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File under: R&B

What is the essence of a great R&B album? Danny Baker celebrates the golden age of the analogue, vinyl LP with soul singer Mica Paris, actor and soul aficionado Martin Freeman and DJ Trevor Nelson. Opinionated and impassioned, Baker and his guests select their favourite soul and funk albums and discuss how the great R&B LPs of the 60s and 70s were a product of their times - and often rapturously received by their audience.

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Mon 1 Feb 2016 02:55

The Golden Age of the Album

The Golden Age of the Album

Danny’s look back at some of the greatest albums is part of a season of programmes celebrating the long player across BBC Four, BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music.


Role Contributor
PresenterDanny Baker
ParticipantMica Paris
ParticipantMartin Freeman
ParticipantTrevor Nelson
Executive ProducerHelen Terry
Series ProducerAllan Campbell

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The Golden Age Of The Album

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Radio 2, BBC Four and 6 Music celebrate the most iconic albums ever made.