Seminal Soul

Dionne Warwick presents a series looking at the stories behind, and playing the music from, six `unknown' classic soul albums.

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201A01Minnie Ripperton - Perfect Angel20010104

Dionne Warwick presents a series looking at the stories behind, and playing the music from, six `unknown' classic soul albums.

This first programme highlights Minnie Ripperton's `Perfect Angel' LP, which included the timeless `Lovin' You'.

201A02Live In New Orleans20010111

Maze's album `Live in New Orleans', which contained live versions of `Joy and Pain' and `Southern Girl' and was considered to be the definitive live album for the soul movement in both the US and the UK.

With contributions from Frankie Beverly and Robbie Vincent.

201A03Unknown20010118

In this programme, she takes a look at Lionel Hutson's 1975 release `Hutson'.

Although he never achieved mainstream success, Lionel Hutson helped to pen Donny Hathaway's classic `The Ghetto' and established a strong cult following on both sides of the Atlantic.

201A04Unknown20010125

In this programme, she highlights the album `Round Trip' by Light of the World, a group of South London lads who went on to achieve more than their dreams of performing at the Hammersmith Odeon and getting their records played on the radio

201A05Unknown20010201

In this programme, she spotlights Donnie Hathaway's album `Extension of a Man' which contained the classic `The Ghetto'.

Hathaway died at 33, but his album exceeded all expectations.

201A06Unknown20010208

Dionne Warwick looks at the stories behind, and plays the music from, six `unknown' classic soul albums.

The last in the series features Jill Scott's `Who Is Jill Scott?'.

201C0120010905

Soul II Soul - Club Classics vol 1.

A look at the groundbreaking British soul album that mixed soul and dance music with African rhythms and kick-started the career of producer Nellee Cooper.

Featuring interviews with Jazzie B and Caron Wheeler.

201C02Bill Withers - Live At Carnegie Hall20010912

Mica Paris presents a series looking at the stories behind, and playing the music from, seven `unknown' classic soul albums.

2: `Bill Withers - Live at Carnegie Hall'.

A re-examination of one of the most notable live releases of the 1970s, and an album that witnessed Withers at his creative peak.

With contributions from Bill Withers and his drummer James Gadson.

201C03Chaka20010919

Mica Paris presents a series looking at the stories behind, and playing the music from, seven `unknown' classic soul albums.

3: `Chaka'.

A look at Chaka Khan's first solo release.

201C04Here My Dear20010926

Mica Paris presents a series looking at the stories behind, and playing the music from, seven `unknown' classic soul albums.

4: Marvin Gaye - `Here My Dear'.

201C05Occasional Rain20011003

Mica Paris presents a series looking at the stories behind, and playing the music from, seven `unknown' classic soul albums.

5: Terry Callier - `Occasional Rain'.

201C06It20011010

Mica Paris presents a series looking at the stories behind, and playing the music from, seven `unknown' classic soul albums.

6: The Isley Brothers - `It's Our Thing'.

201C07What20011017

Mica Paris concludes a series looking at the stories behind, and playing the music from, seven `unknown' classic soul albums.

7: Mary J Blige - `What's the 411?'.