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Our resources page is full of free materials to help you at each stage of your playlist journey, whether you’re making a personalised playlist for yourself or helping someone to make theirs.

Watch the 2-minute video below to give you an introduction, or jump straight to the section most relevant to you below the video.

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Create your playlist

Get Started leaflet PDF (digital version)
Discover the benefits of personalised playlists and how to connect through music.

Digital version only


Soundtrack of your life booklet PDF (interactive digital version)
The perfect tool to get started with a playlist

Print at home version PDF
For best results: print double-sided and flip on short edge.

Personal music journal PDF (interactive digital version)
With lots of space to write down your tunes and memories

Print at home version PDF


Help finding tunes

100 Years Book
The top UK songs from 1915–2015 

Our Spotify playlists
Our library of playlists by genre, decade, location, hobbies, etc.

Playlist maker
A handy tool to help you build a playlist on Spotify

BBC Music Memories
Find music, TV & radio theme tunes


How to listen

Listening to
your playlist

Advice on equipment, headphones, etc.

MP3 music
player guide

How to choose an 
MP3 music player

Listen on a
smart speaker

How to listen on your Amazon Echo Dot

Streaming music
How to listen online

Downloading music
How to get music
onto a device


Making the most of your music

When to listen
How playlists help dementia

How to use
music safely

What music to avoid