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The Story of... 'What's Going On' by Marvin Gaye

The Story of... 'What's Going On' by Marvin Gaye

ABBA won Eurovision in 1974

The Story of... 'Waterloo' by ABBA

Boney M's Rasputin

The Story of... 'Rasputin' by Boney M

Mike and the Mechanics' The Living Years

The Story of... 'The Living Years' by Mike + the Mechanics

The Story of... 'Hello' by Lionel Richie

The Story of... 'Hello' by Lionel Richie

Adele's Someone Like You was a massive hit in 2011

The Story of... 'Someone Like You' by Adele

The Story of... 'I Don't Want to Miss a Thing' by Aerosmith

The Story of... 'I Don't Want to Miss a Thing' by Aerosmith

Queen's six-minute masterpiece 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is one of the most famous songs of all time and sold more than one million copies in 1975 alone.

The Story of... 'Bohemian Rhapsody' by Queen

The Story of... 'The Winner Takes It All' by ABBA

The Story of... 'The Winner Takes it All' by ABBA

Toto - Africa

The Story of... 'Africa' by Toto

The Story of... 'Every Breath You Take' by The Police

The Story of... 'Every Breath You Take' by The Police

Lighthouse Family - Lifted

The Story of... 'Lifted' by Lighthouse Family - as told by the band

Elton John

The Story of... 'Your Song' by Elton John

The Story of... 'Last Christmas' by Wham!

The Story of... 'Last Christmas' by Wham! - as told by Andrew Ridgeley

Wizzard's Roy Wood

The Story of... 'I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday' by Wizzard

Noddy Holder

The Story of... 'Merry Xmas Everybody' by Slade