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BBC Radio 6 Music is the station for people who are passionate about music: its award-winning presenters are constantly bringing a wealth of fresh tracks to the airwaves, from both new and established artists. In this book, BBC Radio 6 Music draws on its pool of knowledge and experience to provide an alternative offering to the mainstream music most radio stations play, bringing the reader an authoritative guide to 500 alternative classic songs and the stories behind them.Featuring contributions from the station's most popular DJs and producers - including Cerys Matthews, Craig Charles, Gilles Peterson and Huey Morgan - BBC Radio 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox is the perfect route to escaping the mainstream and discovering a world of unforgettable tracks. With choices of works by a diverse range of artists, such as Gil Scott-Heron, Gram Parsons, the Pixies and Ghostpoet, these are the songs that tell the story of alternative music.

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