influential band.

20070502

Wish You'd Been Here - The Pink Floyd Story: 3/4. Forty years after the band's single Arnold Layne became the first 'underground' single to reach the UK Top 20, Bob Harris continues a four-part series telling the story of the influential band.

20070503

Wish You'd Been Here - The Pink Floyd Story: 4/4. Bob Harris concludes a four-part series telling the story of the influential band.

20070507

One Nation Under a Groove: Part 1. Craig Charles tells the colourful story of George Clinton's career, from Parliament to Funkadelic and P-Funk.

20070508

One Nation Under a Groove: Part 2. Craig Charles tells the colourful story of George Clinton's career, from Parliament to Funkadelic and P-Funk.

20070509

The Sid Vicious Story: Part 1. Sid Vicious would have turned 50 this week, Phill Jupitus tells the tragic story of his life in and out of the Sex Pistols.

20070510

The Sid Vicious Story: Part 2. Sid Vicious would have turned 50 today. Phill Jupitus concludes the tragic story of his life in and out of the Sex Pistols.

20070514

Tighten Up - The Story of Trojan Records: Part 1. Don Letts tells the story of the influential UK-based record label that helped Jamaican music reach a wider audience.

20070515

Tighten Up - The Story of Trojan Records: Part 2. Don Letts continues the story of the influential UK-based record label that helped Jamaican music reach a wider audience.

20070516

Tighten Up - The Story of Trojan Records: Part 3. Don Letts continues the story of the influential UK-based record label that helped Jamaican music reach a wider audience.

20070517

Tighten Up - The Story of Trojan Records: Part 4. Don Letts continues the story of the influential UK-based record label that helped Jamaican music reach a wider audience.

20070521

Closet Culture (Part 1). Boy George assesses the impact of gay culture on pop music.

20070522

Closet Culture (Part 2). Boy George assesses the impact of gay culture on pop music.

20070523

Closet Culture (Part 3). Boy George assesses the impact of gay culture on pop music.

20070524

Closet Culture (Part 4). Boy George assesses the impact of gay culture on pop music.

20070528

Mystery White Boy: The Jeff Buckley Story. Chrissie Hynde recalls the life and music of singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley, who was found drowned ten years ago this week.

20070529

Mystery White Boy: The Jeff Buckley Story. Chrissie Hynde recalls the life and music of singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley, who was found drowned ten years ago this week.

20070530

The Summer of 67. Pete Drummond looks back at the musical events of the Summer of Love.

20070531
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Jim Morrison - Dark Star (Part 1). Johnnie Walker tells the story of vocalist Jim Morrison.

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Jim Morrison - Dark Star (Part 2). Johnnie Walker tells the story of vocalist Jim Morrison.

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The Summer of 67. Pete Drummond looks back at the musical events of the Summer of Love.

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Mica Paris celebrates the music of the Maestro from Minneapolis.

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Mica Paris continues to celebrate the music of the Maestro from Minneapolis.

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7 Ages of Rock. The Birth of Rock, with Keith Richards (the Rolling Stones), Roger Daltrey (The Who) and Ginger Baker (Cream).

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7 Ages of Rock. Art Rock, with David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Peter Gabriel (Genesis) and Bryan Ferry (Roxy Music).

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7 Ages of Rock. Punk, with John Lydon (Sex Pistols), Peter Shelley (the Buzzcocks) and Tommy Ramone (the Ramones).

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7 Ages of Rock. Indie, with Johnny Marr (The Smiths), Noel Gallagher (Oasis), and Carl Barat (the Libertines).

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Stuart Maconie celebrates the life and music of the unique and influential Ray Charles.

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Stuart Maconie continues to celebrate the life and music of the unique and influential Ray Charles.

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The 2-Tone Movement

1/4. Pauline Black, lead singer of The Selecter, discusses 2-Tone Records, the English label that spawned the 2-Tone music and cultural movement of the 1980s.

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The 2-Tone Movement

2/4. Pauline Black, lead singer of The Selecter, continues her discussion of 2-Tone Records, the English label that spawned the 2-Tone music and cultural movement of the 1980s.

20070725

The 2-Tone Movement

3/4. Pauline Black, lead singer of The Selecter, continues her discussion of 2-Tone Records, the English label that spawned the 2-Tone music and cultural movement of the 1980s.

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The 2-Tone Movement

4/4. Pauline Black, lead singer of The Selecter, concludes her discussion of 2-Tone Records, the English label that spawned the 2-Tone music and cultural movement of the 1980s.

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My Aim Is True - The Elvis Costello Story

1/4. Phill Jupitus tells the story of the versatile performer and songwriter, from his early days on the fringes of punk, through flirtations with different musical genres, to serious composing.

20070807

My Aim Is True - The Elvis Costello Story

2/4. Phill Jupitus continues the story of the versatile performer and songwriter, from his early days on the fringes of punk, through flirtations with different musical genres, to serious composing.

20070808

My Aim Is True - The Elvis Costello Story

3/4. Phill Jupitus continues the story of the versatile performer and songwriter, from his early days on the fringes of punk, through flirtations with different musical genres, to serious composing.

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My Aim Is True - The Elvis Costello Story

4/4. Phill Jupitus concludes the story of the versatile performer and songwriter, from his early days on the fringes of punk, through flirtations with different musical genres, to serious composing.

20070813

1/4: Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix. Guitarist Gary Moore tells the story of the legendary performer.

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2/4: Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix. Guitarist Gary Moore continues the story of the legendary performer.

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3/4: Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix. Guitarist Gary Moore continues the story of the legendary performer.

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4/4: Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix. Guitarist Gary Moore continues the story of the legendary performer.

