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Featuring the acclaimed jazz and soul singer Gregory Porter

1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 19 March 2014

Simon talks to the Grammy Award winning jazz and soul singer Gregory Porter about his music career. Plus there's a new confession for The Collective to debate but will they forgive? Rebecca is on the money, Matt has the sports news and Sally Traffic has the all-important travel updates.

Music Played

13 items
  • Image for INXS

    INXS New Sensation

    INXS - Kick, Mercury

  • Image for George Michael

    George Michael Let Her Down Easy

    (CD Single), Virgin EMI Records

  • Image for The Spencer Davis Group

    The Spencer Davis Group Keep On Running

    Fifty Number Ones Of The 60's (Variou, Global Television, 1

  • Image for Emeli Sandé

    Emeli Sandé Next To Me

    (CD Single), Virgin, 1

  • Image for Stills-Young Band

    Stills-Young Band Long May You Run

    Long May You Run, Reprise

  • Image for Paolo Nutini

    Paolo Nutini Scream (Funk My Life Up)

    (CD Single), Atlantic

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John I'm Still Standing

    Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002, Mercury

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Born To Run

    Born To Run, CBS

  • Image for Gregory Porter

    Gregory Porter Liquid Spirit

    Liquid Spirit, Decca, 001

  • Image for Soul II Soul

    Soul II Soul and Caron Wheeler Keep On Moving

    (CD Single), Virgin

  • Image for Kaiser Chiefs

    Kaiser Chiefs Coming Home

    (CD Single), Fiction, 001

  • Image for Deep Purple

    Deep Purple Speed King

    Drivin' Rock, Eagle Rock, 15

  • Image for Bella Hardy

    Bella Hardy Written In Green

    Written In Green, Navigator Records


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