6 Music Classic Concert

Another classic performance from the archive.

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20171021 (6M)

A classic concert from the BBC archives.

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Crowded House recorded at Finsbury Park in London in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

20170909

A classic concert from the BBC archives.

10,000 Maniacs - 198820130216 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents 10,000 Maniacs recorded at Sadler's Wells, London in 1988.

Ac/dc20170715

Chris Hawkins presents AC/DC at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979.

All About Eve - 19912011093020120505
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recorded in concert at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

Chris Hawkins presents All About Eve recorded in concert at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

Featuring All About Eve recorded at The Town and Country Club, Kentish Town in 1991.

Barclay James Harvest20170805

recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1974.

Belle And Sebastian - 200620150516 (6M)

Recorded at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2006.

Big Country - 198320110820

Chris Hawkins presents Big Country recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1983.

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1983 feature on 6 Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Having played as support band to The Jam and U2, Big Country first hit the headlines in 1983 with the album The Crossing, followed by a string of hit singles including In A Big Country and Chance.

This brilliant live performance is taken from their 1983 Album The Crossing, and was recorded at London's Hammersmith Palais hot of the back of that album.

Billy Bragg - 200920120317

Chris Hawkins presents Billy Bragg recorded live at London's Dublin Castle in 2009.

Blancmange - 198420141220 (6M)
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Chris Hawkins presents Blancmange at Hammersmith Palais in London in 1984.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Blancmange recorded at the Hammersmith Palais in London in 1984.

Chris Hawkins presents Blancmange at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1984.

Chris Hawkins presents Blancmange recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1984.

Formed in 1979, the synthpop duo enjoyed a run of hit singles in the mid-80s before splitting in 1987. They got back together in 2006 and recently released an album of instrumentals entitled Nil by Mouth.

Bob Marley And The Wailers - 197320120804 (6M)
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recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1973.

Chris Hawkins presents Bob Marley and the Wailers recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1973. Featuring the classic Wailers' line-up of Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer alongside Bob Marley, this concert was recorded on the Catch A Fire tour, during the band's second visit to the UK. The venues on the tour included small clubs and colleges, and this recording captures the band on the cusp of worldwide fame.

Featuring Bob Marley and The Wailers at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1973.

Bob Marley and the Wailers recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1973. Featuring the classic Wailers' line-up of Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer alongside Bob Marley, this concert was recorded on the Catch A Fire tour, during the band's second visit to the UK. The venues on the tour included small clubs and colleges, and this recording captures the band on the cusp of worldwide fame. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Cash At Worthy Farm20170624

Chris Hawkins presents Johnny Cash's memorable appearance at Glastonbury 1994.

Coldplay - 201120110917
David Bowie - 20002012010720121229
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To mark David Bowie's 65th birthday, a concert recorded in London in 2000.

Marking David Bowie's 65th birthday with concert he recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre in London in 2000 - including Wild is the Wind, Ashes to Ashes and The Man Who Sold the World.

Chris Hawkins presents David Bowie recorded in concert at the BBC's Radio Theatre in 2000.

David Bowie recorded in concert at the BBC's Radio Theatre in 2000. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

As part of 6 Music's celebration of David Bowie, a chance to hear him recorded in concert in 2000 at the BBC's Radio Theatre.

Def Leppard - 199620121005

BBC 6 Music's celebration of Sheffield continues with a chance to hear Def Leppard's homecoming show recorded at the Sheffield Arena in 1996.

Depeche Mode - 19832012051920121110
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Featuring Depeche Mode live at London's Hammersmith Odeon in 1983.

Depeche Mode recorded in concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Depeche Mode Live In 199320170513 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Depeche Mode on the Devotional tour at Crystal Palace Bowl in 1993.

Doves - 200220120728 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Doves recorded live at Nottingham's Rock City in 2002.

Finley Quaye - 199820130302

Chris Hawkins presents Finley Quaye recorded at Glastonbury in 1998.

Foo Fighters - 1997

Chris Hawkins presents Foo Fighters at the Manchester Apollo in 1997.

recorded at the Manchester Apollo in 1997. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

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Gary Numan - 198320150509 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Gary Numan at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1983.

Gary Numan recorded in concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Grant Lee Buffalo - 199420140208

Chris Hawkins presents Grant Lee Buffalo at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in 1994.

Grant Lee Buffalo recorded live at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins

Horace Andy - 200920110423 (6M)
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Chris Hawkins presents reggae great Horace Andy live at Glastonbury 2009.

Chris Hawkins presents reggae great Horace Andy recorded live at Glastonbury 2009.

Chris Hawkins presents Horace Andy live at Glastonbury 2009.

Horace Andy live at Glastonbury in 2009 features on 6Music's Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins

In this stunning live set, recorded a the 2009 Glastonbury Festival, legendry Reggae artist Horace Andy performs some of his best know, and loved songs.

Chris Hawkins presents Horace Andy recorded at Glastonbury in 2009.

Horace Andy recorded at Glastonbury in 2009. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Howard Jones - 198420140712

Chris Hawkins presents Howard Jones recorded at Friars in Aylesbury in 1984.

Ian Hunter20170930

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979.

Ian Hunter recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979.

Ian Hunter - 197920170930 (6M)

Ian Hunter recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979.

Jack Bruce Band - 197720130413 (6M)

Featuring the Jack Bruce Band recorded in 1977.

John Miles20170902

recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Johnny Cash - 199420120526

Chris Hawkins presents a set from Johnny Cash recorded live at Glastonbury in 1994.

Chris Hawkins presents a memorable set from Johnny Cash recorded live at Glastonbury in 1994.

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in concert for the BBC at the Playhouse Theatre in London in 1969.

Led Zeppelin recorded in concert at the Playhouse Theatre in London in 1969. As Robert Plant and his Sensational Space Shifters play at the Maida Vale Studios as part of 6 Music Live, there's a chance to hear him recorded in concert with Led Zeppelin for a BBC pilot show for what was to become the Radio 1 In Concert series. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Led Zeppelin in concert for the BBC at the Playhouse Theatre in London in 1969.

Led Zeppelin - 196920130803 (6M)
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Chris Hawkins presents Led Zeppelin at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1969.

To complement Johnnie Walker's interview with Jimmy Page on Radio 2 on Wednesday 30th December at 5pm, there's a chance to hear Led Zeppelin recorded in concert at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1969.

in concert for the BBC at the Playhouse Theatre in London in 1969.

Led Zeppelin recorded in concert at the Playhouse Theatre in London in 1969. As Robert Plant and his Sensational Space Shifters play at the Maida Vale Studios as part of 6 Music Live, there's a chance to hear him recorded in concert with Led Zeppelin for a BBC pilot show for what was to become the Radio 1 In Concert series. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Led Zeppelin at the Playhouse Theatre in London in 1969.

Lloyd Cole And The Commotions - 198520140125 (6M)

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions recorded at the Hammersmith Palais, London in 1985.

Loudon Wainwright Iii - 197620130316 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Loudon Wainwright III at the BBC's Paris Theatre, London in 1976.

Chris Hawkins presents Loudon Wainwright III recorded the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1976.

Madness - 198320120414

Chris Hawkins presents Madness recorded live at London's Dominion Theatre in 1983.

Marillion20170603

Chris Hawkins presents Marillion at Wembley Arena in London in 1992.

Marillion - 199220120630

Chris Hawkins presents Marillion recorded live at Wembley Arena in 1992.

Metallica - 199520140118

Chris Hawkins presents Metallica at Donington in 1995.

Metallica recorded at Donington in 1995. Presented by Chris Hawkins

Midlake - 201020121208

Chris Hawkins presents Midlake recorded at Glastonbury in 2010.

Midlake recorded at Glastonbury in 2010. Presented by Chris Hawkins

Mike Oldfield20170610

Chris Hawkins presents Mike Oldfield at Wembley Conference Centre in London in 1979.

Moby - 200020150117 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Moby at Homelands in Hampshire from 2000.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Moby recorded at Homelands in Hampshire in 2000.

Morrissey - 199520150110 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Morrissey at the Theatre Royal in London from 1995.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Morrissey recorded at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London in 1995.

Oasis20170812

recorded at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Oasis - 200520120922

Chris Hawkins presents Oasis at London's Clapham Grand in 2005.

