Folk, roots and acoustic-based music, with a special in-depth interview with socially conscious singer/songwriter Tom Paxton , who recalls a career spanning four decades. Producer Nile Rodgers honours Paxton for his activism.
6/6. Soul singer Beverley Knight showcases top acts from the world of gospel music, with interviews, featured choirs, up-and-coming UK talent, live performances and tributes to pioneers of the genre. This final edition welcomes the Rev
Jesse Jackson , who discusses his life and career and identifies his favourite gospel tracks. Also, a look at holy hip-hoppers Wizdom and Way from Green Jade. Pius live music from the London
Community Gospel Choir in a tribute to gospel giant Sam Cooke.
4/4. Paul Sexton profiles
Arkansas-born singer/songwriter and pastor Al Green. The series winds down with a close look at
Green's output since the 1980s, including anecdotes from friends and colleagues on the challenges of working with the enigmatic star. Plus a look at the artist's return to secular popular music, including duets with Annie Lennox , Lyle Lovett and Queen Latifah.
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