20070820

Salford Lad - Morrissey. 1/4: Stuart Maconie tells the story of the Manchester lad who became a British icon. Featuring contributions from friends, fans, colleagues and fellow musicians including Badly Drawn Boy, Zoe Williams, John Hegley, Stephen Street, Tony Visconti, Andy Rourke and Suggs.

20070821

Salford Lad - Morrissey. 2/4: Stuart Maconie tells the story of the Manchester lad who became a British icon. Featuring contributions from friends, fans, colleagues and fellow musicians including Badly Drawn Boy, Zoe Williams, John Hegley, Stephen Street, Tony Visconti, Andy Rourke and Suggs.

20070822

Salford Lad - Morrissey. 3/4: Stuart Maconie tells the story of the Manchester lad who became a British icon. Featuring contributions from friends, fans, colleagues and fellow musicians including Badly Drawn Boy, Zoe Williams, John Hegley, Stephen Street, Tony Visconti, Andy Rourke and Suggs.

20070823

Salford Lad - Morrissey. 4/4: Stuart Maconie tells the story of the Manchester lad who became a British icon. Featuring contributions from friends, fans, colleagues and fellow musicians including Badly Drawn Boy, Zoe Williams, John Hegley, Stephen Street, Tony Visconti, Andy Rourke and Suggs.

20070827

The Record Producers - Tony Visconti. 1/2. Richard Allinson and Steve Levine examine the career of Tony Visconti, producer and arranger of David Bowie and Manic Street Preachers.

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The Record Producers - Tony Visconti. 2/2. Richard Allinson and Steve Levine examine the career of Tony Visconti, producer and arranger of David Bowie and Manic Street Preachers.

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The Record Producers - Bob Clearmountain. 1/2. Richard Allinson and Steve Levine chart the work of the engineer and mixer, whose credits include the Rolling Stones and Roxy Music.

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The Record Producers - Bob Clearmountain. 2/2. Richard Allinson and Steve Levine chart the work of the engineer and mixer, whose credits include the Rolling Stones and Roxy Music.

20070903

Steely Dan. 1/3. Another chance to hear a recent Radio 2 documentary on the influential and much-respected American band led by Donald Fagen and Walter Becker.

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Steely Dan. 2/3. Another chance to hear a recent Radio 2 documentary on the influential and much-respected American band led by Donald Fagen and Walter Becker.

20070905

Steely Dan. 3/3. Another chance to hear a recent Radio 2 documentary on the influential and much-respected American band led by Donald Fagen and Walter Becker.

20070906

Another chance to hear a music documentary.

20070910

Behind the Velvet Rope: Studio 54 Uncovered. Part 1. Boy George looks back on the most decadent disco in history, Studio 54.

20070911

Behind the Velvet Rope: Studio 54 Uncovered. Part 2. Boy George looks back on the most decadent disco in history, Studio 54.

20070912

Bolan at the Beeb. Part 1. To coincide with the 30th anniversary of Marc Bolan's tragic death, another chance to hear the story of the many sessions he recorded for the BBC.

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Bolan at the Beeb. Part 2. To coincide with the 30th anniversary of Marc Bolan's tragic death, another chance to hear the story of the many sessions he recorded for the BBC.

20070917

7 More Days that Rocked the World: The Isle of Wight Festival

Stuart Maconie assesses the impact of the 1970 festival headlined by The Who and Jimi Hendrix.

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7 More Days that Rocked the World: Tubular Bells

Stuart Maconie assesses the impact of Mike Oldfield's 1973 album, which helped launch Richard Branson's business empire.

20070919

7 More Days that Rocked the World: The Sex Pistols and Bill Grundy

Stuart Maconie assesses the impact of the notorious TV interview that earned the Sex Pistols their first headlines.

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Seven More Days that Rocked the World: Saturday Night Fever. Stuart Maconie assesses the impact of the film that launched the disco boom.

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Blues to the Bone: The Life of Etta James. Part 1. Candi Staton tells the story of Etta James, who conquered personal demons while recording some of the greatest RnB records ever.

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Blues to the Bone: The Life of Etta James. Part 2. Candi Staton continues the story of Etta James, who conquered personal demons while recording some of the best RnB records ever.

20071003

Blues to the Bone: The Life of Etta James. Part 2. Candi Staton concludes the story of Etta James, who conquered personal demons while recording some of the best RnB records ever.

20071004

Another chance to hear a music documentary from the archives.

20071008

Whatever Happened to Davy Graham?

Part 1/2.

Tom Robinson presents a profile and celebration of acoustic guitarist Davy Graham, who wrote the folk standard Angi, influenced the likes of Bert Jansch and Paul Simon and has been dubbed 'the man who invented world music'. He is also touring the UK in October.

20071009

Whatever Happened to Davy Graham?

Part 2/2.

Tom Robinson concludes his profile and celebration of acoustic guitarist Davy Graham, who wrote the folk standard Angi, influenced the likes of Bert Jansch and Paul Simon and has been dubbed 'the man who invented world music'. He is also touring the UK in October.

20071010

Reason to Believe: The Real Tim Hardin. Part 1. Bob Harris presents a profile of Tim Hardin, one of the most overlooked songwriters of all time.

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Reason to Believe: The Real Tim Hardin. Part 2. Bob Harris concludes his profile of Tim Hardin, one of the most overlooked songwriters of all time.

20071015

Punk Rock USA

Part 1/4.

Record producer Craig Leon tells the story of American punk rock from the 1960s garage scene of the pacific north west through to the Stooges, the New York punk scene and beyond.

20071016

Punk Rock USA

Part 2/4.

Record producer Craig Leon tells the story of American punk rock from the 1960s garage scene of the pacific north west through to the Stooges, the New York punk scene and beyond.

20071017

Punk Rock USA

Part 3/4.

Record producer Craig Leon tells the story of American punk rock from the 1960s garage scene of the pacific north west through to the Stooges, the New York punk scene and beyond.

