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Duration: 1 hour

Compilation of British rock 'n' roll acts in performance with tracks that crossed over to the US charts. From the Dave Clark Five to Coldplay, the Brits have rocked America and sometimes even done better across the pond than here - take a bow A Flock of Seagulls, Supertramp and Bush, who also included here - alongside darker British global exports like Black Sabbath and the Cure.

Last on

Sat 5 Jul 2014 23:45 BBC Four

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Executive Producer
Mark Cooper

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