FIRST BROADCAST: Fri 9 Feb 2007
Soul Britannia is a music series that examines the dynamic impact of black American and Caribbean sounds on British music -- and on the very fabric of our society. From the 1950s to the present day, Soul Britannia investigates vinyl obsessions, Soul dancing, imitation, innovation -- and much more.
Keep on Movin'
Episode 3 of 3
Series looking at the impact of soul music in Britain over the past 40 years. This edition examines the health of 21st century soul in Britain and how it reflects our multicultural society. In reaction to the pop-soul of Sade and George Michael came Soul II Soul and the rare groove scene that inspired a variety of bands and solo artists to explore new directions for sound system, hip hop and home-grown soul culture. Featuring Amy Winehouse, Jazzie B, Mica Paris, Beverley Knight and Lemar.