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When Pop Ruled My Life: The Fans' Story

Journalist Kate Mossman explores the unique relationship between artist and fan, from The Beatles to One Direction, and her own evolving fascination with Queen.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 2 Sep 2017 01:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Queen

    We Will Rock You

  • 00:03


    These Are The Days Of Our Lives

  • 00:04

    The Cribs

    Burning For No One

  • The Beatles

    Twist and Shout

  • The Beatles

    I Wanna Hold Your Hand

  • 00:10

    The Beatles

    All You Need Is Love

  • Small Faces

    What'cha Gonna Do About It

  • The Who

    My Generation

  • Yes

    Yours Is No Disgrace

  • Queen

    You're My Best Friend

  • Bay City Rollers


  • 00:22

    Bay City Rollers

    Saturday Night

  • The Selecter


  • Siouxsie and the Banshees

    Happy House

  • Siouxsie and the Banshees


  • Iron Maiden

    The Number Of The Beast

  • Iron Maiden

    The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

  • Queen

    Save Me

  • Queen

    In the Death Cell

  • Bernard Herrmann

    Taxi Driver - Main Title

  • 00:35

    Culture Club

    Karma Chameleon

  • Culture Club

    Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

  • Prince & The Revolution

    Purple Rain

  • Michael Jackson

    The Way You Make Me Feel

  • Michael Jackson

    Leave Me Alone

  • 00:41

    Michael Jackson

    Man In The Mirror

  • Ennio Morricone

    The Ecstasy Of Gold

  • Guns N’ Roses

    Paradise City

  • 00:45


    I Want To Break Free

  • 00:47

    Soul II Soul

    Keep on Movin' (feat. Caron Wheeler)

  • 00:47

    Soul II Soul, Caron Wheeler

    Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)

  • Manic Street Preachers

    Slash n Burn

  • Manic Street Preachers

    Motorcycle Emptiness

  • One Direction

    Steal My Girl

  • 00:56

    The Who

    Baba O'Riley

  • Bay City Rollers

    Bye Bye Baby, Baby Goodbye

  • Queen

    Somebody To Love


Role Contributor
Presenter Kate Mossman
Producer Sam Bridger
Director Sam Bridger
Executive Producer Mark Cooper