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BBC Radio 4 On Music - Documentary Archive

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BBC Radio 4 now offers via the BBC website an online archive of music related documentaries that are available to either listen online or download in mp3 format

There's a quite a heap of shows on offer, covering a wide range of music related shows, including both familiar names and some interesting subjects.

Here's a few highlights...

Hit the Road Stax

Paul Gambaccini recalls The Stax Volt Tour of 1967 which brought to Europe soul greats Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, and Booker T and the MGs.

Black Is a Country

exploring the extraordinary underground music generated by the Black Power and Black Arts movement of the late Sixties

Nina Simone Great Lives

The chanteuse, pianist, composer and civil rights activist Nina Simone is the choice of another female musician who has made a career of defying convention; Joanna Macgregor. Presented by Matthew Parris.

When Cassius Met the Beatles

The tale of an unexpected encounter between 20th-century legends - a meeting which created a new template for global celebrity..

plus loads more, here's the link, have a browse, can listen now or have a easy download in mp3 format for later...


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