The Story Of Pop

Alan Freeman presents The Story Of Pop

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Introduced by Alan Freeman who says:

1: A Revolution

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday. 3.0 pm) Savaged survivor: page 4

Rock's Daddy-o: pages 70-75

19730930A second chance to hear this new series written by TIM BI.ACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT Introduced by Alan Freeman

Rock's Daddy-o: pages 70-75

19731006Also on VHF

Introduced hy Alan Freeman

JACK GOOD

2: The All American Boy Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Episode 1: Fear And Loathing20110104 (6M)
20161229 (6M)
Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring the development of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 1: Fear and Loathing20200407 (6M)
20110104 (6M)
Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring the development of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 2: It Began In Africa20110105 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 2: It Began In Africa20200408 (6M)
20110105 (6M)
Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 3: Blacks, Whites And Blues20110106 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 3: Blacks, Whites and Blues20200409 (6M)
20110106 (6M)
Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 4: What A Long Strange Trip It's Been20110107 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues his epic exploration of the evolution of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 4: What a Long Strange Trip It's Been20200410 (6M)
20110107 (6M)
Alan Freeman continues his epic exploration of the evolution of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 5: Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young To Die20110108 (6M)
20160104 (6M)
Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 5: Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young to Die20200411 (6M)
20110108 (6M)
Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 50: Where The Sun Don't Shine20110222 (6M)
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Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio and plots its evolution.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 6: Goin' Up Country20110109 (6M)
20160105 (6M)
Alan Freeman assesses the contribution of country music to the development of pop.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 6: Goin' Up Country20200412 (6M)
20110109 (6M)
Alan Freeman assesses the contribution of country music to the development of pop.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 7: The King Is Dead - Long Live The King20110110 (6M)
20160106 (6M)
Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Episode 7: The King is Dead - Long Live the King20200413 (6M)
20110110 (6M)
Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Genome: [r1 Bd=19731007]Introduced by Alan Freeman

CHARLII GILLETT

2: The All American Boy Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

NESUHI ERTEGUN

(Atlantic Records)

4: They Got What They Wanted Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19731021]Introduced by Alan Freeman

RANDY WOOD (Dot Records)

4: They Got What They Wanted Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT Series consultant

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19731027]Also on VHF

Introduced by Alan Freeman

JERRY ALLISON

5: Teenagers in Love

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19731028]Introduced by Alan Freeman

5: Teenagers in Love

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19731103]Also on VHF

Introduced by Alan Freeman

6: Made in Britain

Written by KEITH SKUES

Research by PAUL FLATTERY

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19731104]Introduced by Alan Freeman 6: Made in Britain

Written by KEITH SKUES

Research by PAUL FLATTERY

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

HELEN SHAPIRO

7: Cliff Richard and the Shadows

Written by KEITH SKUES

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19731111]7: Cliff Richard and the Shadows
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Introduced by Alan Freeman

JOHN I.EYTON

8: Yesterday Once Moret Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19731118]Introduced by Alan Freeman 8: Yesterday Once More?
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Introduced by Alan Freeman

9: Twist and Shout

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday. 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

10: The Beatles

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and KEITH SKUES

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH skues

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday. 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

11: England Swings

Written bv KEITH SKUES and JOHN PIDGEON

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19731209]Introduced by Alan Freeman 11: England Swings

(Saturday s broadcast)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

12: Bring it on Home Written by KEITH SKUES and JOHN PIDGEON

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

(CARLY SIMON )

15: He's a Rebel

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

Stephen Stills , who says:

16: All We Really Want To Uo Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

CATHY MCGOWAN

17: In with the In Crowd Written by KEITH SKUES and JOHN PIDGEON

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman 18: Ship to Shore

Written by KEITH SKUES and JOHN PIDGEON

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

Jack Bruce (of Cream) says:

19: The Supergroups Written by KEITH SKUES and JOHN PIDGEON

Research by JOHN PEEL

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

SMOKEY ROBINSON , Tamla writer, artist and vice-president 20: Berry Gordi and The Sounds of Motown

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORF (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

Marc Bolan , who says:

21: From the Underground Written by JOHN PEEL and JOHN PIDGEON

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

Carly Simon , who sayst

22: Just Their Imagination Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman instead of a meal. 23: Show What You've Got Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

Al Green of whom WILLIE MITCHELL said:

24: Down to Earth

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

Jonathan Kine. who says:

25: Just a bit of plastic! Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT Series consultant

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 3.0 pm)

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Introduced by Alan Freeman

26: Stillit Goes Round in Circles Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE (Repeated: Sunday, 5.0 pm)

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Genome: [r1 Bd=19750105]Introduced by Alan Freeman who says:

1: A Revolution

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750112]Introduced by Alan Freeman 2: The All American Boy Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750119]Introduced by Alan Freeman 3: Tom Toms in Nashville Written by TIM BLACKMORE andCHAKLIE GILLETT Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editorKEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750126]Introduced by Alan Freeman '

(NESUHI ERTEGUN ! Atlantic Records)

4: They Got What They Wanted Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series consultantcHARLiE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE ‡

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750202]Introduced by Alan Freeman

5: Teenagers in Love

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

(BOBBY VEE )

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750209]Introduced by Alan Freeman 6: Made in Britain

Written by KEITH skues

(BILLY FURY

Series consultant CHARLIE: GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750216]Introduced by Alan Freeman 7: Cliff Richard and the Shadows

Written by kEITH skubs

(HELEN SHAPIRO )

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE :

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750223]Introduced by Alan Freeman 8: Yesterday Once More? Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

(JOHN LEYTON)

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750309]Introduced by Alan Freeman 10: The Beatles

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and KEITH SKUES

(GEORGE HARRISON)

Series consultant CHARLIEGUILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE ‡

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750316]Introduced by Alan Freeman 11: England Swings

Written by TIM BLACKMORE inAr»umiifni\iftt

(TONY HATCH)

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE ‡

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750323]Introduced by Alan Freeman 12: Bring it on Home

Written by KEITH sxues and JOHN PIDGEON

(PETE TOWNSHENB)

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750330]Introduced by Alan Freeman 13: Back in the USA

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

(LEE HAZLEWOOD)

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE :

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750406]Introduced bv Alan Freeman 14: A Wall of Sound

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

(PHIL SPECTOR)

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750413]Introduced bv Alan Freeman 15: He's a Rebel

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

(CARLY SIMON )

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producernMBLACKMOBt ‡

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750420]Introduced by Alan Freeman 16: All We Really Want to Do Written by TIM BLACKMORE and charlie GiLLrrr

(STEPHEN STILLS )

Series consultant

CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750427]Introduced by Alan Freeman 17: In with the In Cruwd Written by KEITH SKUES and JOHN PIDGEON

(CATHY MCGOWAN )

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE ;

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750504]Introduced by Alan Freeman 18: The Supergroups

Written by KEITH SKUES and JOHN PIDGEON

(JACK BRUCE Of CREAM)

Series consultant CHARLIE GILLETT Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE ‡

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750511]Introduced by Alan Freeman

19: Berry Gordy and the Sounds of Motown

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

(SMOKEY ROBINSON )

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750518]Introduced by Alan Freeman 20: From the Underground Written by JOHN PEEL and JOHN PIDGEON

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750525]Introduced by Alan Freeman 21:Just Their Imagination

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORS ‡

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750601]Introduced by Alan Freeman 22: Show What You've Got Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

(JOHN LENNON)

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750608]Introduced by Alan Freeman 23: Down to Earth

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750615]Introduced by Alan Freeman 24: Just a Bit of Plastic?

Written by TIM BLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19750622]Introduced by Alan Freeman 25: Still it Goes Round in Circles

Written by TIM SLACKMORE and CHARLIE GILLETT

Series editor KEITH SKUES

Series producer TIM BLACKMORE

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940111]Alan Freeman presents the definitive history of pop in 52 episodes.

1: Fear and Loathing.

"Now some contend that rock 'n' roll is bad for the body and bad for the soul." Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940118]Alan Freeman presents the definitive history of pop in 52 episodes.

2: It Began in Africa. Four hundred years of beats. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940125]Alan Freeman presents the definitive history of pop in 52 episodes.

3: Blacks, Whites and Blues. This week, a look at rhythm 'n T blues and the crucial crossover period in the late 40s and early 50s when, for the first time, blacks and whites started listening to the same music.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940201]4: What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been.

This week, Alan Freeman presents the first of a two-part look at how a pop star's career progresses. Paul McCartney ,

Mick Jagger , Elton John ,

Mark Knopfler , Jimi Hendrix , Joe Elliott , Bill Wyman , Keith Moon and Pete Townsend are among those featured. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940208]The definitive history of pop in 52 episodes.

5: Too Old to Rock 'n’ Roll, Too Young to Die

Alan Freeman concludes his look at the career of a rock star from the cradle to the grave. Elton John , Mick Jagger , Pete Townshend , Keith Richards ,

Ray Charles , Mark Knopfler and Marvin Gaye are among those featured. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940215]The definitive history of pop in 52 episodes.

6: Going up the Country. Alan Freeman takes a look at country music and backbeat, two vital ingredients of rock 'n' roll. The show features

Roy Orbison , Elvis Presley , Kris Kristofferson and many more.as it travels from

Grand Old Opry to

Garth Brooks via Elvis, Carl Perkins , the Everleys and the Big 0. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940222]The definitive history of pop in 52 episodes.

7: The King Is Dead: Long Uve the King.

Alan Freeman takes an unorthodox look at the life of Elvis Presley, which ponders the merits of death as a career move.

With nobody famous at all, but featuring actuality and vox pops of many of the fans the King left behind. Producer Paul Kent

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Genome: [r1 Bd=19940301]The definitive history of pop in 52 episodes.

8: Teenagers in Lore. Alan Freeman goes back to the early 60s when teenagers became a powerful force in record-buying, and were catered for by such artists as Ricky Nelson , Bobby Vee , Dion, and the girl groups who provided the soundtrack to millions of young lives.

