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Today we reveal the 21 tracks which our panel of experts, including Laura Mvula, Horace Panter from The Specials and Phil Etheridge from The Twang, have chosen for a unique virtual album of the best music to come from the West Midlands over the last six decades. There are, as you can see, a few surprise omissions, but some favourites in there too...

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ULTIMATE WEST MIDLANDS ALBUM FEATURES
BLACK SABBATH AND ELO; DURAN DURAN AND
LED ZEPPELIN FAIL TO MAKE THE CUT

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A diverse range of artists from Black Sabbath to Broadcast and from The Streets to Steel Pulse feature on a new 21-track virtual album showcasing the very best music from the West Midlands.

Duran Duran, Led Zeppelin and The Move are three notable absentees from the playlist, which spans six decades and myriad genres including heavy metal,...

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