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A James Brown Special. May 3rd 2013 would have been James Brown's 80th birthday so that's a good excuse to celebrate the life of The Godfather of Soul. We've got some of the hottest producers around remixing classic James Brown tunes plus we'll be joined by those who knew James best - the musicians who performed with him throughout his career. Also a special Trunk of Funk featuring Craig's favourite James Brown tunes - expect a few surprises and rarities - and, as if that's not enough, there's another chance to hear Craig's interview with the man himself.

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3 hours

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Sat 4 May 2013 18:00

Craig Charles’ top 10 civil rights anthems

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6 Music's Funk and Soul presenter picks his favourite songs of freedom.