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Stax with Jools Holland

BBC Proms: 2017, Stax with Jools Holland

A tribute to soul label Stax, featuring some of its greatest surviving artists.

The Story of Funk: One Nation Under a Groove

The Story of Funk: One Nation Under a Groove

How funk burst out of the black community at a time of self-discovery and social change.

... Sings Motown

... Sings Motown

With Roberta Flack, Dusty Springfield, the Flying Lizards, Kim Wilde and Robert Palmer.

Jazzie B's 1980s: From Dole to Soul

Jazzie B's 1980s: From Dole to Soul

The Soul II Soul frontman tells his tale of the 1980s, a time of radical social change.

The Genius of Funk

The Genius of Funk

With Earth, Wind & Fire, Kool & the Gang, Average White Band and Herbie Hancock.

... Sings Stevie Wonder

... Sings Stevie Wonder

With Cilla Black, Jimmy Helms, Dionne Warwick, the Osmonds, India Arie and James Morrison.

Earth, Wind & Fire

Glastonbury: 2016, Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire conclude this year's coverage with a celebratory disco knees-up.

Queens of Soul

Queens of Soul

With Aretha Franklin, Roberta Flack, Gladys Knight, Randy Crawford, Beyonce and many more.

Nina Simone & Me with Laura Mvula

Secret Knowledge: Nina Simone & Me with Laura Mvula

Singer Laura Mvula visits New York to explore the Nina Simone songs that mean most to her.

Northern Soul: Living for the Weekend

Northern Soul: Living for the Weekend

Film about one of the most exciting underground British club movements of the 1970s.

Killing Me Softly: The Roberta Flack Story

Killing Me Softly: The Roberta Flack Story

Profile of soul singer Roberta Flack, who charted an atypical path to fame in the 1970s.

Smokey Robinson Live in Hyde Park

Smokey Robinson Live in Hyde Park

Featuring The Tears of a Clown, I Second That Emotion and The Tracks of My Tears.

Muscle Shoals: The Greatest Recording Studio in the World

21. Storyville: 2013-2014, Muscle Shoals: The Greatest Recording Studio in the World

Film about the studio where some of America's most creative and defiant music was made.

Otis Redding: Soul Ambassador

Otis Redding: Soul Ambassador

Documentary about the legendary soul singer Otis Redding, using unseen home movies.

Charles Bradley: Soul of America

Charles Bradley: Soul of America

Film telling the story of late-flowering 62-year-old soul singer Charles Bradley.

Ike and Tina Turner, Wilson Pickett and Friends Live in Ghana 1971: Soul to Soul

Ike and Tina Turner, Wilson Pickett and Friends Live in Ghana 1971: Soul to Soul

Afro-American soul artists help celebrate Ghana's independence in this 1971 concert.

Bobby Womack: Across 110th Street

Bobby Womack: Across 110th Street

Documentary bringing the diverse and fascinating musical career of Bobby Womack to life.

Otis Redding & Friends: Stax Volt Revue '67

Otis Redding & Friends: Stax Volt Revue '67

Concert filmed in Norway in 1967, with Booker T & The MGs, Sam and Dave and Otis Redding.

Barry White at the BBC

Barry White at the BBC

Barry White live in concert at the Royal Albert Hall in 1975.

Still Bill: The Bill Withers Story

Still Bill: The Bill Withers Story

With concert footage and interviews, an intimate portrait of soul legend Bill Withers.

Lionel Richie: Dancing on the Ceiling

3. Black Music Legends of the 1980s: Lionel Richie: Dancing on the Ceiling

How singer-songwriter Lionel Richie achieved a dream of becoming 'as big as the Beatles'.

Lionel Richie at the BBC

Lionel Richie at the BBC

A selection of Lionel Richie's greatest moments from the BBC archives.

Soul Noel: Gospel and Soul Stars Sing Christmas

Soul Noel: Gospel and Soul Stars Sing Christmas

A Christmas concert featuring classic festive carols with a gospel and soul twist.

Classic Soul at the BBC

Classic Soul at the BBC

With Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield, Isaac Hayes, Solomon Burke and Percy Sledge.