BBC continuity & show fragments

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Amazing to hear this stuff as it happens...thanks once again!
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This series is the perfect complement to the bbc archives.
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BBC Radio Fragments Vol.07

1963.12.13 Any Questions (Light Programme)
- with Isobel Barnett, Ian Mikardo, Sir Learie Constantine, John Grigg, Freddy Grisewood. The majority of this one consists of a discussion about pre-marital sex.

1964.01.10 News (Light Programme)
- Riots in Panama, Welsh steel dispute, Submarine Tiptoe refloated, French VTOL jet crashed, weather forecast, then the start of Tonight's Topic (with David Holden)

1964.03.22 Eurovision winners - Pick of The Pops (Light Programme)
- Alan Freeman plays the top 3 winning Eurovision songs from the previous evenings Eurovision Song Contest
- (3rd place) Romuald - Où sont-elles passées (Monaco)
- (2nd place) Matt Monro - I Love the Little Things (UK)
- (Winner) Gigliola Cinquetti - Non ho l'età (Italy)

1964.05.21 Passing Examinations- talk by H.O.Emerson (Home Service)

1964.11.19 Top Gear + Music From Midnight
- The very end of 'Top Gear' with Brian Matthew. He mentions The Beatles are on next week. I'd love to find a Beatles BBC session on reel but this is the closest I've got.
- The start of 'Music From Midnight' with Bruce Wyndham
-- Ken Barry And The Barrytones - Happiness
-- Gene Pitney - I'm Gonna Be Strong
-- Patsy Ann Noble - So Tied Up With Mary (Session. Annoyingly the tape cut off after 32 sec)

1965.03.27 Profiles In Courage - John Adams (BBC2 TV)
- Another not so great attempt at recording from the tv, with some hiss & crackle

1966.02.14-18 Housewives Choice - Kenneth Horne
(People may know Kenneth Horne from the comedy show 'Round The Horne'.)
- Cyril Smith & Phyllis Sellick - Bees Wedding (Mendelsohn)
- Peggy Lee - Hey There
- Robert Delgado & His Orchestra - The Percolator
- Kenneth McKellar - Mattinata
- ? - A Foggy Day (instrumental)

Demonstration Reel
- Recorded sometime in the late 50's or early 60's. This reel was made by a guy who I believe probably worked at the BBC in the recording department from the early 50's up until at least 1977. We hear him speak in the intro of this recording. All of the best, clearest recordings in this set were recorded by him. Based on other recordings I think he maybe lived in or near Worthing. I just don't know his name.

BONUS - The taper at home listening to opera on the radio. Then he turns it off and reads some programme listings from the Radio Times for 1964.10.26. You even hear his wife speak in the background.

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Thank you, Egg_Crisis! Don't want to give away any spoilers, but I definitely enjoyed the "Top Gear" clip!
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Another great volume...thanks. And yes the Top Gear clip is particularly intersting.
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Bonza. :ugeek:
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BBC Radio Fragments Vol.08

1965.05.18or25 The Late Live Show - Peter King (Light)

1966.01.23 Scrapbook For 1940
- Includes continuity at the end and the opening seconds of 'The Lively Arts'.

1966.08.27 Simon Dee (Light Programme)
- Peter Paul & Mary - Early In The Morning
- Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night
- Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock
- Cher - A Young Girl

1966.11.xx The Zombies & Spencer Davis Group (TV)
- A fragment from an unidentified TV show (Not TOTP. Could be BBC or ITV). The end of The Zombies' "Goin' Out Of My Head", a member of the band speaks briefly, and the start of Spencer Davis Group "Gimme Some Lovin'"

1967.06.15 Breakfast Special - Robin Boyle (Light Programme)
- Ronnie Monroe's Sextet - I'm In Love With Love
- Syd Dale Orchestra - Diane
- Max Bygraves - What Noise Annoys An Oyster
- Nat Temple & His Band - Hawaiian War Chant
- George Luce - weather forecast etc
- Buddy Greco - L.O.V.E.
- ? - The Winds Of Barcelona

