5/6. Northern Soul series in which Stuart Maconie spins classic recordings alongside the latest releases at a time when the cult musical genre is enjoying a renaissance. This edition includes a rundown of Maconie's preferred Northern Soul releases since his last series in 2003.
3/6. To mark the tenth anniversary of South Africa's first-ever free elections, trumpeter Hugh Masekela explores the developments in South African music from the 1920s to the present day.
The politically minded series continues with a look at the significance of music around milestone events in Soweto and Sharpeville. With input from
Dorothy Masuka , Sello "Chicco" Twala, Lucky Dube , and Yvonne Chaka Chaka.
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