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Old 04-10-2012, 13:17
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As BBC 4 is running an ELO theme night soon, I thought I would ask what other 60s/70s/80s bands folk would like to see getting the same treatment.

I would like to see a Be-Bop Deluxe/Bill Nelson night.
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Old 04-10-2012, 14:31
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I would like to see a Be-Bop Deluxe/Bill Nelson night.


Bill Nelson ?

Only serious suggestions please, how about The Who or The Kinks, The Small Faces ?
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Old 04-10-2012, 14:39
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Bill Nelson ?

Only serious suggestions please, how about The Who or The Kinks, The Small Faces ?
Er, yes, Bill Nelson, in particuar in the early years after Be-Bop deluxe broke up, Red Noise, Sound on Sound.
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Old 04-10-2012, 14:42
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Joy Division, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Tubeway Army/Gary Numan for starters. Plenty of performances and live footage available, plus the inevitable discussions of Ian Curtis' suicide and Dave Gahan's self destruction in 1996.

Also, along the lines of the Stiff records documentary, perhaps labels like Cherry Red, Mute and 4AD could be covered.
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Old 04-10-2012, 15:06
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Old 04-10-2012, 15:10
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Er, yes, Bill Nelson, in particuar in the early years after Be-Bop deluxe broke up, Red Noise, Sound on Sound.
I must say, I haven't a bally clue who you're on about.
That said it might come to me later, I'm not going to google though, see if the brain kicks in.
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Old 04-10-2012, 15:14
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I've just googled Bill Nelson and I'm none the wiser
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Old 04-10-2012, 15:20
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I've just googled Bill Nelson and I'm none the wiser
Sailor, one arm, one eye, got a statue somewhere in London
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:11
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I'd be happy with any of: Cabaret Voltaire, David Sylvian, Echo & The Bunnymen, John Foxx, Dead Can Dance.
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:12
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I'd be happy with any of: Cabaret Voltaire, David Sylvian, Echo & The Bunnymen, John Foxx, Dead Can Dance.
Excellent tastes-I'd be just as happy!
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:15
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I'd be happy with any of: Cabaret Voltaire, David Sylvian, Echo & The Bunnymen, John Foxx, Dead Can Dance.
Any No 1 albums or singles between them ?
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:18
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Tbh I would expect the likes of ELO to be about the very limit of what I would expect, commercially (as in one band, as opposed to a documentary on a record label or a group of bands or scenes)

Apart from the likes of Mr Blue Sky you don't hear that many people going on about them these days.
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:28
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I remember reading on another forum the other week that a Slade night was planned for transmission at some point on BBC4.
Friday nights on BBC4 are always booked into my sky+ but never enough hours in the day to watch everything so I have to copy all my music docs to disc and one day will get round to watching them all.
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:30
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I've just googled Bill Nelson and I'm none the wiser
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Nelson_(musician)


http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/8...f-ec8ccb595906

http://www.youtube.com/results?searc....1.d50b2u6Jyio

Bill Nelson. Lead singer of Be Bop Deluxe and solo artist.
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:33
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Sailor, one arm, one eye, got a statue somewhere in London
Horatio could have been a ancestor of Bill, who knows.

Check my links for Bill Nelson.

Seems he is not main stream enough for the `poptastic` types on here.
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:39
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:39
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:47
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Tbh I would expect the likes of ELO to be about the very limit of what I would expect, commercially (as in one band, as opposed to a documentary on a record label or a group of bands or scenes)

Apart from the likes of Mr Blue Sky you don't hear that many people going on about them these days.
Not that I know anything about ELO, but would their story and off shoots, work of band members, etc be illuminating to non fans?
That's kinda the point of BBC4 docs/strands re-appraise/remind people of their influence or lesser known but quality work.
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Old 04-10-2012, 16:50
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I remember reading on another forum the other week that a Slade night was planned for transmission at some point on BBC4.
Friday nights on BBC4 are always booked into my sky+ but never enough hours in the day to watch everything so I have to copy all my music docs to disc and one day will get round to watching them all.
OOh Slade, loved them as a child, saw their film about 10 times.
Probably wouldn't stand up today though.

Good luck with getting round to all the stuff you plan to watch, I've got no chance.
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Old 04-10-2012, 17:16
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Deep Purple/Whitesnake/Rainbow/Dio highlighting the links between the bands (they could also bring in a bit of Sabbath as well)
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Old 04-10-2012, 17:38
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Jean Michel-Jarre Night (concentrating on the early stuff preferably). Plenty of live concerts they could air alongside a doco.

Japanese Electronica/Technopop Night - YMO, Takahashi, Ken Ishii, Sakamoto etc..

Detroit Techno Night - Derrick May, Juan Atkins, Cybotron, Metroplex etc.

Tangerine Dream Night - Including Edgar Froese’s solo work (could screen Risky Business or The Keep alongside a doco).

Giorgio “God” Moroder Night - Long overdue a career retrospective and proper recognition of his pivotal role in electronic music. Could screen Midnight Express alongside a doco.

Electronic Pioneers Night - Stockhausen, Louis & Bebe Baron, Gil Mellé, Robert Moog, Walter/Wendy Carlos etc..

Anne Dudley Night - A wealth of work to be covered from Art of Noise to soundtracks and collaborations with Bill Bailey. Respect and recognition is long overdue.

ZTT Night - Frankie, Propaganda, Trevor Horn etc

Cold Wave/Minimal Wave Night - A light needs to be shone on all those bedroom-synth artists from the late 70s and 80s. Band names would be unfamiliar to all but the cognoscenti but the futuristic quality of the music would be clear for all to hear.

Les Disques du Crépuscule Night - Paul Haig etc..

I’d also go along with Dead Can Dance, John Foxx, Gary Numan, Bill Nelson and 4AD.
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Old 04-10-2012, 17:54
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Giorgio Moroder and his various projects, yes
Electronic Pioneers yes.
Everything else mentioned above, not for me and I'm not informed enough to make a decision about 'worthiness', unlikely I'd watch them anyway.

Oh label nights, that would interest me.
Blue Note, take in the revival and later artists if you want.

Chess and Cadet Concept off shoot label, excuse to air some Rotary Connection crew, Minnie Riperton, Charles Stepney.
I think there's a Chess label based bio pic, probably cheap to air too.
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Old 04-10-2012, 18:18
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Already had Fleetwood Mac, The Who, Pink Floyd nights hoping for a Led Zepellin night soon to coincide with the release of there new concert film "Celebration Day"
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Old 04-10-2012, 18:21
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Depeche Mode night wasn't that far back - with 101 being aired... twice.
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Old 04-10-2012, 18:30
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[b]Tangerine Dream Night - Including Edgar Froese’s solo work (could screen Risky Business or The Keep alongside a doco).
Good call - they could also include Peter Bauman's solo efforts as well, plus live concert footage (they always sounded so much better live).


Electronic Pioneers Night - Stockhausen, Louis & Bebe Baron, Gil Mellé, Robert Moog, Walter/Wendy Carlos etc..
Yesss!! Plenty of material with Walter/Wendy Carol. Follow it up with Clockwork Orange.
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