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Episode 19: 1973

A series looking back at the events and music of each year from 1955 - 1979. Tonight part 19: 1973. First broadcast in 1980.

A 25-part series first broadcast in 1980 covering the years 1955-1979. The most significant records of each year are set against Pathe and Movietone newsreels, as well as extracts from Billboard magazine, archive recordings and newspaper clippings read by Bill Bingham. Tonight Stuart Grundy introduces part 19, which covers 1973.

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Music Played

  • Steely Dan

    REELIN IN THE YEARS

    • THE BEST OF STEELY DAN.
    • MCA.
    • MCD-10967.
  • Carly Simon

    YOU'RE SO VAIN

    • THE BEST OF CARLY SIMON VOLUME ONE.
    • ELEKTRA.
    • 9548-30460-2.
  • Strawbs

    PART OF THE UNION

    • 25 YEARS OF 'ROCK & ROLL - 1973 ***.
    • CONNOISSEUR COLLECTION.
    • RRTCD-73.
  • Pink Floyd

    MONEY

    • DARK SIDE OF THE MOON.
    • EMI RECORDS LTD.
    • 7243 8-29752 2 9.
  • Stevie Wonder

    Superstition

    • Talking Book.
    • Motown.
    • 530-036-2.
  • Stealers Wheel

    STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU

    • STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU.
    • OLD GOLD.
    • OG-3713.
  • The Allman Brothers Band

    Jessica

    • DREAMS.
    • POLYDOR.
    • 839-426 2.
  • The Allman Brothers Band

    RAMBLIN' MAN

    • DREAMS.
    • POLYDOR.
    • 839-426-2.
  • Thin Lizzy

    Whiskey In The Jar

    • MUSIC OF THE YEAR 1973.
    • SPECTRUM.
    • 545 060-2.
  • THE TEMPTATIONS

    PAPA WAS A ROLLIN' STONE

    • MOTOWN'S GREATEST HITS.
    • MOTOWN.
    • 530-015 2.
  • The Doobie Brothers

    Long Train Runnin'

    • The Very Best of The Doobie Brothers.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 9548-32803-2.
  • Bob Dylan

    KNOCKIN' ON HEAVEN'S DOOR

    • THE ESSENTIAL BOB DYLAN.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • STVCD-116.
  • Focus

    Hocus Pocus

    • Hocus Pocus.
    • Chrysalis.
    • 8281-1622.
  • The Sweet

    BLOCKBUSTER

    • THE SWEET BLOCKBUSTERS.
    • RCA.
    • ND-74313.
  • Gilbert O’Sullivan

    GET DOWN

    • The Very Best of Gilbert O'Sullivan.
    • Union Square.
    • USMTVCD002.
  • THE EAGLES

    DESPERADO

    • DESPERADO.
    • ASYLUM.
    • K-253008.
  • Lou Reed

    Walk On The Wild Side

    • TRANSFORMER.
    • BMG.
    • 7432-1601812.
  • Mike Oldfield

    TUBULAR BELLS

    • TUBULAR BELLS.
    • VIRGIN.
    • CDV-2001.
  • The Rolling Stones

    Angie

    • MADE IN THE SHADE.
    • CBS.
    • 450201-2.
  • Slade

    MERRY XMAS EVERYBODY

    • FEEL THE NOIZE SLADE GREATEST HITS.
    • POLYDOR.
    • 537-105 2.
  • Pink Floyd

    Eclipse

    • DARK SIDE OF THE MOON.
    • EMI.
    • CDEMD-1064.
  • Gilbert O’Sullivan

    Get Down

    • The Essential Collection.
    • BMG.
    • 008.
  • The Velvet Underground

    Who Loves The Sun

    • Loaded.
    • Rhino.
  • Thievery Corporation

    Lebanese Blonde

    • MIRROR CONSPIRACY.
    • 4AD.
  • Cosha

    Do You Wanna Dance

    • Columbia.

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