As part of 6 Music's celebration of Live Music, Chris Hawkins presents a half hour set from Oasis recorded at London's Clapham Grand in 2005, plus live tracks from The Buzzcocks, Lianne La Havas, Franz Ferdinand and the poet laureate of Punk, John Cooper Clarke who wraps up the hour.

Page And Plant - 199520140628 (6M)

Featuring highlights from Page and Plant at Glastonbury 1995.

To complement BBC Radio 6 Music's Glastonbury coverage, a chance to hear highlights of the appearance by Page and Plant at the 1995 festival. This year Robert Plant returns to Glastonbury to perform with his band the Sensational Space Shifters.

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Pink Floyd perform Dark Side of the Moon at the Empire Pool, Wembley in 1974.

Pink Floyd perform Dark Side of the Moon at the Empire Pool Wembley in London in 1974.

Pulp - 199520150502 (6M)

A chance to hear Pulp at Glastonbury 1995 as part of 6 Music Celebrates Sheffield.

As 6 Music celebrates Sheffield, a chance to hear Sheffield band Pulp's memorable performance at Glastonbury in 1995. Frontman Jarvis Cocker, of course, presents his own show on 6 Music every Sunday.

Pulp - 200220101113 (6M)

Vicki Blight presents Pulp recorded at the Auto-Festival in 2002.

Pulp, recorded by 6 Music at Rotherham's Auto Festival in 2002, feature in this week's Classic Concert.

It's amazing to think that Pulp were formed 32 years ago by 15 year old Jarvis Cocker, who did it because he just wanted to be in a band.

The band signed to Island Records in 1993, and the following year the release of the Mercury nominated album 'His And Hers' saw their career take off.

Pulp established themselves as one of the UK's most innovative and exciting bands, peerless in the quality of their song-writing and their live performance.

This concert features the line up of Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Richard Hawley and Mark Webber, along with bassist Steve Mackay who also organised the festival! This performance was the band's last until their recently announced refromation.

The set includes the classics "Do You Remember The First Time?", "Lip Gloss", "Sorted For Es and Whizz" and "Babies", and is introduced by Vicki Blight.

Queen - 19752011031920121222
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Queen recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1975 feature on 6 Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Queen perform tracks from their album 'A Night At The Opera'.

Chris Hawkins presents Queen at the Hammersmith Odeon, London in 1975.

Another classic performance from the archives.

Chris Hawkins presents Queen at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1975.

Queen recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1975. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Radiohead20170617

Chris Hawkins presents Radiohead's memorable headline appearance at Glastonbury 1997.

Radiohead - 200820120929

As part of BBC Radio 6 Music's celebration of live music, Chris Hawkins presents Radiohead recorded in concert at the BBC's Radio Theatre in London in 2008.

in concert at the BBC's Radio Theatre in London in 2008.

Siousxie And The Banshees - 198820130615 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Siousxie and The Banshees at the Royal Albert Hall, London in 1988.

Chris Hawkins presents Siousxie and The Banshees recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London in 1988.

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recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatrein London in 1971 - the Glaswegian blues band featured Maggie Bell on vocals.

Chris Hawkins presents Stone The Crows at the BBC Paris Theatre in 1971.

Chris Hawkins presents Stone the Crows at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London from 1971.

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1971. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Featuring Stone The Crows live at the Paris Theatre with an introduction by John Peel.

Stone The Crows started out in Scotland. A while later they came to London where they built up a big following and became recognised as one of Britain's leading progressive heavy outfits. They're unique on the British scene today as they are the only progressive outfit to feature a female lead vocalist. She is Maggie Bell, who has been called 'the best female singer in Britain'- and this is certainly true in the soul field.

This is Stone The Crows live at the Paris Theatre in London. Introduced by John Peel.

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recorded at Queen Mary College in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Supertramp recorded at Queen Mary College in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Supertramp - 1977

Supertramp recorded at Queen Mary College in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Tears For Fears20170916

recorded at the Hammersmith Palais in London in 1983.

The Adventures - 198820130209 (6M)
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Chris Hawkins presents The Adventures at London's Dominion Theatre in 1988.

The Adventures recorded at London's Dominion Theatre in 1988. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Another classic performance from the archives.

Featuring The Adventures at London's Dominion Theatre in 1988.

Featuring Belfast band the Adventures at the Dominion Theatre in London in 1988.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight Belfast band the Adventures recorded at the Dominion Theatre in London in 1988.

The Band - 19762012042120130601 (6M)

In tribute to drummer and vocalist Levon Helm, who recently passed away, Chris Hawkins presents The Band recorded live in 1976 at the Carter Brown Amphitheatre, Washington DC.

Chris Hawkins presents The Band recorded in Washington DC in 1976.

Chris Hawkins presents The Band recorded at the Carter Barron Amphitheater in Washington DC in 1976.

The Chemical Brothers20170701

Chris Hawkins presents The Chemical Brothers at Glastonbury 1997.

The Cribs - 200720130309 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents The Cribs recorded at The Fleece in Bristol in 2007.

The Cribs recorded at The Fleece in Bristol in 2007. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Crusaders - 198020140510 (6M)
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The Crusaders with Randy Crawford live in concert in Hammermsith, London in 1980.

The Crusaders featuring Randy Crawford recorded live in concert in Hammermsith, London in 1980. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from the past 40 years.

One artist, one concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you some of the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

Chris Hawkins presents the Crusaders recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1980.

The Datsuns - 20022012111720130406 (6M)
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Chris Hawkins presents The Datsuns recorded at the Nottingham Boat House in 2002.

Chris Hawkins presents The Datsuns at the Boathouse in Nottingham in 2002.

The Datsuns recorded at the Boathouse in Nottingham in 2002. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from the past 40 years.

One artist, one concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you some of the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

The Good, The Bad And The Queen - 200620120915

As part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates Live Music, Chris Hawkins presents The Good, the Bad and the Queen recorded at London's Roundhouse in 2006.

The Last Shadow Puppets - 200820121124 (6M)

recorded live at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool in 2008. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

live at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool in 2008.

The Last Shadow Puppets recorded live at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool in 2008. Presented by Chris Hawkins

The Mission20170819

recorded at the Manchester Apollo in 1990. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Mission - 199020170819 (6M)

recorded at the Manchester Apollo in 1990. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Psychedelic Furs - 198220160618 (6M)

The Psychedelic Furs recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1982. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Rolling Stones20170826

recorded at Leeds University in 1971. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Rolling Stones - 199020120721

Chris Hawkins presents The Rolling Stones live at Wembley Arena in 1990.

Chris Hawkins presents The Rolling Stones recorded live at Wembley Arena in 1990. Part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of The Rolling Stones.

The Sex Pistols - 199620120602

recorded at London's Finsbury Park on 23 June 1996.

recorded at London's Finsbury Park on 23rd June 1996 - their first UK date for 18 years. Part of BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Four's Punk Britannia season.

The Skids - 198120150214 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents the Skids at Chelsea College of Arts in London in 1981.

recorded for Rock Goes to College at Chelsea College of Arts in London in 1981. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Tears - 200520130323 (6M)
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Chris Hawkins presents The Tears at Glastonbury in 2005.

Chris Hawkins presents The Tears recorded at Glastonbury in 2005. The band was formed in 2004 by ex-Suede bandmates Brett Anderson and Bernard Butler.

The Verve - 199820140705 (6M)

, recorded in 1998 performing a homecoming concert at Haigh Hall in Wigan.

recorded in 1998 performing a homecoming concert at Haigh Hall in Wigan. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Wedding Present - 199620130504 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents The Wedding Present recorded at the 1996 Reading Festival.

Thunder - 199420130511 (6M)
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Chirs Hawkins presents Thunder recorded at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire in 1994.

Chris Hawkins presents Thunder at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London in 1994.

Thunder recorded at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins

U220170729

recorded at the Hammersmith Palais in London in 1982. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Violent Femmes - 199120150404 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Violent Femmes at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991.

recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

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Chris Hawkins presents Weezer at the Reading Festival in 1996.

Weezer recorded at the Reading Festival in 1996. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Weezer at Reading 1996.

Chris Hawkins presents Weezer recorded at the 1996 Reading Festival.

Wilco - 1999

Wilco recorded at Glastonbury in 1999.

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Youssou N'dour20171104

recorded at Glastonbury in 1989. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Youssou N'dour - 199220141108 (6M)

Youssou N'Dour recorded at Glastonbury in 1992.

