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Billie Holiday ‘Lady in Satin’ with Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy

This was the last album to be released in Lady Day's lifetime and one that saw her return to full orchestral arrangements with a poignantly matured voice. Listen to the story and music.

Classic Album Sundays presents Skin on Etta James & Nina Simone:...

Skin discusses highlights from the forthcoming compilation series The Montreux Years, which brings together breath-taking performances by the world’s greatest artists recorded at the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival, including Nina Simone and Etta James.

Skin on Etta James & Nina Simone: The Montreux Years

Skin joins Colleen to discuss Nina Simone and Etta James, two iconic women who faced unbelievable challenges yet still managed to be musical game-changers and incendiary performers.

[ Past ] London Unwrapped: Sounds of a Migrant City

Classic Album Sundays has teamed up with London's Kings Place for a series of special online events as part of the year long series 'London Unwrapped: Sounds of a Migrant City'.

Classic Album Sundays presents Etta James & Nina Simone: The Montreux...

Recent OBE nominee Skin joins Classic Album Sundays founder Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy to discuss the inspirational Nina Simone and Etta James - their lives, legacies, music and their many Montreux Jazz Festival live performances.

Album Inspirations: Gilles Peterson on Sun Ra

Gilles Peterson speaks with CAS founder Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy about the influence of Sun Ra and why he believes “Sun Ra was the man, the ultimate artist for any vinyl collector”.

Classic Albums Sundays presents ‘My Classic Album’ Round-Up

‘My Classic Album’ is a series of free-to-view artist interview streams created with support from the Arts Council England Cultural Recovery Fund.

This Woman’s Work: Black Gold by Nina Simone

Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy explores Nina Simone's live album that captured the rage and hope of the civil rights movement with political activist Angela Davis and composer Terri Lyne Carrington.

Album Inspirations: Lekan Babalola on Fela Kuti ‘Zombie’

Lekan Babalola (Fela Kuti’s political protege) joins Classic Album Sundays to discuss his first hand experiences of working with Fela.

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