Various ‎– The Old Grey Whistle Test (The Definitive Collection)

Box Set, Compilation, Gatefold Digipak
4 × DVD, DVD-Video, Mono, PAL, 4:3, Region 0


Volume 1 - Disc 1
1-1 Alice Cooper Under My Wheels
1-2 Elton John Tiny Dancer
1-3 Curtis Mayfield We Gotta Have Peace
1-4 Randy Newman Political Science
1-5 Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge Help Me Make It Through The Night
1-6 Bill Withers Ain't No Sunshine
1-7 Focus (2) Sylvia / Hocus Pocus
1-8 Rory Gallagher Hands Off
1-9 John Martyn May You Never
1-10 The Wailers Stir It Up
1-11 Roxy Music Do The Strand
1-12 The Edgar Winter Group Frankenstein
1-13 New York Dolls Jet Boy
1-14 Tim Buckley Dolphins
1-15 Captain Beefheart Upon The My O My
1-16 Little Feat Rock 'n' Roll Doctor
1-17 Dr. Feelgood Roxette
1-18 John Lennon Stand By Me
1-19 The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Give My Compliments To The Chef
1-20 Lynyrd Skynyrd Freebird
1-21 Emmylou Harris Amarillo
1-22 Bonnie Raitt Too Long At The Fair
1-23 Tom Waits Tom Traubert's Blues
1-24 Otway* & Barrett* Really Free
1-Extra1 Elton John And Bernie Taupin* With Richard Williams (5) Interview
1-Extra2 Mick Jagger With Richard Williams (5) Interview
1-Extra3 Keith Richards With Bob Harris (6) Interview
1-Extra4 Robert Plant With Bob Harris (6) Interview
1-Extra5 John Lennon With Bob Harris (6) Interview
Volume 1 - Disc 2
2-1 Talking Heads Psycho Killer
2-2 XTC Statue Of Liberty
2-3 Blondie (I'm Always Touched By Your) Presence Dear
2-4 Val Doonican & Charlie McCoy Stone Fox Chase
2-5 Meatloaf* Paradise By The Dashboard Light
2-6 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers* American Girl
2-7 The Police Can't Stand Losing You
2-8 Bruce Springsteen Rosalita
2-9 Iggy Pop I'm Bored
2-10 Tubeway Army Are 'Friends' Electric?
2-11 The Specials Message To You Rudy
2-12 The Damned Smash It Up / I Just Can't Be Happy Today
2-13 The Ramones* Rock 'n' Roll High School
2-14 PIL* Careering
2-15 The Teardrop Explodes Reward
2-16 U2 I Will Follow
2-17 Nine Below Zero Stone Fox Chase
2-18 Japan Ghosts
2-19 Robert Wyatt Ship Building
2-20 REM* Moon River / Pretty Persuasion
2-21 Simply Red Holding Back The Years
2-Extra Bruce Springsteen With Bob Harris (6) Interview
Volume 2 - Disc 3
3-1 Heads Hands And Feet* Warming Up The Band
3-2 Kevin Ayers And The Whole World May I?
3-3 Roxy Music Ladytron
3-4 Loggins And Messina House At Pooh Corner
3-5 The Who Relay
3-6 Judee Sill The Kiss
3-7 Argent God Gave Rock 'n' Roll To You
3-8 Average White Band Put It Where You Want It
3-9 Montrose (2) Bad Motor Scooter
3-10 Bruce Johnston Disney Girls
3-11 Be Bop Deluxe Maid In Heaven
3-12 Nils Lofgren Goin' Back
3-13 Daryl Hall & John Oates She's Gone
3-14 Joan Armatrading Love And Affection
3-15 Roy Harper One Of Those Days In England
3-16 The Adverts Bored Teenagers
3-17 The Patti Smith Group* Because The Night
3-18 Siouxsie And The Banshees* Metal Postcard
3-19 Gary Moore And Friends Don't Believe A Word
3-20 The Undertones Jimmy Jimmy
3-21 Squeeze (2) Slap And Tickle
3-22 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Dancing
3-23 Stanley Clarke/George Duke Project* Schooldays
3-24 Tom Verlaine Days On The Mountain Part I
3-25 Aztec Camera Walk Out Winter
3-26 Thomas Dolby Hyperactive
3-27 The Style Council Walls Come Tumbling Down
3-28 Suzanne Vega Marlene On The Wall
3-29 Andy Kershaw (2), John Walters, Ro Newton, John Peel Skiffle Jam
3-30 Prefab Sprout When Love Breaks Down
3-31 The Pet Shop Boys* Opportunities
3-32 The Pogues Dirty Old Town
Volume 3 - Disc 4
4-1 Lindisfarne Meet Me On The Corner
4-2 David Bowie Oh You Pretty Thing
4-3 Jackson Browne Jamaica Say You Will
4-4 Steppenwolf Born To Be Wild
4-5 Stealers Wheel I Get By
4-6 Roger Daltrey Giving It All Away
4-7 Humble Pie Black Coffee
4-8 Fairport Convention Brilliancy Medley
4-9 Freddie King Boogie Funk
4-10 Brinsley Schwarz Surrender To The Rhythm
4-11 Robin Trower A Little Bit Of Sympathy
4-12 Supertramp Dreamer
4-13 Johnny Winter Jumpin' Jack Flash
4-14 Richard & Linda Thompson A Heart Needs A Home
4-15 Janis Ian At Seventeen
4-16 Al Stewart Year Of The Cat
4-17 John Martyn & Danny Thompson Couldn't Love You More
4-18 Chris Rea Fires Of Spring
4-19 The Jam A Bomb In Wardour Street
4-20 B.B. King When It All Comes Down / Hold On
4-21 John Cooper Clarke I Don't Want To Be Nice
4-22 Joe Jackson Sunday Papers
4-23 Simple Minds Chelsea Girl
4-24 King Crimson Frame By Frame
4-25 Orange Juice (3) Rip It Up
4-26 Howard Jones No One Is To Blame
4-27 Sade Is It A Crime?
4-28 Jesus & Mary Chain* In A Hole
4-29 Lone Justice Sweet, Sweet Baby (I'm Falling)
4-30 Half Man Half Biscuit All I Want For Christmas Is A Dukla Prague Away Kit
4-31 The Bangles* Walk Like An Egyptian

