Old Grey Whistle Test

BBC - The Old Grey Whistle Test: 70's Gold (2011)  Video

Posted by notbanned at July 23, 2016
BBC - The Old Grey Whistle Test: 70's Gold (2011)

BBC - The Old Grey Whistle Test: 70's Gold (2011)
HDTV | 1440x1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 2476 Kbps | 1h 28mn | 1.62 GiB
Audio: English AAC 135 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The Old Grey Whistle Test was launched on 21st September 1971 from a tiny studio tucked behind a lift shaft on the fourth floor of BBC Television Centre. From humble beginnings it has gone on to provide some of the best and most treasured music archive that the BBC has to offer. This programme takes us on a journey and celebrates the musically mixed-up decade that was the 1970s and which is reflected in the OGWT archive.

BBC - The Old Grey Whistle Test: 70's Gold (2011)  

Posted by notbanned at April 28, 2015
BBC - The Old Grey Whistle Test: 70's Gold (2011)

BBC - The Old Grey Whistle Test: 70's Gold (2011)
HDTV | 768x576 | .MKV/AVC @ 1386 Kbps | 1h 28mn | Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 978 MiB
Genre: Documentary

The Old Grey Whistle Test was launched on 21st September 1971 from a tiny studio tucked behind a lift shaft on the fourth floor of BBC Television Centre. From humble beginnings it has gone on to provide some of the best and most treasured music archive that the BBC has to offer. This programme takes us on a journey and celebrates the musically mixed-up decade that was the 1970s and which is reflected in the OGWT archive. There are classic performances from the glam era by Elton John and David Bowie, an early UK TV appearance from Curtis Mayfield, the beginnings of heavy metal with Steppenwolf's iconic Born to be Wild anthem and the early punk machinations of the 'mock rock' New York Dolls. 1973 being the pinnacle year sees archive from Roxy Music, the Wailers and Vinegar Joe. The programme's finale celebrates the advent of punk and new wave with unforgettable performances from Patti Smith, Blondie, Iggy Pop and the Jam.
Various Artists - The Old Grey Whistle Test. 40th Anniversary Album (2011) [3CD Set] {Rhino}

Various Artists - The Old Grey Whistle Test. 40th Anniversary Album (2011) [3CD Set] {Rhino}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.55 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 548 Mb
Full Artwork @ 400 dpi (jpg) -> 59 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2011 Rhino / BBC / Warner Music / EMI | WMTV 173
Rock / Blues Rock / Classic Rock / Hard Rock / Prog Rock / Psychedelic Rock

This anniversary release is a three CD collection featuring classic rock acts from the Old Grey Whistle Test era including the likes of Elton John, Eric Clapton, The Who, Bob Dylan and Led Zeppelin, as well as a number of American new wave artists such as Blondie, The Ramones and Talking Heads. The bonus tracks were recorded live on the Old Grey Whistle Test and cover the shows entire 16 years and as such have a more diverse feel with artists from Alice Cooper and John Lennon to Magazine and Simple Minds. The album is packaged in a deluxe reverse board digipak.
VA - The Old Grey Whistle Test: The Definitive Collection (2005) [4xDVD, Box Set]

VA - The Old Grey Whistle Test: The Definitive Collection (2005)
3xDVD9 + 1xDVD5| VIDEO_TS | Video: PAL 4:3 (720x576) | Audio: English (Dolby AC3, 2 channels) | 26.7 GB
Full Menu | RAR 3% Recovery | Total Time: 9h 50min
Label: BBC Worldwide Ltd.| Genre: Classic Rock, Pop Rock, New Wave, Post Punk, Blues Rock, Hard Rock

Celebrate the UKs seminal live music show with this fantastic DVD Set. Includes Old Grey Whistle Test Volumes 1, 2 & 3. Launched in September 1971, it hosted performances from the most legendary bands and performers. This DVD Set includes all three DVDs. Disc 1: Over 40 rarely seen performances are brought together in a four-hour film complete with memories of the show's former presenters: Richard Williams, Bob Harris, Annie Nightingale, David Hepworth, Mark Allen and Andy Kershaw. Also included are six major interviews: Bob Harris with John Lennon, Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen and Robert Plant; Richard Williams with Elton John, Bernie Taupin and Mick Jagger. Disc 2: The second volume features more…