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Once renowned for their quirky, trip hop indie tunes the band have at last received the acclaim that they deserve with their recent voyage into glittery disco-house. Hits such as 'Sing It Back' and 'The Time Is Now' have put them firmly back on the map in a land sorely lacking in glitz and glam. The Jazzworld Stage at Glastonbury in 2000 provided the perfect backdrop for a band keen to provide a glimpse of the many elements that make up the Moloko sound.

Featuring an hour of shimmering electro from Anglo-Irish duo Moloko.

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

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Chris Hawkins presents Garbage at Leeds Metropolitan University in 1996.

Garbage feature on this week's Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins. The gig was recorded by the BBC at Leeds Metropolitan University on the 9th of April 1996, and includes the classics Queer, Stupid Girl and Only Happy When It Rains.

Garbage were a superbly refreshing and intelligent interpretation of nineties musical styles. Strange samples and loops underpin songs of intensity, obsession and vengeance which, with the help of vocalist Shirley Manson's quietly psychotic, sexy and understated delivery, create a heady mixture of power-pop.

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Chris Hawkins presents Marillion at Wembley Arena in 1992.

Marillion feature in this Classic Concert, which was recorded at Wembley Arena in 1992 and includes the songs Incommunicado and Kayleigh. The show is presented by Chris Hawkins.

Marillion formed in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire in 1979 as Silmarillion, after J.R.R. Tolkien's book of the same name. They played their first gig at Berkhamsted Civic Centre on 1 March 1980, and quickly developed beyond their initial influences of Queen, Pink Floyd, Van der Graaf Generator, Rush and, (most notably), early Genesis to craft a sound of their own.

This concert was recorded with third vocalist Steve Hogarth, who succeeded charismatic original vocalist Fish, (and transient member Dave Lloyd), to continue the group's premiere status amongst neo-prog aficionados.

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Featuring Gomez live at Glastonbury in 1998.

Gomez live at Glastonbury in 1998 performing hits such as Whippin Piccadilly and a cover of the Doors' Soul Kitchen.

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Another classic set from the BBC archives.

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The Manic Street Preachers recorded live at the London Astoria in 1994 feature on 6Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins

The Manic Street Preachers performe some of their best know tracks: Motorcycle Emptiness, Slash 'n' Burn and From Where To Despair.

Chris Hawkins presents Manic Street Preachers live at the London Astoria in 1994.

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

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Paul Brady recorded live at London's Dominion Theatre in 1991, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Paul Brady recorded live at the Dominion Theatre London in 1991, on The Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Paul has built an enviable reputation in live performance, while on record the albums 'Back to the Centre' and 'Primitive Dance' have brought him international acclaim.

Songs from the album 'Trick or Treat' and some Brady classics like 'Back to the Centre' and 'Steel Claw' can be heard in this performance at London's Dominion Theatre.

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Todd Rundgren live at the London Forum in 1994 with tracks from his album No World Order.

Todd Rundgren recorded live at the London Forum in 1994 performs his album No World Order as well as other classic Todd Rundgren tracks

Todd Rundgren- Interactive, or 'TR-I' as the show is known, is a historical new concept where the audience can participate. His 29th album 'No World Order' is featured along with new arrangements of old classics.

Todd's first band was The Nazz which was formed in 1967. They split up in 1970. His first self-titled album 'Runt' was in 1970- closely followed by 'The Ballad of Todd Rundgren' in 1971.

The concert was recorded by the BBC at The Forum, London, on 7 October 1994.

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Thin Lizzy, recorded at the Regal Theatre in Hitchin in 1983, is this week's Classic Concert.

The concert features their hits The Boys Are Back In Town, Jailbreak and Dancing In The Moonlight, as well as tracks from the album "Thunder and Lighting" which was released the same year.

Classic Concert is presented by Chris Hawkins.

Featuring Thin Lizzy at the Regal Theatre in Hitchin in 1983.

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

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Various vocalists including Michael Rose and Brinsley Forde perform the Songs of Bob Marley and Lee Scratch Perry with a band featuring Sly and Robbie at the Royal Festival Hall in 2003. Part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

The songs of Bob Marley and Lee 'Scratch' Perry at the Royal Festival Hall in 2003.

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A live performance from the archives.

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Queen recorded live at London's Hammersmith Odeon in 1975. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Queen recorded live at London's Hammersmith Odeon in 1975.

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The Manic Street Preachers recorded at the Astoria in London in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Manic Street Preachers recorded at the Astoria in London in 1994.

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Another performance from the archive.

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Another classic performance from the archives.

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Paul Weller recorded at Guilfest in Surrey in 2005. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Paul Weller at Guilfest in Surrey from 2005.

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One artist. One concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from over the past 40 years.

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One artist. One concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from over the past 40 years.

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Another classic performance from the archives.

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One artist. One concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from the past 40 years.

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One artist, one concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you some of the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from the past 40 years.

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One artist, one concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you some of the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from the past 40 years.

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One artist, one concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you some of the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from the past 40 years.

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Another classic performance from the archives.

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Another classic performance for the archives.

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Another classic performance from the archives.

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Another classic performance from the archives.

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One artist. One concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

Another classic performance from the archives.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from over the past 40 years.

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Another classic performance from the archives.

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Featuring Belfast band the Adventures at the Dominion Theatre in London in 1988.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight Belfast band the Adventures recorded at the Dominion Theatre in London in 1988.

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Chris Hawkins presents a live performance from the archive.

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A live performance from the archive.

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Chris Hawkins presents a live performance from the archives.

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Chris Hawkins presents a live performance from the archives.

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Chris Hawkins presents 10,000 Maniacs recorded at Sadler's Wells, London in 1988.

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Chris Hawkins presents 10,000 Maniacs at Sadlers Wells in London from 1988.

10,000 Maniacs recorded at Sadlers Wells in London in 1988. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

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and friends recorded at London's Town and Country Club in 1993.

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live at the Kentish Town and Country Club in 1993.

Guest App By - Ian McCulloch (Echo And The Bunny Men ) - Caroline Seaman (This Mortal Coil)

808 State play some of the hardest techno, the most sublime ambient and the fastest beats available without prescription.

Their debut single 'Pacific State' was a top ten hit in 1989 and was followed by the band's first album '90'.

In 1991, 808 State's audience widened with the release of the 'Ex.E1' album.

This was their greatest success, so far, spawning three UK hits.

This set was recorded at the Kentish Town and Country Club, and features tracks from the Gorgeous album as well as the original classics and includes their Top Ten debut single Pacific State.

Featuring 808 State at the Kentish Town and Country Club from 1993.

Chris Hawkins presents 808 State at London's Town and Country Club in 1993.

808 State and friends recorded at London's Town and Country Club in 1993.

6MAc/dc20141004

Chris Hawkins presents AC/DC recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979.

6MAc/dc20150905

Chris Hawkins presents AC/DC at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979.

AC/DC recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MAir20160109

Chris Hawkins presents Air at Shepherd's Bush Empire in London in 1998.

Air recorded at the Shepherds Bush Empire in London in 1998. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MAir - 199820160109 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Air at Shepherd's Bush Empire in London in 1998.

recorded at the Shepherds Bush Empire in London in 1998. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MAll About Eve20100724

recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991 and features the songs Every Angel and Are You Lonely.

Featuring All About Eve at the Town and Country Club in London from 1991.

6MAll About Eve20120505

recorded in concert at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

Chris Hawkins presents All About Eve recorded in concert at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

All About Eve recorded in concert at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

6MAll About Eve20131019

recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

All About Eve recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991.

6MAll About Eve20170722

Chris Hawkins presents All About Eve at the Town and County Club in London in 1991.

6MAll About Eve - 19912017072220110930 (6M)
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recorded in concert at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

Chris Hawkins presents All About Eve recorded in concert at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

Featuring All About Eve recorded at The Town and Country Club, Kentish Town in 1991.

recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991.

All About Eve recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents All About Eve at the Town and County Club in London in 1991.

6MAmy Winehouse20120901

As part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates Live Music, Chris Hawkins presents a memorable set from Amy Winehouse recorded at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2004.

Amy Winehouse recorded at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2004.

A live performance from the archives.

6MAmy Winehouse20131123

Chris Hawkins presents Amy Winehouse at Summer Sundae in Leicester from 2004.

Amy Winehouse recorded at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2004. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MAmy Winehouse - 200420120901 (6M)
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As part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates Live Music, Chris Hawkins presents a memorable set from Amy Winehouse recorded at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2004.

Amy Winehouse recorded at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2004.

Amy Winehouse recorded at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2004. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MAnderson Bruford Wakeman Howe20160514

Chris Hawkins presents Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe at the NEC in Birmingham from 1989.

Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe recorded in concert at the NEC in Birmingham in 1989. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

recorded in concert at the NEC in Birmingham in 1989. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MAverage White Band20160123

The Average White Band recorded at the University of Surrey in 1979. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Average White Band recorded at the University of Surrey in 1979.

6MBarclay James Harvest20141018

Chris Hawkins presents Barclay James Harvest recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1974.

Barclay James Harvest at Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1974.

at Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1974.

6MBb King20150124

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: B.B. King recorded at the Hammersmth Odeon in London in 1978.

Chris Hawkins presents BB King at the Hammersmth Odeon in London in 1978.

6MBb King20151227

Chris Hawkins presents BB King at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1978.

As a tribute to the great bluesman B.B. King, who sadly passed away in May aged 89, a chance to hear him in concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1978. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MBb King20160917

Chris Hawkins presents BB King at the Golden Bear in California in 1986.

B. B. King recorded at the Golden Bear in California in 1986. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MBelle And Sebastian20150516

Chris Hawkins presents Belle and Sebastian at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2006.

Belle and Sebastian recorded at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2006. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MBelle And Sebastian20150613

Featuring Belle and Sebastian at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2006.

6MBernard Butler20150912

Chris Hawkins presents Bernard Butler at Glastonbury 1998.

Bernard Butler recorded at Glastonbury in 1998. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

recorded at Glastonbury in 1998. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MBernard Butler20170415

Chris Hawkins presents Bernard Butler recorded at Glastonbury 1998.

Bernard Butler recorded at Glastonbury in 1998. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

recorded at Glastonbury in 1998. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MBig Country20101106

Featuring Big Country recorded at London's Hammersmith Palais in 1983.

Big Country feature in this week's 6 Music Classic Concert. The gig was recorded at London's Hammersmith Palais in 1983, and includes the hits "Fields Of Fire" and "In A Big Country".

Initially formed as a five piece in Dunfermline by ex-Skids guitarist Stuart Adamson, Big Country quickly found success with their trademark guitar-which-sounds-like-bagpipes, attractive tartan shirts and distinctive "knees-up" synchronised stage dance.

The programme is presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MBig Country20110820

Chris Hawkins presents Big Country recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1983.

Big Country recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1983 feature on 6 Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Having played as support band to The Jam and U2, Big Country first hit the headlines in 1983 with the album The Crossing, followed by a string of hit singles including In A Big Country and Chance. This brilliant live performance is taken from their 1983 Album The Crossing, and was recorded at London's Hammersmith Palais hot of the back of that album.

6MBig Country20160227

Chris Hawkins presents Big Country at Hammersmith Palais in London in 1983.

Big Country recorded at the Hammersmith Palais in London in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MBig Country20170121

recorded at the Hammersmith Palais in London in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents a classic performance from the archive.

6MBilly Bragg2012031720170520 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Billy Bragg recorded live at London's Dublin Castle in 2009.

Chris Hawkins presents Billy Bragg at the Dublin Castle in Camden, London, in 2009.

6MBilly Bragg2016031920170520 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Billy Bragg at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991.

Billy Bragg recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Billy Bragg at the Dublin Castle in Camden, London, in 2009.

6MBilly Bragg20160813

Chris Hawkins presents Billy Bragg at Glastonbury 1995.

Billy Bragg recorded at Glastonbury in 1995. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

recorded at Glastonbury in 1995. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MBlack Uhuru20130427

Chris Hawkins presents Black Uhuru recorded at Glastonbury in 1989.

6MBlack Uhuru20130810

Chris Hawkins presents Black Uhuru recorded at Glastonbury in 1989.

Black Uhuru recorded at Glastonbury in 1989. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MBlack Uhuru - 198920130427 (6M)
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Chris Hawkins presents Black Uhuru recorded at Glastonbury in 1989.

Black Uhuru recorded at Glastonbury in 1989. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MBlancmange20141220

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Blancmange recorded at the Hammersmith Palais in London in 1984.

Chris Hawkins presents Blancmange at Hammersmith Palais in London in 1984.

6MBlancmange20150704

Chris Hawkins presents Blancmange recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1984.

Formed in 1979, the synthpop duo enjoyed a run of hit singles in the mid-80s before splitting in 1987. They got back together in 2006 and recently released an album of instrumentals entitled Nil by Mouth.

Chris Hawkins presents Blancmange at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1984.

6MBlondie - 19792011040920120128 (6M)

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

Blondie recorded live at the Barrowlands, Glasgow in 1979 feature on 6Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Not only were they one of the first female-led punk bands, they became the most commercially successful of New York's punk graduates and one of the most influential bands of their time.

Performing some of their best loved tracks, Atomic, Union City Blue, and Picture This among them, this recording of Blondie live during their New Years concert in a classic.

Debbie Harry joins Matt Everitt on Sunday at midday on the First Time.

Music played

Blondie Blondie - Denis - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - The Hardest Part - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Die Young Stay Pretty - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Accidents Never Happen - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Living In The Real World - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Seven Rooms - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Eat To The Beat - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Dreaming - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Atomic - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Picture This - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Pretty Baby - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Heart Of Glass - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - One Way Or Another - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

Blondie - Sunday Girl - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 1979

6MBob Marley And The Wailers20120804

Featuring Bob Marley and The Wailers at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1973.

Bob Marley and the Wailers recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1973. Featuring the classic Wailers' line-up of Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer alongside Bob Marley, this concert was recorded on the Catch A Fire tour, during the band's second visit to the UK. The venues on the tour included small clubs and colleges, and this recording captures the band on the cusp of worldwide fame. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

6MBob Marley And The Wailers20130608

Chris Hawkins presents Bob Marley and the Wailers recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1973. Featuring the classic Wailers' line-up of Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer alongside Bob Marley, this concert was recorded on the Catch A Fire tour, during the band's second visit to the UK. The venues on the tour included small clubs and colleges, and this recording captures the band on the cusp of worldwide fame.

Bob Marley and The Wailers recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1973.

6MBowie At Glastonbury20161203

Highlights of David Bowie's memorable performance at Glastonbury in 2000. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents highlights from David Bowie's performance at Glastonbury 2000.

6MBuck 6520150919

Chris Hawkins presents Buck 65 at Truckfest in 2006.

Buck 65 recorded at Truckfest in 2006. Presented by Chris Hawkins,.

recorded at Truckfest in 2006. Presented by Chris Hawkins,.

6MBuddy Curtess And The Grasshoppers20150131

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Buddy Curtess and the Grasshoppers at Glastonbury in 1986.

Chris Hawkins presents Buddy Curtess and the Grasshoppers at Glastonbury 1986.

6MBush20150103

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Bush recorded at the London Forum in 1997.

Chris Hawkins presents Bush live at the London Forum in 1997.

6MChris Hawkins Presents Elton John Recorded Live At The Hammersmith Odeon In 197420101225

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

Elton John recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1974 features on the 6 Music Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins, and includes many of his best known songs.

As always when Elton John appears on stage, it's a very special occasion and a show which few artists in the world can equal. This concert is no exception, except that this was, in fact the last recorded concert featuring Nigel Olssen (drums) and Dee Murray (bass), who supported Elton throughout his early career. The show being presented in two halves, beginning, unusually with a couple of songs performed, by Elton John solo at the piano, later being joined by the rest of the group for classic renditions of tracks like Bennie And The Jets, Honky Cat, and Your Song.

6MChris Rea20141101

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Chris Rea in concert at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London in 1989.

Chris Hawkins presents Chris Rea at Shepherd's Bush Empire in London in 1989.

6MClap Your Hands Say Yeah20101120

Chris Hawkins presents Clap Your Hands Say Yeah recorded at Summer Sundae 2007.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, recorded at Glasgow's Indian Summer Festival in 2007, feature on this week's Classic Concert on 6 Music.

The band formed in 2004 after meeting at college in Connecticut, and released their eponymous debut album the following year.

Their initial work was lauded on influential music website Pitchfork, and both David Byrne and David Bowie were spotted at their early gigs; no surprise, since both the band's music, and vocalist Alec Ounsworth's nasal yodelling, give a respectful nod to Talking Heads and its frontman.

