January 2, 2016
Motown and the Birth of Northern Soul Pt 2
A two part survey on the powerful impact of America's greatest black music label on an entire generation of club goers in the northern half of England. Kim Weston, Brenda Holloway, Edwin Starr, and Eddie Holland were just a few of the overlooked American performers who became major stars in Manchester, Wigan, Blackpool, Sheffield, and elsewhere away from the London mainstream. A remarkable story with amazing music at the center of it all.
January 9, 2016
The Eternal Mystery of Sonny Clark
A follow-up to a 1996 episode featuring quite possibly our greatest hard bop jazz piano player with a focus on his legendary sessions for Blue Note Records.
January 16, 2016
Dramatically over the top glam from this mid 1970's London band featuring the unique voice and songs of leader Steve Harley.
January 23 & 30, 2016