52/52 Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with global issues
51/52 Alan Freeman delves deep into the murky world of the record industry.
50/52 Alan Freeman peers into the darkness of the recording studio and plots its evolution.
49/52 Alan Freeman takes a look at the rave scene of 1988 onwards.
48/52 Alan Freeman unpicks sampling, the basis for much of the dance music in the 1980s and 90s.
47/52 Alan Freeman takes a close look at the art of the remix.
46/52 Alan Freeman celebrates the music of LA and west coast America.
45/52 Alan Freeman explores the world of the singer-songwriter.
44/52 Alan Freeman celebrates women's contribution to popular music.
43/52 Alan Freeman takes a look at the controversy generated by militant forms of rap.
42/52 Alan Freeman explores the origins of rap music.
41/52 Alan Freeman celebrates heavy rock.
40/52 Alan Freeman tells the story of the Jimi Hendix, the Seattle-born guitar virtuoso.
39/52 Alan Freeman celebrates the electric guitar and some of those who play it.
38/52 Alan Freeman explores the post-1960s careers of the major Motown artists.
37/52 Alan Freeman celebrates Bob Marley.
36/52 Alan Freeman celebrates the musical contributions of the small island of Jamaica.
35/52 Alan Freeman celebrates synth-pop.
34/52 Featuring extracts from Nik Cohn's Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night.
33/52 Alan Freeman celebrates the music that emerged from the city of Philadelphia.
32/52 Alan Freeman celebrates James Brown and the funkiest music ever recorded.
31/52 Alan Freeman celebrates the 'new breed' of independent labels in Britain from 1976 to 1981
30/52 Alan Freeman charts the rise and fall of the ultimate punk band - the Sex Pistols.
29/52 Alan Freeman looks back at the rise and fall of punk rock in Britain.
28/52 Alan Freeman explores the world of teen idols and the managers who pull the strings.
27/52 Alan Freeman looks back at the glam rock era from 1970 to 1975.
26/52 Alan Freeman explores the progressive music scene in Britain from 1967 to 1971.
25/52 A look back at the mid-to-late 1960s, when musicians wanted to be taken seriously.
24/52 Alan Freeman explores the relationship between musicians and drugs.
23/52 Alan Freeman takes a look at the 1960s US underground scene.