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BBC4 Soul Weekender - 02-04 Jan 04

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Many thanks to Neil M for passing on word via Soul Talk list

of soulful goin ons via Sat/Digital tv

info below clipped from BBC website, the link is below

SOUL WEEKENDER

Friday 2 January - Sunday 4 January 2004

Three nights of sweet soul music old and new featuring documentaries from award-winning directors, archive concerts and an exclusive performance by James Brown.

THE STORY OF SOUL TO SOUL

Friday 2 January 9pm-10.15pm; rpt 1.10-2.25am

Revisiting the 1971 Soul to Soul concert, showing American soul legends in Ghana. The original film follows.

More about the documentary

ISAAC HAYES: CLOSE-UP

Friday 2 January 11.50pm-12.40am

Profile of the singer and actor who composed the Oscar-winning music for Shaft.

More on the programme

JAMES BROWN: BBC FOUR SESSIONS

Saturday 3 January 2004 9pm-10pm; rpt 12.35am-1.35am

Exclusive concert by the Godfather of Soul filmed in London this November.

See the full set list

ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE

Saturday 10pm-11.35pm

Moving 1999 reunion of legendary soul stars Rufus Thomas, Wilson Pickett and Mary Wilson in Memphis.

More about the film

CLASSIC SOUL AT THE BBC

Saturday 3 January 11.35pm-12.35am

Vintage performances from the BBC archive by such stars as Aretha Franklin, Percy Sledge, Curtis Mayfield, Solomon Burke and many more.

See the full line-up

URBAN SOUL

Sunday 4 January 9.20pm-10.50pm; rpt 12.50am-2.20am

Beyonce and Mary J Blige contribute to this story of how R&B became the definitive sound of international pop.

More about the programme

BARRY WHITE AT THE BBC

Sunday 4 January 11.50pm-12.50am

Barry White at his best, live in concert at the Royal Albert Hall in 1975.

See the set list

link to orig article

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