1/6. Soul singer Beverley Knight shares her passion for gospel music in a series showcasing top acts from around the world, with interviews, featured choirs, up-and-coming UK talent, live performances and tributes to pioneers of the genre. The series kicks off with the Southern California Gospel Choir, interviewee Mavis Staples and, performing live with the London Community Gospel Choir. Noel Robinson and Raymond and Co.
And Viv Broughton talks about the role of Negro spirituals and UGRR (the Underground Raiiroad).
7/8. Series in which Charlie Giiiett unites diverse musica! genres around a geographical theme or link. A tuneful voyage to the South Pacific features music from CMC (New Zealand). Lucha Reyes (Peru), and Rodoifo y Su Tipico (Colombia).
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