The Old Grey Whistle Test - Vols. 1 To 3 DVD

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Celebrate the UK's seminal live music show with this fantastic 3 DVD Set. Includes Old Grey Whistle Test Volumes 1 2 & 3. Launched in September 1971 it hosted performances from the most legendary bands and performers. Disc 1: Over 40 rarely seen performances are brought together in a four-hour film complete with memories of the show's former presenters: Richard Williams Bob Harris Annie Nightingale David Hepworth Mark Allen and Andy Kershaw. Also included a

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Released
21 November 2005
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Publisher
BBC 
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590 minutes 
Features
PAL 
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5014503186722 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play.  Celebrate the UK's seminal live music show with this fantastic 3 DVD Set. Includes Old Grey Whistle Test Volumes 1, 2 & 3. Launched in September 1971, it hosted performances from the most legendary bands and performers. Disc 1: Over 40 rarely seen performances are brought together in a four-hour film complete with memories of the show's former presenters: Richard Williams, Bob Harris, Annie Nightingale, David Hepworth, Mark Allen and Andy Kershaw. Also included are six major interviews: Bob Harris with John Lennon, Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen and Robert Plant; Richard Williams with Elton John, Bernie Taupin and Mick Jagger. Disc 2: The second volume features more seminal performances spanning the entire series, from 'Head Hands & Feet' in 1971 through to 'The Pogues' in 1986. The DVD takes us through the 70s with the likes of Roxy Music, Kevin Ayers, The Who, Bruce Johnston, Joan Armatrading, The Adverts, and into the 80s with performances from Aztec Camera, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Style Council, Suzanne Vega, Prefab Sprout and the Pet Shop Boys. The DVD includes original interviews with Kevin Ayers, Roger Daltrey, Nick Lowe, Rick Wakeman, Bill Nelson, T.V. Smith, Jools Holland and Roddy Frame. It also features newly filmed interviews with presenter Bob Harris. Disc 3: More great performances from the 70s and 80s including David Bowie, The Jam, Sade, Andy Kershaw, Simple Minds, The Bangles, Edwyn Collins, Jools Holland. Actors The Pogues, Roxy Music, The Who, Joan Armatrading, Aztec Camera, Style Council, Suzanne Vega, The Pet Shop Boys, David Bowie, The Jam, Sade, Andy Kershaw, Simple Minds, The Bangles, Edwyn Collins & Jools Holland Certificate 15 years and over Year 1971 Screen Fullscreen 4:3 Languages English - Dolby (2.0) Stereo

All three volumes of highlights and performances from some of the best bands of the 1970s and 1980s on the seminal British music series. Presenters such as Bob Harris, Annie Nightingale and Andy Kershaw introduce acts such as Roxy Music, The Who, The Adverts, Aztec Camera, Style Council, Suzanne Vega, David Bowie, The Jam, Simple Minds, and Edwyn Collins, amongst many others. As well as classic performances, the Old Grey Whistle Test featured in-depth interviews with major stars such as John Lennon, Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant, and Mick Jagger.

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