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70s Soul Superstars

70s Soul Superstars

 

Patti LaBelle hosts an historic reunion featuring The Commodores, The Chi-Lites, The Stylistics, Heatwave, The Trammps, The Emotions, The Manhattans and Yvonne Ellian.

 

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MUSIC VOYAGER
The Bahamas: from the Islands to the World

 

Music Voyager explores the impact of music from The Bahamas on popular music around the world. Musician Fred Ferguson gives a tour of downtown Nassau while describing the enduring impact of Bahamian folk music and icons such as Joseph Spence. Discover the important role The Bahamas played during the Calypso era from the 1940s to the 1960s, as well as its essential role in the history of funk, soul and disco. Then meet The Baha Men, whose song “Who Let the Dogs Out” was a worldwide smash.

 

Get Down Tonight:
The Disco Explosion

 

This special features live performances from legends of the disco era, including The Trammps (“Disco Inferno”), Yvonne Elliman (“If I Can’t Have You”), Tavares (“More Than A Woman”) and hosts KC and The Sunshine Band, who perform “That’s The Way I Like It” and ”Get Down Tonight.”

 

Great Moments from Soundbreaking

 

Get an all-access pass to the seminal moments in recorded music with this compilation special with Adele (pictured), Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Beck, Bonnie Raitt, Roger Daltrey, Quincy Jones, Ringo Starr, Niles Rogers and more.

 

SOUNDBREAKING
Four on the Floor

SOUNDBREAKING: Four on the Floor

 

This wide-ranging, eight-part series, airing weeknights Nov. 14-23, explores the extraordinary impact of recorded music on our modern world. The series offers unprecedented access to more than 150 artists and producers from across the music spectrum, and features rare archival studio footage and an extensive soundtrack.

 

This series was the last creative project for Sir George Martin, the producer who was instrumental behind many of The Beatles’ albums, before he passed away in March.

 

Four on the Floor
Chart the progression of the beat from drum and bass to beatbox and beyond. Features Beyoncé, Nile Rodgers, Chic, Donna Summer, James Brown, Little Richard, The Bee Gees, Blondie, Annie Lennox and more.