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Episode 1

Tom Robinson tells the story of the extraordinary British record producer Joe Meek, whose hits included Telstar by The Tornadoes.

Born Robert George Meek on 5 April 1929 in Newent, Gloucestershire, Joe became Britain's premier independent record producer in the early 60s, as renowned for his pioneering recording techniques and eccentric personality as for the futuristic sounds he created.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 3 Dec 2013 00:00


Role Contributor
ProducerGraham Pass
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