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Old Grey Whistle Test
« on: November 26, 2011, 07:46:59 AM »
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Came across this via the Focus website, which is quite apt as it's where I first saw Focus

http://http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b013wvyz/Old_Grey_Whistle_Test_40_Series_1_Episode_2/#programme-info


Younger listeners may want to start with the last in the series and work backwards
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Re: Old Grey Whistle Test
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2011, 12:50:26 AM »
Oooh.. I'll need to check that out on Monday!
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Re: Old Grey Whistle Test
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2011, 06:58:31 AM »
Series 1 (year 1) Alice Cooper & Elton John
3 Steve Harley & Roger Daltrey
4 Supertramp & Bad Co
5 Queen & Lynyrd Skynyrd
6 Peter Frampton & Fleetwood Mac
7 XTC & Dire Straits
8 Squeeze & Thin Lizzy
9 ZZ Top, Greg Lake & Steve Hackett

Haven't looked at the listings past this episode
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Re: Old Grey Whistle Test
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2011, 02:09:44 PM »
Shame there is,nt a current programme running with that sort of talent :( Saw some great bands on the OGWT growing up!
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Re: Old Grey Whistle Test
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2011, 03:12:03 PM »
I was rarely allowed to watch it, seem to remember my Gran used to let me stay up
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Re: Old Grey Whistle Test
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2011, 11:47:10 PM »
I once went for a curry with Steve Harley.  Just thought I'd mention it. Lovely bloke.
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