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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1 The Life of a Song: Strange Fruit2017-11-17 15:15:00
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2 The Life of a Song: Make You Feel My Love2017-10-19 10:00:00
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3 The Hits that Shook the World2017-09-15 04:00:00
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4 The Life of a Song: Wild Thing2017-08-14 10:40:00
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5 The Life of a Song: Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel2017-07-18 10:47:00
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The Life of a Song: Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel

The singer’s old label boss called the song ‘a morbid mess’, but it shot to number one in the US. Ahead of the 40th anniversary of Elvis’s death in August, FT pop writers Peter Apsden and David Cheal discuss the song's origins, dark appeal and afterlife. Credits: 104pro Media, Legacy Recordings, Entertain Me Ltd, Spectrum, Omnivore Recordings, Vengeance Records …read more

6 The Life of a Song: Radiohead's No Surprises2017-06-13
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7 The Life of a Song: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction2017-05-21 22:00:00
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8 The Life of a Song: A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall2017-05-14 22:00:00
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9 The Life of a Song: Je T'aime... Moi Non Plus2017-05-07 22:00:00
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10 The Life of a Song: The Message2017-04-30 22:00:00
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11 The Life of a Song: Tainted Love2017-04-23 22:00:00
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12 The Life of a Song: O Sole Mio2017-04-23 22:00:00
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13 The Life of a Song: Let It Go2017-04-16 22:00:00
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14 The Life of a Song: Hotel California2017-04-03 11:00:00
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15 The Life of a Song: Midnight Train to Georgia2017-03-26 22:00:00
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16 The Life of a Song: 9 to 52017-03-19 23:00:00
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17 The Life of a Song: Try A Little Tenderness2017-03-12 23:00:00
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18 The Life of a Song: Wild is the Wind2017-03-05 23:00:00
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19 The Life of a Song: Sukiyaki2017-02-26 23:00:00
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20 The Life of a Song: My Way2017-02-19 23:00:00
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