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Stuart Cosgrove

The Disco Inferno of 1967

Tuesday 15 August 8:45pm - 9:45pm

When it comes to half-century anniversary talk in musical circles, much of this year has centred upon the release of The Beatles' Sgt Peppers album. But for broadcaster and writer Stuart Cosgrove, 1967 was also the year that changed soul forever. He’s...