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Punk Rock USA

Part 4/4.

Record producer Craig Leon tells the story of American punk rock from the 1960s garage scene of the pacific north west through to the Stooges, the New York punk scene and beyond.

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Anarchy in the UK. Part 1. Glen Matlock, original bassist with the Sex Pistols, tells the story of punk from its origins through to The Clash, Buzzcocks and The Pistols themselves.

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Anarchy in the UK. Part 2. Glen Matlock, original bassist with the Sex Pistols, tells the story of punk from its origins through to The Clash, Buzzcocks and The Pistols themselves.

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Never Mind The Horlicks - Punk at Middle Age. Part 1. Tom Robinson traces the ways in which the punk explosion has shaped popular music over the last 25 years.

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Never Mind The Horlicks - Punk at Middle Age. Part 2. Tom Robinson traces the ways in which the punk explosion has shaped popular music over the last 25 years.

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Never Mind The Horlicks: Punk at Middle Age. Part 3. Tom Robinson traces the ways in which the punk explosion has shaped popular music over the last 25 years.

20071115

Never Mind The Horlicks - Punk at Middle Age. Part 4. Tom Robinson traces the ways in which the punk explosion has shaped popular music over the last 25 years.

20071120

The Mighty Arms of Atlas. Part 2 of 4. In the run-up to their reformation, another chance to hear Alan Freeman's classic profile of Led Zeppelin.

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The Mighty Arms of Atlas. Part 3 of 4. In the run-up to their reformation, another chance to hear Alan Freeman's classic profile of Led Zeppelin.

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The Mighty Arms of Atlas. Part 4 of 4. In the run-up to their reformation, another chance to hear Alan Freeman's classic profile of Led Zeppelin.

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Punky Reggae Party

Part 1/3. Tom Robinson examines the unlikely alliance between punk rock and reggae music that blossomed at the London's Roxy Club 30 years ago. With contributions from John Lydon, Paul Simonon, Viv Albertine of The Slits and Roxy DJ Don Letts.

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Punky Reggae Party

Part 2/3. Tom Robinson examines the unlikely alliance between punk rock and reggae music that blossomed at the London's Roxy Club 30 years ago. With contributions from John Lydon, Paul Simonon, Viv Albertine of The Slits and Roxy DJ Don Letts.

20071129

Punky Reggae Party

Part 3. Tom Robinson examines the unlikely alliance between punk rock and reggae music that blossomed at the London's Roxy Club thirty years ago. With contributions from John Lydon, Paul Simonon, Viv Albertine of The Slits and Roxy DJ Don Letts.

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The Otis Redding Story. 1/4. Stuart Maconie tells the story of the soul legend who died in a plane crash forty years ago.

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The Otis Redding Story. 2/4. Stuart Maconie tells the story of the soul legend who died in a plane crash forty years ago.

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The Otis Redding Story. 3/4. Stuart Maconie tells the story of the soul legend who died in a plane crash forty years ago.

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The Otis Redding Story. 4/4. Stuart Maconie tells the story of the soul legend who died in a plane crash forty years ago.

20071217

Joe Strummer's London Calling. Part 1/4. In 2001, Joe Stummer tried his hand as a radio DJ on the BBC World Service. Check out how he got on.

20071218

Joe Strummer's London Calling. Part 2/4. In 2001, Joe Stummer tried his hand as a radio DJ on the BBC World Service. Check out how he got on.

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Joe Strummer's London Calling. Part 3/4. In 2001, Joe Stummer tried his hand as a radio DJ on the BBC World Service. Check out how he got on.

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Joe Strummer's London Calling. Part 4/4. In 2001, Joe Strummer tried his hand as a radio DJ on the BBC World Service. Check out how he got on.

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The Whistle Test Years, Part 5: Bob Harris looks back at the Old Grey Whistle Test, with interviews and music from the original TV series.

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The Whistle Test Years, Part 6: Bob Harris looks back at the Old Grey Whistle Test, with interviews and music from the original TV series.

20080130

Mavericks - Pioneers of R&B, Part 1: Mark Radcliffe celebrates the pioneers of R&B, such as Charles Brown, Johnny Otis, Johnny 'Guitar' Watson and Ruth Brown.

20080131

Mavericks - Pioneers of R&B, Part 2: Mark Radcliffe celebrates the pioneers of R&B, such as Charles Brown, Johnny Otis, Johnny 'Guitar' Watson and Ruth Brown.

20080204

The Radiohead Story: Steve Lamacq presents Part 1 of his in-depth profile of the influential band.

20080205

The Radiohead Story: Steve Lamacq presents Part 2 of his in-depth profile of the influential band.

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The Radiohead Story: Steve Lamacq presents Part 3 of his in-depth profile of the influential band.

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The Radiohead Story: Steve Lamacq presents Part 4 of his in-depth profile of the influential band.

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The Radiohead Story: Steve Lamacq presents Part 5 of his in-depth profile of the influential band.

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The Radiohead Story: Steve Lamacq presents Part 6 of his in-depth profile of the influential band.

20080213

The Radiohead Story: Steve Lamacq presents Part 7 of his in-depth profile of the influential band.

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The Radiohead Story: Steve Lamacq concludes his in-depth profile of the influential band.

20080218

Liverpool - The New Wave: Part 1. As Liverpool revels in its status as European Capital of Culture, Janice Long explores the city's musical boom during the late 70s and early 80s.

20080219

Liverpool - The New Wave: Part 2. As Liverpool revels in its status as European Capital of Culture, Janice Long explores the city's musical boom during the late 70s and early 80s.

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Liverpool - The New Wave: Part 3. As Liverpool revels in its status as European Capital of Culture, Janice Long explores the city's musical boom during the late 70s and early 80s.

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Liverpool - The New Wave: Part 4. As Liverpool revels in its status as European Capital of Culture, Janice Long explores the city's musical boom during the late 70s and early 80s.

