Various ‎– The Old Grey Whistle Test (40th Anniversary Album)

Rhino Records (2) ‎– WMTV173, BBC ‎– WMTV173
3 × CD, Compilation


Disc 01
1-1 Led Zeppelin Trampled Under Foot
1-2 The Who Baba O'Riley
1-3 Free My Brother Jake
1-4 Thin Lizzy Whiskey In The Jar
1-5 Rod Stewart The Killing Of Georgie (Parts 1 & 2)
1-6 David Bowie Oh! You Pretty Things
1-7 Roxy Music Do The Strand
1-8 Linda Ronstadt It's So Easy
1-9 Randy Newman Short People
1-10 James Taylor (2) Fire And Rain
1-11 Stealers Wheel Stuck In The Middle With You
1-12 Bad Company (3) Feel Like Makin' Love
1-13 The Doobie Brothers Listen To The Music
1-14 Focus (2) Hocus Pocus
1-15 ZZ Top Cheap Sunglasses
1-16 The Allman Brothers Band Jessica
1-17 The Cars Just What I Needed
1-18 Talking Heads Psycho Killer
Disc 02
2-1 Elton John Tiny Dancer
2-2 Bob Dylan Hurricane
2-3 Eric Clapton Let It Grow
2-4 Fleetwood Mac Go Your Own Way
2-5 Lynyrd Skynyrd Free Bird
2-6 America (2) Ventura Highway
2-7 Foreigner Cold As Ice
2-8 Chicago (2) 25 Or 6 To 4
2-9 Robert Plant Burning Down One Side
2-10 The Moody Blues I'm Just A Singer (In A Rock & Roll Band)
2-11 Yes Owner Of A Lonely Heart
2-12 Steppenwolf Born To Be Wild
2-13 Golden Earring Radar Love
2-14 John Martyn Solid Air
2-15 Jim Croce I Have To Say It In A Song
2-16 Don McLean American Pie
2-17 New York Dolls Personality Crisis
2-18 Blondie One Way Or Another
Live Disc
3-1 John Lennon Stand By Me
3-2 Alice Cooper Under My Wheels
3-3 Sniff 'n' The Tears Driver Seat
3-4 Simple Minds Life In A Day
3-5 Magazine Give Me Everything
3-6 Altered Images A Day's Wait
3-7 Aztec Camera Walk Out To Winter
3-8 Tom Waits Small Change
3-9 Sad Café Hungry Eyes
3-10 Joan Armatrading Love & Affection
3-11 Janis Ian Stars
3-12 Robert Wyatt Shipbuilding
3-13 Ralph McTell Sweet Mystery
3-14 Little Feat Rock & Roll Doctor
3-15 Atlanta Rhythm Section So Into You
3-16 Chris Rea Guitar Street
3-17 Iggy Pop I Wanna Be Your Dog
3-18 Ramones Rock & Roll High School / Rock & Roll Radio


Track 1-10 is mislabeled as "Fire Or Rain"

UK three CD set celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the late, great TV series that showcased many classic and up-and-coming artists. The first two discs include Classic Rock acts from the OGWT era including the likes of Elton John, Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd and Free as well as a number of American New Wave artists such as Blondie, The Ramones and Talking Heads. The third disc features tracks recorded live on the show and will cover the shows entire 16 years and as such will have a more diverse feel with artists from Meatloaf and John Lennon to The Specials and Public Image.

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  • Barcode (Text): 5 052498 51124
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