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Eclectic music from blues to beats with poetry and live sessions

Author and Raj Kaur Khaira comes in to discuss her new book ‘Stories For South Asian Super Girls – 50 illustrated biographies of amazing South Asian women’

The book contains a number of famous and under-celebrated women from Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. From the British Muslim spy Noor Inayat Khan and the fearless activist Jayaben Desai, to the award-winning comedian Mindy Kaling and Facebook’s first female engineer Ruchi Sanghvi. Illustrated with striking portraits by ten international South Asian female artists.

As well as writing Raj Kaur Khaira founded the Pink Ladoo Project in 2015. An initiative, which encourages the equal treatment of new born girls in South Asian families.

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Music Played

  • Os Muiraquitãs

    A Misturada

  • Davey Graham

    Walking The Dog

  • Wilco

    If I Ever Was a Child

  • Dan Lyons

    Waiting For The Man

  • Gili Yalo

    Sew Lesew (edit)

  • Soundwalk Collective

    Killer Road (feat. Patti Smith and Jesse Paris Smith)

  • Llio Rhydderch

    Beth Ywr Haf I MI

  • Roy Smeck

    Kalima Walk

  • Cal Tjader

    Soul Sauce (Guachi Guaro)

  • Melvin Van Peebles

    Mojo Woman

  • Nina Simone

    See Line Woman

  • Koko Taylor

    I'm A Woman

  • Lata Mangeshkar & Kumar Sanu

    Tunjhe Dekha To

  • Memphis Minnie & Little Walter

    Me and My Chauffeur Blues

  • Cannonball Adderley

    Walk Tall

  • Macha Y El Bloque Depresivo

    Mar y Cielo (feat. Julito Rodriguez)

  • Donny Hathaway

    Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything)

  • The Meters

    Groovy Lady

  • Jefferson Hamer

    Vagabond (edit)

  • Idris Muhammad

    Express Yourself

  • Foat

    Of My Hands

  • The Mountain Firework Company

    The Fish And The Crow

  • Muddy Waters

    Rollin' and Tumblin' Pt. 2

  • Julia Jacklin

    Don't Know How To Keep Loving You

  • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five

    The Message

    • Now.
  • Quantic

    September Blues

  • Winston Wright

    Phychedelic Reggae

  • Angélique Kidjo

    La Vida Es Un Carnival

  • Phil Upchurch

    Cold Sweat

  • Betty Davis

    Shoo- B Doop and Cop Him

  • Fatoumata Diawara

    Negue Negue

  • Drugdealer

    Honey (feat. Weyes Blood)

  • Blood Orange

    I Wanna C U

  • Villagers

    Summer's Song

  • Sally Street

    Gender Wayang remix

  • Kate Bush

    Flower Of The Mountain (with archive)

  • Sidney Bechet & Claude Luter

    Struttin' With Some Barbeque

  • The Bar‐Kays

    Soul Finger

  • King Olivers Creole Band

    Dipper Mouth Blues

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