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The People's History of Pop

Episode 1: The Birth of the Fan

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Twiggy celebrates the 60s, meeting skiffle musicians, fans of The Shadows, Liverpudlians who frequented the Cavern Club at the height of Merseybeat, Beatles devotees, Ready Steady Go! dancers, mods, lovers of ska, bluebeat and Millie Small, and fans of The Rolling Stones.

Unearthed pop treasures include a recording of John Lennon's first ever recorded performance with his band The Quarrymen. Show less


Series Producer:
Zoe Jewell
Executive Producer:
Steve Condie
James Giles
James Giles
Production Company:
7 Wonder Productions

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