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Liverpool - The New Wave: Part 5. As Liverpool revels in its status as European Capital of Culture, Janice Long explores the city's musical boom during the late 70s and early 80s.

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Liverpool - The New Wave: Part 6. As Liverpool revels in its status as European Capital of Culture, Janice Long explores the city's musical boom during the late 70s and early 80s.

20080227

Janis: Part 1. Ardent Janis Joplin fan Beth Ditto celebrates the short but remarkable life of the singer who wowed the crowds at Monterey and Woodstock.

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Janis: Part 2. Ardent Janis Joplin fan Beth Ditto celebrates the short but remarkable life of the singer who wowed the crowds at Monterey and Woodstock.

20080303

The Stiff Records Story. Part 1/4. Madness frontman Suggs tells the story of the influential record label, home to artists ranging from Motorhead and The Damned to Kirsty Macoll.

20080304

The Stiff Records Story. Part 2/4. Suggs continues the story of the influential record label, home to artists ranging from Motorhead and The Damned to Kirsty Macoll.

20080305

The Stiff Records Story. Part 3/4. Suggs continues the story of the influential record label, home to artists ranging from Motorhead and The Damned to Kirsty Macoll.

20080306

The Stiff Records Story. Part 4/4: Suggs concludes the story of the influential record label, home to artists ranging from Motorhead and The Damned to Kirsty Macoll.

20080310

Mark Lamarr's Brief History of Rap. 1/4. Mark Lamarr traces the development of rap music from the Sugar Hill Gang's Rapper's Delight onwards.

20080311

Mark Lamarr's Brief History of Rap. 2/4. Mark Lamarr traces the development of rap music from the Sugar Hill Gang's Rapper's Delight onwards.

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Mark Lamarr's Brief History of Rap. 3/4. Mark Lamarr traces the development of rap music from the Sugar Hill Gang's Rapper's Delight onwards.

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Mark Lamarr's Brief History of Rap. 4/4. Mark Lamarr traces the development of rap music from the Sugar Hill Gang's Rapper's Delight onwards.

20080317

Hey! Bo Diddley. 1/3. Who frontman Roger Daltrey tells the story of the unique and influential guitarist and singer, whose trademark beat changed the face of music.

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Hey! Bo Diddley. 2/3. Who frontman Roger Daltrey tells the story of the unique and influential guitarist and singer, whose trademark beat changed the face of music.

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Hey! Bo Diddley. 3/3. Who frontman Roger Daltrey tells the story of the unique and influential guitarist and singer, whose trademark beat changed the face of music.

20080320

7 More Days that Rocked the World: The Sex Pistols Play Manchester

Stuart Maconie assesses the impact of the Sex Pistols' gig in Manchester in June 1976. For the last thirty years, the gig has been shrouded in myth and legend, with literally thousands claiming that they were in attendance. Of the few who actually were, many went on to form some of the most iconic bands of the time, such as The Smiths, Buzzcocks, New Order, Joy Division and The Fall.

20080324

1/2. Pete Mitchell presents the story of John McGeoch, one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past 30 years.

During his life, he performed with no fewer than nine bands on the cutting edge of music, including Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees, PIL, The Skids and Visage. Pete talks to Howard Devoto, Siouxsie Sioux, Roddy Frame and Johnny Marr among others as he shines a light on the life of this unsung guitar hero.

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2/2. Pete Mitchell presents the story of John McGeoch, one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past 30 years.

During his life, he performed with no fewer than nine bands on the cutting edge of music, including Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees, PIL, The Skids and Visage. Pete talks to Howard Devoto, Siouxsie Sioux, Roddy Frame and Johnny Marr among others as he shines a light on the life of this unsung guitar hero.

20080326

1/2. More than 50 years after the release of Louie Louie, Steve Van Zandt tells how the song survived the wrath of the FBI to become one of the most performed, recorded and influential tracks of all time.

Recorded by Richard Berry as a B-side in April 1957, there are over 1,000 versions of Louie Louie. However, the impact of this song has been felt far beyond the music business. It scared the American establishment enough to trigger an FBI investigation by J Edgar Hoover's notorious G-Men, and it remains the subject of much heated debate to this day.

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2/2. More than 50 years after the release of Louie Louie, Steve Van Zandt tells how the song survived the wrath of the FBI to become one of the most performed, recorded and influential tracks of all time.

Recorded by Richard Berry as a B-side in April 1957, there are over 1,000 versions of Louie Louie. However, the impact of this song has been felt far beyond the music business. It scared the American establishment enough to trigger an FBI investigation by J Edgar Hoover's notorious G-Men, and it remains the subject of much heated debate to this day.

20080331

Classic Singles - Wonderwall: Record producer Tony Visconti re-appraises Oasis' 1995 single Wonderwall.

20080401

Classic Singles - Heart of Glass: Tony Visconti re-appraises Blondie's Heart of Glass, a release by the New York new wave band that became one of the biggest songs of the disco era.

20080402

Classic Singles - I Don't Like Mondays: Record producer Tony Visconti re-appraises I Don't Like Mondays - a 1979 number one for The Boomtown Rats.

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Classic Singles - Brown Sugar: Record producer Tony Visconti re-appraises Brown Sugar, featuring contributions from Keith Richards and Mick Jagger.

20080407

Blood and Fire - Roots, Reggae and Rastafari

Part 1/2. Don Letts reveals how the Rastafarian movement helped Jamaica recover its lost identity after years of British colonial rule and slavery and explores the movement's profound effect on Jamaican music, culminating in the emergence in the 1970s of one of the most exciting types of reggae - roots reggae.

He also looks at how roots and the Rasta message found their way to the UK and spawned British-based reggae bands.

