Alice Coltrane was often eclipsed by her husband John Coltrane but she was an amazing musician in her own right and her 1970 album is a wonderful introduction. Listen to the story and music.
This album was recorded whilst Björk recovered from a tragic event. She worked with producers including LFO's Mark Bell, Howie B and Guy Sigsworth. Listen to the story and music.
We kick off 2019 on Worldwide FM with a special double bill in tribute to the first Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin featuring tracks from both I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You & Lady Soul.
Vince Guaraldi's music brought the Peanuts to life. He scored 17 animated Peanuts television specials including the evocative 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'. Listen to the story and music.
In 1999, the band claimed they would change music forever. With this album, few could dispute the enigmatic band’s radiant impact on modern rock music. Listen to the story and music.
Sonic Youth took inspiration from the more extreme ends of guitar music and this is the breakthrough album that allowed them to leave their day jobs. Listen to the story and music.
As a seamless collection of iconic, sing-along songs, Blondie had achieved with 'Parallel Lines' what few pop-stars could hope to replicate across an entire career. Listen to the story and music.
Sade Adu's voice is indelibly linked with the 80's and with 'Stronger Than Pride', her band became one of the world’s most successful musical acts. Listen to the story and music.