Reginald D Hunter’s Songs of the South Episode 2

Episode 2 of this great 3 part series back up on iPlayer for all to see. This weeks Episode: “Alabama and Georgia”. In the second of a three-part road trip, Georgia-born but London-based Reginald D Hunter heads home to explore the interplay between gospel, soul and hip-hop. Passing through Alabama, Reg witnesses a Lynyrd Skynyrd gig and discovers the soul riches of the town of Muscle Shoals.

Arriving in Georgia, Reg visits the Athens of the B52s and REM, as well as Martin Luther King’s and Ludacris’s Atlanta.

Featuring Arrested Development, St Paul and the Broken Bones, Clarence Carter and Sharon Jones.

Titles and maps designed and created by Lexi Elven but have a look at this cool clip featuring Arrested Development perform ‘People Everyday’ here: