Posts Tagged ‘television’

Popzien

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 7:29 1 Comment

Extract from my diary for July 6 1973 “To Amsterdam for the Dutch equivalent of ‘Top of the Pops’, called ‘Popzein’. We sang two songs. “Also on were a bizarrely dressed group from Scandinavia, who, just as recording began realised they had no guitar to mime with! We were singing live, so it was arranged […]

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YouTube: Man With A Gun, The Him and Us dancers.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 6:31 Comments Off on YouTube: Man With A Gun, The Him and Us dancers.

This is a curiosity I never knew existed. The single was issued by Transatlantic and sank without a trace. It would not have been my choice for radio play at the time. However, this gem appeared recently on the web, much to my astonishment. The PR department obviously did a good job getting this on […]

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YouTube: Golden Pennies, opening and end credits

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 6:30 Comments Off on YouTube: Golden Pennies, opening and end credits

I walked in to the office of ATV’s head of music just as he was reading a letter asking him to commission a theme song. He looked up and said: “Hello Harvey, you can do this.” The company wanted a folk type song so I wrote it in my head on the car journey home. […]

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