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Rock's Backpages Library
12,000 articles, interviews and reviews from the world's best music writers and critics, from the late 1950s to the present day.
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BoB is an on demand TV and radio service for education. Record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search the extensive archive.
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Laura Mvula’s Miles Davis: BBC Radio 4
Tune into BBC Radio 4 as Singer-songwriter and composer Laura Mvula, meets jazz musicians Jason Yarde and Laura Jurd, and music broadcaster journalist Kevin Le Gendre, to discuss her musical inspiration, the visionary American jazz musician Miles Davis.