They played this festival set while promoting their second album "Some Loud Thunder" which had come out earlier that year.

The programme is presented by Chris Hawkins

6MColdplay20110917

perform live in this great set recorded at the 2011 Glastonbury Festival on this Special Classic Concert to celebrate 6Music's Festival Headlinners winners.

Coldplay recorded at the 2011 Glastonbury Festival feature on this special Classic Concert

6MCrawler20140726

Chris Hawkins presents Crawler at the University of London in 1978.

Chris Hawkins presents bluesy prog rockers Crawler recorded at the University of London 1978. Formed in 1976, the band featured keyboard player John 'Rabbit' Bundrick, who also worked with Bob Marley, The Who and others.

6MCrowded House20141122

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight Crowded House at the Fleadh in London's Finsbury Park in 1994.

Chris Hawkins presents Crowded House at the Fleadh in London's Finsbury Park in 1994.

6MCrowded House20151017

recorded at The Fleadh in Finsbury Park, London in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Crowded House at the Fleadh in London's Finsbury Park in 1994.

6MDavid Bowie - 199020160730

To complement the David Bowie Prom, a chance to hear David Bowie recorded at the Milton Keynes Bowl in August 1990, as part of his Sound+Vision greatest hits tour. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents David Bowie at Milton Keynes Bowl in August 1990.

6MDavid Bowie - 200020121229

recorded in concert at the BBC's Radio Theatre in 2000. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents David Bowie recorded in concert at the BBC's Radio Theatre in 2000.

6MDavid Bowie - 200020130330

recorded in concert in 2000 at the BBC's Radio Theatre.

As part of 6 Music's celebration of David Bowie, a chance to hear him recorded in concert in 2000 at the BBC's Radio Theatre.

6MDavid Bowie - 200220141115

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: David Bowie's memorable performance at Glastonbury in 2002.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: David Bowie's memorable performance at Glastonbury in 2000.

6MDavid Bowie At Glastonbury 200020160116

Chris Hawkins presents highlights from David Bowie live at Glastonbury 2000.

As a tribute to David Bowie, a chance to hear his memorable appearance at Glastonbury in 2000. Plus a BBC session he recorded in 1971 - the year that he made his debut at Glastonbury. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MDeacon Blue20170325

Glaswegian band Deacon Blue recorded at the Edinburgh Playhouse in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Glaswegian band Deacon Blue at the Edinburgh Playhouse in 1994.

6MDeep Purple20150228

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1972. Chris Hawkins presents a top-notch performance of the classic 'Mark II' line-up of Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice, Roger Glover and Jon Lord.

Chris Hawkins presents Deep Purple at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1972.

6MDeep Purple20160102

recorded in the intimate surroundings of the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1972. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Deep Purple at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London from 1972.

6MDeep Purple20170211

in concert at Knebworth in 1985. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Deep Purple at Knebworth in 1985.

6MDeep Purple - 197220150228 (6M)
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Chris Hawkins presents Deep Purple at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London from 1972.

recorded in the intimate surroundings of the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1972. Presented by Chris Hawkins

Chris Hawkins presents Deep Purple at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1972.

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1972. Chris Hawkins presents a top-notch performance of the classic 'Mark II' line-up of Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice, Roger Glover and Jon Lord.

6MDepeche Mode20140308

recorded in concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Another classic performance from the archives.

6MDepeche Mode20150808

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Depeche Mode at Hammersmith Odeon in 1983.

6MDepeche Mode20151212

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Depeche Mode at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1983.

Depeche Mode recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MDepeche Mode20161105

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MDepeche Mode Live In 198320121110

Featuring Depeche Mode live at London's Hammersmith Odeon in 1983.

6MDodgy2015103120171028 (6M)

recorded at the Wulfrun Hall in Wolverhampton in 1996. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Dodgy at Wulfrun Hall in Wolverhampton from 1996.

recorded at Wulfrun Hall in Wolverhampton in 1996. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MDodgy20151107

recorded at Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, in 1996. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Dodgy recorded at Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, in 1996. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MDonovan20170218

recorded at the Cambridge Folk Festival in 1981. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Donovan at Cambridge Folk Festival in 1981.

6MDoves20120728

Chris Hawkins presents Doves recorded live at Nottingham's Rock City in 2002.

6MDoves20121020

Chris Hawkins presents Doves recorded at Rock City, Nottingham in 2002.

6MDoves20160409

recorded at Rock City in Nottingham in 2002. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Doves recorded at Rock City in Nottingham in 2002.

6MEcho And The Bunnymen20150801

recorded at the Liverpool Empire in 1988. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Echo and the Bunnymen at the Liverpool Empire in 1988.

6MEcho And The Bunnymen20160430

recorded at Glastonbury in 1997. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Echo and the Bunnymen at Glastonbury 1997.

6MElton John20160702

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1974. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Elton John at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1974.

6MElton John - 197420101225

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

Elton John recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1974 features on the 6 Music Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins, and includes many of his best known songs.

As always when Elton John appears on stage, it's a very special occasion and a show which few artists in the world can equal.

This concert is no exception, except that this was, in fact the last recorded concert featuring Nigel Olssen (drums) and Dee Murray (bass), who supported Elton throughout his early career.

The show being presented in two halves, beginning, unusually with a couple of songs performed, by Elton John solo at the piano, later being joined by the rest of the group for classic renditions of tracks like Bennie And The Jets, Honky Cat, and Your Song.

6MEric Clapton - 19902015082920171125 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Eric Clapton at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1990.

recorded at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1990. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Eric Clapton recorded at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1990.

6MEric Clapton - 199020160130

recorded at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1990. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Eric Clapton at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1990.

6MFinley Quaye20130302
6MFinley Quaye20170311

recorded at Glastonbury in 1998. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Finley Quaye at Glastonbury 1998.

6MFoo Fighters20140215

recorded at the Manchester Apollo in 1997. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Foo Fighters at the Manchester Apollo in 1997.

6MGarbage20130727

recorded at Leeds Metropolitan University in 1996. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Garbage at Leeds Metropolitan University in 1996.

6MGarbage - 19962010050820101016
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Chris Hawkins presents Garbage at Leeds Metropolitan University in 1996.

Garbage feature on this week's Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins.

The gig was recorded by the BBC at Leeds Metropolitan University on the 9th of April 1996, and includes the classics Queer, Stupid Girl and Only Happy When It Rains.

Garbage were a superbly refreshing and intelligent interpretation of nineties musical styles.

Strange samples and loops underpin songs of intensity, obsession and vengeance which, with the help of vocalist Shirley Manson's quietly psychotic, sexy and understated delivery, create a heady mixture of power-pop.

were a superbly refreshing and intelligent interpretation of 'nineties musical styles.

Strange samples and loops underpin songs of intensity, obsession and vengeance which, with the help of lead singer Shirley Manson's quietly psychotic, sexy and understated delivery, adds up to a heady mixture of power-pop.

Formed in 1993 when Butch Vig and Steve Marker teamed up with Duke Erikson yo experiment with samples and loops to create their own inimitable sound.

As the band toured the world their single 'Queer' reached the top twenty in December 1995 and 'Stupid Girl' did equally well in March 1996.

This concert was recorded by the BBC at the Leeds Metropolitan University on 9 April 1996.

Featuring Garbage at Leeds Metropolitan University on 9 April 1996.

recorded at Leeds Metropolitan University in 1996. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MGary Numan20150509

recorded in concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Gary Numan at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1983.

6MGary Numan20160521

recorded at the Hammermsith Odeon in London in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Gary Numan at Hammermsith Odeon in London in 1983.

6MGentle Giant20160924

recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1978. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Gentle Giant recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1978.

recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1978.

6MGomez20161126

recorded at Leeds University in 2002. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Gomez at Leeds University in 2002.

6MGraham Parker And The Rumour20131228

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Featuring Graham Parker and the Rumour at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979.

Graham Parker and the Rumour recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1979. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MGrant Lee Buffalo20140208

recorded live at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Grant Lee Buffalo at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in 1994.

6MGreen Day2015052320171014 (6M)

recorded at King's College, London in 2000. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Green Day at King's College, London, in 2000.

Green Day recorded at Kings College, London in 2000. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MGreen Day - 200020150523 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Green Day at King's College, London, in 2000.

recorded at King's College, London in 2000. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MGuillemots20120204

Chris Hawkins presents Guillemots at the Summer Sundae Festival in Leicester from 2006.

