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John Newton's near-death experience at sea prompted his hymn 'Amazing Grace'.
Why has Procol Harum's surreal track remained enduringly popular for over 50 years?
Despite their hit anthem of love and support, Simon and Garfunkel struck some wrong notes.
Exploration of the disco anthem of yearning, pain and loss.
The story behind the Cat Stevens song, and the memories people associate with it.
How an obscure track on a Leonard Cohen album became a global anthem.
The Brecht/Weill song Mack the Knife written for The Threepenny Opera in 1928.
Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer's film theme for Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Marianne Faithfull recalls the French love song that went on to inspire Elvis's 60s hit.
Personal stories of Joni Mitchell's song River, from her 1971 album Blue.
Sinead O'Connor and others talk about the haunting beauty of this ancient song.
Ben E King talks about writing the classic song, and others reflect on its lasting power.
The Motown song that became a 70s Northern Soul scene favourite, and a huge 80s pop hit.
Was Louis Armstrong's 1967 classic naïve or a powerful anthem for peace?
Carl Davis and Gerry Marsden reflect on the impact of Rodger & Hammerstein's Carousel solo