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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.
This Woman’s Work: Billie Holiday ‘Lady Sings the Blues’
Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy takes an in-depth look at Lady Day's 1956 LP and the controversial song 'Strange Fruit' with Jose James and Paloma Faith.
Erykah Badu ‘Mama’s Gun’ Musical Leadup Playlist
A defining album of the noughties, check out the playlist of music that inspired the album including Billie Holiday, D'Angelo, Prince, Common, Mos Def & more.
Roy Ayers ‘Everybody Loves The Sunshine’ Musical Leadup Playlist
Earth Wind & Fire, Milt Jackson, Lyle Hampton, Dorothy Ashby and more feature in our playlist of sounds that inspired 'Everybody Loves The Sunshine'.
Nina Simone ‘Black Gold’ Musical Leadup Playlist
Recorded in 1969 and released in 1970, Black Gold was one of the final albums released before Nina Simone’s time in the United States came to an abrupt end.
Classic Album Sundays at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019
Friday September 6th – Sunday September 8th 2019
Paloma Faith: Album Inspirations at Classic Album Sundays for National Album...
Paloma looks back at albums by Marvin Gaye, Billie Holiday, Erykah Badu, Arrested Development and Tracey Chapman that have inspired her life and her own album 'The Architect'.
#AlbumsByWomen Day One
Check out the favourite #AlbumsByWomen from Gilles Peterson, Nina Kraviz, Don Letts, Alina Bzhezhinska, Gabriel Szatan, Luke Howard, Andrea Trout, DJ Yoda and CAS's Colleen Murphy & Alan Dixon and more...
Karin Krog’s Top Five Albums Of All Time
Norway's 'Queen Of Jazz' gives us an insight into her record collection including Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and more.
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