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Episode 8

Bob Harris continues to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic music TV show with sessions from Squeeze and Thin Lizzy.

Bob Harris continues to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic music TV show. Each programme looks at one complete series of the original Old Grey Whistle Test and includes archive recordings alongside new interviews and recorded sessions with guests from the featured series.

Programme eight includes sessions from Squeeze and Thin Lizzy. Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze chat with Bob about the early days of the band and members of Thin Lizzy reminisce about Phil Lynott and their breakthrough success with the Jailbreak album.

There are further session tracks from Ian Anderson, who performs a Jethro Tull medley; and guitarist Gordon Giltrap provides a stunning performance of his hit single Heartsong.

First broadcast in 2011.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Daft Punk

    Instant Crush (feat. Julian Casablancas) (feat. Julian Casablancas)

    • Columbia.
  • Last Train Home

    Stone Fox Chase

  • The Police

    CAN'T STAND LOSING YOU (Old Grey Whistle Test archive session)

  • Squeeze

    SLAP AND TICKLE (Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session)

  • Squeeze

    The Knack (Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session)

  • Gordon Giltrap

    HEARTSONG (Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session)

  • The Cars

    Just What I Needed (Old Grey Whistle Test archive recording)

  • Ian Anderson

    MOTHER GOOSE (Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session)

    Artist: John O'Hara

  • Ian Anderson

    Medley: LIVING IN THE PAST/LOCOMOTIVE BREATH/BOUREE (Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session)

    Artist: John O'Hara

  • Thin Lizzy

    Jailbreak (Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session)

  • Thin Lizzy

    Are You Ready (Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session)

  • Last Train Home

    Stone Fox Chase

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