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Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 23:42
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BIB - of course Ian McLagan had been playing with...

BIB - of course Ian McLagan had been playing with Ronnie Wood in the Faces just 4 years earlier. As you probably know his ex-Small Faces bandmate Steve Marriott was Keith Richard's first choice to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-07-2014, 15:00
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Posted By faversham saint
Talking of "slushy" Motown ballads from 1979, a...

Talking of "slushy" Motown ballads from 1979, a live rendition of the Billy Preston and Syreeta duet, 'With You I'm Born Again' was included on the BBC Four compilation 'Motown at the BBC' on Friday...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-07-2014, 23:57
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Posted By faversham saint
I thought it sounded like multi-tracked hand...

I thought it sounded like multi-tracked hand clap(s) possibly enhanced with an echo chamber. If so it was nothing new or pioneering - that particular sound effect had been a trade mark of Slade's...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-07-2014, 19:37
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Posted By faversham saint
:confused: Lionel Ritchie circa 2014 looks 10...

:confused:

Lionel Ritchie circa 2014 looks 10 years younger than Lionel Ritchie circa 1979.



Secret Affair's other Top Forty hit - 'Let Your Heart Dance' (which peaked at No. 32) will be coming up...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-07-2014, 23:41
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I believe Joe Dolan's version was released in...

I believe Joe Dolan's version was released in 1974, although Chuck Berry had written and recorded a different song with a similar title in 1958 which could possibly explain the 'retro-rock'...
Forum: Radio 23-07-2014, 21:26
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Posted By faversham saint
Some people think it's "cheesy" but IMO the video...

Some people think it's "cheesy" but IMO the video the Stones made in January 1984 with Julien Temple to promote 'She Was Hot' was possibly the most spectacular, fast-moving and entertaining of the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-07-2014, 23:40
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Posted By faversham saint
BIB - I believe the clip of the Pretenders miming...

BIB - I believe the clip of the Pretenders miming to 'Brass In Pocket' in an empty studio was recorded specially for the 22 November 1979 episode for which DLT provided a voiceover; this particular...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-07-2014, 23:32
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Posted By faversham saint
He was the last surviving original member.

He was the last surviving original member.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-07-2014, 23:28
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Posted By faversham saint
BIB - in addition to the five songs quoted above,...

BIB - in addition to the five songs quoted above, plenty more disco records entered the UK Top Thirty throughout 1980 from the likes of Sheila B. Devotion, Diana Ross, Change, Michael Jackson,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-07-2014, 22:40
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Posted By faversham saint
Another widely held interpretation of the lyrics...

Another widely held interpretation of the lyrics to 'The Day Before You Came' is that Agnetha's voice is that of her own ghost, pitifully detailing the minutiae of her daily life which she has...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-07-2014, 21:49
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Posted By faversham saint
Kid Jensen previewed four songs from the...

Kid Jensen previewed four songs from the Pretenders debut album on his early evening show on Radio 1 on 1st January 1980. I rarely listened to Radio 1 midweek because I didn't like the fuzzy...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-07-2014, 23:03
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Posted By faversham saint
The 'nerd' may still be coining it - but the...

The 'nerd' may still be coining it - but the 'junior bank clerk' died of cancer four years ago.



Although that is a different performance.



The Goodies used that line in their 1975 single 'The...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-07-2014, 19:44
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Posted By faversham saint
Kid Jensen's mother was a prostitute :confused:

Kid Jensen's mother was a prostitute :confused:
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-06-2014, 17:40
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Posted By faversham saint
This may be true for later pressings of 'Anarchy...

This may be true for later pressings of 'Anarchy in the UK' in the standard issue EMI company sleeve.

However 1st pressings with the Chris Thomas miscredit on side B ('I Wanna Be Me' was in fact...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-06-2014, 00:28
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Posted By faversham saint
CORRECTION: Their next appearance in the TOTP...

CORRECTION: Their next appearance in the TOTP studio is two and a half years from now.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-06-2014, 22:56
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Posted By faversham saint
I reckon it will be another 18 months before we...

I reckon it will be another 18 months before we see The Police again in the TOTP studio - in December 1981.



Nik Turner was the blonde flautist in Hawkwind who had a hit in 1972 with 'Silver...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-06-2014, 15:35
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Posted By faversham saint
Jonathan Ross also contributed to the 'If It...

Jonathan Ross also contributed to the 'If It Ain't Stiff' documentary on BBC Four and he mentioned the LP which Stiff Records released in 1981 under a spin-off label, Magic Records entitled 'The Wit...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-06-2014, 20:25
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Posted By faversham saint
BIB - you seem to have conflated two separate...

BIB - you seem to have conflated two separate tours.

A coach was hired for the '5 Live Stiffs' tour in Autumn 1977 which included Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Elvis Costello, Larry Wallis, Wreckless...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-06-2014, 22:40
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Posted By faversham saint
I remember Clifford T Ward's big hit from July...

I remember Clifford T Ward's big hit from July 1973 - 'Gaye' being played on the radio around the start of the school summer holiday that year; it peaked at No. 8 on the UK chart but became a million...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 20:17
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Posted By faversham saint
Eddy Grant's debut performance on TOTP was on 6...

Eddy Grant's debut performance on TOTP was on 6 June 1968 - eleven years and a day later he appeared on the 7 June 1979 show doing 'Living On The Frontline'.

His 1968 debut appearance still exists...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-05-2014, 00:28
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Posted By faversham saint
Oooh... you are so strict.

Oooh... you are so strict.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-05-2014, 20:26
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Posted By faversham saint
Are you sure they are trousers? I think they...

Are you sure they are trousers?
I think they might be a spray paint job.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-05-2014, 01:12
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Posted By faversham saint
John Du Cann who died in 2011 was the last...

John Du Cann who died in 2011 was the last surviving member of Atomic Rooster - as they appeared on TOTP in 1971:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L53aTgZ8B3Y

The 'Don't Be A Dummy' performance from...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-05-2014, 22:55
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Posted By faversham saint
Although all four of Blackfoot Sue a.k.a. Liner's...

Although all four of Blackfoot Sue a.k.a. Liner's TOTP studio appearances are wiped, a colour still from one performance of 'Standing In The Road' survives which was posted on the Popscene...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-05-2014, 19:56
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Posted By faversham saint
The single was deliberately released with the...

The single was deliberately released with the sleeve inside out, i.e. with a plain white exterior and the cover artwork on the inside (accidents will happen).
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