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Hosted by Mark Radcliffe and recorded at the British Library, this year's John Peel lecture is delivered by legendary music guru and pioneer Brian Eno. The man behind some of the most memorable sounds in music history, and whose passion to innovate and experiment has kept him at the forefront of music and sound production, speaks about the ecology of culture.

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Hosted by Mark Radcliffe and recorded at the British Library, this year's John Peel lecture is delivered by legendary music guru and pioneer Brian Eno. The man behind some of the most memorable sounds in music history, and whose passion to innovate and experiment has kept him at the forefront of music and sound production, speaks about the ecology of culture.

Documentary. British rapper Rodney P tells the story of how grime rose from the council estates of east London to become the most important British musical movement since punk.

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Documentary. British rapper Rodney P tells the story of how grime rose from the council estates of east London to become the most important British musical movement since punk.

Mark Radcliffe presents a look at the highs and lows of band life - the creative tension that produces great music and the pressures that come with success and fame, and pull most bands apart. Radcliffe lifts the lid on the main reasons why bands break up and the secrets of bands that manage to stay together.

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Mark Radcliffe presents a look at the highs and lows of band life - the creative tension that produces great music and the pressures that come with success and fame, and pull most bands apart. Radcliffe lifts the lid on the main reasons why bands break up and the secrets of bands that manage to stay together.

Documentary showcasing American legend Billie Holiday, capturing her depths and complexity through the voices of those who knew her best

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Documentary showcasing American legend Billie Holiday, capturing her depths and complexity through the voices of those who knew her best

Tony Palmer\'s film, thought lost for almost 40 years, about Leonard Cohen\'s 1972 European tour, has now been pieced together from almost 3,000 fragments and restored to its former glory. A unique record of a major poet and singer/songwriter at the height of his powers.

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Tony Palmer\'s film, thought lost for almost 40 years, about Leonard Cohen\'s 1972 European tour, has now been pieced together from almost 3,000 fragments and restored to its former glory. A unique record of a major poet and singer/songwriter at the height of his powers.

The story behind Blue Note Records, founded in New York in 1939 by two German Jewish refugees who allowed their musicians complete artistic freedom, revolutionising jazz in the process.

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The story behind Blue Note Records, founded in New York in 1939 by two German Jewish refugees who allowed their musicians complete artistic freedom, revolutionising jazz in the process.

Blues is usually described as the sound of racial suffering and feeling sad, but this documentary argues that the blues began as a form of black pop music. First appearing in the Southern states of the USA around 1900, blues created by the poorest people in the richest nation on earth took America by storm.

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Blues is usually described as the sound of racial suffering and feeling sad, but this documentary argues that the blues began as a form of black pop music. First appearing in the Southern states of the USA around 1900, blues created by the poorest people in the richest nation on earth took America by storm.

How blues conquered the world and the music moved from black to white audiences.

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How blues conquered the world and the music moved from black to white audiences.

Collection of performances by British and American blues artists on BBC programmes such as The Beat Room, A Whole Scene Going, The Old Grey Whistle Test and The Late Show.

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Collection of performances by British and American blues artists on BBC programmes such as The Beat Room, A Whole Scene Going, The Old Grey Whistle Test and The Late Show.

Documentary telling the story of what happened to blues music on its journey from the southern states of America to the heart of British pop and rock culture, providing an in-depth look at what this music really meant to a generation of kids desperate for an antidote to their experiences of living in post-war suburban Britain.

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Documentary telling the story of what happened to blues music on its journey from the southern states of America to the heart of British pop and rock culture, providing an in-depth look at what this music really meant to a generation of kids desperate for an antidote to their experiences of living in post-war suburban Britain.

This full-length feature documentary follows Blur on the reunion trail in the summer of 2009 after a ten-year hiatus as they rediscover their music and the friendships that originally inspired the band when they came together at the dawn of the 90s.

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This full-length feature documentary follows Blur on the reunion trail in the summer of 2009 after a ten-year hiatus as they rediscover their music and the friendships that originally inspired the band when they came together at the dawn of the 90s.

Bobby Womack's musical career has been an almost unprecedented rollercoaster ride.

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Bobby Womack's musical career has been an almost unprecedented rollercoaster ride.

Clips from the BBC archive giving an overview of David Bowie's career from 1964 to 2016, blending interviews and performances from music programmes, documentaries and chat shows.

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Clips from the BBC archive giving an overview of David Bowie's career from 1964 to 2016, blending interviews and performances from music programmes, documentaries and chat shows.

Hot on the heels of the release of their classic fourth studio album, Darkness on the Edge of Town, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band went on the road with renewed hunger and are captured here playing the songs from the album live in 1978 in Houston, cementing their reputation as saviours of rock \'n\' roll.

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Hot on the heels of the release of their classic fourth studio album, Darkness on the Edge of Town, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band went on the road with renewed hunger and are captured here playing the songs from the album live in 1978 in Houston, cementing their reputation as saviours of rock \'n\' roll.

Thom Zimny\'s film, The Promise - The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town, explores the three years it took to make Bruce Springsteen\'s fourth studio album, 1978\'s Darkness on the Edge of Town.

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Thom Zimny\'s film, The Promise - The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town, explores the three years it took to make Bruce Springsteen\'s fourth studio album, 1978\'s Darkness on the Edge of Town.

  • Can you feel it - How Dance Music Conquered the World

The story of the dance revolution - the beat, the clubs and the DJs that changed music culture forever.