20080408

Blood and Fire - Roots, Reggae and Rastafari

Part 2/2. Don Letts reveals how the Rastafarian movement helped Jamaica recover its lost identity after years of British colonial rule and slavery and explores the movement's profound effect on Jamaican music, culminating in the emergence in the 1970s of one of the most exciting types of reggae - roots reggae.

He also looks at how roots and the Rasta message found their way to the UK and spawned British-based reggae bands.

20080409

The Hammond - A Vital Organ

Part 1/2: In a programme first broadcast in 2000, the late John Walters traces the history of the instrument with contributions from Keith Emerson, Brian Auger and others.

20080410

The Hammond - A Vital Organ

Part 2/2: In a programme first broadcast in 2000, the late John Walters traces the history of the instrument with contributions from Keith Emerson, Brian Auger and others.

20080414

The Thing About Syd. Part 1/2: Mark Radcliffe pays tribute to Pink Floyd founder member Syd Barrett and looks back at his life and career.

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The Thing About Syd. Part 2/2: Mark Radcliffe pays tribute to Pink Floyd founder member Syd Barrett and looks back at his life and career.

20080416

Seven More Days That Rocked The World. Stuart Maconie looks at the 1994 suicide of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain.

20080417

Seven More Days That Rocked The World. Stuart Maconie looks back to 1981 for a career-defining moment involving Ozzy Osbourne and a dove.

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Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 1/6. Smokey Robinson presents a six-part series in which he pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

20080429

Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 2/6. Smokey Robinson presents a six-part series in which he pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

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Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 3/6. Smokey Robinson presents a six-part series in which he pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

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Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 4/6. Smokey Robinson presents a six-part series in which he pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

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Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 5/6. In the fifth of a six-part series, Smokey Robinson pays tribute to his Motown colleague and soul legend, Marvin Gaye.

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Stubborn Kind Of Fella - Remembering Marvin Gaye: Part 6/6. In the final part of a six-part series, Smokey Robinson pays tribute to his Motown colleague, soul legend Marvin Gaye.

20080507

One Nation Under a Groove: Part 1/2. Craig Charles tells the colourful story of George Clinton's career, from Parliament to Funkadelic and P-Funk.

20080508

One Nation Under a Groove: Part 2/2. Craig Charles tells the colourful story of George Clinton's career, from Parliament to Funkadelic and P-Funk.

20080512

This Town Ain't Big Enough - The Story of Sparks: Part 1/2. Sparks fan Mark Radcliffe charts the life and times of one of pop's most enigmatic bands.

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This Town Ain't Big Enough - The Story of Sparks: Part 2/2. Sparks fan Mark Radcliffe concludes his documentary on one of pop's most enigmatic bands.

20080514

Bjork Gottmundsdottir: Part 1/2. Stuart Maconie presents a profile of the idiosyncratic Icelandic singer, composer, actress and producer.

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Bjork Gottmundsdottir: Part 2/2. Stuart Maconie concludes his profile of the idiosyncratic Icelandic singer, composer, actress and producer.

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The 2-Tone Movement

Part 1: Amidst talk of a re-union of The Specials, there's another chance to hear Pauline Black's documentary on 2-Tone Records, the influential Coventry based record label that spawned a new mutli-cultural movement in music, with bands including The Specials, Madness and The Selector.

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Purple Reign - The Prince Story. Part 1: As Prince prepares to celebrate his 50th birthday there's another chance to hear Mica Paris telling his story.

20080604

Purple Reign - The Prince Story. Part 2: Hear the second part of Mica Paris telling Prince's story.

20080605

Purple Reign - The Prince Story. Part 3: As Prince approaches his 50th birthday, hear the third instalment of Mica Paris' documentary on the artist.

20080606

Purple Reign - The Prince Story. Part 4: The fourth instalment of Mica Paris' documentary on Prince.

20080610

The Second Summer of Love.

In a series first broadcast in 2004, Zoe Ball recalls the Acid House movement of the late 1980s, which gave 1988 the nickname 'The Second Summer of Love'.

1/4. Zoe looks at The Honeymoon - the early stages of clubbing's ecstasy-fuelled rave culture.

20080611

The Second Summer of Love.

In a series first broadcast in 2004, Zoe Ball recalls the Acid House movement of the late 1980s, which gave 1988 the nickname 'The Second Summer of Love'.

2/4. She continues to look at The Honeymoon - the early stages of clubbing's ecstasy-fuelled rave culture.

20080612

The Second Summer of Love.

In a series first broadcast in 2004, Zoe Ball recalls the Acid House movement of the late 1980s, which gave 1988 the nickname 'The Second Summer of Love'.

3/4. Zoe looks at the Magic Roundabout - the outdoor rave scene of 1988.

20080613

The Second Summer of Love.

In a series first broadcast in 2004, Zoe Ball recalls the Acid House movement of the late 1980s, which gave 1988 the nickname 'The Second Summer of Love'.

4/4. Zoe continues to look at the Magic Roundabout - the outdoor rave scene of 1988.

20080617

Another music documentary from the BBC archives.

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The Second Summer of Love

In a series first broadcast in 2004, Zoe Ball recalls the Acid House movement of the late 1980s, which gave 1988 the nickname 'The Second Summer of Love'.

1/4. Zoe looks at The Honeymoon - the early stages of clubbing's ecstasy-fuelled rave culture.

20080625

The Second Summer of Love

In a series first broadcast in 2004, Zoe Ball recalls the Acid House movement of the late 1980s, which gave 1988 the nickname 'The Second Summer of Love'.

2/4. She continues to look at The Honeymoon - the early stages of clubbing's ecstasy-fuelled rave culture.

20080626

The Second Summer of Love

In a series first broadcast in 2004, Zoe Ball recalls the Acid House movement of the late 1980s, which gave 1988 the nickname 'The Second Summer of Love'.

3/4. Zoe looks at the Magic Roundabout - the outdoor rave scene of 1988.

