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The People's History of Pop, with Pete Conway

Pete Conway narrates a one-off special - telling the story of some of the great moments in music from across Staffordshire and Cheshire
We asked for your stories - and now you can hear them.

1 hour

Music Played

  • M

    Pop Muzik

  • Tomy Steele

    Rock With The Caveman

  • Madonna


  • Johnny Duncan & His Bluegrass Boys

    Last Train To San Fernando

  • The Beatles

    Love Me Do

  • The Beatles

    I Want To Hold Your Hand

  • The Beatles


  • Elton John

    Tiny Dancer

  • The Rolling Stones

    Sympathy For The Devil

  • Millie

    My Boy Lollipop

  • Inspiral Carpets

    This Is How It Feels

  • The Stone Roses

    Fools Gold

  • Morrissey

    Everyday Is Like Sunday

  • Ramones

    Sheena Is A Punk Rocker

  • The Clash

    London Calling

  • Jimi Hendrix

    Voodoo Chile

  • Jimi Hendrix

    Purple Haze

  • Small Faces

    Itchycoo Park

  • Hawkwind

    Silver Machine

  • Black Sabbath


  • Spear of Destiny

    Never Take Me Alive

  • Bay City Rollers


  • Grateful Dead


  • Mungo Jerry

    In The Summertime

  • Pink Floyd


  • Pink Floyd

    Brain Damage

  • Motörhead

    Ace Of Spades

  • ZZ Top

    Sharp Dressed Man

  • David Bowie

    Ziggy Stardust

  • David Bowie

    Life On Mars?

  • Derek and the Dominos


  • Procol Harum

    A Whiter Shade Of Pale

  • Rod Stewart

    Handbags & Gladrags

  • Robbie Williams

    Mr Bojangles

Silver Dollar

Silver Dollar

Ernie with the silver dollar he received from rock star Jimi Hendrix.

He repaired some of the guitarist's equipment ahead of a gig in 1967



Beatles fan Garry Marsh with a small part of his collection of memorabilia of the Fab Four.

He also shared his memories of seeing David Bowie play in Hanley as part of the Ziggy Stardust tour (see our clips section)

Gig Go-er

Gig Go-er

Newcastle's Darren Wilshaw with his amazing collection of gig tickets.

Most of the acts played at venues in North Staffordshire during the 90s. 


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