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 Brecht/Weill song Mack the Knife written for The Threepenny Opera in 1928.
In Mexico Lucy Duran meets La Negra Graciana and talks about the country's most famous song "La Bamba".
Sir Paul McCartney talks about how he still loves the magic of songwriting.
Marianne Faithfull recalls the French love song that went on to inspire Elvis's 60s hit.
Rod Stewart talks to Kirsty Lang about the surprising success of Maggie May.
Personal stories of the 1960s Japanese hit song Sukiyaki (Ue o Muite Arukou).
Stories of the timeless love song written by Ewan MacColl and made famous by Roberta Flack
How Cyndi Lauper's 1980s ballad True Colors has inspired people around the world.
Music critic Kevin le Gendre considers why Otis Redding's famous song is still powerful
Carole King tells the story of her song You've Got a Friend, from her 1971 Tapestry album.