Producer Paul Kent

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Genome: [r1 Bd=19940308]Alan Freeman gets on his surfboard and goes back to the days of the West Coast sound of Jan and Dean and the Beach Boys. The show includes a rare interview with the genius behind the harmonies, Beach Boy Brian Wilson , plus band members Al Jardine and Mike Love , and Dean Torrence from

Jan and Dean.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940315]10: Escape from Tin Pan Alky. Alan Freeman examines how the British eventually stopped apeing their American models and developed their own styles, which proceeded to conquer the world. The programme includes archive interviews with Paul McCartney , John Lennon ,

Cliff Richard ,

Lonnie Donegan and Bill Wyman. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940322]11: When We Was Fab

Alan Freeman looks at

Beatlemania and the first

British invasion of the US charts.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940329]12: England Swings. Alan

"Fluff" Freeman recalls the days of Swinging London in the first city portrait of the series. London in the 60s typified a vibrant and seminal age and is recreated with the help of music, archive material and interviews with Pete

Townshend,

Marianne Faithfull , Mary Quant , and a whole lot of mods, rockers, rude boys and tourists. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940412]Alan Freeman presents the definitive history of pop.

13: Hitsvilk USA. Motown, pure and simple, with superb tracks rarely heard on the radio.

With Berry Gordy , Smokey Robinson. Stevie Wonder ,

Levi Stubbs , Mary Wilson , Melvin Franklin , R

Dean Taylor and Motown's biggest fans - the Beatles. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940419]Alan Freeman presents the definitive history of pop. 14: The Blues Had a Baby: The root of everything that came to be known as rock

- from the slave ships, through the South to

Chicago and the world. With BB King, John Lee Hooker , Son House, Robert Cray,

Buddy Guy , Jeff Healey and the original versions of a host of rock classics.

Producer Paul Kent for BBC

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Genome: [r1 Bd=19940426]15: Can Blue Men Sing the Whites?

Alan Freeman takes a look at the often less than subtle appropriation of the blues by mid-60s revivalists in London. The programme features Eric Clapton , Jeff Beck , Mick Jagger ,

Keith Richard , Van Morrison , Pete Townshend and Rod Stewart.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940503]16: Shut Up and Play Yer Guitar.

Alan Freeman explores the development of blues into hard rock, featuring the three legendary guitarists of the Yardbirds, and looks at the emergence of the guitar virtuoso, extended soloing and Led Zeppelin. With Eric Clapton , Jeff Beck , Jimmy Page , Robert Plant. John Paul Jones , Rod Stewart and Gary Moore. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940510]17: The Big Easy.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the eternal party in New Orleans, as described by Dr John, Lloyd Price, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Ernie-K-Doe, Art Neville,

Daniel Lanois, Brian Eno, Frankie Ford, Cosimo Mattassa, Clarence

"Frogman" Henry and some of the best good-time music ever recorded.

Series producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940517]18: Soulsville USA

Alan Freeman presents a portrait of Memphis, the home of Stax Records, featuring Otis Redding ,

Rufus Thomas , Jim Stewart , Estelle Axton , Willie Mitchell , Jerry Wexler , Rich Hall ,

Steve Cropper , Duck Dunn, Booker T and David Porter. Series producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940524]19: 1 Know You Got Soul.

The origins of soul music in gospel and doo wop, through to the sophisticated New York soul of the mid 60s,

Bacharach-David, blue-eyed soul and even Simply Red. With Curtis Mayfield , Dionne Warwick , Luther Vandross , Mick Hucknall , Ray Charles , Dusty Springfield,

Phil Spector , Solomon Burke and Jerry Wexler.

Series producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940531]20: Hoboes to Hippies. The folk/protest movement of the early 60s, with newsreel footage of the events of the time, and the songs they gave rise to. With Bob Dylan , Joan Baez , Dave Van Ronk , Paul Simon , John Hammond and Woody Guthrie singing subversive songs on BBC's Children's Hour.

Series producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940607]21: Turning Rebellion into Money. This week Dylan goes electric; the folk/rockers turn into the Love Generation out on the West Coast, but still manage to retain some of their roots in the protest movement; and Vietnam footage rubs shoulders with All You Need Is Love and Monterey. With Paul Simon , David Crosby , Roger McGuinn , Lou Adler , Stephen Stills ,

John Lennon , Tom Wilson and Art Garfunkel. Producer Paul Kent

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Genome: [r1 Bd=19940614]22: Listen to Me Me Me.

From Monterey to Woodstock and the beginning of the "thirtysomething" generation. With contributions from

Paul Simon , Art Garfunkel,

David Crosby ,

Graham Nash , Stephen Stills , Neil Young and Lou Adler. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940621]The definitive history of pop in 52 episodes.

23: Weird Scenes in the Gold

Mine. Alan Freeman looks at the emergence of the underground movement, with bands such as the Doors, the Grateful Dead, Captain Beefheart and the Velvet

Underground. Including rare archive interviews with Jim

Morrison, Ray Manzarek , Lou Reed , Frank Zappa ,

Patti Smith and Dr Timothy Leary. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940628]The 52-part definitive history of pop.

24: Let's Go Get Stoned

Drugs and pop are often synonymous, so here's the full story, with contributions from John Lennon and Keith Richards. Most of the programme is given over to the remarkable testimony of two ex-addicts: David Crosby

, who spent a year drying out in a Texas prison, and Eric Clapton , who kicked the twin addiction of heroin and booze.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940705]25: Pomp It Up. At some point in its evolution, pop metamorphosed into the lumbering beast that is Rock. Musicianship was idolised, lyrics were analysed as poetry, pop stars became shamen and the whole scene got very heavy. With Justin Hayward , John Lodge , Keith Emerson , Peter Hammill , George Martin , Phil Collins and John Walters lamenting the passing of Herman's Hermits.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940712]The definitive history of pop. 26: A Trip on the London Underground.

London, 1967-71 saw the early musical forays of some of the biggest names in rock. In those days, they were just "progressive": now they're brand leaders. This programme includes some remarkable live session footage unheard for over a quarter of a century. With David Bowie , Marc Bolan , Gary Glitter , Dave Hill , Boy George ,

Bryan Ferry , Andy Scott , Roy Wood , Chas Chandler and Simon Napier-Bell. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940719]27: Glam Sam Tonight's programme looks at the recent revival of glam and glitter rock and tries to work out why the movement is remembered so fondly. Including a special tribute to Queen and comment from David Bowie ,

Marc Bolan , Gary Glitter , Boy George , Bryan Ferry and Roy Wood.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940726]The definitive history of pop.

28: Hit Factories. This week's programme investigates teenyboppers and manufactured pop, from the Monkees, the Partridge Family and the Bay City Rollers, through to Kylie, Jason and Bros, with the help of Mickie Most ,

Suzi Quatro , Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan ,

Pete Waterman , Matt and Luke Goss , Tom Watkins and Adam Ant.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940802]The definitive history of pop.

29: Young, Loud and Snotty This week's programme takes a look at the Malcolm McLaren - sorry, the Sex Pistols story. With

John Lydon , Sid Vicious ,

Steve Jones , Glen Matlock , Nancy Spungen , Richard Branson , loads of newsreel, irate members of the music press... oh, and Malcolm McLaren himself.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940809]The definitive history of pop. 30: A Reasonable Guide to

Horrible Noise. Punk blows out the cobwebs from pop's attic on both sides of the Atlantic. With contributions from Joe Strummer ,

Debbie Harry , Chris Stein , Rat

Scabies, Dave Vanian , Bob Geldof , Paul Weller ,

Siouxsie Sioux , Captain

Sensible Feargal Sharkey and Wilko Johnson.

Producer Paul Kent

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Genome: [r1 Bd=19940823]The definitive history of pop. 32: All That Funky Stuff A whole programme devoted to the Minister of the New Super Heavy Funk. Mr Please, Please, Please -

Mr James "Butane" Brown.

Still the funkiest man alive, and the man whom Prince has to thank for his career.

With contributions from the man himself, his musicians, friends and some of the countless groups who have sampled him. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940830]33: Philly Groove

The Philadelphia Sound from Frankie Avalon to the sleek soul sounds of Gamble, Huff and Bell. With contributions from Dick

Clark, Kenny Gamble , Teddy Pendergrass , David Bowie , Barry Gibb , Maurice Gibb , Luther Vandross , Jerry Wexler and Joe Tarsia.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940913]Alan Freeman presents another chapter in the definitive history of pop.
Genome: [r1 Bd=19940920]A definitive history, presented by Alan Freeman. The Thin White Duke and the White Noise. Synth-rock began with bands like

Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream, but it was

David Bowie 's seminal mid-70s period that made the genre acceptable as mainstream pop. Bowie was also a huge influence on the emerging new romantics.

With contributions form

Florian Schneider ,

David Bowie. Brian Eno.

Tony Visconti and Carlos Alomar.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19940927]Alan Freeman presents another chapter in the definitive history of pop. Smile Jamaica

The fifth city portrait in the series looks at Kingston, Jamaica, highlighting

Jamaican music from mento through ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub and dancehall. Alan looks at the social, religious and political background to the music, with Desmond Dekker ,

Prince Buster and Toots

Hibbert.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941004]The definitive history of pop, with Alan Freeman. 37: The Tuff Gong

A profile of Bob Marley - the first Third World superstar. With Bob Marley , Cedella Marley , Rita Marley , Eric Clapton ,

Chris Blackwell , Rabbit Bundrick ,

Don Taylor , Bunny Wailer and Derrick Morgan. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941011]The definitive history of pop, presented by Alan Freeman.

38: The Graduates. In this programme, artists Stevie Wonder , Smokey Robinson , Diana Ross and Lionel

Richie and the late Marvin

Gaye look back on the different ways they adapted to the demands of the Motown label to suit their own ends - superstardom. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941018]A definitive history of pop, presented by Alan Freeman. 39: Kiss My Axe. A look at pop music's love affair with the guitar.

