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The Old Grey Whistle Test

Police in the East

Duration: 52 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary-style film of the Police's 1980 tour of Japan, Hong Kong, India, Egypt and Greece. Anne Nightingale accompanies the band and interviews its members. Show more

Duration: 38 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 5 months

Innovative country legend Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band perform in a special concert recorded for the Old Grey Whistle Test in 1977. Show more

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California Comes to the Whistle Test

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A compilation of BBC performances by artists who lived and worked in California in the 1970s. Featuring Jackson Browne, Little Feat, Ry Cooder, Judee Sill and Bonnie Raitt. Show more

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Rod's Christmas Concert

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The Old Grey Whistle Test presents Rod's Christmas Concert, a 1976 programme featuring The Rod Stewart Group performing from the stage at Olympia, London. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

A musical journey through the 1970s, with Elton John, David Bowie, Curtis Mayfield, Steppenwolf, New York Dolls, Roxy Music, Patti Smith, Blondie, Iggy Pop and The Jam. Show more

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For One Night Only

Duration: 3 hours, 2 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 days

Bob Harris hosts a tribute to the series, featuring music, special guests and rare archive footage to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the last broadcast. Show more

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Blondie in Concert

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 20 hours

From 1979, Blondie perform live, with Debbie Harry wowing the audience with hits such as Dreaming, Atomic, Picture This, Heart of Glass, Hanging on the Telephone and Sunday Girl. Show more

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Billy Joel in Concert

Duration: 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 days

From 1978, Billy Joel performs songs from his album The Stranger, including, Movin' Out (Anthony's Song), Just the Way You Are and Only the Good Die Young.

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Dr. Hook in Concert

Duration: 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 13 days

Bob Harris presents a concert special from the BBC Television Theatre in Shepherd's Bush, first broadcast on 25 November 1975, featuring the zany antics of Dr. Hook.