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Part I

Episode 1 of 6

Compilation of BBC performances featuring guitarists such as Carlos Santana, Mark Knopfler, The Edge, Peter Green, John Martyn, Pentangle and Paco Pena.

Concentrating on the 1970s (1969 to 1981 to be exact) and ransacking a host of BBC shows from The Old Grey Whistle Test to Sight & Sound, this compilation is designed to release the air guitarist in everyone, combining great electric guitarists like Carlos Santana, Mark Knopfler, The Edge and Peter Green with acoustic masters like John Martyn, Pentangle and Paco Pena.

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Sat 8 Aug 2020 01:30

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Happening For Lulu - 04/01/1969

    • Jimi Hendrix

      Voodoo Chile

  • Monster Music Mash - 07/10/1969

    • Fleetwood Mac

      Oh Well

  • Top Of The Pops - 15/10/1970

    • Deep Purple

      Black Night

  • In Concert: Pentangle - 04/01/1971

    • Pentangle

      Blues In Time

  • Sounds For Saturday - 01/07/1972

    • Paco Peña

      Cantes Por Bulerias

  • Top Of The Pops - 01/12/1973

    • Thin Lizzy

      Whiskey in the Jar

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 17/01/1975

    • Little Feat

      Rock & Roll Doctor

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 14/03/1975

    • Dr. Feelgood

      Roxette

  • Sign And Sound In Concert - 22/01/1977

    • Santana

      Oye Como Va

  • Sign And Sound In Concert - 15/10/1977

    • John Martyn

      Dealer

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 16/05/1978

    • Dire Straits

      Sultans Of Swing

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 20/06/1978

    • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

      American Girl

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 17/10/1978

    • B.B. King

      Hold On

  • Rock Goes To College - 27/01/1979

    • Rory Gallagher

      Brute Force And Ignorance

  • Rock Goes To College - 24/02/1979

    • The Police

      Message in a Bottle

  • The Old Grey Whistle Test - 28/02/1981

    • U2

      I Will Follow

  • 00:00

    Jimi Hendrix

    Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Holly Murray
Executive Producer Mark Cooper

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