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The story of the dance revolution - the beat, the clubs and the DJs that changed music culture forever.

In the first episode we follow the 4/4 beat from its disco origins through remix culture to house, techno, acid house and the current EDM explosion.

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In the first episode we follow the 4/4 beat from its disco origins through remix culture to house, techno, acid house and the current EDM explosion.

This episode celebrates the club. From Studio 54, The Loft and Paradise Garage to Shoom, illegal raves, The Hacienda, Cream and on to the contemporary megaclub brands in Las Vegas and Ibiza.

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This episode celebrates the club. From Studio 54, The Loft and Paradise Garage to Shoom, illegal raves, The Hacienda, Cream and on to the contemporary megaclub brands in Las Vegas and Ibiza.

In the final, part we tell the story of the DJ. With a cast that features todays biggest DJ stars alongside house pioneers, we plot the DJ path from invisibility to centre stage. How is it that people who play records are today's highest paid music stars?

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In the final, part we tell the story of the DJ. With a cast that features todays biggest DJ stars alongside house pioneers, we plot the DJ path from invisibility to centre stage. How is it that people who play records are today's highest paid music stars?

Documentary telling the story of late-flowering 62-year-old soul singer Charles Bradley, whose debut album No Time for Dreaming rocketed him from a hard life in the projects to Rolling Stone magazine's top 50 albums of 2011.

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Documentary telling the story of late-flowering 62-year-old soul singer Charles Bradley, whose debut album No Time for Dreaming rocketed him from a hard life in the projects to Rolling Stone magazine's top 50 albums of 2011.

Series focusing on albums that have influenced the course of music. This edition looks at the 1973 Wailers album Catch a Fire, which brought international fame to Bob Marley.

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Series focusing on albums that have influenced the course of music. This edition looks at the 1973 Wailers album Catch a Fire, which brought international fame to Bob Marley.

A trip through the BBC archives from programmes such as Whistle Test, the Oxford Road Show, Top of the Pops and Later with Jools Holland to find some rare and some familiar footage of the bands who were on one of the UK's most seminal and important record

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A trip through the BBC archives from programmes such as Whistle Test, the Oxford Road Show, Top of the Pops and Later with Jools Holland to find some rare and some familiar footage of the bands who were on one of the UK's most seminal and important record

Documentary about the French electronic music duo who created a unique artistic world around them by controlling every aspect of the music creation and hiding their identity.

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Documentary about the French electronic music duo who created a unique artistic world around them by controlling every aspect of the music creation and hiding their identity.

  • Danny Baker Rocks... A Bit

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Danny Baker showcases the best of British rock from three decades.

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Danny Baker showcases the best of British rock from three decades.

In the second of three programmes showcasing the best of British rock, performances from the 1980s by the likes of the Clash, the Pretenders, Ivor Cutler and Prefab Sprout are saluted by arch enthusiast Danny Baker.

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In the second of three programmes showcasing the best of British rock, performances from the 1980s by the likes of the Clash, the Pretenders, Ivor Cutler and Prefab Sprout are saluted by arch enthusiast Danny Baker.

With the help of a couple of Morris dancers, Danny Baker showcases performances by rockin' Brits such as the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, Radiohead, Happy Mondays and Portishead.

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With the help of a couple of Morris dancers, Danny Baker showcases performances by rockin' Brits such as the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, Radiohead, Happy Mondays and Portishead.

In the first of three programmes showcasing the best of British rock, Danny Baker tees up, with characteristic humour, great performances from the 1970s by the likes of the Who, Genesis, Kate Bush and the Specials.

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In the first of three programmes showcasing the best of British rock, Danny Baker tees up, with characteristic humour, great performances from the 1970s by the likes of the Who, Genesis, Kate Bush and the Specials.

Along with guests Pauline Black of the Selecter, writer and performer Adam Buxton and journalist Mark Ellen, Danny Baker celebrates British rock in the 1980s. With the popularisation of the synthesiser, the arrival of Goths, New Romantics and 2 Tone, the definition of what constituted rock was stretched to the limit.

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Along with guests Pauline Black of the Selecter, writer and performer Adam Buxton and journalist Mark Ellen, Danny Baker celebrates British rock in the 1980s. With the popularisation of the synthesiser, the arrival of Goths, New Romantics and 2 Tone, the definition of what constituted rock was stretched to the limit.

In the last of the series, Danny Baker celebrates British rock as it enters the dance decade of the 90s. Along with author and musician Louise Wener, comedian Josie Long, journalist Alexis Petridis and a slew of great archive, the era of Britpop and Madchester is brought to life.

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In the last of the series, Danny Baker celebrates British rock as it enters the dance decade of the 90s. Along with author and musician Louise Wener, comedian Josie Long, journalist Alexis Petridis and a slew of great archive, the era of Britpop and Madchester is brought to life.

Danny Baker celebrates the 70s from prog to punk to the downright odd with guests Peter Hook from New Order, Viv Albertine of the Slits and gastronome Loyd Grossman, who was once a correspondent for Rolling Stone. A fan's-eye view, the programme mixes humour with archive.

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Danny Baker celebrates the 70s from prog to punk to the downright odd with guests Peter Hook from New Order, Viv Albertine of the Slits and gastronome Loyd Grossman, who was once a correspondent for Rolling Stone. A fan's-eye view, the programme mixes humour with archive.