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?
Dermot O'Leary presents the story behind the Christmas classic Fairytale of New York.
Abba’s Benny Andersson explains how he co-wrote The Winner Takes It All
Exploration of the disco anthem of yearning, pain and loss.
Emeli Sande playing live at Maida Vale for Mastertapes.
The stories behind 1988's 'Fairytale of New York' by the Pogues.
How an obscure track on a Leonard Cohen album became a global anthem.
Ben E King talks about writing the classic song, and others reflect on its lasting power.
50 years after it was first recorded, Ralph McTell and others discuss Streets of London.
Vladimir & Anton perform Those Were the Days from their album ‘Live’
Carl Davis and Gerry Marsden reflect on the impact of Rodger & Hammerstein's Carousel solo