Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
Neil Young's ode to enduring love.
Wed 29 Jul 2020
True stories of what the iconic disco anthem means to people around the world.
Wed 22 Jul 2020
What makes Ravel's Pavane For A Dead Princess so evocative and emotional?
Wed 15 Jul 2020
The surprising history behind a track made famous by Nina Simone
Wed 22 Jan 2020
Otis Redding's lonely lament and why it matters to people aged from 20 to 80
Wed 15 Jan 2020
How the Kinks classic 'Days' has touched peoples lives
Wed 8 Jan 2020
Released in 1982, this soft-rock anthem has become an unlikely viral smash-hit.
Christmas Day 2019
The 'Coventry Carol' tells the story of the Slaughter of the Innocents
Wed 18 Dec 2019
The smash disco hit about unity and family by Sister Sledge
Wed 11 Dec 2019
The Boxer - Simon & Garfunkel.
Wed 31 Jul 2019
Personal stories about Farewell to Stromness, by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.
Wed 24 Jul 2019
How Scorpions’ 1990s power ballad became an anthem for the fall of the Berlin Wall
Wed 17 Jul 2019
50 years after it was first recorded, Ralph McTell and others discuss Streets of London.
Wed 10 Jul 2019
How Amy Winehouse's music has helped so many young people.
Wed 23 Jan 2019
The story of how a classic 80’s movie song became an anthem for a new generation.
Wed 16 Jan 2019
This classic tune was written by Charlie Chaplin for the film Modern Times.
Wed 9 Jan 2019
Personal stories of Schubert’s last Piano Sonata
Boxing Day 2018
Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd
Wed 19 Dec 2018
Personal stories of Joni Mitchell's song River, from her 1971 album Blue.
Wed 2 May 2018
How Cyndi Lauper's 1980s ballad True Colors has inspired people around the world.
Wed 25 Apr 2018
How the Beach Boys classic God Only Knows touches souls wherever it is played.
Wed 18 Apr 2018
People share stories of how Debussy's beautiful prelude has affected their lives.
Wed 11 Apr 2018
Why has Procol Harum's surreal track remained enduringly popular for over 50 years?
Wed 4 Apr 2018
Actor Clarke Peters tells the stories of the songs behind the civil rights movement.
Mon 12 Feb 2018
A specially curated mixtape of Cerys's favourite stories from the 25 series of Soul Music
A specially curated mixtape of Cerys's favourite stories from across the 25 series.
Wed 24 Jan 2018
How Kraftwerk's classic album Computer World has changed people's lives.
Wed 17 Jan 2018
Soul Music explores The Cure's tribute to teenage angst.
Wed 10 Jan 2018
People from around the world describe how Bach's cantata changed their lives.
Watch the animation - Professor Mary King describes how the song became a symbol of hope.
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