Chris Hawkins presents presents Guillemots recorded at the Summer Sundae Festival in Leicester in 2006.

6MGuillemots20130525

Chris Hawkins presents Guillemots recorded at Leicester's Summer Sundae Festival in 2006.

Chris Hawkins presents Guillemots at Leicester's Summer Sundae festival in 2006.

6MGuillemots - 20062012020420130525 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Guillemots at the Summer Sundae Festival in Leicester from 2006.

Chris Hawkins presents presents Guillemots recorded at the Summer Sundae Festival in Leicester in 2006.

Chris Hawkins presents Guillemots at Leicester's Summer Sundae festival in 2006.

6MHawkwind20140111

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1972. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Hawkwind at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1972.

6MHawkwind - 197220140111

Chris Hawkins presents Hawkwind at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1972.

Hawkwind recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1972. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MHazel O'connor20140802

Chris Hawkins presents Hazel O'Connor and her band recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1981.

Chris Hawkins presents Hazel O'Connor and her band at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1981.

6MHorace Andy20120609

Chris Hawkins presents reggae great Horace Andy live at Glastonbury 2009.

Chris Hawkins presents reggae great Horace Andy recorded live at Glastonbury 2009.

6MHorace Andy20120616

Chris Hawkins presents reggae great Horace Andy recorded live at Glastonbury 2009.

Chris Hawkins presents reggae great Horace Andy live at Glastonbury 2009.

6MHorace Andy20120623

Chris Hawkins presents reggae great Horace Andy recorded live at Glastonbury 2009.

6MHorace Andy20130817

recorded at Glastonbury in 2009. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Horace Andy recorded at Glastonbury in 2009.

Horace Andy recorded at Glastonbury in 2009. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MHorace Andy20160625

, the great Jamaican vocalist and Massive Attack collaborator recorded at Glastonbury in 2009. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Jamaican vocalist Horace Andy at Glastonbury in 2009.

6MHorace Andy 200920110423

Chris Hawkins presents Horace Andy live at Glastonbury 2009.

Horace Andy live at Glastonbury in 2009 features on 6Music's Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins

In this stunning live set, recorded a the 2009 Glastonbury Festival, legendry Reggae artist Horace Andy performs some of his best know, and loved songs.

6MHoward Jones20140712

Chris Hawkins presents Howard Jones recorded at Friars in Aylesbury in 1984.

6MHoward Jones20160716

recorded at Friar's in Aylesbury in 1984. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Howard Jones at Friar's in Aylesbury from 1984.

Howard Jones recorded at Friar's in Aylesbury in 1984. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MJack Bruce

6MJack Bruce Band In 197720130413

Featuring the Jack Bruce Band recorded in 1977.

6MJeff Buckley2016032620170429 (6M)

, whose 'lost' album You and I was released earlier this month, performed a memorable set at Glastonbury in 1995. Chris Hawkins presents the highlights.

Chris Hawkins presents highlights from Jeff Buckley at Glastonbury 1995.

Jeff Buckley, whose 'lost' album You and I was released earlier this month, performed a memorable set at Glastonbury in 1995. Chris Hawkins presents the highlights.

Chris Hawkins presents Jeff Buckley's memorable performance at Glastonbury 1995.

6MJeff Buckley20160903

's memorable appearance at Glastonbury in 1995. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Jeff Buckley's memorable appearance at Glastonbury 1995.

6MJeff Buckley20170429

's memorable performance at Glastonbury in 1995. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Jeff Buckley's memorable performance at Glastonbury 1995.

6MJethro Tull20150314

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1984. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MJethro Tull20150321

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1984. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Jethro Tull at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1984.

Chris Hawkins presents a live performance from the archive.

6MJohn Miles20150418

recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents John Miles recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in 1977.

6MJohn Miles - 197720150418 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents John Miles recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in 1977.

recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MKilling Joke20160709

recorded at the Reading Festival in 1986. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Killing Joke at Reading Festival in 1986.

6MLaura Marling20120407

Chris Hawkins presents Laura Marling live on the Park Stage at Glastonbury 2010.

Chris Hawkins presents Laura Marling recorded live on the Park Stage at Glastonbury in 2010.

6MLaura Marling20130105

recorded on the Park Stage at Glastonbury in 2010. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Laura Marling on the Park Stage at Glastonbury 2010.

6MLaura Marling20130921

recorded at Glastonbury 2010. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Laura Marling recorded at Glastonbury 2010.

6MLaura Marling - 20102012040720130105
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Chris Hawkins presents Laura Marling on the Park Stage at Glastonbury 2010.

Laura Marling recorded on the Park Stage at Glastonbury in 2010. Presented by Chris Hawkins

Chris Hawkins presents Laura Marling live on the Park Stage at Glastonbury 2010.

Chris Hawkins presents Laura Marling recorded live on the Park Stage at Glastonbury in 2010.

6MLed Zeppelin20130803

recorded at the Playhouse Theatre in London in 1969. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Led Zeppelin at the Playhouse Theatre in London in 1969.

6MLed Zeppelin20151228

To complement Johnnie Walker's interview with Jimmy Page on Radio 2 on Wednesday 30th December at 5pm, there's a chance to hear Led Zeppelin recorded in concert at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1969.

Chris Hawkins presents Led Zeppelin at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1969.

6MLloyd Cole And The Commotions20140125

recorded at the Hammersmith Palais, London in 1985. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions recorded at the Hammersmith Palais, London in 1985.

6MLloyd Cole And The Commotions20160312

at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1985.

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1985. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MLloyd Cole And The Commotions20161001

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1985. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1985.

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1985.

6MLloyd Cole And The Commotions20170304

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1985. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1985.

at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1985.

6MLou Reed20170204

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Lou Reed at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1994.

Lou Reed recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MLoudon Wainwright Iii20130316

Chris Hawkins presents Loudon Wainwright III recorded the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1976.

Chris Hawkins presents Loudon Wainwright III at the BBC's Paris Theatre, London in 1976.

6MMadness20120414
6MManic Street Preachers2015031420161008 (6M)

recorded at the Astoria in London in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Manic Street Preachers recorded at the Astoria in London in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Manic Street Preachers at the Astoria in London in 1994.

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The Manic Street Preachers, at the Astoria, London, in 1994

The Manic Street Preachers recorded at the Astoria in London in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MMarillion20110813

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

6MMarillion20120630
6MMelanie20120303

Chris Hawkins presents Melanie recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre, London in 1975.

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

6MMelanie20130202

Chris Hawkins presents American singer / songwriter Melanie recorded at BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1975.

6MMelanie - 19752012030320130202 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Melanie recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre, London in 1975.

Chris Hawkins presents American singer / songwriter Melanie recorded at BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1975.

6MMetallica20140118

recorded at Donington in 1995. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Metallica at Donington in 1995.

6MMetallica20160820

recorded at Donington Park in 1995. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Metallica at Donington Park in 1995.

6MMidlake20121208

recorded at Glastonbury in 2010. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Midlake recorded at Glastonbury in 2010.

Midlake recorded at Glastonbury in 2010. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MMike Oldfield20100130

Chris Hawkins presents Mike Oldfield and his band performing Tubular Bells from 1979.

6MMike Oldfield - 19792011011520100130 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents Mike Oldfield recorded live at Wembley Conference Centre in 1979.

Multi instrumentalist Mike Oldfield recorded live at The Wembley Conference Centre in 1979 performs his platinum selling album Incantations with a full orchestra is featured on the Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Mike Oldfield and his band performing Tubular Bells from 1979.

6MMoby20150117

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Moby recorded at Homelands in Hampshire in 2000.

Chris Hawkins presents Moby at Homelands in Hampshire from 2000.

6MMorrissey20150110

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Morrissey recorded at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London in 1995.

Chris Hawkins presents Morrissey at the Theatre Royal in London from 1995.

6MNew Order20100116

recorded live at the 1987 Glastonbury Festival. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

New Order recorded live at the 1987 Glastonbury Festival.

New Order recorded live at the 1987 Glastonbury Festival. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MNew Order20160910

recorded at Glastonbury in 1987. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents New Order at Glastonbury 1987.

6MNils Lofgren20150627

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1981. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Nils Lofgren at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1981.

Nils Lofgren recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1981. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MOasis20110226

Those Bad Boys of 90's Rock Oasis, recorded live in 1994 at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall, feature on 6Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Oasis perform tracks from their first album Defiantly Maybe in this early live recording.

