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September 1971 (UK) See more »
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Contemporary music show.
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Cast

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Bob Harris ... Himself - Presenter / ... (18 episodes, 1972-1979)
Anne Nightingale ... Herself - Presenter (13 episodes, 1978-1982)
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Series Directed by
Colin Strong (2 episodes, 1971-1974)
John Burrowes (2 episodes, 1978-1981)
Tom Corcoran (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
 
Series Produced by
Michael Appleton .... producer (6 episodes, 1971-1981)
 
Series Sound Department
John Mooney .... sound (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Gareth Hall .... sound assistant (2 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Editorial Department
Laurie McDowell .... assistant editor (1 episode, 1985)
 

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The series was commissioned by David Attenborough during his time as a BBC executive, although Attenborough has admitted he never actually watched it as he doesn't like rock music.See more »
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A unique collection of live song performances, 24 April 2003
Author: foxybyproxy from Long Beach, CA

This collection of performances from the 70's to the 90's includes some classic songs by everyone from Randy Newman to the Damned. Classic footage of the New York Dolls, Captain Beefheart, Iggy Pop, the Ramones and others make this a must have for any music fan. It's monaural but the quality is still very good and most performances are live.

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