fbpx
Home Tags Colleen Murphy

Tag: Colleen Murphy

My Classic Album

Sixteen video streams featuring a diverse range of both established and up & coming artists funded by The Arts Council of England.

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.

The Story of Nina Simone ‘Black Gold’

“It is not addressed to white people - it does not put you down in any way, it simply ignores you… For my people need all the inspiration and love they can get.” Nina Simone.

Neil Young ‘After The Gold Rush’

The album's songs — which featured 18-year-old Nils Lofgren on guitar and piano, helped create a ragged and almost disjointed record that’s never quite sure if it’s electric or acoustic.

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.

Album Inspirations: Denys Baptiste on John Coltrane ‘A Love Supreme’

John Coltrane’s 1965 LP 'A Love Supreme' is one of the landmarks in recorded jazz and a deeply spiritual work. Denys Baptiste joins us to discuss the legacy and impact of 'A Love Supreme'.

CAS Worldwide: Depeche Mode ‘Violator’

The inside scoop behind the band's seventh studio album - one that took them to even greater heights.

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.

JUST RELEASED

GIVEAWAYS & FREE TICKETS

A CAN'T MISS EVENT

JOIN THE COMMUNITY

This month we gave away free event tickets exclusively to Community members!

We also like to share breaking podcasts, behind-the-scenes looks, and all the music content that drives you. Jump in today!