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A podcast from BBC Radio 4

Soul Music

bbc.co.uk/programmes/b008mj7p

124 Episodes • Released Weekly

124 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from BBC Radio 4

Soul Music

Soul Music podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

124 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Description

Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact

Latest Episode

10 Aug 2020 • 27 mins

I Will Survive

"At first I was afraid, I was petrified"... From a breakup to a shipwreck, emotional true stories of what Gloria Gaynor's iconic disco anthem I Will Survive means to different people around the world.A woman sets out to become the first female rower to cross the Atlantic solo; a woman listens to the song 35 times in a row after a breakup; a drag queen steps onto the stage of a Berlin nightclub; a mother watches her daughters sing karaoke at a holiday club on the first foreign holiday since leaving her abusive marriage; women gather on the steps of the Courts of Justice to sing the song together as they await a verdict. Featuring Elisabeth Hoff, Latrice Royale, Penny Arcade, Pragna Patel and Nadine Hubbs. Produced by Mair Bosworth