Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
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.
Wed 27 Dec 2017
How Bob Marley's Redemption Song has inspired generations around the world.
Wed 20 Dec 2017
How the carol O Holy Night touched the lives of the archbishop of York and Katie Melua.
Wed 14 Jun 2017
Memories of the much-loved song Who Knows Where the Time Goes? written by Sandy Denny.
Wed 7 Jun 2017
The country song turned children's favourite is told through people's experiences.
Wed 31 May 2017
Wagner's celebration of paternal love, written as a birthday gift for his wife.
Wed 24 May 2017
Iranian astronaut Anousheh Ansari shares her memories of the song My Favourite Things.
Wed 17 May 2017
Waterloo Sunset by The Kinks, in its 50th anniversary year.
Tue 1 Nov 2016
Exploring America's national anthem, set to the tune of an English social men's club song.
Tue 25 Oct 2016
Stories of the timeless love song written by Ewan MacColl and made famous by Roberta Flack
Tue 18 Oct 2016
How the very English 'Jerusalem' came to be loved by people from different cultures.
Tue 11 Oct 2016
Sam Cooke's A Change Is Gonna Come has become a classic anthem for civil rights in the USA
Tue 26 Apr 2016
How Mozart's Requiem, written when he was dying, has touched and changed people's lives.
Watch the animation - Professor Mary King describes how the song became a symbol of hope.
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