Stories of inspiration from great musicians from Bowie to Billie Holliday
Matt Lucas chooses Freddie Mercury
Hanif Kureishi nominates his friend David Bowie as his hero.
Former Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble explains his devotion to Elvis Presley.
Broadcaster Janice Long champions the life and work of singer-songwriter Kirsty MacColl.
Public relations expert Mark Borkowski discusses the life of the Sex Pistols' manager.
Musician Andy Sheppard chooses influential saxophonist John Coltrane.
Kate Humble discusses the South African singer and anti-apartheid activist, Miriam Makeba.
Cultural commentator John Harris discusses the life of John Lennon.
Joanna Macgregor nominates the chanteuse and civil rights activist Nina Simone.
Poet Simon Armitage nominates Joy Division singer Ian Curtis.
Singer and actress Pauline Black chooses a jazz legend, the singer Billie Holiday.
With Matthew Parris. Phill Jupitus nominates former Clash frontman Joe Strummer.
Writer and broadcaster Tim Marlow chooses innovative soul singer Marvin Gaye.
Comedian Linda Smith nominates musician, actor and artist Ian Dury.
Poet Benjamin Zephaniah explores the life of reggae legend Bob Marley.