The Old Grey Whistle Test-1973  

Posted by mindio at Aug. 20, 2007
The Old Grey Whistle Test-1973

The Old Grey Whistle Test-1973
Video: MPEG2 Video 720x576 (16:9) 25.00fps 8000Kbps | Audio: MPEG Audio 48000Hz stereo 256Kbps | 1016 mb

Old Gray Whistle Test 1971-74-75  

Posted by mindio at Aug. 23, 2007
Old Gray Whistle Test 1971-74-75

Old Gray Whistle Test 1971-74-75

Old Gray Whistle Test 1971-74-75
Video: DivX 5 | 640x480 | 25.00fps | 791 mb | SampleRate(Sample/sec) : 44100 | 16Bit/sample | Channels : 2 | 160KBit/sec

Old Gray Whistle Test 1972  

Posted by mindio at Aug. 22, 2007
Old Gray Whistle Test 1972

Old Gray Whistle Test 1972
DivX 5 640x480 25.00fps | MPEG Audio Layer 3 44100Hz stereo 160Kbps | 277 mb

Blues at the BBC (2009)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at May 16, 2016
Blues at the BBC (2009)

Blues at the BBC (2009)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3315 Kbps | 58mn 53s | 1.46 GB
Audio: English AAC 224 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Collection of performances by British and American blues artists on BBC programmes such as The Beat Room, A Whole Scene Going, The Old Grey Whistle Test and The Late Show.Includes the seminal slide guitar of Son House, the British R&B of the Kinks, the unmistakable electric sound of BB King and Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton and John Lee Hooker, as well as less familiar material from the likes of Delaney and Bonnie, Freddie King and Long John Baldry.
Nine Below Zero - Don't Point Your Finger (1981) [Reissue 2000]

Nine Below Zero - Don't Point Your Finger (1981) [Reissue 2000]
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks & cue & log) | 253 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 90 MB | Artwork (PNG 300 dpi) | 47 MB | 39:34
Genre: Blues Rock | Country: UK | Label: Zed Records | ZCD 1003

One of the UK’s finest Rhythm & Blues Bands, Nine below Zero, formed in 1979 and named themselves after the famous Sonny Boy Williamson song. In 1980 they signed to A&M Records and released the seminal “Live at the Marquee” album. By the end of that year they had moved from selling out the Marquee to selling out the Hammersmith Odeon. In 1981 their first studio album “Don’t point your finger” was released and the band play alongside The Kinks & The Who. They also make appearances on the Old Grey Whistle Test and the South Bank show.

The Pretty Things - Live At The BBC (2015)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at March 6, 2016
The Pretty Things - Live At The BBC (2015)

The Pretty Things - Live At The BBC
Psychedelic Rock, Classic Rock | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 257:44 min | 621 MB + 5% Recovery
Label: Repertoire Records | Tracks: 60 | Rls.date: 2015

Sourced from the BBC archives, this newly updated 60-track set covers numerous songs from the 1960s & 1970s period - including smash hits such as Rosalyn, Don't Bring Me Down, Midnight To Six Man, R&B standards Road Runner and Route 66, and later classic album tracks Defecting Grey, S.F. Sorrow Is Born, Singapore Silk Torpedo and Dream/Joey. These sessions were recorded by the world renowned broadcasting organisation for radio and TV. Our CDs explore all the Pretty Things BBC Radio One output, including 1960s Top Gear, Saturday Club, the later Peel Sessions and Sounds Of The 70s, the BBC In Concert series and legendary TV shows such as the Old Grey Whistle Test, amongst others. The collection has been expertly remastered by Jon Astley (who has worked on recordings of The Who, Led Zeppelin, George Harrison and many others).