1980s ballads in all BBC programmes
The enduring appeal of the Dire Straits classic is explored by those touched by the piece.
The stories behind 1988's 'Fairytale of New York' by the Pogues.
How an obscure track on a Leonard Cohen album became a global anthem.
The story of how a classic 80’s movie song became an anthem for a new generation.
How Bob Marley's Redemption Song has inspired generations around the world.
Exploring the lasting emotional impact of The Smiths' 1986 anthem of hope, loss and love.
How Cyndi Lauper's 1980s ballad True Colors has inspired people around the world.