20080627

The Second Summer of Love

In a series first broadcast in 2004, Zoe Ball recalls the Acid House movement of the late 1980s, which gave 1988 the nickname 'The Second Summer of Love'.

4/4. Zoe continues to look at the Magic Roundabout - the outdoor rave scene of 1988.

20080708

Masters of Rock

1/6. Iron Maiden vocalist and 6 Music DJ Bruce Dickinson looks back at a memorable year in the rock almanac. This edition features 1969 and includes music from Steppenwolf, Led Zeppelin, Cream, Jimi Hendrix and The Doors.

20080709

Masters of Rock

2/6. Iron Maiden vocalist and 6 Music DJ Bruce Dickinson looks back at a memorable year in the rock almanac. This edition features 1970 and includes music from Free, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath.

20080710

Masters of Rock: 3/6. Bruce Dickinson looks back at 1972 and includes music from Deep Purple, Hawkwind, Alice Cooper and David Bowie.

20080711

Masters of Rock

4/6. Iron Maiden vocalist and 6 Music DJ Bruce Dickinson looks back at a memorable year in the rock almanac. This edition features 1978 and includes music from UFO, Aerosmith, Thin Lizzy, Rainbow and Van Halen.

20080715

Masters of Rock

5/6. Iron Maiden vocalist and 6 Music DJ Bruce Dickinson looks back at a memorable year in the rock almanac. This edition features 1980 and includes music from Motorhead, Whitesnake, Judas Priest and AC/DC.

20080716

Masters of Rock

6/6. Iron Maiden vocalist and 6 Music DJ Bruce Dickinson looks back at a memorable year in the rock almanac. This edition features 1982 and includes music from Motley Crue, Ozzy Osbourne, Def Leppard and his own band.

20080717

Burning Down the House - The Talking Heads Story

1/2. Stuart Maconie charts the history of Talking Heads, from their New York punk beginnings to becoming one of the most influential bands of the last three decades. Featuring contributions from Tina Weymouth, David Byrne, Jerry Harrison and Chris Frantz.

20080718

Burning Down the House - The Talking Heads Story

2/2. Stuart Maconie concludes his history of Talking Heads, featuring contributions from Tina Weymouth, David Byrne, Jerry Harrison and Chris Frantz.

20080722

The Chess Records Story

1/4. A series tracing the story of the Chess Records label and its crucial contribution to the evolution of rock 'n' roll, narrated by Marshall Chess, son of co-founder Leonard Chess. The Chicago-based label was home to many iconic artists, including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry and Sonny Boy Williamson.

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The Chess Records Story

A series tracing the story of the Chess Records label and its crucial contribution to the evolution of rock and roll, narrated by Marshall Chess, son of co-founder Leonard Chess. The Chicago-based label was home to many iconic artists, including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry and Sonny Boy Williamson.

2/4. This episode focuses on the mighty Howlin' Wolf and the visit to the Chess studio by the Rolling Stones.

20080724

The Chess Records Story

A series tracing the story of the Chess Records label and its crucial contribution to the evolution of rock 'n' roll, narrated by Marshall Chess, son of co-founder Leonard Chess. The Chicago-based label was home to many iconic artists, including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry and Sonny Boy Williamson.

3/4. This episode focuses on Chuck Berry and songwriter and bass player Willie Dixon.

20080725

The Chess Records Story

4/4. A series tracing the story of the Chess Records label and its crucial contribution to the evolution of rock and roll, narrated by Marshall Chess, son of co-founder Leonard Chess. The Chicago-based label was home to many iconic artists, including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry and Sonny Boy Williamson.

This episode focuses on harmonica virtuoso Little Walter, Buddy Guy, the great Bo Diddley and the label's move towards soul music.

20080729

Eric's - The Story of a Liverpool Club. 1/2. Steve Lamacq tells the remarkable story of one of Liverpool's musical landmarks - Eric's club.

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Eric's - The Story of a Liverpool Club. 2/2. Steve Lamacq concludes the story of one of Liverpool's musical landmarks - Eric's club.

20080731

Billion Dollar Baby - The Alice Cooper Story

1/2. John Lydon presents a profile of the enduring pop icon, whose theatrical persona was perhaps America's most significant ally with the British glam movement and who also influenced John's own band, the Sex Pistols.

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Billion Dollar Baby - The Alice Cooper Story. Part 2/2. John Lydon concludes his profile of the enduring pop icon.

20080805

Jarvis Cocker's Musical Map of Sheffield

1/2. Jarvis Cocker takes listeners on an intimate tour of Sheffield in this evocative programme, creating a soundtrack to drive his memories, feelings and observations about his home town. He recalls his childhood and introduces the music of Sheffield legends such as Joe Cocker, Cabaret Voltaire, Human League and Artery, and remembers how the city came to life with music in the post-punk era.

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Jarvis Cocker's Musical Map of Sheffield. 2/2. Jarvis Cocker's intimate musical tour of Sheffield continues.

20080807

Acid House - The Next Generation.

1/2. Chris Coco remembers the Second Summer of Love, twenty years after the acid house scene exploded in the UK. Features contributions from Peter Hook, Annie Mac, the Chemical Brothers, Pete Tong, Judge Jules, Klaxons and many more.

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Acid House - The Next Generation. 2/2. Chris Coco continues his look at the Second Summer of Love, twenty years after the acid house scene exploded in the UK.

20080812

ToeRag Studios

1/2. Pete Mitchell discovers the story of ToeRag Studios, a tiny enclave in residential Hackney run by producer Liam Watson. Pete tours ToeRag, hears Liam's story and talks to some of those who have recorded there, including The White Stripes, Madness, Hugh Cornwell, James Hunter and Supergrass.

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ToeRag Studios. 2/2. Pete Mitchell concludes the story of ToeRag Studios in London.

