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Show

Name
Station
YYYY-MM-DD
  • 1967-11-05
Comments
  • There is no known recording of the complete show, but many of the session tracks are available on official releases or as lo-fi off-air recordings of the original medium wave broadcast.
  • One DJ link was found on this show and was previously thought to come from 29 October 1967, but from the PasB at the BBC Written Archives Centre of the 29 October 1967 show, there was no evidence of Clear Light being played on that programme. As Pete Drummond and Peel were both presenters on 29 October 1967 and 05 November 1967, it's confirmed that the Clear Light track was played on the latter date.
  • The Tyrannosaurus Rex session with links is available, and highlights John's over-use of the word "Nice", a trait he was trying to rid himself of by the time the session was repeated on 04 February 1968

Sessions

Tracklisting

  • Clear Light: Black Roses (single) Elektra (Peel introduces this track by saying that the band come from the same "cosmic stable" as Love and the Doors, meaning the Elektra label. Then, after it finishes, Pete Drummond says "I like that, especially the tempo change" to which JP replies "Which tempo change was that, Pete?" - as there are several)
  • File 1
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex: Scenscof (session)
  • JP - "Scenscof The Magician by Tyrannosaurus Rex, in their first broadcast, and it's very very nice"
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex: Child Star (session)
  • JP - "Those are Tyrannosaurus Rex, and that was called Child Star, which was written in Hyde Park beneath a toadstool with lattice windows and red polka dots on the roof"
  • JP - "Highways, which is a very nice listen"
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex: Highways (session)
  • Pete Drummond snippet
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex: Hot Rod Mama (session)
  • JP - "Actually, the more perceptive among you will have noticed that wasn't Jeff Beck at all, but Tyrannosaurus Rex were all set up to do another song so they went ahead and did it"...
  • "And this is the Dwarfish Trumpet Blues and very nice too"
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex: Dwarfish Trumpet Blues (session)
  • Pete Drummond outro

File

Name
  • MarcBolan1967-1969EarlyBroadcasts
Length
  • 1:07:02 (0:16:04-26:50)
Other
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