FT Life of a Song

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Each month FT music critics and contributors discuss the story of a song, from its origins and early recordings through cover versions good and bad. Formerly called FT Arts.

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FT Life of a Song

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101 The life of a song: I'm in the Mood for Love2015-08-28 16:11:00
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102 The life of a song: Nature Boy2015-08-21 17:10:00
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103 The life of a song: Georgia on My Mind2015-08-14 16:06:00
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104 The life of a song: My Funny Valentine2015-08-06 16:00:00
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105 Behind the podcast renaissance2015-08-04 13:35:00
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106 The life of a song: Watermelon Man2015-07-31 14:50:00
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The life of a song: Watermelon Man

Herbie Hancock's soul jazz classic 'Watermelon Man' originally drew on his 1940s Chicago childhood but went on to be given funk, disco, ska, pop and hip-hop makeovers, says Mike Hobart. Credits: Roslin Records, Columbia/Legacy, Salt & Pepper, History Of RnB Records…read more

107 The life of a song: Summertime2015-07-24 16:18:00
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108 The life of a song: Silver Dagger2015-07-17 14:16:00
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109 The life of a song: Ghost Town2015-07-10 13:58:00
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110 The life of a song: Hell Hound On My Trail2015-07-03 16:06:00
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111 The life of a song: Shipbuilding2015-06-26 15:45:00
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112 The life of a song: St James Infirmary2015-06-19 15:00:00
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113 The life of a song: Peg2015-06-12 16:00:00
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114 The life of a song: House of the Rising Sun2015-06-05 15:30:00
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115 The life of a song: Misirlou2015-05-29 15:45:00
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116 The life of a song: Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head2015-05-21 23:00:00
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117 The life of a song: A Whiter Shade of Pale2015-05-15 16:55:00
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118 The life of a song: Without You2015-05-08 12:15:00
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119 The life of a song: Downtown2015-05-01 14:57:00
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120 The life of a song: Enter Sandman2015-04-24 14:47:00
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