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The Rock 'n' Roll Years


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Mick Jagger gets the series off to a proper start with that 60s cri de coeur - 'I just wanna make love to you'!
The news - Mary Whitehouse launches her clean-up-TV campaign, Nelson Mandela goes to prison. George Brown does a double-act with Robin Day, and the Beatles's first film is fab, gear and very far from grotty.
The music - The Rolling
Stones, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, Freddie and the Dreamers, The Hollies
Manfred Mann , Peter and Gordon, The Fourmost, The Nashville Teens, The Kinks Herman's Hermits
Dusty Springfield
Peter, Paul and Mary Research SUE GAGAN
Producer ANN FREER (R)


Unknown: Mick Jagger
Unknown: Mary Whitehouse
Unknown: Nelson Mandela
Unknown: George Brown
Unknown: Billy J. Kramer
Unknown: Manfred Mann

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

BBC One London, 27 April 1987 20.00

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