1967.09.23 Ted Heath Orchestra with Lita Rosa, Dennis Lotis (Light Programme)
1967.xx.xx Good King Wenceslas

1968.06.xx AFN Frankfurt, Point Of Law
- Ad for Officer candidate school
- "Point Of Law" presented by Jack Moyle. "This programme must not be construed as legal advice."
- Ad for Summer school

1968.xx.xx AFN Frankfurt, A vignette about Ralph Bunche
(He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950)

1968.11.18 Country Style - David Allen (Radio 2)
- Pete Sayers in Nashville (last few seconds of Roger Miller interview)
- The Big Timers - When I Stop Dreaming
- Hank Snow - The Man Behind The Gun
- Jim Reeves - How Can I Write On Paper What I Feel In My Heart

1969.xx.xx A woman reading a poem
1969.xx.xx National Anthem

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We all appreciate these so much! I still have difficulty coming to grips with the idea I live in the distant future, so hearing these is very comforting.
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And crashing into the 70's, this is the final volume...

BBC Radio Fragments Vol.09

1969.06.25 BBC World Service News
- News read by Keith Bosley. Rhodesia, Americans presented S.Vietnamese navy with 64 gunboats, Israel attacks Jordan, Clashes in Hyderabad, Withdrawal of British troops from Suez, Defence Misister Healey visiting Hong Kong, Dutch identify poison which killed fish in River Rhine, Common Market 2-day meeting in London, Harrisburg race riots, Death of Judy Garland, Tennis at Wimbledon, Peruvian Government takes over all major landholdings.

1969.08.12 AFN Frankfurt - News & music
- End of X Minus One - "The Map Makers"
- News with Milt Fullerton (with The Ballad Of John & Yoko playing in the background from another station!) US/Thai agreement, Vietnam war, Nixon streamlining job training programs, Federal Trade Commision's new regulations for deceptive practices in games of chance, French official arrested in spy case, Israel PM warns Lebanon, Greek cabinet minister arrested, FBI house raid in Texas nets 8 stolen machine guns & some LSD, Teamsters union strike ends, Two-month decline in retail sales ends with increase of half a percent.
- Music In The Air
(Reception fades and 'Puff The Magic Dragon' from another station seems to be winning for a while!)


1969.10.22or29 Late Night Extra - John Benson (Radio 1 & 2)

1969.10.25 Marching And Waltzing - Jimmy Kingsbury, News (Radio 2)
- 3 mins of Marching And Waltzing, then News - Miners strike, Australian election, Blast furnacemans strike, Russia releases two drug smugglers in exchange deal

1970 Canadian radio clip

1971.06.02 David Hughes (Radio 2)
- With guest, harmonica Player Jimmy Hughes playing 'Russian Dance'

1972.06.18 continuity & News (Radio 2)
- Mid-day News read by Simon Bates. French train disaster, Vietnam peace talks to start again soon in Paris, Saigon troops cross front line, Transatlantic yacht race, Light aircraft crashes near Newbury racecourse, Provisional IRA chief of staff ousted, Governor of Alabama having operation to remove bullet lodged near his spine, Nixon's election manager complains Senator John McGovern is getting too much publicity.
- Start of Worldwide Family Favourites with Sandi Jones

1972.08.12 continuity (Radio 2 & 4)
- Trail for "Brass and Strings and Other Things" on Radio 2 & "The Whiteshirts" on Radio 4

1972-1973 Time For Old Time (Radio 2) Benny Lee
1974.12.xx Ricochet (Radio 2)

1975.06.29 Trailers and News (Radio 4)
- various show trails, weather forecast, then 10pm news read by Brian ... Fighting in Beirut, Gun battle in Iran, Uganda

1976.04.03 Eurovision - Save All Your Kisses For Me (Terry Wogan, Radio 2)

1977.02.06 Down Your Way with Jack Wooley (Radio 4)
- Brian Johnston visits Henley-in-Arden in Warwickshire. With Philip Garston-Jones who played Jack Woolley in The Archers.

1979.05.06 Big Ben, News (Radio 4)
197x.xx.xx John Dunn Show (maybe early to mid 70's)

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Thanks for all of these....they really are a great listen.
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