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87 Whistle Test 88

Synopsis

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For the next five hours Whistle Test eases you out of 1987 and into 1988.

Bruce Springsteen Glory Days
On four nights in the summer of 1985 Bruce Springsteen and the E. Street Band filled to capacity the Los Angeles Coliseum. It was the finale to a 16-month world tour during which Born in the USA became the CBS label's biggest selling album of all time.
In the second showing of this exclusive interview David Hepworth talks to Bruce Springsteen and the E. Street Band, with extracts from 14 previously unseen performances, including Sandy from his English debut performance at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1975.
Film editor KEN BERRY
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON

11.05 The Bhundu Boys
The Bhundu Boys from Zimbabwe look set to be the musical success of 1988. Recent performances in Dublin and London confirm them as one of the best live bands around producing music which appeals to a pop audience while remaining authentically African.
In this Review Special John Peel introduces their music, and interviews Peter Gabriel, record producer Robin Millar, and music publisher Charlie Gillett.
Researcher JAMES MARSH
Executive producer JOHN ARCHER
Director ANDREW EATON

11.40 Gary Glitter takes you into 1988 with a live performance from the stage of the Bournemouth International Centre.
Sound JOHN CAULFIELD
Producer JOHN BURROWES

12.05am U2 - Outside It's America
During April and May of this year, U2, arguably the most successful and charismatic band of 1987, toured the USA. They took along a documentary film unit to record some of the most intimate, as well as public, moments of that tour.
Producer ANNE LOUISE KELLY
Director BARRY DEVLIN

1.00 The Grateful Dead - Touch of Grey
One of the least expected happenings of 1987 was the re-emergence of The Grateful Dead. Their song Touch of Grey catapulted them to the greatest chart success in their 20-year history. Part of the success was due to the video, one of America's best. This short film shows you the special techniques used.

1.15 That Was Whistle Test That Was
On 21 September 1971 the Old Grey Whistle Test made its TV debut and now after 16 years of rockin' and rollin' it is finally coming off BBC2's turntable. 'Whispering'
Bob Harris, as he came to be known, fronted the show for many of those years and tonight, before they disappear into the archives, he looks at some of the highlights.
09 producer JOHN BURROWES
Studio presentation:
Director TOM CORCORAN
Producer TREVOR DANN
Editor MICHAEL APPLETON
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Contributors

Unknown: Bruce Springsteen
Unknown: Bruce Springsteen
Talks: David Hepworth
Unknown: Bruce Springsteen
Editor: Ken Berry
Producer: Michael Appleton
Introduces: John Peel
Unknown: Peter Gabriel
Unknown: Robin Millar
Unknown: Charlie Gillett.
Producer: John Archer
Director: Andrew Eaton
Unknown: Gary Gutter
Unknown: John Caulfield
Producer: John Burrowes
Producer: Anne Louise Kelly
Director: Barry Devun
Unknown: Bob Harris
Producer: John Burrowes
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Trevor Dann
Editor: Michael Appleton

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