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Performances from ELO, T-Rex, 10cc, Alvin Stardust, Mott the Hoople and Meatloaf that owed a debt to the rock 'n' roll of the 1950s.

A love of 50s rock 'n' roll runs through the pop of the 70s like a stripe through a stick of rock. This episode celebrates the rock 'n' roll revivalism and 50s retro leanings that characterise the decade from glam to AOR and all points in between. Revisiting the theatrical performances and fashions you'd be talking about in the playground the next day, from the likes of E.L.O, T-Rex, 10cc, Alvin Stardust, Mott the Hoople and Meatloaf's epic 1978 performance of Paradise by the Dashboard Light.

First shown: 10pm 13 Jun 2012
Available for 18 days Duration 29 mins

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