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A series of programmes which takes a close look at the people and developments that have influenced today's pop music.
This week Paul Gambaecini explains how the American charts are compiled and recalls some of the greatest and strangest chart achievements. Written and presented by PAUL GAMBACCINI


Paul Gambaecini
Presented By:
Paul Gambaccini
Mike Hawkes

Chairman Alan Freeman
The search for the boy or girl who knows most about pop music, organised in co-operation with NAYC and NABC.
This week, the last round in the Eastern Section, is from The Centre, Thorpe-le-Socken in Essex. This week's winner will go forward to next week's Semifinal.
Producer TONY HALE BBC Manchester


Alan Freeman

BBC Radio 1 England

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BBC Radio 1 is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 30th September 1967.

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