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5/8. As the pop single struggles to secure its niche in the digital era, Radio 2 singles out eight 45rpm records - all released between
1966 and 1977 - for their lasting significance. Each week a known music figure presents an in-depth exploration of a classic seven-inch. Titles include Good Vibrations
(the Beach Boys), (You Make
Me Feel like) A Natural Woman (Aretha Franklin ), All along the Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix ),
Pinball Wizard (the Who), What's
Going On (Marvin Gaye ), / Feel Love (Donna Summer) and "Heroes", (David Bowie ).


Aretha Franklin
Jimi Hendrix
Marvin Gaye
David Bowie

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