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An official Wise Music Group podcast celebrating 50 years of Wise Music and taking the opportunity to delve into the vast catalogue of incredible songs and artists that are part of the Wise family. The show is hosted by Wise Music songwriting and composing team Adam and Paula Pickering aka The Daydream Club. They asked the Wise Music teams from all over the world to choose their absolute favourite songs from the Wise Music catalogue (their Wise Choice). From this list Adam & Paula look into the history surrounding the songs and where the story leads them with connections to other notable versions, covers and samples with new episodes every other Wednesday.
If you liked this you might also enjoy Composing Myself - an official Wise Music podcast featuring interviews with composers and songwriters, taking an in-depth look at their process.

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An official Wise Music Group podcast celebrating 50 years of Wise Music and taking the opportunity to delve into the vast catalogue of incredible songs and artists that are part of the Wise family. The show is hosted by Wise Music songwriting and composing team Adam and Paula Pickering aka The Daydream Club. They asked the Wise Music teams from all over the world to choose their absolute favourite songs from the Wise Music catalogue (their Wise Choice). From this list Adam & Paula look into the history surrounding the songs and where the story leads them with connections to other notable versions, covers and samples with new episodes every other Wednesday.
If you liked this you might also enjoy Composing Myself - an official Wise Music podcast featuring interviews with composers and songwriters, taking an in-depth look at their process.

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    Ep 19 - Frankie Knuckles, Jamie Principle, The Source and Beyond

    Ep 19 - Frankie Knuckles, Jamie Principle, The Source and Beyond

    This episode takes a look into the early days of house and dance music kicking off the journey in the emerging Chicago house scene in the 80's.
    Wise Choice is an official Wise Music Group podcast celebrating 50 years of Wise Music and taking the opportunity to delve into the vast catalogue of incredible songs and artists that are part of the Wise family. The show is hosted by Wise Music songwriting and composing team Adam and Paula Pickering aka The Daydream Club. They asked the Wise Music teams from all over the world to choose their absolute favourite songs from the Wise Music catalogue (their Wise Choice). From this list Adam & Paula look into the history surrounding the songs and where the story leads them with connections to other notable versions, covers and samples.
    New episodes every other Wednesday.
    If you liked this you might also enjoy Composing Myself - an official Wise Music podcast featuring interviews with composers and songwriters, taking an in-depth look at their process.
    Tracklist:
    Your Love - Jamie Principle / Frankie Knuckles
    Baby Wants To Ride - Jamie Principle / Frankie Knuckles
    You Got The Love - The Source ft. Candi Staton
    Adagio for Strings - Samuel Barber
    Adagio For Strings (Ferry Corsten Radio Edit) - William Orbit
    Papua New Guinea - The Future Sound of London
    Freed from Desire - Gala

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    • 51 min
    Ep 18 - Kill Bill, Dirty Dancing, Flashdance and Beyond

    Ep 18 - Kill Bill, Dirty Dancing, Flashdance and Beyond

    This episode takes a look at classic songs from classic including Kill Bill, Dirty Dancing, Flashdance and more..
    Wise Choice is an official Wise Music Group podcast celebrating 50 years of Wise Music and taking the opportunity to delve into the vast catalogue of incredible songs and artists that are part of the Wise family. The show is hosted by Wise Music songwriting and composing team Adam and Paula Pickering aka The Daydream Club. They asked the Wise Music teams from all over the world to choose their absolute favourite songs from the Wise Music catalogue (their Wise Choice). From this list Adam & Paula look into the history surrounding the songs and where the story leads them with connections to other notable versions, covers and samples.
    New episodes every other Wednesday.
    If you liked this you might also enjoy Composing Myself - an official Wise Music podcast featuring interviews with composers and songwriters, taking an in-depth look at their process.
    Tracklist:
    My Sharona - The Knack
    Gloria - Laura Branigan
    Stay - Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs
    Stay (Carribean Mix) - Maurice Williams Feat. Luke Balbosa
    Stay - The Hollies
    (Where Do I Begin) Love Story - Andy Williams
    (Where Do I Begin) Love Story - The Ray Conniff Singers
    (Where Do I Begin) Love Story - Shirley Bassey (Away Team Remix)
    Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood/Esmerelda Suite - Santa Esmerelda

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    • 1 hr
    Ep 17 - Yamasuki Singers, WaqWaq Kingdom and Beyond

    Ep 17 - Yamasuki Singers, WaqWaq Kingdom and Beyond

    In this episode we're looking for music from all corners of the world, from France to Japan, the Sahara desert to Venice and beyond.
    Wise Choice is an official Wise Music Group podcast celebrating 50 years of Wise Music and taking the opportunity to delve into the vast catalogue of incredible songs and artists that are part of the Wise family. The show is hosted by Wise Music songwriting and composing team Adam and Paula Pickering aka The Daydream Club. They asked the Wise Music teams from all over the world to choose their absolute favourite songs from the Wise Music catalogue (their Wise Choice). From this list Adam & Paula look into the history surrounding the songs and where the story leads them with connections to other notable versions, covers and samples.
    New episodes every other Wednesday.
    If you liked this you might also enjoy Composing Myself - an official Wise Music podcast featuring interviews with composers and songwriters, taking an in-depth look at their process.
    Tracklist:
    Kono Samourai - Yamasuki Singers
    The Healer - Erykah Badu
    Mum Tells Me - WaqWaq Kingdom
    Alghalem - Terakaft
    Arghane Manine - Terakaft
    Clouds - Gigi Masin
    Broken Clouds - Gaussian Curve

