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Pop Quiz


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with Mike Read
Test your pop and rock knowledge with the guests.
Philip Lynott , whose new band Grand Slam are preparing their debut album and autumn tour.
Nick Beggs of Kajagoogoo whose new LP Islands has just been released.
Derek Forbes of Simple Minds who have just played eight consecutive nights at London's Hammersmith Odeon. v
Alvin Stardust , back in the charts again with his tenth hit 'I feel like Buddy Holly '.
Kim Wilde taking a break from working on her fourth LP.
Morrissey, The Smiths singer and lyricist.
Plus archive film clips including
Book same title £1.25 from booksellers
Answers to questions
1: Big Apple. 2: Shane Fenton. 3:
Sandie Shaw. 4: Kids in America. 5: 'Waterfront',
'Promise you a miracle and 'Glittering
Prize'. 6: 'Whiskey in the jar'.


Presenter: Mike ReadPanelist: Philip Lynott
Panelist: Nick Beggs
Panelist: Derek Forbes
Panelist: Alvin Stardust
Panelist: Kim Wilde
Panelist: Morrissey
Director: Philip Chilvers
Producer: Jill Sinclair

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