The cast is a who's who of rock history, and includes Eric Clapton , Brian May ,

Hank Marvin , Gary Moore , Ritchie Blackmore ,

Duane Eddy , Mark Knopfler , Pete Townsend , Ian Astbury , BB King, Keith Richards , Nirvana and the man who helped many of them - Bert Weedon himself.

The most notable absentee from the list, Jimi Hendrix , will be the sole subject of next week's programme. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941025]The definitive history of pop. 40: King Guitar. Tonight's programme focuses on Jimi Hendrix , one of the most influential guitarists in rock. Tributes come from Paul

McCartney, Alan Douglas and David Crosby , and there are rare archive interviews and recently discovered sessions from

Hendrix himself.

Presented by Alan Freeman. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941101]The definitive history of pop continues.

41: Kerrraaangg!

Lifelong heavy rock fan Alan Freeman is in his element as he tells the story of heavy metal, from hard rock to grunge. With Joe Elliot , ion Bon Jovi ,

Richie Sambora , Eddie Van Halen ,

Geoff Barton and David Lee Roth.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941108]The definitive history of pop. 42: Rap It Up. Tonight is the first of two programmes on rap and hip-hop, looking back at rap's origins in West African Griot music through to prison chants in the Deep South and Jamaican toasters.

Grandmaster Flash, Sugar Hill and Def Jam broke through to make rap the music phenomenon of the 80s. With Grandmaster

Flash, Rick Rubin ,

Afrika Bambaataa , Keith LeBlanc , Russell Simmons and Jalal Nuradeen

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941115]The definitive history of pop. 43: Parental Discretion Is

Advised

A second look at rap and the controversy surrounding the world of rap - the violence, misogyny, homophobia, censorship and racial issues.

With Chuck D , Ice-T,

Bones Malone , Queen

Latifah, Roxanne Shante ,

Ahmet Ertegun and Grandmaster Flash.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941122]Continuing the definitive history of pop. 44: Girls'Talk.

This week Alan Freeman looks at what it's like to work in an industry dominated by men, and one which is not renowned for its enlightened sexual attitudes. With contributions from Stevie

Nicks, Annie Lennox ,

Tori Amos , Salt and Pepa, Mary Wilson , Susannah Hoffs , Valerie Holiday, La La Brooks, En Vogue and token male Cousin Brucie.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941129]45: I Want You to Hurt Like

I Do.

Is the quality song dead? Is it being killed off by big meaty dance grooves? Can anyone write meaningful lyrics anymore? The art of the adult songwriters who lay their souls open for our inspection is the subject of tonight's programme, including Kate Bush , Carly Simon , Lou Adler ,

Cat Stevens , Paul Simon , Jim Croce , Elton John , Leonard Cohen , John Oates ,

Tori Amos , Paddy McAloon and Billy Bragg.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941206]Continuing the definitive history of pop.

46: Where the Sun Don't

Shine

Brian Eno takes you on a guided tour of production techniques of the last 40 years, with the help of some landmark records and several of his influential colleagues, including Phil Spector , George Martin , Alan Parsons ,

Daniel Lanois , John Lennon and Mark Knopfler. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941213]Continuing the definitive history of pop.

47: Remake/Remodel The first of three dance programmes deals with the art of the remix, the rise of the 12-inch and the specialist dance mix.

A genuinely creative art form, or yet another way to rip off the record buying public? With

Shep Pettibone , Arthur Baker , Brian Eno , Bruce Forest ,

Trevor Horn , Norman Cook , Dave Dorrell ,

Stephen Hague and David Moralis. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941220]Continuing the definitive history of pop. 48: It's a Steal

In the mid-80s the advent of the sampler revolutionised music, and dance music in particular. It also placed the ability to create music firmly in the court of the untutored. In the new open season on exposed beats and breaks, what of the musicians who created the original music? With Bill Drummond ,

Coldcut, Anne Dudley , Dave Dorrell , Pascal Gabriel ,

Graham Crabbe and Andrew Jenkins.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941226]49: Raving I'm Raving.

House music originated in the States but was taken over by the ravers in Britain and Europe. With

Nathan McGough , Penny Anderson, Mike Pickering ,

Tony Michaelides , John Robb ,

Dr John Henry and Mark Radcliffe.

Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941227]The definitive history of pop continues.

50: Where the Sun Don't

Shine

Brian Eno presents a guided tour of production techniques of the last 40 years, with the help of some landmark records and several of his colleagues, including Phil Spector , George Martin ,

Alan Parsons , Daniel Lanois ,

John Lennon and Mark Knopfler.

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941228]Continuing the definitive history of pop.

51: Portrait of an Industry Everything you ever wanted to know about the backroom boys but were afraid to ask: how the charts work; radio; the role of music in advertising; and the rise and rise of MTV.

The programme includes interviews with a host of unsung media folk. Producer Paul Kent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19941229]Concluding the definitive history of pop.

52: Global Village

Pop covers the globe, and gets involved in global issues. From the Concert for Bangladesh to Live Aid and beyond; Sting in the rainforests; Elton John 's Aids charity - pop turns its vision outwards. But has it done any good? With Annie Lennox , Bob Geldof , Sting, Elton John , Mick Jagger , Peter Gabriel , Margaret Thatcher , Quincy Jones , Smashy and Nicey,

Neil Tennant , Chris Lowe ,

Alison Sanderson and Pete Jenner.

Producer Paul Kent

01 Fear And Loathing20110104 (6M)
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Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring the development of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring the development of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

01Fear And Loathing1994011120070323 (6M)
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Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring at the development of popular music.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series, first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring at the development of popular music. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring the development of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

02 It Began In Africa1994011820110105 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

02It Began In Africa1994011820070324 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music in part 2 of his epic series first broadcast 1994.

First broadcast 94.

03 Blacks, Whites And Blues1994012520110106 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

03Blacks, Whites And Blues1994012520070325 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues and R&B in the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

First broadcast 94.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues and R&B in the evolution of popular music.

04 What A Long Strange Trip It's Been1994020120110107 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues his epic exploration of the evolution of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman continues his epic exploration of the evolution of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

04What A Long Strange Trip It's Been1994020120070326 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his exploration of the evolution of popular music.

Alan Freeman continues his epic exploration of the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

05 Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young To Die1994020820110108 (6M)
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Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

05Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young To Die1994020820070327 (6M)
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Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.
06 Goin' Up Country1994021520110109 (6M)
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Alan Freeman assesses the contribution of country music to the development of pop.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman assesses the contribution of country music to the development of pop.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

06Goin' Up Country1994021520070328 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series charting the development of popular music with a look at the important contribution country music has made.

The Story of Pop.

Part 6 of 51.

Goin' Up Country.

Alan Freeman assesses the contribution of country music to the development of pop.

07 The King Is Dead - Long Live The King1994022220110110 (6M)
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Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

07The King Is Dead - Long Live The King1994022220070329 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Story of Pop (part 7) The King is Dead - Long Live the King. Presented by Alan Freeman

The life and death of Elvis Presley.

Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

The King is Dead - Long Live the King. Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

08 Teenagers In Love20200414 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the teen idols of the late 1950s and early 60s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

08 Teenagers In Love1994030120110111 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the teen idols of the late 1950s and early 60s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman looks at the teen idols of the late 1950s and early 60s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

08Teenagers In Love1994030120081116 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the teen idols of the late 1950s and early 60s.

Alan Freeman looks at the 'Teen Idols' of the late 1950's and early 1960's and the songwriters and producers that propelled them to stardom. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman looks at the 'Teen Idols' of the late 1950's and early 1960's and the song writers and producers that propelled them to stardom.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop - part 8: Teenagers in Love. Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast in 1994.

08Teenagers In Love2011011120130108 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the teen idols of the late 1950s and early 60s.

Alan Freeman looks at the 'Teen Idols' of the late 1950's and early 1960's and the songwriters and producers that propelled them to stardom. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman looks at the teen idols of the late 1950's and early 1960's, and the songwriters and producers who propelled them to stardom. First broadcast in 1994.

08Teenagers In Love2011011720110111 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the teen idols of the late 1950s and early 60s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

09 Big Surf20200415 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

09 Big Surf1994030820110112 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

09Big Surf1994030820070331 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop - Part 9. Big Surf. Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and The Beach Boys. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound.

Alan Freeman celebrates the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and The Beach Boys.

Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and The Beach Boys. First broadcast 1994.

09Big Surf2011011220130109 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound.

The Story Of Pop - Part 9. Big Surf. Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and The Beach Boys. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and the Beach Boys. First broadcast in 1994.

09Big Surf2011011820110112 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

10 Escape From Tin Pan Alley20200416 (6M)
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Alan Freeman assesses British pop up to 1963 and the arrival of the Beatles.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman assesses British pop up to 1963 and the arrival of the Beatles.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

10 Escape From Tin Pan Alley1994031520110113 (6M)
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Alan Freeman assesses British pop up to 1963 and the arrival of the Beatles.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

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Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop (part 10 of 52): Escape From Tin Pan Alley. Presented by Alan Freeman and first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman assesses British Pop up until 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles.

Alan Freeman assesses British pop up to 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles.

Escape From Tin Pan Alley. Alan Freeman assesses British Pop up until 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles.

First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

10Escape From Tin Pan Alley20110119
11 When We Was Fab20200417 (6M)
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Alan Freeman remembers the Beatles and the British invasion of the USA.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman remembers the Beatles and the British invasion of the USA.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

11 When We Was Fab1994032220110114 (6M)
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Alan Freeman remembers the Beatles and the British invasion of the USA.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

11 When We Was Fab2011012620110114 (6M)
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Alan Freeman remembers the Beatles and the British invasion of the USA.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

11When We Was Fab1994032220070402 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop (part 11 of 52): When We Was Fab. Presented by Alan Freeman and first broadcast in 1994.

Presented by Alan Freeman and first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman remembers The Beatles and the British Invasion of the USA.

