Mick Jagger on Look North in 1971
BBC Look North is taking a look back through some of its archive material and included in that material is footage of some of the nation's favourite pop stars.
It's a question that many pop fans ask all the time - just how much footage of their favourite pop acts is gathering dust in dark and gloomy vaults, never to be revealed to the public.
Madonna at Roundhay Park in 1987
Well, now BBC Look North is bucking that trend by having a dig into its extensive archives and showing some much-sought-after footage of major rock and pop acts like Madonna and the Rolling Stones in the first installment of its new Rewind feature which is broadcast over four weeks within the normal Look North programme.
Missed the programme? Check out the footage by clicking on the link at the top of the page.
Such talk of musical heroes and great gigs of the past, has got us thinking here at the BBC Leeds website - could we come up with a top ten list of the major musical performances of the last thirty years or so to have taken place in Leeds? So (drum roll, please!!) here's our Leeds Gig Top Ten in chronological order:
The Who @ Leeds University Refectory - 14/02/1970
What do you think? Have we missed out any Leeds gigs that shook your world? Or perhaps you saw some great live performances in the 1950s and 1960s that you could tell us about - let us know by filling in the form below.
last updated: 07/03/2008 at 11:54
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