Companies, etc.



The Definitive Collection - 4 x DVD Box Set
© 2005 BBC Worldwide Ltd

Extras DVD1 also include:
Audio Commentary by Mike Appleton
Artist's Gallery
Presenter's Choice

Extras DVD2 also include:
OGWT Museum
Artists' Gallery
Presenter's Choice

Extras DVD3 also include:
Commentary by Mark Ellen and David Hepworth
Artists' Gallery
The Old Grey Squirrel Test

Extras DVD4 also include:
Commentary with Mark Ellen, David Hepworth and Andy Kershaw
Artists' Gallery
Additional Interview Material

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 014503 186722
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5014503186722
  • Label Code: none
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): Sony DADC A0100374886-A911 28
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): Sony DADC A0100374886-A511 46
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3): Sony DADC A0100483871-A911 18
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 4): Sony DADC A0100504257-A911 26
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI L558
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI L556
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 3): IFPI L558
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 4): IFPI L556
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI 941X
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI 949U
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 3): IFPI 941X
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 4): IFPI 948X
  • Rights Society: MCPS

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BBCDVD 1073 Various The Old Grey Whistle Test(Box, Gat + 2xDVD-V, Mono, PAL, 4:3) BBC BBCDVD 1073 UK 2001 Sell This Version
BBCDVD 1073, VFC 25968 Various The Old Grey Whistle Test(2xDVD-V, Mono, PAL, 4:3) BBC, ABC DVD BBCDVD 1073, VFC 25968 Australia 2002 Sell This Version
E1812 Various The Old Grey Whistle Test(DVD) BBC Worldwide, Warner Home Video E1812 US 2003 Sell This Version
500599 Various The Old Grey Whistle Test(2xDVD-V, Mono, PAL, 4:3) BBC 500599 Netherlands 2003 Sell This Version