Those bad boys of 90s rock Oasis, live at Wolverhampton Civic Hall from 1994.

6MOasis20120922

Chris Hawkins presents Oasis at London's Clapham Grand in 2005.

As part of 6 Music's celebration of Live Music, Chris Hawkins presents a half hour set from Oasis recorded at London's Clapham Grand in 2005, plus live tracks from The Buzzcocks, Lianne La Havas, Franz Ferdinand and the poet laureate of Punk, John Cooper Clarke who wraps up the hour.

6MOasis20170114

recorded at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Oasis at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in 1994.

6MOasis - 19942012022520170812 (6M)

Chris Hawkins introduces Oasis recorded at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in 1994.

recorded at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MOasis, Buzzcocks, Lianne La Havas, Franz Ferdinand And John Cooper Clarke20120922

As part of 6 Music's celebration of Live Music Chris Hawkins presents some memorable performances that we have recorded including half an hour of Oasis recorded at London's Clapham Grand in 2005, plus live recordings from Buzzcocks, Lianne La Havas, Franz Ferdinand and the poet laureate of punk, John Cooper Clarke.

6MOmd20160528

recorded at the Hammermsith Odeon in London in 1984. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents OMD at Hammermsith Odeon in London in 1984.

6MPage And Plant20140628

To complement BBC Radio 6 Music's Glastonbury coverage, a chance to hear highlights of the appearance by Page and Plant at the 1995 festival. This year Robert Plant returns to Glastonbury to perform with his band the Sensational Space Shifters.

Featuring highlights from Page and Plant at Glastonbury 1995.

6MPaice Ashton Lord20150606

recorded in concert at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Paice Ashton Lord recorded in concert at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MPart Of 6 Music's Celebration Of David Bowie's 65th Birthday20120107

To mark David Bowie's 65th birthday, a concert recorded in London in 2000.

Marking David Bowie's 65th birthday with concert he recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre in London in 2000 - including Wild is the Wind, Ashes to Ashes and The Man Who Sold the World.

6MPaul Brady20131116

recorded at London's Dominion Theatre in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Paul Brady at London's Dominion Theatre in 1991.

6MPaul Brady20161029

recorded at the Dominion Theatre in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

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Paul Brady recorded live at London's Dominion Theatre in 1991, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Paul Brady recorded live at the Dominion Theatre London in 1991, on The Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Paul has built an enviable reputation in live performance, while on record the albums 'Back to the Centre' and 'Primitive Dance' have brought him international acclaim.

Songs from the album 'Trick or Treat' and some Brady classics like 'Back to the Centre' and 'Steel Claw' can be heard in this performance at London's Dominion Theatre.

Featuring Irish singer-songwriter Paul Brady performing at the Dominion Theatre in 1991.

Chris Hawkins presents Paul Brady live at London's Dominion Theatre in 1991

Chris Hawkins presents Paul Brady at London's Dominion Theatre in 1991.

Paul Brady recorded at London's Dominion Theatre in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MPaul Weller20101211

Chris Hawkins presents Paul Weller, the Modfather of Brit Pop, live at Guilfest 2005.

Paul Weller, the Modfather of Brit Pop, recorded live at the 2005 Guilfest features on this weeks 6 Music Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Recorded on almost home ground at Stoke Park Guildford, this concert features Paul Weller at his best. With tracks taken from across his musical career Paul plays cover versions as well as solo material and some good old Jam standards.

6MPaul Weller At Guilfest In 200520110430

Featuring Paul Weller at Guilfest in 2005.

6MPink Floyd20121027

perform Dark Side of the Moon at the Empire Pool, Wembley in 1974.

6MPink Floyd20130713

perform Dark Side of the Moon at the Empire Pool Wembley in London in 1974.

6MPrefab Sprout20170318

recorded at Reading University in 1985. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Prefab Sprout at Reading University in 1985.

6MPrimal Scream20120310

6 Music Celebrates 10 Years: Primal Scream live at London's Olympia in 2010.

BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 10 Years with Primal Scream performing Screamadelica live at London's Olympia in 2010.

6MPrimal Scream - Screamadelica 201020120908

Primal Scream perform Screamadelica in London in 2010.

As part of BBC Radio 6 Music's celebration of Live Music, we present Primal Scream performing Screamadelica in its entirety. Recorded in November 2010 at London's Olympia.

6MPrimal Scream At Glasgow Barrowlands In 199420100619

6MPrince Recorded Live At The Bbc In 1993; James Brown And Lianne La Havas20160423

Mark Radcliffe presents a Classic Concert from Prince recorded for BBC Radio 1. In 1993, at the BBC's Broadcasting House Concert Hall, Prince played a secret show for 300 fans to say thank you for the reception to his then current tour with the New Power Generation.

Tracks he performed included: 1999 / Baby I'm A Star, America / Dance Music Sex Romance, Pope and Peach.

Following Prince's set are two artists: one he inspired - Lianne La Havas - and one who inspired him - the Godfather of Soul - James Brown. Hear James Brown recorded in one of his final live performances for the BBC at the Electric Proms in 2006 and Lianne La Havas at 6 Music's 10th Birthday Celebrations at the South Bank's Festival Hall.

If you want to hear any of these concerts again, listen again via the BBC iPlayer Radio app.

A classic concert from Prince, plus Lianne La Havas and James Brown.

6MProcol Harum20150620

recorded in concert at the Golders Green Hippodrome in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Procol Harum live at Golders Green Hippodrome in 1977.

Procol Harum recorded in concert at the Golders Green Hippodrome in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MPulp20101113

Vicki Blight presents Pulp recorded at the Auto-Festival in 2002.

Pulp, recorded by 6 Music at Rotherham's Auto Festival in 2002, feature in this week's Classic Concert.

It's amazing to think that Pulp were formed 32 years ago by 15 year old Jarvis Cocker, who did it because he just wanted to be in a band.

The band signed to Island Records in 1993, and the following year the release of the Mercury nominated album 'His And Hers' saw their career take off.

Pulp established themselves as one of the UK's most innovative and exciting bands, peerless in the quality of their song-writing and their live performance.

This concert features the line up of Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Richard Hawley and Mark Webber, along with bassist Steve Mackay who also organised the festival! This performance was the band's last until their recently announced refromation.

The set includes the classics "Do You Remember The First Time?", "Lip Gloss", "Sorted For Es and Whizz" and "Babies", and is introduced by Vicki Blight.

It's amazing to think that Pulp were formed 32 years ago by 15 year old Jarvis Cocker, who did it because he just wanted to be in a band. The band signed to Island Records in 1993, and the following year the release of the Mercury nominated album 'His And Hers' saw their career take off.

6MPulp20150502

As 6 Music celebrates Sheffield, a chance to hear Sheffield band Pulp's memorable performance at Glastonbury in 1995. Frontman Jarvis Cocker, of course, presents his own show on 6 Music every Sunday.

A chance to hear Pulp at Glastonbury 1995 as part of 6 Music Celebrates Sheffield.

6MQueen20110319

, recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1975, feature on 6 Music's Classic Concert.

Queen recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1975 feature on 6 Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins. Queen perform tracks from their album 'A Night At The Opera'.

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is Matt Everitt's guest on 'The First Time With...' on Sunday at noon on 6 Music and available on iPlayer for the following seven days.

Queen, recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1975, feature on 6 Music's Classic Concert.

6MQueen20120421
6MQueen20120428

Another classic show from the archives.

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Chris Hawkins presents Queen at the Hammersmith Odeon, London in 1975.

6MQueen20160723

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1975. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Queen at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1975.

6MRadiohead20120929

in concert at the BBC's Radio Theatre in London in 2008.

As part of BBC Radio 6 Music's celebration of live music, Chris Hawkins presents Radiohead recorded in concert at the BBC's Radio Theatre in London in 2008.

6MRadiohead At The Radio Theatre 200820110219

Radiohead recorded live at the BBC Radio Theatre in 2008, feature on 6Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins. The concert was compared by Mark Radcliffe and features tracks from In Rainbows such as All I Need, Nude, and Body Snatchers along classics such as Lucky and EVerything In Its Right Place.

On Feb 19th the band release their 8th album The King of Limbs. Tracks will be heard throughout the day on 6 Music and will be Album of the Day on Monday February 21st.

Chris Hawkins presents Radiohead at the BBC Radio Theatre from 2008.

