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Pink Floyd “Wish You Were Here” presented by Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy

Classic Album Sundays founder Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy tells us how separation and distrust of the music industry formed the basis for Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here”.

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LOVE “Forever Changes” presented by Ron Like Hell

The story behind one of the greatest albums that inspired The Stone Roses, Monochrome Set, Echo & The Bunnymen, Teenage Fanclub and many others.

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Donald Byrd “Places and Spaces” presented by Ashley Beedle

Producer/DJ Ashley Beedle from Black Science Orchestra, Ballistic Brothers & X Press 2 presents one of his favourite albums from the late jazz-funk pioneer.

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Why iPods Suck by Jeremy Gilbert, Professor of Cultural and Political Theory, University of East London

University of East London Professor of Cultural and Political Theory Jeremy Gilbert discusses why vinyl is the purist way to listen to music.

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Kate Bush “Hounds of Love” presented by Ben Murphy

The editor of DJ Magazine presented one of his favourite British albums for CAS at Vintage Festival at Royal Festival Hall.

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Bob Dylan ‘Blood on the Tracks’ presented by Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy

Widely considered to be one of his strongest albums, ‘Blood on the Tracks’ is often referred to as his “divorce” album although Dylan strongly contends this sentiment.

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Air “Moon Safari” presented by Ron Like Hell and Colleen

Our CAS NYC resident musicologist Ron Like Hell and CAS founder Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy give the 4-1-1 on AIR’s debut album.

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Primal Scream “Screamadelica” presented by Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy

Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy talks us through one of the most iconic albums to combine the rave and indie scenes and her experience with “those accents”.

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Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy Interview

Jason Kennedy interviews Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy about Classic Album Sundays

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Listening in a Crowd

I am reading a great book by Alex Ross entitled “The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century” and came across a passage that applies to what we are doing at Classic Album Sundays. Ross explains how listening to

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