11When We Was Fab2011012020110114 (6M)
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Alan Freeman remembers the Beatles and the British invasion of the USA.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

12 England Swings20200418 (6M)
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Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

12 England Swings2011020220110115 (6M)
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Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

12England Swings1994032920070403 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop (12/52): England Swings. Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

First broadcast 1994.

12England Swings2011011520130112 (6M)
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Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

The Story of Pop (12/52): England Swings. Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

First broadcast in 1994.

12England Swings2011012120110115 (6M)
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Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

12Part 12: England Swings2011011520150116 (6M)The Story of Pop (12/52): England Swings. Alan Freeman investigates the myths and legends of swinging London.

First broadcast in 1994.

13 Hitsville Usa20200419 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back on the first ten years of the Motown label.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman looks back on the first ten years of the Motown label.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

13 Hitsville Usa2011012220110116 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back on the first ten years of the Motown label.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

13 Hitsville Usa2011020920110116 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back on the first ten years of the Motown label.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

13Hitsville Usa1994041220070404 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop (part 13 of 52): Hitsville USA. Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman looks back at the first ten years of the Motown label.

Alan Freeman looks back on the first ten years of the Motown label.

The Story of Pop (part 13 of 52): Hitsville USA. Alan Freeman looks back at the first ten years of the Motown label. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman looks back on the first ten years of the Motown label.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

13Hitsville Usa2011011620130113 (6M)
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The Story of Pop (part 13 of 52): Hitsville USA. Alan Freeman looks back at the first ten years of the Motown label. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman looks back on the first ten years of the Motown label.

14 The Blues Had A Baby20200420 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the origins and development of blues music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

14 The Blues Had A Baby2011012320110117 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the origins and development of blues music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

14 The Blues Had A Baby2011012920110117 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the origins and development of blues music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

14The Blues Had A Baby1994041920070405 (6M)
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Alan Freeman presents The Blues Had A Baby, part fourteen of The Story of Pop.

Alan Freeman presents The Blues Had A Baby, part fourteen of The Story of Pop, which first broadcast in 1994.

Producer Tim Blackmore.

Alan Freeman looks at the the blues - its origins and development.

Alan Freeman looks at the blues - its origins and development.

Alan Freeman explores the origins and development of blues music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the origins and development of blues music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

14The Blues Had A Baby2011011720110123 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the origins and development of blues music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

The Blues Had A Baby (part 14 of 52), Alan Freeman looks at the blues - its origins and development. First broadcast in 1994.

15 Can Blue Men Sing The Whites?20200421 (6M)
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Alan Freeman considers the phenomenon of white British artists playing the blues.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

15 Can Blue Men Sing The Whites?2011013020110118 (6M)
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Alan Freeman considers the phenomenon of white British artists playing the blues.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

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Alan Freeman considers the phenomenon of white British artists playing the blues.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

The Story of Pop (part 15 of 52) Can Blue Men Sing The Whites? Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast in 1994.

Part 15 of 52. Can Blue Men Sing The Whites? Alan Freeman considers the years 1958 - 1965 and the phenomenon of white British artists, such as the Rolling Stones, the Animals and Eric Clapton playing the blues. First broadcast in 1994.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop (part 15 of 52) Can Blue Men Sing The Whites? Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

16 Shut Up And Play Your Guitar20200422 (6M)
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Alan Freeman considers guitar-driven rock from 1965 - 1969. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

16 Shut Up And Play Your Guitar1994050320110119 (6M)
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Alan Freeman considers guitar-driven rock from 1965 - 1969. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

16 Shut Up And Play Your Guitar2011020620110119 (6M)
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Alan Freeman considers guitar-driven rock from 1965 - 1969. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

16Shut Up And Play Your Guitar1994050320090715 (6M)
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Alan Freeman presents Shut Up And Play your Guitar, part fifteen of The Story of Pop, which first broadcast in 1994.

Producer Paul Kent.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

16Shut Up And Play Your Guitar2011011820130116 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman presents Shut Up And Play your Guitar, part fifteen of The Story of Pop, first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman considers guitar-driven rock from 1965 - 1969, as purveyed by the likes of Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck. First broadcast in 1994.

17 The Big Easy20200423 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' - New Orleans.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

17 The Big Easy1994051020110120 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' - New Orleans.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

17 The Big Easy2011012520110120 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' - New Orleans.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

17Part 17: The Big Easy2011012020150121 (6M)Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' - New Orleans.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' or New Orleans, Louisiana. First broadcast in 1994.

17The Big Easy1994051020090716 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the life, times and music of New Orleans.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' - New Orleans.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' or New Orleans, Louisiana. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' - New Orleans.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

17The Big Easy2011012020130117 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' or New Orleans, Louisiana. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' - New Orleans.

18 Soulsville Usa20200424 (6M)
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The story of Stax Records and southern soul music, presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

18 Soulsville Usa2011012720110121 (6M)
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The story of Stax Records and southern soul music, presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

18 Soulsville Usa2011020120110121 (6M)
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The story of Stax Records and southern soul music, presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

18Soulsville Usa1994051720070409 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop (part 18) Soulsville USA.

The story of Stax Records and southern soul music.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

First broadcast 1994.

The story of Stax Records and southern soul music, presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman tells the story of Stax Records and southern soul music. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

The story of Stax Records and southern soul music, presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

19 I Know You Got Soul20200425 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

19 I Know You Got Soul1994052420110122 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

19 I Know You Got Soul2011020320110122 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

19I Know You Got Soul1994052420070410 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music.

I Know You Got Soul. Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music and its roots in the Gospel tradition. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music and its roots in the Gospel tradition.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

20 Hobos To Hippies20200426 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

20 Hobos To Hippies1994053120110123 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

20Hobos To Hippies1994053120070411 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the Folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965 and in particular Bob Dylan.

Alan Freeman looks at the folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965.

The Story Of Pop - Part 20: Hobos To Hippies.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman looks at the folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

21 Turning Rebellion Into Money20200427 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid 1960s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

21 Turning Rebellion Into Money1994060720110124 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid 1960s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

21Turning Rebellion Into Money1994060720070412 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid 1960's and its emergence from the clubs in to the pop mainstream courtesy of the pioneering work of Bob Dylan.

Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid 1960s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid 1960s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

22 Listen To Me Me Me20200428 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

22 Listen To Me Me Me1994061420110125 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

22Listen To Me, Me, Me1994061420070413 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972.

The Story Of Pop - Part 22: Listen To Me Me ME

Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972 from the Monterey Festival through Woodstock to the flowering of the West Coast Sound and the beginnings of the ME generations of Singer Song Writers.

Fluff continues to look into the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972.

Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972 from the Monterey Festival through Woodstock to the flowering of the West Coast Sound and the beginnings of the me generation of singer-songwriters.

23 Weird Scenes Inside The Goldmine20200429 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a look at the 1960s US underground scene.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

23 Weird Scenes Inside The Goldmine1994062120110126 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a look at the 1960s US underground scene.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the 1960s US underground scene.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

23Repeated As A Tribute To Ray Manzarek2011012620130523 (6M)

As a tribute to Ray Manzarek of The Doors, who died on Monday, a chance to hear part 23 of The Story of Pop, in which Alan Freeman takes a look at The Doors and features an interview with keyboard player Manzarek. Ray discusses the formation of the band, their ethos and his final conversation with Jim Morrison.

The programme also considers the antidote to the peace and love generation of mid-60's America, and takes a trip on the darker side of the underground music scene of Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York with The Doors and The Grateful Dead as well as Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, The Velvet Underground and Patti Smith.

23Weird Scenes Inside The Goldmine1994062120070414 (6M)
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Alan Freeman, takes a look at the antidote to the peace and love generation of mid-60's America, and takes a trip on the darker side of the underground music scene of New York, Los Angles, San Francisco, with Captain Beefheart, The Doors, Frank Zappa, The Grateful Dead, Velvet Underground, and Patti Smith.

Alan Freeman takes a trip to the darker side of the US underground music scene.

The Story Of Pop - Part 23

Weird Scenes Inside The Goldmine

Fluff takes a trip into the darker side of the underground American music scene of 60s and early 70s.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the 1960s US underground scene.

Alan Freeman explores the darker side of the underground music scene of Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York - featuring The Doors and The Grateful Dead as well as Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, The Velvet Underground and Patti Smith.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

24 Let's Go Get Stoned20200430 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the relationship between musicians and drugs.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

24 Let's Go Get Stoned1994062820110127 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the relationship between musicians and drugs.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the relationship between musicians and drugs.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

24Let's Go Get Stoned1994062820070415 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the relationship between musicians and drugs.

Alan Freeman takes a look at one of the most enduring double acts in history, musicians and drugs.

Fluff explores one of the most enduring double acts in history, the musician and drugs.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

25 Pomp It Up20200501 (6M)
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A look back at the mid-to-late 1960s, when musicians wanted to be taken seriously.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

25Pomp It Up1994070520070416 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back at the mid-to-late 1960s.

Alan Freeman looks back at the mid-to-late 1960's when pop became rock and musicians wanted to be taken seriously.

Fluff investigates the period from the mid to late 1960's when pop became rock and musicians wanted to be taken seriously.

A look back at the mid-to-late 1960s, when musicians wanted to be taken seriously.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

26 A Trip On The London Underground20200502 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the progressive music scene in Britain from 1967 to 1971.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

26 A Trip On The London Underground1994071220110129 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the progressive music scene in Britain from 1967 to 1971.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the progressive music scene in Britain from 1967 to 1971.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

26A Trip On The London Underground1994071220070417 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the progressive music scene in Britain from 1967 to 1971.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

26A Trip On The London Underground2011012920130126 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the progressive music scene in Britain from 1967 to 1971.

First broadcast in 1994.

27 Glam Slam20200503 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back at the glam rock era from 1970 to 1975.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

27 Glam Slam1994071920110130 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back at the glam rock era from 1970 to 1975.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman looks back at the glam rock era from 1970 to 1975.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

27Glam Slam1994071920070418 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back at the glam rock era from 1970 to 1975.

