Tube, The

1 9 8 2 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) Channel 4's live Friday night music show with edge and attitude debuted on Bonfire Night in...

Uptight

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 6 9 (Australia) Melbourne's ATV-0 remained the leading production house for Australian rock TV shows in the late 60s...

Wall, The (1982)

Directed by Alan Parker and starring Bob Geldof from The Boomtown Rats, this movie version of the 1979 Pink Floyd album was described by one critic as...

Wham!!

1 9 6 0 (UK) This TV pop show from ABC (another Jack Good production) replaced Boy Meets Girls and debuted on 23 April 1960. Tried-and-tested Good collaborators were brought together...

Where The Action Is

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) When American Bandstand moved from weekday afternoons to Saturdays, the teenagers of America were despondent. It...

Yellow Submarine (1968)

The Beatles come to the rescue when the evil Blue Meanies try to drive all the music and fun from Pepperland in the third...

Your Hit Parade

1 9 5 0 - 1 9 5 9 (USA) Your Hit Parade premiered on NBC as a summer replacement for Robert Montgomery Presents on 10 July...

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!!!! Beat, The

1 9 6 6 (USA) 26 x 30 minute episodes Hosted by the Nashville-based WLAC disc jockey Bill 'Hoss' Allen, The !!!! Beat featured a house band...

“5” Royales, The

The "5" Royales began life in the 1940s as a gospel group called The Royal Sons Quintet but rechristened themselves The Royals after going...

10,000 Maniacs

10,000 Maniacs (named after the low-budget horror movie Two Thousand Maniacs) was formed in Jamestown, NY, in 1981 by singer Natalie Merchant and guitarist John Lombardo. The...

101’ers, The

Primarily known as the band Joe Strummer was in before he joined The Clash, The 101'ers were part of the last wave of British...

10cc

Vocalist/guitarist Graham Gouldman was a songwriter of pop hits during the 1960s. Amongst his many compositions are some pure classics: For Your Love (The Yardbirds), No Milk Today (Herman's...