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    • 41 min
    Ep 16 - Bob Marley and The Wailers, Toots and the Maytals and Beyond

    Ep 16 - Bob Marley and The Wailers, Toots and the Maytals and Beyond

    This episode takes a look at some of the groups emerging in the 60's that helped guide the sound from Ska and rocksteady into the more laid back Reggae including the legends; Bob Marley & the Wailers and Toots and the Maytals.
    Wise Choice is an official Wise Music Group podcast celebrating 50 years of Wise Music and taking the opportunity to delve into the vast catalogue of incredible songs and artists that are part of the Wise family. The show is hosted by Wise Music songwriting and composing team Adam and Paula Pickering aka The Daydream Club. They asked the Wise Music teams from all over the world to choose their absolute favourite songs from the Wise Music catalogue (their Wise Choice). From this list Adam & Paula look into the history surrounding the songs and where the story leads them with connections to other notable versions, covers and samples.
    New episodes every other Wednesday.
    If you liked this you might also enjoy Composing Myself - an official Wise Music podcast featuring interviews with composers and songwriters, taking an in-depth look at their process.
    Tracklist:
    Get Up, Stand Up - Bob Marley & The Wailers
    Get Up, Stand Up (Thievery Corporation Remix) - Bob Marley & the Wailers
    Buffalo Soldier - Bob Marley & The Wailers
    Buffalo Soldier (Stephen Marley Remix) - Bob Marley & The Wailers
    Got To Be Tough - Toots and The Maytals
    Got To Be Tough (Until The Ribbon Breaks Re-Imagination)
    Why Must I? - The Heptones
    Through the Fire I Come - The Heptones

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    • 48 min
    Ep 15 - Otis Redding, The Holies and Beyond

    Ep 15 - Otis Redding, The Holies and Beyond

    This episode takes a look at Otis Redding and two of his signature tracks which then leads to some interesting versions and connections.
    Wise Choice is an official Wise Music Group podcast celebrating 50 years of Wise Music and taking the opportunity to delve into the vast catalogue of incredible songs and artists that are part of the Wise family. The show is hosted by Wise Music songwriting and composing team Adam and Paula Pickering aka The Daydream Club. They asked the Wise Music teams from all over the world to choose their absolute favourite songs from the Wise Music catalogue (their Wise Choice). From this list Adam & Paula look into the history surrounding the songs and where the story leads them with connections to other notable versions, covers and samples.
    New episodes every other Wednesday.
    If you liked this you might also enjoy Composing Myself - an official Wise Music podcast featuring interviews with composers and songwriters, taking an in-depth look at their process.
    Tracklist:
    That’s How Strong My Love Is - Otis Redding
    That’s How Strong My Love Is - O. V. Wright
    That’s How Strong My Love Is - The Rolling Stones
    That’s How Strong My Love Is - Candi Staton
    That’s How Strong My Love Is - The Hollies
    He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother - The Hollies
    Hope - Allan Clarke
    I Can’t Make It - James Carr
    Try A Little Tenderness - Bing Crosby
    Try A Little Tenderness - Frank Sinatra
    Try A Little Tenderness - Otis Redding

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    • 42 min
    Ep 14 - Ólafur Arnalds, Anoushka Shankar and Beyond

    Ep 14 - Ólafur Arnalds, Anoushka Shankar and Beyond

    This episode takes a look at some of the gorgeous collaborations with contemporary artists in the Wise Music catalogue, including: Ólafur Arnalds, Anoushka Shankar and Ngaiire to name a few.
    Wise Choice is an official Wise Music Group podcast celebrating 50 years of Wise Music and taking the opportunity to delve into the vast catalogue of incredible songs and artists that are part of the Wise family. The show is hosted by Wise Music songwriting and composing team Adam and Paula Pickering aka The Daydream Club. They asked the Wise Music teams from all over the world to choose their absolute favourite songs from the Wise Music catalogue (their Wise Choice). From this list Adam & Paula look into the history surrounding the songs and where the story leads them with connections to other notable versions, covers and samples.
    New episodes every other Wednesday.
    If you liked this you might also enjoy Composing Myself - an official Wise Music podcast featuring interviews with composers and songwriters, taking an in-depth look at their process.
    Tracklist:
    Loom - Ólafur Arnalds feat. Bonobo
    Lose My Way - Ane Brun & Dustin O’Halloran
    Horizons (From ‘Puzzle’) - Dustin O’Halloran, Ane Brun
    In This Mouth - Anoushka Shankar (feat. Alev Lenz)
    Bright Eyes - Anoushka Shankar (feat. Alev Lenz)
    Jupiter - Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James McAlister
    Ordinary - Ngaiire (ft Brian Campeau and Elana Stone)

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    • 57 min

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