Story Of Pop, The [6 Music]

Episodes

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01Fear And Loathing2011010420161229 (6M)
20150105 (6M)
20151231 (6M)

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series, first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring at the development of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series, first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring at the development of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring at the development of popular music. First broadcast 1994.

02It Began In Africa2011010520161230 (6M)
20150106 (6M)
20160101 (6M)

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music in part 2 of his epic series, first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music in part 2 of his epic series, first broadcast in 1994.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music in part 2 of his epic series first broadcast 1994.

03Blacks, Whites And Blues2011010620150107 (6M)
20160102 (6M)
20161231 (6M)

Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues in the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman looks at the importance of blues and R&B in the evolution of popular music.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues and R&B in the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

04What A Long Strange Trip It's Been2011010720150108 (6M)
20160103 (6M)
20170102 (6M)

Alan Freeman continues his epic exploration of the evolution of popular music.

Alan Freeman continues his epic exploration of the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

05Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young To Die2011010820150109 (6M)
20160104 (6M)
20170103 (6M)

Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.

First broadcast in 1994, Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

06Goin' Up Country2011010920150110 (6M)
20160105 (6M)
20170104 (6M)

Alan Freeman assesses the contribution of country music to the development of pop.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series charting the development of popular music with a look at the important contribution country music has made.

07The King Is Dead - Long Live The King2011011020150111 (6M)
20160106 (6M)
20170105 (6M)

Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

The King is Dead - Long Live the King. Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

08Teenagers In Love2011011120150112 (6M)
20160107 (6M)
20170106 (6M)

Alan Freeman looks at the teen idols of the late 1950s and early 60s.

Alan Freeman looks at the teen idols of the late 1950's and early 1960's, and the songwriters and producers who propelled them to stardom. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman looks at the 'Teen Idols' of the late 1950's and early 1960's and the songwriters and producers that propelled them to stardom. First broadcast in 1994.

09Big Surf2011011220150113 (6M)
20160108 (6M)
20170107 (6M)

Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound.

Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and the Beach Boys. First broadcast in 1994.

The Story Of Pop - Part 9. Big Surf. Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and The Beach Boys. First broadcast 1994.

10Escape From Tin Pan Alley2011011320150114 (6M)
20160109 (6M)
20170108 (6M)

Alan Freeman assesses British pop up to 1963 and the arrival of the Beatles.

Escape from Tin Pan Alley. Alan Freeman assesses British pop up until 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman assesses British Pop up until 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles.

First broadcast in 1994.

11When We Was Fab2011011420150115 (6M)
20160110 (6M)
20170109 (6M)

The Story of Pop (part 11 of 52): When We Was Fab. Alan Freeman remembers The Beatles and the British invasion of the USA. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman remembers the Beatles and the British invasion of the USA.

12England Swings2011011520160111 (6M)
20170110 (6M)

Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

The Story of Pop (12/52): England Swings. Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

First broadcast in 1994.

12Part 12: England Swings2011011520150116 (6M)

Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

The Story of Pop (12/52): England Swings. Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

First broadcast in 1994.

13Hitsville Usa2011011620150117 (6M)
20160112 (6M)
20170111 (6M)

Alan Freeman looks back on the first ten years of the Motown label.

The Story of Pop (part 13 of 52): Hitsville USA. Alan Freeman looks back at the first ten years of the Motown label. First broadcast in 1994.

14The Blues Had A Baby2011011720160113 (6M)
20170112 (6M)

Alan Freeman explores the origins and development of blues music.

(part 14 of 52), Alan Freeman looks at the blues - its origins and development. First broadcast in 1994.

15Can Blue Men Sing The Whites?2011011920150119 (6M)
20160114 (6M)
20170113 (6M)

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Part 15 of 52. Can Blue Men Sing The Whites? Alan Freeman considers the years 1958 - 1965 and the phenomenon of white British artists, such as the Rolling Stones, the Animals and Eric Clapton playing the blues. First broadcast in 1994.

The Story of Pop (part 15 of 52) Can Blue Men Sing The Whites? Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast in 1994.

16Shut Up And Play Your Guitar2011011820150120 (6M)
20160115 (6M)
20170114 (6M)

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman considers guitar-driven rock from 1965 - 1969, as purveyed by the likes of Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman presents Shut Up And Play your Guitar, part fifteen of The Story of Pop, first broadcast in 1994.

17Part 17: The Big Easy2011012020150121 (6M)

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' - New Orleans.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' or New Orleans, Louisiana. First broadcast in 1994.

17The Big Easy2011012020160116 (6M)
20170115 (6M)

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' - New Orleans.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' or New Orleans, Louisiana. First broadcast in 1994.

18Soulsville Usa2011012120150122 (6M)
20160117 (6M)
20170116 (6M)

The story of Stax Records and southern soul music, presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman tells the story of Stax Records and southern soul music. First broadcast in 1994.

19I Know You Got Soul2011012220150123 (6M)
20160118 (6M)
20170117 (6M)

Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music.

Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music and its roots in the Gospel tradition. First broadcast in 1994.

I Know You Got Soul. Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music and its roots in the Gospel tradition. First broadcast in 1994.

20Hobos To Hippies2011012320150124 (6M)
20160119 (6M)
20170118 (6M)

Alan Freeman looks at the folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965.

Alan Freeman looks at the folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965 and, in particular, Bob Dylan. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman looks at the Folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965 and, in particular, Bob Dylan.

21Turning Rebellion Into Money2011012420150125 (6M)
20160120 (6M)
20170119 (6M)

Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid 1960s.

Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid-1960s and its emergence from the clubs into the pop mainstream, courtesy of the pioneering work of Bob Dylan.

First broadcast in 1994.

22Listen To Me Me Me2011012520150126 (6M)
20160121 (6M)
20170120 (6M)

Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972.

Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972 - from the Monterey Festival through Woodstock to the flowering of the West Coast Sound and the beginnings of the 'me generation' of singer-songwriters.

25Pomp It Up2011012820150129 (6M)
20160124 (6M)
20170123 (6M)

A look back at the mid-to-late 1960s, when musicians wanted to be taken seriously.

Alan Freeman looks back at the mid-to-late 1960s when pop became rock and musicians wanted to be taken seriously.

First broadcast in 1994.