What bands appeared on The Old Grey Whistle Test?

What bands appeared on The Old Grey Whistle Test?

Over the years, The Old Grey Whistle Test featured artists including David Bowie, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Patti Smith, Queen, REM, Sex Pistols, The Smiths and Talking Heads.

Who was the first band on The Old Grey Whistle Test?

Area 615
The show’s theme music was Stone Fox Chase by a band called Area 615. Richard Williams, Melody Maker editor at the time, was the first host.

Did The Old Grey Whistle Test?

When they got the first pressing of a record they would play it to people they called the old greys – doormen in grey suits. Any song the doormen could remember and whistle, having heard it just once or twice, had passed the old grey whistle test….

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When did Lynyrd Skynyrd play old GREY Whistle Test?

With two successful albums under their belt, Lynyrd Skynyrd appeared on the UK television program The Old Grey Whistle Test in 1975.

When did meatloaf first appear on The Old Grey Whistle Test?

The Old Grey Whistle Test, 1978 In January 1978, multi-platinum selling artist Meat Loaf was featured on The Old Grey Whistle Test in celebration of his new album, Bat Out Of Hell.

What is The Old Grey Whistle Test logo?

The Old Grey Whistle Test (usually abbreviated to Whistle Test or OGWT) was a British television music show. It was commissioned by David Attenborough and aired on BBC2 from 1971 to 1988….

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What time was the old GREY Whistle Test on?

21 September 1971 first ever show broadcast on the late night Tuesday slot on BBC 2 10.55 pm. “In the studio, America and Lesley Duncan, with any guests who may appear.”

Who sang with Meat Loaf on The Old Grey Whistle Test?

The Old Grey Whistle Test, 1978 Performing the iconic title track “Bat Out Of Hell”, Meat Loaf is later joined by special guest Karla DeVito for an explosive performance of “Paradise By The Dashboard Light”, a romantic epic told in three parts.

Why did Karla DeVito sing with Meat Loaf?

I sang ‘Heaven Can Wait’, Karla sang ‘Lost Boys and Golden Girls’. It was all these young types and it was she and I so we huddled together and we struck up a friendship. I just find her to be so wonderful. Then we both did this trio with Meat Loaf on ‘Braver Than We Are’, a cut from his last album.

How many wives has Bob Harris?

Harris has had three wives and eight children. He remains good friends with his first wife, Sue.

Why did Lynyrd Skynyrd’s plane run out of fuel?

Contributing to the fuel exhaustion were inadequate flight planning and an engine malfunction of undetermined nature in the right engine that resulted in “torching” and higher-than-normal fuel consumption.