Mitch Mitchell recounts the legacy of the Fairplay Committee, a group aiming to improve the conditions of black workers in the music industry.
Alan Freed, one of the earliest promoters of rock ‘n’ roll, was hated by the US establishment for helping to break segregation in the music industry.
Amid the coronavirus chaos, the UK government is quietly shutting the door on child refugees.
The Covid-19 pandemic has made life even harder for refugees and people on the move, explains Mitch Mitchell of Refugee Lifeboat.
Following his earlier A brief history of the Teddy Boys, Mitch Mitchell recalls the rivalries, real and manufactured, between the Mods and Rockers.
Mitch Mitchell (‘the Fenland Kid’) is back with another people’s music playlist. This time he’s here with a brief history of Country and Western.
In the latest instalment of our What a way to make a living series, Mitch Mitchell reports on his experiences driving minicabs over the decades
Mitch Mitchell is back with another people’s music playlist. This time he’s here with a brief history of The Blues
Mitch Mitchell is back with another people's music playlist. This time he's introducing Skiffle.
Mitch Mitchell introduces a new series of playlists of 'music of the people'. He starts this week with Doo Wop.