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Album ReCue

FUV's Album ReCue series, shining a light on influential and underappreciated albums, was born from our evolving EQFM initiative examining the issue of gender disparity and racial inequity in the music industry.

Jennifer O'Connor on George Michael

June is Pride month and for Album ReCue, WFUV has asked LGBTQ+ musicians to tell us about their most loved albums — those releases that inspired, soothed, empowered or galvanized them as artists. Jennifer O'Connor looks back 31 years to George Michael's Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1.  Listen to Alisa Ali's conversation with O'Connor in the player above.

John Grant on Talk Talk

June is Pride month and for Album ReCue, WFUV has asked LGBTQ+ musicians to tell us about their most loved albums — those releases that inspired, soothed, empowered or galvanized them as artists. To kick it off, John Grant chats about Talk Talk's gorgeous 1986 release, The Colour of Spring.

Carly Simon: 1971

Leading up to WFUV's 1971 Throwback Thursday on March 25 — dedicated to albums celebrating their 50th anniversary this year — all month on "Album ReCue" we'll be taking a deep dive into some of the '71 releases that mean the most to our weekday FUV hosts. This week, it's Carly Simon's self-titled debut.

Traffic: 1971

Alisa Ali's conversation with Eric Holland about his 1971 album selection, Traffic's epic The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys, and Laura Fedele's overview of that release.

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