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Dissecting classic pop songs.


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Record producer Micky Most, DJ Dave Jansen and the Fat Cats band from Camberley take a look at `Hi Ho Silver Lining', party favourite and thorn in Jeff Beck's side.

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Singer Pauline Black looks at Bob Marley's `No Woman No Cry', which achieved a cultural resonance in terms of black consciousness and the experience of women around the world.

0103If You Leave Me Now2001051620021008

In this edition, how Peter Cetera's accidental invention of the power ballad, in the form of the Chicago song, provided a vehicle for, among others, Elkie Brooks and the King's Singers.

0104Love Don't Live Here Any More20010517

Mike U'Dell explains why Rose Royce's tale of abandonment lays down a particular challenge to disco drummers.

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Artists and admirers consider Led Zeppelin's `Stairway to Heaven', discussing why it has survived the passage of time in cover versions by, among others, Rolf Harris.


Petula Clark's 1964 chart-topper was subsequently covered by everyone from Frank Sinatra to the Chipmunks.

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The second of four programmes dissecting classic pop songs analyses the Drifters' summer hit `Under the Boardwalk'

A dissection of the classic pop song `Under the Boardwalk', the Drifters' summer hit.

Contributors include the Deighton Family, guitarist Nick Bell and mobile DJ Dave Jansen.

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A dissection of the classic pop song `A Whiter Shade of Pale', which intoxicated the world in 1967.

Procul Harum vocalist Gary Brooker traces the song's evolution.

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