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Big in America: British Hits in the USA

Compilation of British rock 'n' roll acts with tracks that crossed over to the US charts, including Coldplay, A Flock of Seagulls, Bush, Black Sabbath, Supertramp and The Cure.

Compilation of British rock 'n' roll acts in performance with tracks that crossed over to the US charts. From The Dave Clark Five to Coldplay, the Brits have rocked America and sometimes even done better across the pond than here - take a bow A Flock of Seagulls, Supertramp and Bush - who are also included here alongside darker British global exports like Black Sabbath and The Cure.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 11 Nov 2018 00:40

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

  • The Nice

    America

  • The Dave Clark Five

    Bits and Pieces

  • 00:21

    Gary Numan

    Cars

  • The Police

    Every Breath You Take

  • The Rolling Stones

    Gimme Shelter

  • Elton John

    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

  • A Flock of Seagulls

    I Ran (So Far Away)

  • The Cure

    In Between Days

  • 00:29

    The Police

    Every Breath You Take

  • 00:32

    The Police

    Every Breath You Take

  • 00:38

    Depeche Mode

    Stripped

  • 00:46

    Soul II Soul

    Keep on Movin' (feat. Caron Wheeler)

  • Black Sabbath

    Paranoid

  • Def Leppard

    Pour Some Sugar On Me

  • Dire Straits

    Romeo and Juliet

  • 00:52

    Coldplay

    Clocks

  • 00:57

    Adele

    Someone Like You

  • 00:58

    Adele

    Someone Like You

  • Bush

    Swallowed

  • Supertramp

    The Logical Song

  • The Who

    Won't Get Fooled Again

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Role Contributor
Executive Producer Mark Cooper

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