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Joe Meek - Telstar

Duration: 02:46

The Story of Joe Meek's record 'Telstar' - performed by The Tornados and written in celebration of the launch of the first communications satellite in 1962. Clip taken from Arena: The Strange Story of Joe Meek (1991).

Available since: Tue 23 Aug 2011

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