Featuring the best in folk, roots and acoustic-based music, plus highlights of the 1999 Radio 2 Young Folk Award. Six contestants all under 20 compete for this year's award at London's
R'n'B legend Rufus Thomas presents a series devoted to vintage soul music from 1969-76.
Tonight's programme focuses on 1973 and features an interview with Gladys Knight about her record
Midnight Train to
Georgia, and music by Bobby Womack , Harold Melvin , the Soul
Children and the O'Jays.
Jimmy Nail presents a series exploring how working-class life has been charted in pop music.
4: Gospel to Soul
Tracing the songs of the slaves, from the cotton fields into the churches of the Deep South, and their incorporation into gospel via legends such as Mahalia Jackson and Aretha Franklin.
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