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Top of the Pops


Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 months

Jakki Brambles, Bruno Brookes and Gary Davies present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 25 December 1989 and featuring Bros, The Beautiful South and Jason Donovan.


Jackie Brambles
Bruno Brookes
Gary Davies
Jason Donovan

Top of the Pops

The Story of 1989

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

The year 1989 as seen and told by presenter Jenny Powell and the top popstars of the day, including Jason Donovan, Lisa Stansfield, Shaun Ryder, Chris Rea, Marc Almond, Sharleen Spiteri and Jazzie B. Show more

Katie Puckrik explores the 1970s American music phenomenon of yacht rock, a halcyon period of Los Angeles studio craft that married R&B with themes of longing, aspiration and melancholy. Show more

The Defiant Ones

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Four

How Dr Dre's success with NWA was overshadowed by a devastating loss. Jimmy Iovine discusses his work with Tom Petty and Patti Smith, and his relationship with Stevie Nicks. Show more

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