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Spike Lee's Playlist

Spike Lee plays some of his favourite tunes on BBC 6 Music. Artists include, Aretha Franklin, Sampha, Chaka Khan, Marvin Gaye and Minnie Ripperton

Legendary Malcolm X director Spike Lee plays 15 tracks. A mix of his personal favourites taken straight from his phone one morning at BBC 6 Music. Songs include Marvin Gaye's title track from the film Trouble Man. Mary Don't You Weep by Prince, a song discovered in the vault at Paisley Park ( his extraordinary private estate and production complex in Chanhassen) which end credits Spike's new movie Blackkklansman. Spike also talks of being a fan of George Gershwin and plays Summertime by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong taken from Porgy and Bess. Spike provides a really ecclectic mix with some surprises such as Sampha and Minnie Ripperton. Other artists include Fluetry, The Jones Girls, Alicia Keys and Chaka Khan.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 22 Oct 2018 00:00

Music Played

  • Aretha Franklin

    Someday We'll All Be Free

  • The Temptations

    Ball of Confusion (That's What the World is Today)

    • Motown.
  • Cree Summer


  • Marvin Gaye

    Trouble Man

    • Tamla ‎.
  • Prince

    Mary Don't You Weep

  • Michael Jackson

    Scared Of The Moon

  • Sampha

    ( No One Knows Me) Like The Piano

  • Alicia Keys


  • Chaka Khan

    Love Me Still

  • Deniece Williams


  • Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong


  • Fluetry

    Say Yes

  • The Jones Girls

    Nights Over Egypt

  • Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose

    Too Late To Turn Back Now

  • Minnie Riperton

    Les Fleurs

  • Edwin Hawkins Singers

    Oh Happy Days


  • Sun 7 Oct 2018 13:00
  • Mon 22 Oct 2018 00:00

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