Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
Sat 18 Dec 2021
Memories of Benjamin Britten's Christmas work for harp and voices.
Sat 11 Dec 2021
More gospel than rock this 1987 hit has inspired change and created strong memories
Sat 4 Dec 2021
The different meanings Tim Buckley's ballad has for people
Sat 27 Nov 2021
Personal stories inspired by Massive Attack's breakthrough single.
Sat 20 Nov 2021
Personal memories of one of the most beloved songs written by Rodgers & Hammerstein
Sat 13 Nov 2021
The 1967 hit for Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell followed by Diana Ross in 1970.
Wed 4 Aug 2021
From West Virginia to West Jamaica, stories of what the song means to people.
Wed 28 Jul 2021
A folk song that has endured through centuries
Wed 21 Jul 2021
The Carpenters' massive hit about hopes and dreams was originally a TV advert for a bank.
Wed 14 Jul 2021
An '80s disco classic that tells a powerful story.
Sat 9 Jan 2021
The enigmatic beauty of Bowie's classic song.
Wed 30 Dec 2020
Talking Heads' breakout hit from 1980 is explored by people whose lives the song touched.
Tue 22 Dec 2020
Personal stories from around the world inspired by the carol 'I Wonder as I Wander'.
Tue 15 Dec 2020
Why Sunshine on Leith is a love song to humanity
Tue 8 Dec 2020
An enduring classic which delivers a message of support and friendship.
Wed 5 Aug 2020
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.
Watch the animation - Professor Mary King describes how the song became a symbol of hope.
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