As you many of you may beware I have has been busy tracking down audio-only soundtracks of television programmes for Kaleidoscope. This weeks discoverer are 20 lost appearances on the Granada TV show 45 & Rock On With 45. All are in great condition and all artists performed live and come complete with introductions by David "Kid" Jensen. Here is a complete list for you archivists:
45 31.10.1974 Hudson Ford - Don't Want To Be A Star Ken Boothe and the Cimarons - Everything I Own
45 14.11.74 Ace - How Long Has This Been Going On The Tymes - Miss Grace
45 05.12.74 Alvin Stardust - Can't You Hear My Heartbeat Alvin Stardust - Why Oh Why Alvin Stardust - Come On George McCrae -You Can Have It All?
Rock With 45 23.01.75 Cozy Powell's Hammer - Hold On Cozy Powell's Hammer - Le Suke
Rock With 45 20.02.75 The Hollies - Another Night The Hollies - Time Machine Jive Claire Hamill - Geronimo's Cadillac Billy Swan - I'm Her Fool
Rock With 45 20.03.75 Ann Peebles - Beware Ann Peebles - I Can't Stand The Rain
Rock On With 45 06.03.75 Linda & Richard Thompson - Hockey Pokey
Rock On With 45 13.03.75 Rufus - Once We Get Started Rufus - Stop On By Rufus - We Can Work It Out
This info is absolutely brilliant krsweet,thank you so much for taking the time to post the info ,there are artists on the list here that are not credited on the current lists of the 45 shows ,do you happen to know if artists like ken boothe ,george mccrae ,the tymes and billy swan are actually in the 45 studios ,or are they a film that 45 showed of the artists ,i suppose we would be able to tell if the song sounded re recorded or not ,many thanks once again im really pleased with this info ,im hoping in the future some more audio of the shows may turn up and the dancers zigzag dance track of that week may be heard being announced.
sorry krsweet ,ive just reread your post and you have said that all artists performed live ,that means The Tymes ,Ken Boothe and George mcrae and billy swan did make it to the hardrock discotheque in manchester to perform on 45.
Thanks so much once again William for finding these rare articles from look in ,they are of great interest to me ,splinter did perform costafine town on 45 back in the autumn of 1974 and luckily that edition does still survive in the Granada archives ,I think their 1975 45 tv performance was china light ,I wonder what the chi-lites sang ,and if it was a promo shown ,because im not sure if the chilites made it to the uk at all ,anyway if you come across anymore of these look in articles William please let us know ,many thanks once again mate.
william do you have any editions of look in from sept ,oct ,nov 1974 ,only on e bay some time ago there was a look in for sale and on the front cover it said that look in goes behind the scenes of 45 ,all as i can remember william that im sure the front cover of the mag was blue ,but id be very interested in what the article was about ,heres hoping its in your collection ,thank you.
I found this article from Look-In today at the library, the issue was from the 10th Oct'74 I think? I should have taken a note, but anyway it did have a blue cover the only thing is it's not a 'behind the scenes' it's a competition.
Thanks so much ,ive always wondered what the article was regarding going backstage on 45 in look in ,now I know ,and thanks for the added info on the guests on 45 ,I didn't know junior Campbell and thin lizzy appeared on those episodes ,so thanks for this valuable added info mate.
Hi William ,if possible could you please have a look next time you do your research in the newspapers on the xmas day 1974 edition listings of Christmas rock with 45 ,only the time when a link was posted on here where it took you to newspaper listings ,I happen to read whilst the link was available that mac and Katie kissoon and neil sedaka were also listed as guests appearing on this xmas show ,no where else have I read this info ,only if possible could you please have a look to see if you can spot anywhere this added info for the xmas show please .many thanks mate.