Sounds of the Seventies, Vol 2

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Sounds of the Seventies, Vol 2

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1.It's Too Late | King, Carole | Singer Songwriters at the BBC | 1971 ??-??
2.Fire and Rain | Taylor, James | James Taylor sings James Taylor | 1970 11-??
3.Heart of Gold | Young, Neil | In Concert | 1971 ??-??
4.Political Science | Newman, Randy | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1972 ??-??
5.Vincent | McLean, Don | Sounds for Saturday | 1972 ??-??
6.American Tune | Simon, Paul | Parkinson | 1975 ??-??
7.Seventeen | Ian, Janis | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1976 ??-??
8.Take It Easy | Eagles | BBC In Concert | 1973 ??-??
9.She's Gone | Hall and Oates | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1976 05-18
10.Fat Man in the Bathtub | Little Feat | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1975 01-17
11.Sweet Home Alabama | Lynyrd Skynyrd | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1975 11-11
12.Show Me The Way | Frampton, Peter | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1976 10-26
13.Sultans of Swing | Dire Straits | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1978 05-16
14.Tommy Gun | Clash | Something Else | 1978 03-11
15.Sixteen Again | Buzzcocks | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1978 11-14
16.Offspring | Damned | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1979 ??-??
17.Hanging Around | Stranglers | Rock Goes to College | 1978 ??-??
18.The Eton Rifles | Jam | Something Else | 1979 ??-??
19.Love in a Void | Siouxsie and the Banshees | Something Else | 1979 11-03
20.Jimmy Jimmy | Undertones | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1979 03-06
21.Transmission | Joy Division | Something Else | 1979 09-15
23.Jet Boy | New York Dolls | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1973 11-27
24.Horses | Smith, Patti | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1976 05-11
25.I'm Bored | Pop, Iggy | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1979 04-22
26.Don't Come Close | Ramones | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1978 09-19
27.Rosalita | Springsteen, Bruce | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1979 ??-??
28.Sex And Drugs and Rock'n'Roll | Dury and the Blockheads, Ian | Sight and Sound | 1977 12-??
29.Message in a Bottle | Police | Rock Goes to College | 1978 ??-??
30.Rat Trap | Boomtown Rats | Top of the Pops | 1978 11-??
31.Oliver's Army | Costello, Elvis | Top of the Pops | 1979 12-??
32.Autobahn | Kraftwerk | Tomorrow's World | 1975 ??-??
33.Path Of Least Resistance | Human League | Mainstream | 1979 ??-??
34.Too Much Too Young | Specials | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1979 10-02
35.Night Boat to Cairo | Madness | Old Grey Whistle Test | 1979 11-12

Notes

Ten-part series featuring vintage rock, pop and soul performances from the BBC archives. DVDs are NTSC Format, region-free and playable worldwide!. Video and audio is 10/10.

Episode 6: Long Ago And Far Away (29 Minutes)

The Seventies provided a stage and a live audience for some of the best singer/songwriters in the business, in the form of such programmes as The Old Grey Whistle Test and In Concert. Featuring performances from Carole King, James Taylor, Neil Young, Randy Newman, Don McLean, Paul Simon and Janis Ian.

01. Carole King - Natural Woman (In Concert `71)
02. James Taylor - Fire And Rain (In Concert `70)
03. Neil Young - Heart Of Gold (In Concert `71)
04. Randy Newman - Political Science (ogwt `72)
05. Don McLean - Vincent (Sounds For Saturday `72)
06. Paul Simon - American Tune (Parkinson `75)
07. Janis Ian - At Seventeen (ogwt '76)
08. Outro

Episode 7: Comin' Home To You (28 Minutes)

Superstars of mainstream rock, cult bands and million-selling transatlantic troubadours who could fill a stadium all played sets for the BBC in the 70s. Featuring performances from the Eagles, Hall and Oates, Little Feat, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Peter Frampton, Eric Clapton and Dire Straits.

01. The Eagles - Take It Easy (In Concert `73)
02. Hall & Oates - She`s Gone (ogwt '76)
03. Little Feat - Fat Man In The Bathtub (ogwt `75)
04. Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama (ogwt `75)
05. Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way (ogwt `76)
06. Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing (ogwt `78)
07. Outro

Episode 8: Smash It Up (28 Minutes)

Punk music came late to the BBC. It was reputed to have a pernicious influence. But come it eventually did, along with the New Wave that superceded it, witness these vintage sessions by The Clash, The Buzzcocks, X-Ray Spex, The Damned, The Undertones and Joy Division.

1 The Clash - Tommy Gun (Something Else `78)
2 The Buzzcocks - Sixteen Again (ogwt `78)
3 The Damned - Offspring (ogwt `79)
4 The Stranglers - Hangin` Around (Rock Goes To College `78)
5 The Jam - Eton Rifles (Something Else `79)
6 Siouxie & The Banshees - Love In A Void (Something Else `79)
7 The Undertones - Jimmy Jimmy (ogwt `79)
8 Joy Division - Transmission (Something Else `79)
9 Outro

Episode 9: The Boy Looked At Johnny (29 Minutes)

America, like the UK, underwent its own punk explosion in the 70s, followed by the mellower strains of what became known as the New Wave. Archive performers include Alice Cooper, The New York Dolls, The Ramones, Iggy Pop, Talking Heads and Bruce Springsteen.

1 Alice Cooper - Under My Wheels (ogwt `71)
3 New York Dolls - Jet Boy (ogwt `73)
2 Patti Smith - Horses (ogwt `76)
3 Iggy Pop - I`m Bored (ogwt `79)
4 The Ramones - Don`t Come Close (ogwt `78)
5 Blondie - Touched By Your Presence Dear (ogwt `78)
6 Talking Heads - Psycho Killer (ogwt `78)
7 Bruce Springsteen - Rosalita (ogwt `79)
8 Outro

Episode 10: Shuy Up, Listen, And Dance (29 Minutes)

At the end of the 70s, many sounds associated with the 80s were already coming to the fore - including the synthesiser and the ska revival - and were beginning to make their first appearances on the BBC. Archive performers include Ian Dury and the Blockheads, The Police, Elvis Costello, Simple Minds, Human League, The Specials, Madness and Kraftwerk.

1 Ian Dury - Sex & Drugs & Rock`n`Roll (Sight & Sound `77)
2 The Police - Message In A Bottle (Rock Goes To College `78)
3 The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap (totp `78)
4 Elvis Costello - Oliver`s Army (totp `79)
5 Kraftwerk - Autobahn (Tomorrow`s World `75)
6 Human League - Path Of Least Resistance (Mainstream `79)
7 The Specials - Too Much Too Young (ogwt `79)
8 Madness - Night Boat To Cairo (ogwt `79)
9 Outro

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