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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

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1972
The third series enters an era of harder news stories, in colour, and the music ranges from punk to disco, although rock 'n' roll is by no means dead.
The news: the first national coal strike since 1926 erupts, unemployment figures reach over one million. Prime
Minister Edward Heath signs the Common Market Treaty, 13 civilians are shot dead in Londonderry on 'Bloody
Sunday' and as a reprisal the IRA bomb the Army barracks at Aldershot. The Duke of Windsor and Sir Francis Chichester die and Arab terrorists attack the Munich Olympics.
The music: Don McLean T. Rex , Roberta Flack ,
Roxy Music, David Bowie and the Spiders from Mars, Rod Stewart
Videotape editor DAVE RDCON Research RORY SHEEHAN
Series producer SUE MALLINSON
0 FEATURE: page 4 and INFO: page 77

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Heath
Unknown: Sir Francis Chichester
Music: Don McLean
Music: T. Rex
Music: Roberta Flack
Music: David Bowie
Unknown: Rod Stewart
Editor: Dave Rdcon
Unknown: Rory Sheehan
Producer: Sue Mallinson

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

BBC One London, 29 June 1987 20.00






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