Filthy Jazz

George Melly takes a tour of the sleazier side of blues and jazz.

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Episodes

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0101Dirty Blues, Filthy Jazz20031007
0102The Music Of The Night20031014

In this edition, a focus on the world of prostitution.

0103Ac / Dc20031021

This programme looks at how homosexuality was represented in song lyrics in the 1920s.

0104Drugs20031028

Tonight he examines the pride of place of drugs in the canon of song.

0105Drink20031104

Tonight he examines how the use and abuse of alcohol was celebrated in song.

0106 LASTThe Greatest Love Of All20031111

Exploring relationships, and the emotions they evoke.