20080814

I Wanna Be Adored - The Stone Roses Story.

1/2. Mary Anne Hobbs profiles the influential Manchester band who helped popularise the baggy scene and enjoyed great success, before being caught up in legal wrangles and eventually disbanding in 1996.

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I Wanna Be Adored - The Stone Roses Story. 2/2. Mary Anne Hobbs concludes her profile of Manchester's Stone Roses.

20080819

Joe Strummer's London Calling

1/4: Joe Strummer died on 22nd December 2002. In 2001, he plundered his record collection for favourite songs old and new, from Bob Dylan to The Ramones via Nina Simone, Bo Diddley and Jimmy Reed, and tried his hand as a radio DJ on the BBC World Service. Here's another chance to see how he got on.

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Joe Strummer's London Calling. 2/4: In 2001, Joe Stummer tried his hand as a radio DJ on the BBC World Service. Check out how he got on.

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Joe Strummer's London Calling. 3/4: In 2001, Joe Stummer tried his hand as a radio DJ on the BBC World Service. Check out how he got on.

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Joe Strummer's London Calling. 4/4: In 2001, Joe Strummer tried his hand as a radio DJ on the BBC World Service. Check out how he got on.

20080826

The Record Producers - Trevor Horn. 1/2. Steve Levine and Richard Allinson explore the studio work of Trevor Horn, who produced tracks by Frankie Goes To Hollywood and ABC.

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The Record Producers - Trevor Horn. 2/2. Steve Levine and Richard Allinson explore the studio work of Trevor Horn, who produced tracks by Frankie Goes To Hollywood and ABC.

20080828

The Record Producers - Hugh Padgham. 1/2. Steve Levine and Richard Allinson explore the studio work of Hugh Padgham, who produced tracks by Peter Gabriel, XTC and others.

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The Record Producers - Hugh Padgham. 2/2. Steve Levine and Richard Allinson explore the studio work of Hugh Padgham.

20080902

Keith Moon Radio Show. 1/2. In 1973 John Peel's producer invited The Who's madcap drummer Keith Moon to present some shows while Peelie took a rare holiday. Listen to the results.

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Keith Moon Radio Show. 2/2. In 1973 John Peel's producer invited The Who's madcap drummer Keith Moon to present some shows while Peelie took a rare holiday. Listen to the results.

20080904

The Stevie Wonder Story: 1/8. As Stevie Wonder embarks on a UK tour, a chance to hear a series, first broadcast in 1977, celebrating his music.

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The Stevie Wonder Story: 2/8. As Stevie Wonder embarks on a UK tour, a chance to hear a series, first broadcast in 1977, celebrating his music.

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The Stevie Wonder Story: 3/8. As Stevie Wonder embarks on a UK tour, a chance to hear a series, first broadcast in 1977, celebrating his music.

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The Stevie Wonder Story: 4/8. As Stevie Wonder embarks on a UK tour, a chance to hear a series, first broadcast in 1977, celebrating his music.

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The Stevie Wonder Story: 5/8. As Stevie Wonder embarks on a UK tour, a chance to hear a series, first broadcast in 1977, celebrating his music.

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The Stevie Wonder Story: 6/8. As Stevie Wonder embarks on a UK tour, a chance to hear a series, first broadcast in 1977, celebrating his music.

20080923

Who's Who - Pete Townshend

1/2. As the group prepares for a tour of the USA and Japan, there's another chance to hear the series in which the original four members - Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey and Keith Moon - talk candidly about the band, themselves and the other members. The first programme features Pete Townshend.

20080924

Who's Who - Pete Townshend

2/2. As the group prepares for a tour of the USA and Japan, there's another chance to hear the series in which the original four members - Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey and Keith Moon - talk candidly about the band, themselves and the other members. This programme features Pete Townshend.

20080925

Who's Who - John Entwistle.

1/2. As the group prepares for a tour of the USA and Japan, there's another chance to hear the series in which the original four members - Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey and Keith Moon - talk candidly about the band, themselves and the other members. This programme features John Entwistle.

20080926

Who's Who - John Entwistle.

2/2. As the group prepares for a tour of the USA and Japan, there's another chance to hear the series in which the original four members - Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey and Keith Moon - talk candidly about the band, themselves and the other members. This programme features bassist John Entwistle.

20080930

Who's Who - Keith Moon.

1/2. As the group prepares for a tour of the USA and Japan, there's another chance to hear the series in which the original four members - Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey and Keith Moon - talk candidly about the band, themselves and the other members. This programme features drummer Keith Moon.

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Who's Who - Keith Moon

2/2. As the group prepares for a tour of the USA and Japan, there's another chance to hear the series in which the original four members - Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey and Keith Moon - talk candidly about the band, themselves and the other members. This programme features Keith Moon.

20081002

Who's Who - Roger Daltrey

1/2. As the group prepares for a tour of the USA and Japan, there's another chance to hear the series in which the original four members - Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey and Keith Moon - talk candidly about the band, themselves and the other members. This programme features singer Roger Daltrey.

20081003

Who's Who - Roger Daltrey.

2/2. As the group prepares for a tour of the USA and Japan, there's another chance to hear the series in which the original four members - Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey and Keith Moon - talk candidly about the band, themselves and the other members. This programme features Roger Daltrey.

20081007

Trojan Explosion

1/4. Ranking Miss P and Patrick Meades highlight some of the jewels of the vast Trojan Records back catalogue and discuss the stories behind the songs. This show includes The Upsetters' Return of Django and Bob and Marcia's Young Gifted and Black.

20081008

Trojan Explosion

2/4. Ranking Miss P and Patrick Meades highlight some of the jewels of the vast Trojan Records back catalogue and discuss the stories behind the songs. This show includes Tony Tribe's Red Red Wine and Dave and Ansell Collins' Double Barrel.