Fluff looks back at the early-70s days of Glam - when songs were catchy, around 3 minutes long and didn't contain lengthy drum solos.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

27Glam Slam2011013020130127 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back at the glam rock era from 1970 to 1975.

First broadcast in 1994.

28Epsiode 28: Hit Factories20200504 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the world of teen idols and the managers who pull the strings.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

28Epsiode 28: Hit Factories1994072620110131 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the world of teen idols and the managers who pull the strings.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

28Epsiode 28: Hit Factories2011020620110131 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the world of teen idols and the managers who pull the strings.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the world of teen idols and the managers who pull the strings.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

28Hit Factories1994072620070419 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the world of teen idols and the managers who pull the strings.

Alan Freeman looks at teen sensations.

Fluff explores the world of teen idols and those that pull the strings.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

29 A Reasonable Guide To A Horrible Noise20200505 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back at the rise and fall of punk rock in Britain.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

29 A Reasonable Guide To A Horrible Noise2011021320110201 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back at the rise and fall of punk rock in Britain.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman looks back at the rise and fall of punk rock in Britain.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

29A Reasonable Guide To A Horrible Noise1994080220081207 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back at the rise and fall of punk rock in Britain.

Alan Freeman charts the rise of punk rock in Britain.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

30 Young, Loud And Snotty20200506 (6M)
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Alan Freeman charts the rise and fall of the ultimate punk band - the Sex Pistols.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

30 Young, Loud And Snotty2011022020110202 (6M)
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Alan Freeman charts the rise and fall of the ultimate punk band - the Sex Pistols.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman charts the rise and fall of the ultimate punk band - the Sex Pistols.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

30Young, Loud And Snotty1994080920070421 (6M)
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Alan Freeman charts the rise and fall of the ultimate punk band - The Sex Pistols.

Fluff Freeman looks at the rise and fall of the ultimate punk band The Sex Pistols and their manager Malcolm Mclaren.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman charts the rise and fall of the ultimate punk band - the Sex Pistols.

31 Today's Music Today20200507 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the 'new breed' of independent labels in Britain from 1976 to 1981

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

31 Today's Music Today1994081620110203 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the 'new breed' of independent labels in Britain from 1976 to 1981

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates the 'new breed' of independent labels in Britain from 1976 to 1981

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

31 Today's Music Today2011022720110203 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the 'new breed' of independent labels in Britain from 1976 to 1981

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

31Today's Music Today1994081620070422 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the 'new breed' of independent labels in Britain from 1976 to 1981

Fluff takes a look at the 'New Breed' of independent labels in Britain from 1976 to 1981.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

32 All That Funky Stuff20200508 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates James Brown and the funkiest music ever recorded.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

32 All That Funky Stuff1994082320110204 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates James Brown and the funkiest music ever recorded.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates James Brown and the funkiest music ever recorded.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

32All That Funky Stuff1994082320070423 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates James Brown and the funkiest music ever recorded.

Alan Freeman celebrates the funkiest music ever recorded, with particular reference to James Brown.

33 Philly Groove20200509 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the music that emerged from the city of Philadelphia.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

33 Philly Groove1994083020110205 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the music that emerged from the city of Philadelphia.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music that emerged from the city of Philadelphia.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

33Philly Groove1994083020081211 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music that emerged from the city of Philadelphia and in particular the Philadelphia International record label.

Fluff looks at the music that emerged from the city of Philadelphia and in particular the Philadelphia International Record Label.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music that emerged from the city of Philadelphia.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

34 Another Saturday Night20200510 (6M)
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Featuring extracts from Nik Cohn's Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

34 Another Saturday Night1994090620110206 (6M)
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Featuring extracts from Nik Cohn's Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

34Another Saturday Night1994091320070425 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Exploring the disco phenomenon - including extracts from Kerry Shale and Nick Cohn's stories on the subject.

Exploring the disco phenomenon - Kerry Shale reads extracts from Nik Cohn's Another Saturday Night, which was the basis for Saturday Night Fever.

Featuring extracts from Nik Cohn's Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

35 Synthetic Material1994091320110207 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates synth-pop.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

35Synthetic Material1994092020070426 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

In part 35 of his epic series, Alan Freeman celebrates synthpop. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores synthpop.

Alan Freeman celebrates synth-pop.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates synth-pop.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

36 Smile Jamaica1994092020110208 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the musical contributions of the small island of Jamaica.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

36 Smile Jamaica1994092720110208 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the musical contributions of the small island of Jamaica.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

36Smile Jamaica1994092720070427 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the extraordinary musical contribution of the small island of Jamaica. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical island.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical contributions of the small island of Jamaica.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical contributions of the small island of Jamaica.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

37 The Tuff Gong1994100420110209 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates Bob Marley.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

37The Tuff Gong1994100420070428 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

In part 37 of his epic series, Alan Freeman celebrates Bob Marley. First broadcast in 1994.

The music of Bob Marley.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates Bob Marley.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

38 The Graduates20200514 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the post-1960s careers of the major Motown artists.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

38 The Graduates1994101120110210 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the post-1960s careers of the major Motown artists.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

38The Graduates1994101120070429 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the post-60s careers of the major Motown artists. First broadcast in 1994.

which looks at Motown stars after the 1960s.

Exploring the career development of the major Motown artists.

Alan Freeman explores the post-60s careers of the major Motown artists.

Alan Freeman explores the post-1960s careers of the major Motown artists.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the post-1960s careers of the major Motown artists.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

39 Kiss My Axe20200515 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar and some of those who play it.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

39 Kiss My Axe1994101820110211 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar and some of those who play it.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

39Kiss My Axe1994101820070430 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar and some of those who play it. First broadcast in 2004.

Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar.

Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar and some of those who play it.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar and some of those who play it.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

40 King Guitar20200516 (6M)
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Alan Freeman tells the story of the Jimi Hendix, the Seattle-born guitar virtuoso.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

40 King Guitar1994102520110212 (6M)
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Alan Freeman tells the story of the Jimi Hendix, the Seattle-born guitar virtuoso.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

40King Guitar - Jimi Hendrix1994102520070501 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the life and music of Jimi Hendrix.

The life and music of Jimi Hendrix, presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story Of Pop - Part 40: King Guitar - Jimi Hendrix.

Presented by Alan Feeman.

First broadcast 1994.

In part 40 of his epic series, Alan Freeman tells the story of the Seattle-born guitar virtuoso. First broadcast in 1994.

41 Kerrrrannnng!20200517 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates heavy rock.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

41 Kerrrrannnng!1994110120110213 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates heavy rock.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

41Kerrrrannnng!1994110120070502 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates heavy rock.

Alan Freeman celebrates heavy rock in part 41 of his epic series first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates heavy rock.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

42 Rap It Up20200518 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

42 Rap It Up1994110820110214 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

42Rap It Up1994110820070503 (6M)
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: Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music. First broadcast in 1994.

Rap It Up: Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.

Explores the origins of rap music.

Presenter: Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

42Rap It Up20170813Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.
43 Parental Discretion Is Advised20200519 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop - Part 43

Parental Discretion Is Advised

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by the more militant forms of rap music recorded by the likes of NWA, Ice T, Public Enemy and Ice Cube.

First broadcast 1994 and repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music's celebration of hip-hop.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by militant forms of rap.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

43 Parental Discretion Is Advised1994111520110215 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by militant forms of rap.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

43 Parental Discretion Is Advised2017082020110215 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by militant forms of rap.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

The Story Of Pop - Part 43

Parental Discretion Is Advised

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by the more militant forms of rap music recorded by the likes of NWA, Ice T, Public Enemy and Ice Cube.

First broadcast 1994 and repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music's celebration of hip-hop.

43Parental Discretion Is Advised1994111520070504 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by militant forms of rap.

The Story Of Pop - Part 43

Parental Discretion Is Advised

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by the more militant forms of rap music recorded by the likes of NWA, Ice T, Public Enemy and Ice Cube.

First broadcast 1994.

Parental Discretion Is Advised

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by the more militant forms of rap music recorded by the likes of NWA, Ice T, Public Enemy and Ice Cube.

First broadcast 1994 and repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music's celebration of hip-hop.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by the more militant forms of rap music recorded by the likes of NWA, Ice T, Public Enemy and Ice Cube.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by militant forms of rap.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

43Parental Discretion Is Advised20170814Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by militant forms of rap.

The Story Of Pop - Part 43

Parental Discretion Is Advised

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by the more militant forms of rap music recorded by the likes of NWA, Ice T, Public Enemy and Ice Cube.

First broadcast 1994 and repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music's celebration of hip-hop.

44 Girls' Talk: Women In Music20200520 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

44 Girls' Talk: Women In Music2017082120110216 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

44 Girls' Talk: Women In Music2017082720110216 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

44Girls' Talk - Women In Music1994112220100520 (6 M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates their role.

Alan Freeman celebrates the contribution of women. First broadcast in 1994.

Story Of Pop - Part 44: Girls' Talk - Women In Music.

Girls' Talk - Women In Music. Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

44Girls' Talk: Women In Music2011021620150217 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music.

Girls' Talk - Women In Music. Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

Girls' Talk - Women in Music. Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music and considers some of the challenges they have faced in what has sometimes been a rathey male-dominated and chauvinistic industry. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

45 I Want You To Hurt Like I Do20200521 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

45 I Want You To Hurt Like I Do2011022320110217 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Jodie Whittaker's Three WIse Women curation 6 Music continues with another chance to hear Alan Freeman exploring the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Jodie Whittaker is one of the UK's most acclaimed actresses, who was unveiled as the 13th Dr Who earlier this year. Jodie is an in-demand, funny, inspiring and super-smart actress and will bring wit, strength and warmth to her evening of programming. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2005 with a gold medal in Acting. Since then she has worked continually in film, television and theatre. Her TV credits include the critically-acclaimed ITV drama Broadchurch (for which she was nominated for Best Actress for the RTS Television Awards), Emmy award-winning Black Mirror, Sky 1's The Smoke, BBC's Cranford, in which she starred opposite Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton, The Night Watch (BBC), The Accused (BBC), and Tess of the D'Urbervilles (BBC).

