21 March 2018: Intelligence Squared and Abbey Road Studios for Songs That Changed the World; an evening of expert debate and amazing live music.
The evening was hosted by journalist and broadcaster, Miranda Sawyer, who oversaw the debate between music journalist, Sylvia Patterson and music historian, Daniel Rachel.
Daniel Rachel chose: Bob Dylan – Blowin’ in the Wind / Millie Small – My Boy Lollipop / The Beatles – Strawberry Fields Forever / Lou Reed – Walk on the Wild Side / Sex Pistols – Anarchy in the UK
Sylvia Patterson choices were: The Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight / Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop ‘til You Get Enough / Band Aid – Do They Know it’s Christmas / Spice Girls – Wannabe / Beyoncé – Crazy in Love
Celebrated poet Hussain Manawar delivered his own spoken-word performance. The night also featured live performances from Lewis Capaldi, and Raye.