Birth of Rock

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Episode 1 of 3

Duration: 30 minutes

Prog-rock legend and inventor of world music Brian Pern takes us on an imagined journey through the last half-century of rock music. In part one, Pern investigates rock's prehistoric origins, asks who was the smartest band and reminisces about dressing up as a crab.

Credits

Brian Pern
Simon Day
Various
Rhys Thomas
Pat Quid
Paul Whitehouse
Tony Pebble
Nigel Havers
Ray Baker Thomas
Matt Lucas
John Farrow
Michael Kitchen
Director
Rhys Thomas
Producer
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer
Saurabh Kakkar
Writer
Simon Day
Writer
Rhys Thomas
Toddy Chunks Burnett
Winston Garvey
Mulligan
Vic Reeves
O'Hare
Bob Mortimer
John
David Cummings
Michael Banks
Philip Pope
Mickey Murray
Michael Smiley
Captain Cupnutz
Tony Way

Broadcasts

Music Videos

Spirit Level

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