45 I Want You To Hurt Like I Do2017082820110217 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

45 I Want You To Hurt Like I Do2017090320110217 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

45I Want You To Hurt Like I Do1994112920070506 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at singer-songwriters.

Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Exploreing the lonely world of the singer-songwriter.

Jodie Whittaker's Three WIse Women curation 6 Music continues with another chance to hear Alan Freeman exploring the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Jodie Whittaker is one of the UK's most acclaimed actresses, who was unveiled as the 13th Dr Who earlier this year. Jodie is an in-demand, funny, inspiring and super-smart actress and will bring wit, strength and warmth to her evening of programming. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2005 with a gold medal in Acting. Since then she has worked continually in film, television and theatre. Her TV credits include the critically-acclaimed ITV drama Broadchurch (for which she was nominated for Best Actress for the RTS Television Awards), Emmy award-winning Black Mirror, Sky 1's The Smoke, BBC's Cranford, in which she starred opposite Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton, The Night Watch (BBC), The Accused (BBC), and Tess of the D'Urbervilles (BBC).

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Jodie Whittaker's Three WIse Women curation 6 Music continues with another chance to hear Alan Freeman exploring the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Jodie Whittaker is one of the UK's most acclaimed actresses, who was unveiled as the 13th Dr Who earlier this year. Jodie is an in-demand, funny, inspiring and super-smart actress and will bring wit, strength and warmth to her evening of programming. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2005 with a gold medal in Acting. Since then she has worked continually in film, television and theatre. Her TV credits include the critically-acclaimed ITV drama Broadchurch (for which she was nominated for Best Actress for the RTS Television Awards), Emmy award-winning Black Mirror, Sky 1's The Smoke, BBC's Cranford, in which she starred opposite Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton, The Night Watch (BBC), The Accused (BBC), and Tess of the D'Urbervilles (BBC).

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

45I Want You To Hurt Like I Do2011022319940000 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Jodie Whittaker's Three WIse Women curation 6 Music continues with another chance to hear Alan Freeman exploring the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Jodie Whittaker is one of the UK's most acclaimed actresses, who was unveiled as the 13th Dr Who earlier this year. Jodie is an in-demand, funny, inspiring and super-smart actress and will bring wit, strength and warmth to her evening of programming. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2005 with a gold medal in Acting. Since then she has worked continually in film, television and theatre. Her TV credits include the critically-acclaimed ITV drama Broadchurch (for which she was nominated for Best Actress for the RTS Television Awards), Emmy award-winning Black Mirror, Sky 1's The Smoke, BBC's Cranford, in which she starred opposite Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton, The Night Watch (BBC), The Accused (BBC), and Tess of the D'Urbervilles (BBC).

46 Living On The Fault Line20200522 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the music of LA and west coast America.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

46 Living On The Fault Line2011030220110218 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the music of LA and west coast America.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

46 Living On The Fault Line2017090420110218 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the music of LA and west coast America.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

46Living On The Fault Line2011021820130215 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the music of LA and west coast America.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music of L.A. and the West Coast of America. First broadcast in 1994.

Presenter by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music of the West Coast of America. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

46Living On The Fault Line2011030220110218 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the music of LA and west coast America.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

46Living On The Faultline1994120620070507 (6M)
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The music of the West Coast of America.

Presenter by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music of the West Coast of America. First broadcast in 1994.

47 Re-make, Re-model20200523 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a close look at the art of the remix.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

47 Re-make, Re-model1994121320110219 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a close look at the art of the remix.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

47 Re-make, Re-model2011030920110219 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a close look at the art of the remix.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

47Re-make - Re-model1994121320070508 (6M)
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Story of Pop - Part 47: Alan Freeman take a close look at the art of the re-mix and the army of back-room Mr Fix its' who re-make and re-model the basic elements of a track to improve on the original product and the advent of the 12" single.

Alan Freeman takes a close look at the art of the remix.

Alan Freeman take a close look at the art of the re-mix.

Story of Pop - Part 47: Alan Freeman take a close look at the art of the re-mix and the army of back-room 'Mr Fix-its' who re-make and re-model the basic elements of a track to improve on the original product and the advent of the 12"" single.

47Re-make, Re-model2011021920140221 (6M)
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Alan Freeman take a close look at the art of the re-mix and the army of back-room 'Mr Fix-its' who re-make and re-model the basic elements of a track to improve on the original product and the advent of the 12"" single.

Alan Freeman takes a close look at the art of the remix.

Story of Pop - Part 47: Alan Freeman take a close look at the art of the re-mix and the army of back-room 'Mr Fix-its' who re-make and re-model the basic elements of a track to improve on the original product and the advent of the 12" single.

First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

48 - It's A Steal - Sampling20200524 (6M)
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Alan Freeman unpicks sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the 1980s and 90s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

48 - It's A Steal - Sampling1994122020110220 (6M)
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Alan Freeman unpicks sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the 1980s and 90s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

48 - It's A Steal - Sampling2011022620110220 (6M)
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Alan Freeman unpicks sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the 1980s and 90s.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

48It's A Steal - Sampling1994122020070509 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop - Part 48: It's A Steal - Sampling.

Alan Freeman unpicks the art of sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the late 1980's and early 1990's. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman unpicks sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the 1980s and 90s.

Alan Freeman unpicks the art of sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the late 1980's and early 1990's.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

49 - Raving, I'm Raving20200525 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop - Part 49: Raving, I'm Raving

Alan Freeman takes an impressionistic look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards, a world high on adrenalin and fuelled by the house drug ecstasy. He takes a close look at the 'Madchester' phenomenon, as well Factory Records and the influence acid house had on the music industry at the time. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

49 - Raving, I'm Raving1994122720110221 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop - Part 49: Raving, I'm Raving

Alan Freeman takes an impressionistic look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards, a world high on adrenalin and fuelled by the house drug ecstasy. He takes a close look at the 'Madchester' phenomenon, as well Factory Records and the influence acid house had on the music industry at the time. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

49 - Raving, I'm Raving2011030520110221 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

The Story Of Pop - Part 49: Raving, I'm Raving

Alan Freeman takes an impressionistic look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards, a world high on adrenalin and fuelled by the house drug ecstasy. He takes a close look at the 'Madchester' phenomenon, as well Factory Records and the influence acid house had on the music industry at the time. First broadcast in 1994.

49Raving, I'm Raving1994122620070510 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards.

The Story Of Pop - Part 49: Raving, I'm Raving

Alan Freeman takes an impressionistic look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards, a world high on adrenalin and fuelled by the house drug ecstasy. He takes a close look at the 'Madchester' phenomenon, as well Factory Records and the influence acid house had on the music industry at the time. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman takes an impressionistic look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards, a world high on adrenalin and fuelled by the house drug ecstasy.

Alan Freeman explores the late 80s rave scene and the Madchester phenomenon.

The Story Of Pop - Part 49: Raving, I'm Raving

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

50 Where The Sun Don't Shine20200526 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop - Part 50: Where The Sun Don't Shine

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio to plot the evolution of sound recording and the role of the producer... from the early days of trying to reproduce a live performance on record as accurately as possible through to the days of high production, overdubs, mutli-tracking and digital recording.

First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio and plots its evolution.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

50 Where The Sun Don't Shine1995010220110222 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop - Part 50: Where The Sun Don't Shine

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio to plot the evolution of sound recording and the role of the producer... from the early days of trying to reproduce a live performance on record as accurately as possible through to the days of high production, overdubs, mutli-tracking and digital recording.

First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio and plots its evolution.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

50Where The Sun Don't Shine1994122720070511 (6M)
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Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio and plots its evolution.

The Story Of Pop - Part 50: Where The Sun Don't Shine

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio to plot the evolution of sound recording and the role of the producer... from the early days of trying to reproduce a live performance on record as accurately as possible through to the days of high production, overdubs, mutli-tracking and digital recording.

First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the techniques of the recording studio.

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio to plot the evolution of sound recording and the role of the producer...

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio to plot the evolution of sound recording and the role of the producer... from the early days of trying to reproduce a live performance on record as accurately as possible through to the days of high production, overdubs, mutli-tracking and digital recording.

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio and plots its evolution.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

51 Music For Money20200527 (6M)
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Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

51 Music For Money1995010320110223 (6M)
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Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

51 Music For Money1995010920110223 (6M)
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Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

51Music For Money1994122820070512 (6M)
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Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry, the charts and the huge promotional industry behind the hard sell.

Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry.

Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry, the charts and the huge promotional industry behind the hard sell. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

52 The Global Village20200528 (6M)
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Alan Freeman concludes the series first broadcast in 1994 by looking at pop music's involvement with issues of global significance: poverty, disease, conservation, and famine. He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with global issues

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

52 The Global Village1995010420110224 (6M)
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Alan Freeman concludes the series first broadcast in 1994 by looking at pop music's involvement with issues of global significance: poverty, disease, conservation, and famine. He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with global issues

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

52 The Global Village1995011020110224 (6M)
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Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with global issues

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman concludes the series first broadcast in 1994 by looking at pop music's involvement with issues of global significance: poverty, disease, conservation, and famine. He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

52 The Global Village1995011620110224 (6M)
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Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with global issues

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

52The Global Village2011022420150225 (6M)
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Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with global issues

The Story Of Pop - Part 52: The Global Village

Alan Freeman concludes the series first broadcast in 1994 by looking at pop music's involvement with issues of global significance: poverty, disease, conservation, and famine. He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with issues of global significance: poverty, disease, conservation, and famine. He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

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The Story Of Pop - Part 52: The Global Village

Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with issues of global significance: poverty, disease, conservation, and famine. He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with global issues.

He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

6M01Fear And Loathing2011010420130101 (6M)
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Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series, first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring at the development of popular music. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring at the development of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

6M01Fear And Loathing20120115Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring at the development of popular music. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series, first broadcast in 1994.

