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Episode 12

There's a distinctive Scottish air to this episode with new sessions from Edwyn Collins and Midge Ure. Both men remember their Whistle Test experiences, along with Jim Kerr.

Bob Harris continues to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic music TV show, which features music from the series that began on 17 September 1982.

There's a distinctive Scottish air to this twelfth episode with live sessions from Edwyn Collins and Midge Ure. Both men remember their Whistle Test experience with their respective groups Orange Juice and Ultravox. And Simple Minds' Jim Kerr joins Bob in the studio to talk about the group's appearances on the programme.

Dave Stewart recalls not only the Eurythmics performance during the short series that ran in the spring of 1983, but also his appearances prior to this as a member of The Tourists. Amongst the archive music are songs by Orange Juice, Rab Noakes, Simple Minds and Eurythmics.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Daft Punk

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

    • Columbia.
  • Last Train Home

    Stone Fox Chase

  • Orange Juice

    Rip It Up

    • Old Grey Whistle Test archive session.
  • Edwyn Collins

    Falling and Laughing

    • Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session.
  • Edwyn Collins

    I'm Losing Sleep

    • Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session.
  • Simple Minds

    Premonition

    • Old Grey Whistle Test archive performance.
  • Simple Minds

    Someone Somewhere In Summertime

    • Old Grey Whistle Test archive session.
  • Rab Noakes

    Branch

    • Old Grey Whistle Test archive session.
  • Midge Ure

    Dear God

    • Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session.
  • Midge Ure

    Dancing With Tears In My Eyes (Old Grey Whistle Test 40 session)

  • The Tourists

    Blind Among The Flowers

    • Old Grey Whistle Test archive session.
  • Eurythmics

    Never Gonna Cry Again

    • Old Grey Whistle Test archive session.
  • Eurythmics

    Belinda

    • Old Grey Whistle Test archive session.
  • Last Train Home

    Stone Fox Chase

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