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1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 24 April 2010

Brian Matthew presents the programme for all fans of the music of the 1960s.
With facts, figures and trivia as well as the classic hits, rarities, instrumentals and album tracks, the selection sweeps right across the most important decade for popular music from beginning to end. The A-Z of the Beatles reaches the B side of 'Ticket To Ride' - John Lennon's 'Yes It Is'. 'The One Before The Hit' features Eden Kane and there's also the EP Collection - looking at some of the 4-track vinyl releases which featured in the dedicated EP charts. Tracks included from Ninette (now finding fame 44 years on), Del Shannon, Johnny Tillotson, The George Martin Orchestra with Theme One, Dion, Carol Deene, Gary Miller, Jimmy Walker and Cliff Bennett.
Sounds Of The Sixties began in 1983 and Brian has been at helm since 1990, bringing to the programme his distinctive voice and unmatchable experience of sixties pop shows.

Music Played

36 items
  • Image for The Equals

    The Equals Baby Come Back

    50 Number Ones Of The 60's, GLOBAL TELEVISION

  • Image for Lou Johnson

    Lou Johnson Please Stop The Wedding

    Imcomparable Soul Vocalist, Kent Soul

  • Image for Ninette

    Ninette Push A LIttle Button

    The Songs Of Tony Hatch, Castle

  • Image for The Vee Gees

    The Vee Gees I've Gotta Get A Message To You

    The Best Of The Bee Gees Volume 1, RSO

  • Image for Dion

    Dion North East End Of The Corner

    Runaround Sue: The Best Of The Rest, Ace

  • The One Before The Hit

    • Image for Eden Kane

      Eden Kane Hot Chocolate Crazy

      Pye Rock 'N' Roll Volume 1, Sequel

  • Image for Eden Kane

    Eden Kane Well I Ask You

    Music Of The Year 1961, Spectrum

  • Image for Zal Yanovsky

    Zal Yanovsky Priscilla Millionaira

    Alive & Well In Argentina, Rev Ola

  • Image for Faith Brown

    Faith Brown Lock Me In

    Stockingtop Pop, RPM

  • Image for Del Shannon

    Del Shannon I Go To Pieces

    Greatest Hits, CHARLY

  • Image for Peter & Gordon

    Peter & Gordon A World Without Love

    Peter & Gordon - The Ep Collection, See For Miles

  • A-Z Of The Beatles

  • Image for Dusty Springfield

    Dusty Springfield I'll Try Anything

    The Collection, Spectrum

  • Image for Manfred Mann

    Manfred Mann Manfred Mann - Ha Ha Said The Clown

    Greatest Hits, POLYGRAM TV

  • Image for Johnny Tillotson

    Johnny Tillotson Princess Princess

    All His Early Hits And More!!!, ACE

  • Image for People

    People I Love You


  • Playing Hard To Get

  • Image for The Spencer Davis Group

    The Spencer Davis Group Somebody Help Me

    The Godfathers Of Britpop (Various Artis Polygram

  • Image for Jimmy Walker

    Jimmy Walker I Got The Best Of You

    The Singles 1968-1970, White Label

  • Image for Carol Deene

    Carol Deene Norman

    The Hits Of 1962 (Various Artists), MFP

  • Image for The Kinks

    The Kinks Party Line

    Face to Face, PRT

  • EP Collection

    • Image for Elvis Presley

      Elvis Presley Elvis Presley - I Got Lucky

      Girls! Girls! Girls, BMG

  • Image for Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers

    Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers One Way Love

    The Hits Of 1964, EMI

  • Image for Jackie DeShannon

    Jackie DeShannon Oh, Boy

    Breakin' It Up On The Beatles Tour!, RPM

  • Image for Buddy Britten & The Regents

    Buddy Britten & The Regents Long Gone Baby

    Wild Eyes and Tender Lips, Sequel

  • Image for Pigmeat Markham

    Pigmeat Markham Here Comes The Judge

    (Cd Single), CHESS

  • Three In A Row

  • Image for Cream

    Cream I'm so Glad

    Fresh Cream, Polydor

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Need Your Love So Bad

    Rock The World, GLOBAL

  • Image for Johnny Mathis

    Johnny Mathis Misty

    Memories Are Made Of This, DINO ENTERTAINMENT

  • Image for Art N' Soul

    Art N' Soul Lazy Life

    So You Wanna Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star, High Fidelity

  • Image for Gary Miller

    Gary Miller There Goes That Song Again

    Honey Hit Parade, NA

  • Image for Three Dog Night

    Three Dog Night Celebrate (Celebrity Ball)

    Trio Quartet, Windswept

  • Image for The Paris Sisters

    The Paris Sisters Always Waitin'

    The Jack Nitzche Story:Hearing Is Believ Ace

  • Image for Cliff Richard

    Cliff Richard Nine Times Out Of Ten

    The Hit List, EMI

  • Image for The Shadows

    The Shadows The Shadows - Foot Tapper

    At Their Very Best, POLYDOR


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