6M02It Began In Africa2011010520130102 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast 94.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music in part 2 of his epic series first broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music in part 2 of his epic series, first broadcast in 1994.

6M02It Began In Africa20120116Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music in part 2 of his epic series first broadcast 1994.

6M03Blacks, Whites And Blues2011010620130103 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast 94.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues and R&B in the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman looks at the importance of blues and R&B in the evolution of popular music.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues in the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

6M03Blacks, Whites And Blues20120117Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues and R&B in the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

6M04What A Long Strange Trip It's Been2011010720130104 (6M)
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Presented By Alan Freeman.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his epic exploration of the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

6M04What A Long Strange Trip It's Been20120118Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his exploration of the evolution of popular music.

6M04What A Long Strange Trip It's Been20120124
6M05Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young To Die2011010820130105 (6M)
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Story of Pop (part 5 of 51). Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young To Die. Presented by Alan Freeman first broadcast in 1994.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

First broadcast in 1994, Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.

Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.

6M05Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young To Die20120119First broadcast in 1994, Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

6M05Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young To Die20120125
6M06Goin' Up Country2011010920130106 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop. Part 6 of 51. Goin' Up Country. Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series charting the development of popular music with a look at the important contribution country music has made.

Alan Freeman assesses the contribution of country music to the development of pop.

6M06Goin' Up Country20120120Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series charting the development of popular music with a look at the important contribution country music has made.

6M06Goin' Up Country20120126
6M07The King Is Dead - Long Live The King2011011020130107 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Story of Pop (part 7) The King is Dead - Long Live the King. Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

The King is Dead - Long Live the King. Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

6M07The King Is Dead - Long Live The King20120121Presented by Alan Freeman.

Story of Pop (part 7) The King is Dead - Long Live the King. Presented by Alan Freeman.

6M07The King Is Dead - Long Live The King20120127
6M08Teenagers In Love20120122Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop - part 8: Teenagers in Love. Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast in 1994.

6M09Big Surf20120123Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound.

The Story Of Pop - Part 9. Big Surf. Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and The Beach Boys. First broadcast 1994.

6M10Escape From Tin Pan Alley2011011320130110 (6M)
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The Story of Pop (part 10 of 52): Escape From Tin Pan Alley. Presented by Alan Freeman and first broadcast in 1994.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman assesses British pop up to 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles.

Escape From Tin Pan Alley. Alan Freeman assesses British Pop up until 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles.

First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman assesses British Pop up until 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles.

Alan Freeman assesses British pop up until 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles. First broadcast in 1994.

Escape from Tin Pan Alley. Alan Freeman assesses British pop up until 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles. First broadcast in 1994.

6M10Escape From Tin Pan Alley20120124Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop (part 10 of 52): Escape From Tin Pan Alley. Presented by Alan Freeman and first broadcast in 1994.

6M10Escape From Tin Pan Alley20120130
6M11When We Was Fab2011011420130111 (6M)
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The Story of Pop (part 11 of 52): When We Was Fab. Presented by Alan Freeman and first broadcast in 1994.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman remembers The Beatles and the British invasion of the USA.

The Story of Pop (part 11 of 52): When We Was Fab. Alan Freeman remembers The Beatles and the British invasion of the USA. First broadcast in 1994.

6M11When We Was Fab20120125Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop (part 11 of 52): When We Was Fab. Presented by Alan Freeman and first broadcast in 1994.

6M11When We Was Fab20120131
6M12England Swings20120126Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop (12/52): England Swings. Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast 1994.

6M13Hitsville Usa20120127Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop (part 13 of 52): Hitsville USA. Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast in 1994.

6M14The Blues Had A Baby20120128Alan Freeman presents The Blues Had A Baby, part fourteen of The Story of Pop, which first broadcast in 1994.

Producer Tim Blackmore.

Alan Freeman presents The Blues Had A Baby, part fourteen of The Story of Pop.

6M16Shut Up And Play Your Guitar20120130Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman presents Shut Up And Play your Guitar, part fifteen of The Story of Pop, which first broadcast in 1994.

Producer Paul Kent.

6M17The Big Easy20120131Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy' - New Orleans.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical life of 'The Big Easy', New Orleans. First broadcast 1994.

6M18Soulsville Usa2011012120130118 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop (part 18) Soulsville USA. The story of Stax Records and southern soul music. Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast 1994.

The story of Stax Records and southern soul music, presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman tells the story of Stax Records and southern soul music. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

6M18Soulsville Usa20120201The story of Stax Records and southern soul music, presented by Alan Freeman.

The story of Stax Records and southern soul music. Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast 1994.

6M19I Know You Got Soul2011012220130119 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music.

The Story Of Pop - Part 19. I Know You Got Soul. Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music and its roots in the Gospel tradition. First broadcast in 1994.

6M19I Know You Got Soul20120202Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music.

I Know You Got Soul. Alan Freeman celebrates the passion and the energy of soul music and its roots in the Gospel tradition. First broadcast in 1994.

6M20Hobos To Hippies2011012320130120 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965.

The Story Of Pop - Part 20: Hobos To Hippies. Alan Freeman looks at the Folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965 and in particular Bob Dylan.

Alan Freeman looks at the Folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965 and, in particular, Bob Dylan.

Alan Freeman looks at the folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965 and, in particular, Bob Dylan. First broadcast in 1994.

6M20Hobos To Hippies20120203Alan Freeman looks at the folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965.

Alan Freeman looks at the Folk protest movement from 1960 to 1965 and in particular Bob Dylan.

6M20Hobos To Hippies20120209
6M21Turning Rebellion Into Money2011012420130121 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid 1960s.

The Story Of Pop - Part 21

Turning Rebellion Into Money

Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid 1960's and its emergence from the clubs in to the pop mainstream courtesy of the pioneering work of Bob Dylan.

First broadcast in 1994.

6M21Turning Rebellion Into Money20120204Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid 1960s.

Alan Freeman continues to look at the folk protest movement of the mid 1960's and its emergence from the clubs in to the pop mainstream courtesy of the pioneering work of Bob Dylan.

6M21Turning Rebellion Into Money20120210
6M22Listen To Me Me Me2011012520130122 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972.

The Story Of Pop - Part 22: Listen To Me Me ME

Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972 from the Monterey Festival through Woodstock to the flowering of the West Coast Sound and the beginnings of the ME generations of Singer Song Writers.

Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972 - from the Monterey Festival through Woodstock to the flowering of the West Coast Sound and the beginnings of the 'me generation' of singer-songwriters.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

6M22Listen To Me Me Me20120205Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972.

The Story Of Pop - Part 22: Listen To Me Me ME

Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972 from the Monterey Festival through Woodstock to the flowering of the West Coast Sound and the beginnings of the ME generations of Singer Song Writers.

6M22Listen To Me Me Me20120211
6M23Weird Scenes Inside The Goldmine2011012620130123 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a trip to the darker side of the US underground music scene.

The Story Of Pop - Part 23

Weird Scenes Inside The Goldmine

Alan Freeman, takes a look at the antidote to the peace and love generation of mid-60's America, and takes a trip on the darker side of the underground music scene of New York, Los Angles, San Francisco, with Captain Beefheart, The Doors, Frank Zappa, The Grateful Dead, Velvet Underground, and Patti Smith.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the 1960s US underground scene.

Alan Freeman explores the darker side of the underground music scene of Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York - featuring The Doors and The Grateful Dead as well as Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, The Velvet Underground and Patti Smith.

First broadcast in 1994.

6M23Weird Scenes Inside The Goldmine20120206Alan Freeman, takes a look at the antidote to the peace and love generation of mid-60's America, and takes a trip on the darker side of the underground music scene of New York, Los Angles, San Francisco, with Captain Beefheart, The Doors, Frank Zappa, The Grateful Dead, Velvet Underground, and Patti Smith.

Alan Freeman takes a trip to the darker side of the US underground music scene.

6M23Weird Scenes Inside The Goldmine20120212
6M24Let's Go Get Stoned2011012720130124 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the relationship between musicians and drugs.

The Story Of Pop - Part 24

Let's Go Get Stoned

Alan Freeman takes a look at one of the most enduring double acts in history, musicians and drugs.

First broadcast in 1994.

6M24Let's Go Get Stoned20120207Alan Freeman takes a look at one of the most enduring double acts in history, musicians and drugs.

Alan Freeman explores the relationship between musicians and drugs.

6M24Let's Go Get Stoned20120213
6M25Pomp It Up2011012820130125 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop - Part 25: Pomp It Up

Alan Freeman looks back at the mid-to-late 1960's when pop became rock and musicians wanted to be taken seriously.

Alan Freeman looks back at the mid-to-late 1960s.

Alan Freeman looks back at the mid-to-late 1960s when pop became rock and musicians wanted to be taken seriously.

A look back at the mid-to-late 1960s, when musicians wanted to be taken seriously.

First broadcast in 1994.

6M25Pomp It Up20120208Alan Freeman looks back at the mid-to-late 1960s.

Alan Freeman looks back at the mid-to-late 1960's when pop became rock and musicians wanted to be taken seriously.

6M25Pomp It Up20120214
6M26A Trip On The London Underground20120209Alan Freeman explores the progressive music scene in Britain from 1967 to 1971.
6M27Glam Slam20120210Alan Freeman looks back at the glam rock era from 1970 to 1975.
6M28Hit Factories2011013120130128 (6M)
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Alan Freeman explores the world of teen idols and the managers who pull the strings.

Alan Freeman explores the world of teen idols and the managers who pull the strings. First broadcast in 1994.

6M28Hit Factories20120211Alan Freeman explores the world of teen idols and the managers who pull the strings.
6M28Hit Factories20120217
6M29A Reasonable Guide To A Horrible Noise2011020120130129 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks back at the rise and fall of punk rock in Britain.

Alan Freeman looks back at the rise and fall of punk rock in Britain. First broadcast in 1994.