20081009

Trojan Explosion

3/4. Ranking Miss P and Patrick Meades highlight some of the jewels of the vast Trojan Records back catalogue and discuss the stories behind the songs. This show includes Soul Shakedown Party by Bob Marley and the Wailers and Dennis Brown's What About the Half?

20081010

Trojan Explosion

4/4. Ranking Miss P and Patrick Meades highlight some of the jewels of the vast Trojan Records back catalogue and discuss the stories behind the songs. This show includes Susan Cadogan's Hurt So Good and Lee 'Scratch' Perry's All Things Are Possible.

20081014

The Look of Love - The New Romantics. 1/7. ABC vocalist Martin Fry recalls the heady days of the New Romantic movement in a series first broadcast in 2001.

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The Look of Love - The New Romantics. 2/7. ABC vocalist Martin Fry recalls the heady days of the New Romantic movement in a series first broadcast in 2001.

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The Look of Love - The New Romantics. 3/7. ABC vocalist Martin Fry recalls the heady days of the New Romantic movement in a series first broadcast in 2001.

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The Look of Love - The New Romantics. 4/7. ABC vocalist Martin Fry recalls the heady days of the New Romantic movement in a series first broadcast in 2001.

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The Look of Love - The New Romantics. 5/7. ABC vocalist Martin Fry recalls the heady days of the New Romantic movement in a series first broadcast in 2001.

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The Look of Love - The New Romantics. 6/7. ABC vocalist Martin Fry recalls the heady days of the New Romantic movement in a series first broadcast in 2001.

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The Look of Love - The New Romantics. 7/7. ABC vocalist Martin Fry recalls the heady days of the New Romantic movement in a series first broadcast in 2001.

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How Does it Feel - the New Order Story

1/2. In a programme first broadcast in 1993, John Peel tells the story of New Order. Featuring contributions from Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Anthony Wilson and Rob Gretton.

20081029

How Does it Feel - the New Order Story

2/2. In a programme first broadcast in 1993, John Peel tells the story of New Order. Featuring contributions from Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Anthony Wilson and Rob Gretton.

20081030

The Poet, the Rocker - the Phil Lynott Story

1/2. In a special series presented by James Nesbitt, Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott's life and work are remembered by those closest to him.

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The Poet, the Rocker - the Phil Lynott Story

2/2. In a special series presented by James Nesbitt, Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott's life and work are remembered by those closest to him.

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The White Album Revisited.

1/4. Record producer Chris Thomas, whose credits range from Pink Floyd to the Sex Pistols, recalls working on the 1968 Beatles LP known as the White Album.

Plus he introduces a selection of cover versions of tracks from the record featuring Bedouin Soundclash, Kitty Daisy and Lewis, Chris Coco, Chris T-T, Part Chimp, Deerhoof and many more.

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The White Album Revisited. 2/4. Record producer Chris Thomas recalls working on the 1968 Beatles LP, plus he introduces a selection of cover versions of tracks from the record.

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The White Album Revisited. 3/4. Record producer Chris Thomas recalls working on the 1968 Beatles LP, plus he introduces a selection of cover versions of tracks from the record.

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The White Album Revisited. 4/4. Record producer Chris Thomas recalls working on the 1968 Beatles LP, plus he introduces a selection of cover versions of tracks from the record.

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Too Much Too Young

1/2. Paul Sexton tells the story of the 2 Tone record label and the band at its centre, The Specials. Featuring interviews with Jerry Dammers, Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding, as well as members of Madness, The Selector and The Beat.

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Too Much Too Young

2/4. Paul Sexton tells the story of the 2 Tone record label and the band at its centre, The Specials. Featuring interviews with Jerry Dammers, Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding, as well as members of Madness, The Selector and The Beat.

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Too Much Too Young

3/4. Paul Sexton continues the story of the 2 Tone record label and the band at its centre, The Specials.

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Too Much Too Young

4/4. Paul Sexton concludes the story of the 2 Tone record label and the band at its centre, The Specials.

20081118

Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches: 1/4. Stuart Maconie tells the story of the Madchester scene from the late 1980s to the early 90s.

20081119

Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches: 2/4. Stuart Maconie tells the story of the Madchester scene from the late 1980s to the early 90s.

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Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches: 3/4. Stuart Maconie tells the story of the Madchester scene from the late 1980s to the early 90s.

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Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches: 4/4. Stuart Maconie tells the story of the Madchester scene from the late 1980s to the early 90s.

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My Top Ten - Peter Gabriel: 1/2. Peter Gabriel picks his favourite pieces of music and talks to Andy Peebles about his life and work.

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My Top Ten - Peter Gabriel: 2/2. Peter Gabriel picks his favourite pieces of music and talks to Andy Peebles about his life and work.

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My Top Ten - Smokey Robinson: 1/1. Smokey Robinson picks his favourite pieces of music and talks to Andy Peebles about his life and work.

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My Top Ten - Smokey Robinson: 2/2. Smokey Robinson picks his favourite pieces of music and talks to Andy Peebles about his life and work.

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Steve Lamacq presents The War of the Worlds recorded live at London's 02 Arena.

Steve Lamacq presents The War Of The Worlds performed live at London's 02 Arena, with Jeff Wayne conducting The Black Smoke Band, The ULLAdubUlla Strings; and featuring Jennifer Ellison, The Moody Blues' Justin Hayward, Manfred Mann's Chris Thompson; and the voice of Richard Burton.

Inspired by HG Wells' famous novel, the prog rock and classical album was released in June 1978, and has since spent over 330 weeks in the UK Album Chart and won two Ivor Novello Awards.

This multi-media stage version was produced to mark the 30th anniversary of the album's release and was recorded by Radio 2 on 21 June 2009.

This is an extended version of the programme first broadcast on Radio 2.

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