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The Last of the Teenage Idols


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
rAlex Lester pays tribute to blues rocker Alex Harvey , whose Sensational Alex
Harvey Band captured the spirit of Glaswegian street culture.
No stranger to personal tragedy, Harvey died of an alcohol-induced heart attack in 1982, one day before his 47th birthday. This programme features the unsung, radically unconventional hero in archive interviews and performances. Contributors include Harvey-inspired popular artists Richard O'Brien , Billy Connolly , Noddy Holder Lulu and Jim Kerr , with further input from biographer
Martin Kielty , Harvey's widow Trudy, and band members Zal Cleminson , Ted McKenna and Chris Glen.
Producers Elizabeth Clark and Carol Purcell


Unknown: Alex Harvey
Artists: Richard O'Brien
Artists: Billy Connolly
Artists: Noddy Holder
Artists: Jim Kerr
Unknown: Martin Kielty
Unknown: Zal Cleminson
Unknown: Ted McKenna
Unknown: Chris Glen.
Producers: Elizabeth Clark
Producers: Carol Purcell

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The Last of the Teenage Idols

BBC Radio 2, 3 February 2007 20.00

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