John Wilson talks with musicians about a career-defining album
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Edwyn Collins talks to John Wilson about Gorgeous George, his best known solo album.
Natalie Merchant talks to John Wilson about her 1995 debut solo album Tigerlily.
David discusses the making of his 1971 solo album If I Could Only Remember My Name.
Robbie talks to John Wilson about his debut solo album, Life Thru A Lens.
Jazzie B and Caron Wheeler talk to John Wilson about the album Club Classics Vol 1.
We hear about the breakdown of her marriage, substance abuse… and socks
The legendary songwriter's interview with John Wilson is fascinating and very funny.
Watch a filmed version of Paul McCartney speaking to John Wilson about his career.
Watch and listen to exclusive live performances from the Mastertapes recordings.
Re-releasing music documentaries from the Radio 4 Archive.
Soul II Soul perform Keep on Movin for Mastertapes
Soul II Soul perform their 1989 UK chart-topper, Back to Life (However Do You Want Me).
Soul II Soul perform Get a Life from their album Vol. II: 1990 – A New Decade.
Soul II Soul’s Jazzie B describes how he built up tunes by adding layers of sounds.