The People's Songs

Featuring memories contributed by Radio 2 listeners, Stuart Maconie narrates the story of post-war Britain via 50 records that soundtracked this dramatic and kaleidoscopic period.

The People's Songs Gallery

The People's Songs Gallery
*The People's Songs gallery at the British Music Experience has now closed.*
Find out how you can visit our interactive exhibition space,
The People's Songs Gallery,
at the British Music Experience within The O2, London.

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Song Profiles


Read the stories behind featured songs, listen to & watch related clips & cover versions!