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A selection of programmes about music, musicians, songwriting and recording.
The former Sex Pistol on his personal philosophy and his "direct assault on mediocrity".
Composer Matthew Herbert takes a critical look at looping and sampling in modern music.
Nina Myskow talks to Rufus and Martha Wainwright about their confessional songs.
Soul II Soul frontman and DJ Jazzie B chooses the life of musician and singer James Brown.
Jann Wenner's seminal 1970 New York interview with John Lennon for Rolling Stone magazine.
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan as the singer turns 70.
Marc Riley traces the career of 70s electronic band Kraftwerk.
Blondie singer Debbie Harry joins Kirsty Young to choose her Desert Island Discs.
The Robert Wyatt song from 1982, written by Elvis Costello and Clive Langer.
Cleveland Watkiss and Dame Cleo marvel at Ella Fitzgerald's Mac the Knife and give it a go
After a cancer diagnosis, musician Nile Rodgers walks the streets of New York.
Guy Garvey on the challenge of turning a collection of songs into a single piece of art.
What happens when a songwriter accidentally copies someone else's song?
Nick Barraclough explores what makes a great lead guitar player.
Paul Morley on the 7-inch single's grand relative - the 12-inch - and its peak in the 80s.
Paul Gambaccini looks back to the Rolling Stones' Madison Square Garden concert in 1969.
Paul Morley charts a history of music through recording studios. 2. London's Abbey Road.
Stuart Maconie on rock musicians who combined symphony and pop music in the 60s and 70s.
Eric Clapton tells Paul Gambaccini about the 1992 recording of his ground-breaking album.
Paul Jackson's series on classic TV shows focuses on The Old Grey Whistle Test.
The enduring appeal of the Dire Straits classic is explored by those touched by the piece.
Pink Floyd members explore the tragic mental breakdown of former front man Syd Barrett.
Islington-born Sylvie Simmons talks to Nick Barraclough about her life as a rock writer.