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A Joy Division Special

Mary Anne Hobbs celebrates what would have been the sixtieth birthday of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis with the band's drummer Stephen Morris and graphic designer Peter Saville.

Mary Anne celebrates what would have been Ian Curtis' 60th Birthday with Joy Division drummer Stephen Morris, the band's graphic designer Peter Saville, and fandom expert Jennifer Otter Bickerdike.

This special broadcast looks at the journey of a band who transcended economic and cultural barriers to produce an enduring musical legacy, at a time of great social and political change.

Hear memories of Joy Division's early shows from 6Music presenters including Marc Riley and Mark Radcliffe, and tracks from artists who have been inspired by their music.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Desmond Dekker & The Aces

    It Mek

    • Trojan.
  • PJ Harvey

    The Orange Monkey

    • Island Records.
  • Marc Riley Remembers Joy Division

    • David Bowie

      Warszawa

  • Radiohead

    Identikit

    • A Moon Shaped Pool.
    • XL Recordings.
    • 7.
  • Sly & the Family Stone

    Running Away

    • Epic.
  • Cate Le Bon

    Love Is Not Love

    • Turnstile/Drag City.
  • John Cooper Clarke

    Health Fanatic

  • George Clinton

    Atomic Dog

    • Music Club.
  • Beck

    Wow

    • Virgin EMI Records/Fonograf Records.
  • Steve Mason

    Another Day

    • DOMINO RECORDING CO LTD.
  • Joy Division

    No Love Lost

    • Substance.
    • London Records 90 Limited.
    • 11.
  • Manic Street Preachers

    A Design For Life

    • Global Television.
  • Plaid

    Elevator

  • Martha Reeves and The Vandellas

    Jimmy Mack

    • Leaders Of The Pack (Various Artists.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Savages

    Sad Person

    • Matador Records.
  • Joy Division

    Shadow Play

    • London.
  • Palace Winter

    H.W. Running

    • Tambourhinocerous Records.
  • Jennifer Otter Bickerdike: Fandom & Joy Division

  • Mark Radcliffe Remembers Joy Division

    • Joy Division

      Transmission

      • London.
  • Nils Frahm

    Winter Morning I

  • Super Furry Animals

    Golden Retriever

    • Sony.
  • Pixies

    Um Chagga Lagga

    • PIAS.
  • Peter Saville: My Creative Relationship with Joy Division

    • Joy Division

      Disorder

  • The Julie Ruin

    I'm Done

    • Hardly Art.
  • Missy Elliott

    WTF (Where They From) (feat. Pharrell Williams)

    • Atlantic.
  • White Denim

    Had 2 Know (Personal)

    • Downtown Records.
  • Buzzcocks

    Everybody's Happy Nowadays

    • EMI.
  • Stephen Morris on Ian Curtis & Joy Division

    • New Order

      Ceremony

      • Factory Records.
    • New Order

      Blue Monday

      • (CD Single).
      • Factory Records.
  • Solomon Burke

    Everybody Needs Somebody To Love

    • Rhino.
  • Iggy Pop

    Sunday

    • Caroline International.
  • The Fall

    Behind The Counter

  • LoneLady

    Silvering

    • Warp.
  • The Cure

    High

    • Fiction.
  • Julia Jacklin

    Pool Party

    • Transgressive.
  • Dexys Midnight Runners

    Seven Days Too Long

    • EMI.

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