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25 Years of Rock


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The events, personalities and music of 1955-79 seen through the broadcasts. newsreels and records of the time Part 1: 1955 Churchill resigns,
Eisenhower is ill and James Dean dies. Bluebird, Marciano and the Flying Bedstead are unbeatable. Alan Freed rocks and rolls. Elvis catches the Mystery Train and Bill Haley Rocks ' Around the Clock '.
Devised and introduced by Stuart Grundy
Producer TREVOR DANN (In association with Biltboard Maaazine) A most entertaining series and a useful one.... fast moving and often very funny ... a lot of listeners who don't normally tune to Radio 1 would enjoy this series, and I recommend it highly, (DAILY TELEGRAPH)


Unknown: James Dean
Unknown: Bill Haley Rocks
Introduced By: Stuart Grundy
Introduced By: Researchers Pete
Introduced By: John Tobler
Producer: Trevor Dann

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