6M29A Reasonable Guide To A Horrible Noise20120212Alan Freeman looks back at the rise and fall of punk rock in Britain.
6M29A Reasonable Guide To A Horrible Noise20120218
6M30Young, Loud And Snotty2011020220130130 (6M)
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Alan Freeman charts the rise and fall of the ultimate punk band - The Sex Pistols.

Alan Freeman charts the rise and fall of the ultimate punk band - The Sex Pistols. First broadcast in 1994.

6M30Young, Loud And Snotty20120213Alan Freeman charts the rise and fall of the ultimate punk band - The Sex Pistols.
6M30Young, Loud And Snotty20120219
6M31Today's Music Today2011020320130131 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the 'new breed' of independent labels in Britain from 1976 to 1981

Alan Freeman celebrates the 'new breed' of independent labels in Britain from 1976 to 1981

6M31Today's Music Today20120214
6M31Today's Music Today20120220
6M32All That Funky Stuff2011020420130201 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates James Brown and the funkiest music ever recorded.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman celebrates James Brown and the funkiest music ever recorded.

6M32All That Funky Stuff20120215Alan Freeman celebrates James Brown and the funkiest music ever recorded.
6M33Philly Groove2011020520130202 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music that emerged from the city of Philadelphia and in particular the Philadelphia International record label.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music that emerged from the city of Philadelphia.

6M33Philly Groove20120216Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music that emerged from the city of Philadelphia and in particular the Philadelphia International record label.

6M34Another Saturday Night2011020620130203 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Featuring extracts from Nik Cohn's Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night.

Exploring the disco phenomenon - Kerry Shale reads extracts from Nik Cohn's Another Saturday Night, which was the basis for Saturday Night Fever. Presented by Alan Freeman.

6M34Another Saturday Night20120217Presented by Alan Freeman.

Exploring the disco phenomenon - including extracts from Kerry Shale and Nick Cohn's stories on the subject.

6M34Another Saturday Night20120223
6M35Synthetic Material2011020720130204 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

In part 35 of his epic series, Alan Freeman celebrates synthpop. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman celebrates synth-pop.

6M35Synthetic Material20120218Presented by Alan Freeman.

In part 35 of his epic series, Alan Freeman celebrates synthpop. First broadcast in 1994.

6M36Smile Jamaica2011020820130205 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the extraordinary musical contribution of the small island of Jamaica. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman celebrates the musical contributions of the small island of Jamaica.

6M36Smile Jamaica20120219Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the extraordinary musical contribution of the small island of Jamaica. First broadcast in 1994.

6M37The Tuff Gong2011020920130206 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates Bob Marley.

In part 37 of his epic series, Alan Freeman celebrates Bob Marley. First broadcast in 1994.

6M37The Tuff Gong20120220In part 37 of his epic series, Alan Freeman celebrates Bob Marley. First broadcast in 1994.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

6M37The Tuff Gong20120226
6M38The Graduates2011021020130207 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the post-60s careers of the major Motown artists.

Alan Freeman explores the post-60s careers of the major Motown artists. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the post-1960s careers of the major Motown artists.

6M38The Graduates20120221Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the post-60s careers of the major Motown artists. First broadcast in 1994.

6M38The Graduates20120227
6M39Kiss My Axe2011021120130208 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar and some of those who play it. First broadcast in 2004.

Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar and some of those who play it.

Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar and some of those who play it. First broadcast in 1994.

6M39Kiss My Axe20120222Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar and some of those who play it. First broadcast in 2004.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

6M39Kiss My Axe20120228
6M40King Guitar2011021220130209 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop - Part 40: King Guitar - Jimi Hendrix. Presented by Alan Feeman. First broadcast 1994.

The life and music of Jimi Hendrix, presented by Alan Freeman.

In part 40 of his epic series, Alan Freeman tells the story of the Jimi Hendix, the Seattle-born guitar virtuoso. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman tells the story of the Jimi Hendix, the Seattle-born guitar virtuoso.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

6M40King Guitar20120223In part 40 of his epic series, Alan Freeman tells the story of the Seattle-born guitar virtuoso. First broadcast in 1994.

The life and music of Jimi Hendrix, presented by Alan Freeman.

6M40King Guitar20120229
6M41Kerrrrannnng!2011021320130210 (6M)
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The Story Of Pop - Part 41: Kerrrrannnng! Alan Freeman celebrates heavy rock.

Alan Freeman celebrates heavy rock in part 41 of his epic series first broadcast in 1994.

6M41Kerrrrannnng!20120224Alan Freeman celebrates heavy rock.

Alan Freeman celebrates heavy rock in part 41 if his epic series first broadcast in 1994.

6M41Kerrrrannnng!20120301
6M42Rap It Up2011021420130211 (6M)
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: Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.

Explores the origins of rap music. Presenter: Alan Freeman. First broadcast in 1994.

Rap It Up: Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores rap music from its origins onwards. First broadcast in 1994.

6M42Rap It Up20120225: Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music. First broadcast in 1994.

Rap It Up: Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.

6M42Rap It Up20120302
6M43Parental Discretion Is Advised2011021520130212 (6M)
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Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by militant forms of rap.

The Story Of Pop - Part 43

Parental Discretion Is Advised

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by the more militant forms of rap music recorded by the likes of, NWA, Ice T, Public Enemy and Ice Cube.

First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by the more militant forms of rap music recorded by the likes of NWA, Ice T, Public Enemy and Ice Cube.

6M43Parental Discretion Is Advised20120226The Story Of Pop - Part 43

Parental Discretion Is Advised

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by the more militant forms of rap music recorded by the likes of NWA, Ice T, Public Enemy and Ice Cube.

First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by militant forms of rap.

6M43Parental Discretion Is Advised20120303
6M44Girls' Talk - Women In Music2011021620130213 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates their role.

Story Of Pop - Part 44: Girls' Talk - Women In Music. Alan Freeman celebrates their role. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music.

Girls' Talk - Women In Music. Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

6M44Girls' Talk - Women In Music20120227Alan Freeman celebrates their role.

Girls' Talk - Women In Music. Alan Freeman celebrates the contribution of women. First broadcast in 1994.

6M44Girls' Talk - Women In Music20120304
6M45I Want You To Hurt Like I Do2011021720130214 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at singer-songwriters.

Story of Pop - part 45: I Want You to Hurt Like I Do. Alan Freeman looks at singer songwriters.

Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer-songwriter.

I Want You to Hurt Like I Do. Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

6M45I Want You To Hurt Like I Do20120228Alan Freeman looks at singer-songwriters.

I Want You to Hurt Like I Do. Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer songwriter. First broadcast in 1994.

6M45I Want You To Hurt Like I Do20120305
6M46Living On The Fault Line20120229Presenter by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music of the West Coast of America. First broadcast in 1994.

6M47Re-make - Re-model2011021920130216 (6M)Alan Freeman takes a close look at the art of the remix.

Story of Pop - Part 47: Alan Freeman take a close look at the art of the re-mix and the army of back-room Mr Fix its' who re-make and re-model the basic elements of a track to improve on the original product and the advent of the 12" single.

Story of Pop - Part 47: Alan Freeman take a close look at the art of the re-mix and the army of back-room 'Mr Fix-its' who re-make and re-model the basic elements of a track to improve on the original product and the advent of the 12" single.

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The Story Of Pop - Part 48: It's A Steal - Sampling.

Alan Freeman unpicks the art of sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the late 1980's and early 1990's. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman unpicks sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the 1980s and 90s.

Alan Freeman unpicks sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the 1980s and 90s.

6M48It's A Steal - Sampling20120302The Story Of Pop - Part 48: It's A Steal - Sampling.

Alan Freeman unpicks the art of sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the late 1980's and early 1990's. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman unpicks sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the 1980s and 90s.

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Alan Freeman takes a look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards.

The Story Of Pop - Part 49: Raving, I'm Raving

Alan Freeman takes an impressionistic look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards, a world high on adrenalin and fuelled by the house drug ecstasy. He takes a close look at the 'Madchester' phenomenon, as well Factory Records and the influence acid house had on the music industry at the time. First broadcast in 1994.

6M49Raving, I'm Raving20120303The Story Of Pop - Part 49: Raving, I'm Raving

Alan Freeman takes an impressionistic look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards, a world high on adrenalin and fuelled by the house drug ecstasy. He takes a close look at the 'Madchester' phenomenon, as well Factory Records and the influence acid house had on the music industry at the time. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman takes a look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards.

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6M50Where The Sun Don't Shine2011022220130219 (6M)
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Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio and plots its evolution.

The Story Of Pop - Part 50: Where The Sun Don't Shine

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio to plot the evolution of sound recording and the role of the producer... from the early days of trying to reproduce a live performance on record as accurately as possible through to the days of high production, overdubs, mutli-tracking and digital recording.

First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio to plot the evolution of sound recording and the role of the producer... from the early days of trying to reproduce a live performance on record as accurately as possible through to the days of high production, overdubs, multi-tracking and digital recording.

6M50Where The Sun Don't Shine20120304Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio and plots its evolution.

The Story Of Pop - Part 50: Where The Sun Don't Shine

Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio to plot the evolution of sound recording and the role of the producer... from the early days of trying to reproduce a live performance on record as accurately as possible through to the days of high production, overdubs, mutli-tracking and digital recording.

First broadcast in 1994.

6M50Where The Sun Don't Shine20120310
6M51Music For Money2011022320130220 (6M)
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Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry.

The Story Of Pop - Part 51: Music For Money

Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry, the charts and the huge promotional industry behind the hard sell. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman explores the history of pop music.

Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry.

Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry, the charts and the huge promotional industry behind the hard sell. First broadcast in 1994.

6M51Music For Money20120315Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry.

Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry, the charts and the huge promotional industry behind the hard sell. First broadcast in 1994.

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Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with global issues

The Story Of Pop - Part 52: The Global Village

Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with issues of global significance: poverty, disease, conservation, and famine. He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

6M52 LASTThe Global Village20120316The Story Of Pop - Part 52: The Global Village

Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with issues of global significance: poverty, disease, conservation, and famine. He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with global issues

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