2/4. Mark Lamarr profiles R&B/ soul/funk legend James Brown to mark the 50th anniversary of his studio recording of Please Please Please, which kick-started a seismic career. This instalment recalls the singer's golden period - the 60s - when his emerging status as a socially concerned and wide-appeal black artist coincided with his hit
1963 LP Live at the Apollo, a vivid appearance in the 1964 music revue The TAMI Show and the crossover hits Papa's Got a Brand New Bag Part One, I Got You (I Feel Good),
It's a Man's Man's Man's World and Cold Sweat - Part One. With input from James Brown , Mick Jagger and collaborators Marva Whitney , Bobby Byrd and Maceo Parker.
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8/10. Charlie Gillett profiles influential behind-the-scenes musical artists, continuing with producer Nick Gold , whose influence spreads from Radio Tarifa and Oumou Sangare to Los Zafiros and the Buena Vista Social Club.
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