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The Musical History of Everything Musical

Handpicked classic and cutting-edge music, with archive performances from King Creosote and Mazzy Star.

Plus the Musical History of Everything Musical looks at the rise and fall of glam icon Marc Bolan.

2 hours

Music Played

  • The Sweet

    Block Buster!

    • The Best Glam Rock Album In The World...Ever!.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 2.
  • The Futureheads

    Listen, Little Man!

    • Nul Records.
  • Gruff Rhys


    • Rough Trade Records.
  • Ezra Furman

    I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend

    • Twelve Nudes.
    • Bella Union.
  • Hen Ogledd

    Tiny Witch Hunter

  • Stevie Wonder

    Uptight (Everything's Alright)

    • Motown.
  • Porridge Radio

    Don't Ask Me Twice

    • Memorials of Distinction.
  • Big Audio Dynamite


    • Alternative Eighties (Various Artists).
    • Sony Music TV.
    • 3.
  • Kamikaze Palm Tree

    Tucan's Nose

  • Mazzy Star

    Flowers In December (Mark Radcliffe session 31 Oct 1996)

  • Modern Nature


    • Bella Union.
  • The Fiery Furnaces

    Charmaine Champagne - 6Music Session 06/10/2009

  • Ty Segall


    • First Taste.
    • Drag City.
  • Funkadelic

    Free Your Mind And Your Ass Will Follow

    • Westbound.
  • Cate Le Bon

    Home To You

    • Reward.
    • Mexican Summer.
  • King Creosote & The Earlies

    Bats In the Attic - 6 Music session 22/02/2011

  • Evan Cranley, Emily Haines, Scott Minor, Stewart Pack, Chris Seligman, Shaw, James, Tokai String Quartet & Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton

    Doctor Blind

    • Knives Don't Have Your Back.
    • Last Gang Records.
    • 002.
  • Roxy Girls

    Trials and Tribulations

    • Moshi Moshi.
  • T. Rex


    • The Definitive Tyrannosaurus Rex.
    • Sequel.
    • 001.
  • T. Rex

    Teenage Dream

    • Singles A's & Bs.
    • Edsel Records.
    • 019.


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