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2/2. Singer/songwriter Joan Armatrading travels to the Caribbean to rediscover her West
Indian roots. Born in St Kitts but raised in Birmingham from the age of eight, she released her first album in 1972, the first of many works that include the 1976 self-titled LP - which featured the radio hit Love and Affection - and the 1980 disc Me Myself
In this instalment Joan returns to
St Kitts - her first proper visit since her early childhood - and explores the island's culture and nature.
Highlights include a concert given in her honour, Sunday-service gospel singing and an eye-opening stroll through the rainforest.


Joan Armatrading

2/4. Marc Riley traces the history of plagiarism and pastiche in popular music, with entertainingly conspicuous examples from across the spectrum. The series continues with Britpop, whose reinvention of classic British pop and rock cranked up the careers of Oasis, the Verve and Elastica. Plus a look at some odd lawsuits involving the Rolling Stones, John Fogerty and others.


Marc Riley
John Fogerty

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