The Wire

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Watch and listen to a selection of tracks used to try Bryan Ferry's recall in The Wire 347 Invisible Jukebox, tested by Michael Bracewell.

Full Invisible Jukebox playlist:

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“Father Cannot Yell”
from Monster Movie
(Spoon/Mute) 1969

Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers
“Smoke-House Blues”
from Jelly Roll Morton Vol 1
(JSP) 1926

Lou Reed/John Cale/Sterling Morrison
“Prominent Men (demo)”
from The Velvet Underground Peel Slowly And See
(Polydor) 1995, rec 1965

Prince And The Revolution
“I Wonder U”
from Parade
(Paisley Park/Warner Bros) 1986

Chic
“Happy Man”
from C’est Chic
(Atlantic) 1978

Sam Cooke
“Change Is Gonna Come”
from The Gospel According To Sam Cooke
(RCA Victor) 1964

Bob Dylan
“Tempest”
from Tempest
(Columbia) 2012

King Crimson
“Larks’ Tongues In Aspic Part II”
from Larks’ Tongues In Aspic
(Island) 1973

Brian Eno
“What Actually Happened”
from Nerve Net
(All Saints) 1992

Frank Sinatra
“Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry”
from Sings For Only The Lonely
(Capitol) 1958

Watch a solo drum performance by Ikuro Takahashi

In February 2010, Japanese percussionist Ikuro Takahashi performed at Akebono Art and Community Centre in Sapporo, capital city of Japan’s northernmost main island Hokkaido. Film maker Mikio Saito was there to capture it