Part III

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Episode 3 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

Compilation of classic archive performances from the guitar gods of the late 60s and 70s. Status Quo appear playing Pictures of Matchstick Men on Top of the Pops in 1968, The Who perform Long Live Rock in the Old Grey Whistle Test studio, Dire Straits play Tunnel of Love and Lynyrd Skynyrd bring a taste of the south with Sweet Home Alabama. The show also features rare performances from George Benson, Leo Kottke, Link Wray and Tom Petty.

Music Played

13 items
  • Top Of The Pops - 15/02/1968

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 30/01/1973

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 02/10/1973

  • Top Of The Pops - 18/04/1974

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 17/04/1974

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 14/06/1975

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 11/04/1975

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 24/05/1977

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 23/03/1976

  • Top Of The Pops - 05/07/1979

  • Rock Goes To College - 24/03/1980

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 29/11/1980

  • Top Of The Pops - 20/11/1980


Executive Producer
Mark Cooper
Andrew Dunn


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