Richard Thompson features on 6 Music's Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Richard Thompson, a legend in the world of Folk Music and co-founder of Fairport Convention, features on 6Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MRandy Newman20150530

recorded at the Planet Theatre in Slough in 1983. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Randy Newman at the Planet Theatre in Slough in 1983.

6MRichard Hawley And The Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra20121006

Another chance to hear Richard Hawley in concert with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

Another chance to hear Richard Hawley in concert with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, recorded at the Great Hall at Magna, Sheffield in September and featuring orchestrations of songs from across his career accompanied by the orchestra.

Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates Sheffield.

6MRichard Thompson20110219

Richard Thompson features on 6 Music's Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Richard Thompson, a legend in the world of Folk Music and co-founder of Fairport Convention, features on 6Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MRichard Thompson20121215

recorded live in concert at London's Town and Country Club in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Richard Thompson live at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

6MRichard Thompson20150221

recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Richard Thompson at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991.

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Featuring Richard Thompson live at The Town and Country Club in London in 1991

Chris Hawkins presents Richard Thompson live at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

Richard Thompson recorded live in concert at London's Town and Country Club in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins

Chris Hawkins presents Richard Thompson at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991.

Richard Thompson recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Richard Thompson features on 6 Music's Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Richard Thompson, a legend in the world of Folk Music and co-founder of Fairport Convention, features on 6Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MRick Wakeman20141206

Chris Hawkins presents Rick Wakeman at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1976.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Rick Wakeman recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1976.

6MRide20101023

Chris Hawkins presents Ride at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

Ride recorded at London's Town And Country Club in 1991 feature on this weeks Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins. Including the tracks Dreams Burn Down and Vapour Trail

Ride formed in the late 1980s in Oxford. In the beginning of 1990 they were playing at playing at local clubs to audiences of around 200 to promote their debut EP.They refuse to release conventional singles, preferring to put out four-track EPs Ride, Play, Fall and Today Forever. Their debut album 'Nowhere', not only proved to be a best seller but also gained them the 'Best Album' award in the 1990 Melody Maker readers poll.

6MRide20110806

recorded live at the London Town And Country Club in 1991.

Oxford based band Ride are under the spotlight this week on 6Muisc's Classic Concert with a live set recorded at the London Town And Country Club in 1991

This performance includes key songs from their EP Ride and tracks from their first album, Nowhere.

Ride recorded live at the London Town And Country Club in 1991.

6MRide20120324

Chris Hawkins presents Ride recorded live at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

6MRide20121013

Chris Hawkins presents Ride recorded live at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

A classic performance from the archives.

6MRide20131012

recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Ride at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991.

6MRide20170708

Chris Hawkins presents Ride at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991.

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Chris Hawkins presents Ride at London's Town and Country Club in 1991.

Ride recorded at London's Town And Country Club in 1991 feature on this weeks Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Including the tracks Dreams Burn Down and Vapour Trail

Ride formed in the late 1980s in Oxford.

In the beginning of 1990 they were playing at playing at local clubs to audiences of around 200 to promote their debut EP.They refuse to release conventional singles, preferring to put out four-track EPs Ride, Play, Fall and Today Forever.

Their debut album 'Nowhere', not only proved to be a best seller but also gained them the 'Best Album' award in the 1990 Melody Maker readers poll.

Chris Hawkins presents Ride at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991.

Ride recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MRobin Trower2016030520170527 (6M)

recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1975.

Featuring Robin Trower at Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1975.

Chris Hawkins presents Robin Trower at Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1975.

6MScreamadelica Live20110312

Chris Hawkins presents Primal Scream recorded at Olympia on 12 March 2010.

Primal Scream recorded at Olympia on 12th March 2010 feature 6Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins

Primal Scream perform their classic album Screamadelica in this live performance from the Olympia recorded especially for 6Music.

6MSiousxie And The Banshees20130615

Chris Hawkins presents Siousxie and The Banshees recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London in 1988.

Chris Hawkins presents Siousxie and The Banshees at the Royal Albert Hall, London in 1988.

6MSkids20160416

recorded at Chelsea College of Arts in London in 1981. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Skids at Chelsea College of Arts in London in 1981.

6MSqueeze20160611

recorded at Oxford Polytechnic in 1981. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Squeeze recorded at Oxford Polytechnic in 1981.

Squeeze recorded at Oxford Polytechnic in 1981. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MSteve Hackett20100109

recorded live at the 1981 Reading Festival - including songs from his album Voyage of the Acolyte.

Chris Hawkins presents Steve Hackett recorded at the 1981 Reading Festival.

Steve Hackett recorded live at the 1981 Reading Festival - including songs from his album Voyage of the Acolyte.

6MSteve Hillage20161015

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1979. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Steve Hillage at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1979.

Steve Hillage recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1979. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MStone The Crows20100501

started out in Scotland. A while later they came to London where they built up a big following and became recognised as one of Britain's leading progressive heavy outfits. They're unique on the British scene today as they are the only progressive outfit to feature a female lead vocalist. She is Maggie Bell, who has been called 'the best female singer in Britain'- and this is certainly true in the soul field.

This is Stone The Crows live at the Paris Theatre in London. Introduced by John Peel.

Featuring Stone The Crows live at the Paris Theatre with an introduction by John Peel.

6MStone The Crows20121103

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatrein London in 1971 - the Glaswegian blues band featured Maggie Bell on vocals.

Stone the Crows recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1971.

6MStone The Crows20130720

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1971. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Stone the Crows at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London from 1971.

6MSuede20151205

recorded at the Royal Festival Hall in London in 2002. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Suede at the Royal Festival Hall in London in 2002.

Suede recorded at the Royal Festival Hall in London in 2002. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MSuede20161112

recorded at the Royal Festival Hall in London in 2002. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Suede at the Royal Festival Hall in London in 2002.

6MSuede - 199320110305

Chris Hawkins presents Suede at the 1993 Glastonbury Festival.

Suede live from the 1993 Glastonbury Festival feature on The Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Suede live from the 1993 Glastonbury Festival feature on The Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

  1. The Next Life
  2. So Young
  3. Moving
  4. My Insatiable Horse
  5. Pantomine Horse
  6. He's Dead
  7. Animal Nitrate
  8. Still Life
  9. Downers
  10. Metal Mickey
  11. Sleeping Pills
  12. To The Birds

6MTangerine Dream - 197520131026

recorded at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1975. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Tangerine Dream at the Royal Albert Hall in London from 1975.

Tangerine Dream recorded at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1975. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

1975, April 02: London Royal Albert Hall: Line-up Edgar Froese, Chris Franke, Michael Hoenig;

Tangerine Dream recorded at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1975 - no track listing is given, itís treated as one track, and itís supposedly a highly edited version of the concert, given that it only lasts less than an hour, when the bootlegs are the best part of three hours

6MTeenage Fan Club20101002

Chris Hawkins presents Teenage Fanclub at the London Astoria in 1992.

Teenage Fanclub, recorded at the London Astoria in 1992 feature in this weeks Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Teenage Fanclub's early success came simultaneously in the UK and in the USA where they are still at the forefront of the British 'new rock' invasion. They formed in 1990, and before long they were supporting bands such as Primal Scream and The Soup Dragons where their spontaneity and tremendous live performances earned them a devoted following.

6MTeenage Fan Club20110716

recorded at London's Town and Country Club in 1992 feature on 6Music's Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins

Recorded at London's Town and Country Club in February 1992, this set proves that Teenage Fanclub 'made it' by playing good, raw, live music - just wait till you hear their encore, The Ballad of John and Yoko!

Chris Hawkins presents Teenage Fan Club at London's Town and Country Club in 1992.

6MTeenage Fan Club - 19922010100220110716

recorded at London's Town and Country Club in 1992 feature on 6Music's Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins

Recorded at London's Town and Country Club in February 1992, this set proves that Teenage Fanclub 'made it' by playing good, raw, live music - just wait till you hear their encore, The Ballad of John and Yoko!

Chris Hawkins presents Teenage Fan Club at London's Town and Country Club in 1992.

Chris Hawkins presents Teenage Fanclub at the London Astoria in 1992.

Teenage Fanclub, recorded at the London Astoria in 1992 feature in this weeks Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Teenage Fanclub's early success came simultaneously in the UK and in the USA where they are still at the forefront of the British 'new rock' invasion.

They formed in 1990, and before long they were supporting bands such as Primal Scream and The Soup Dragons where their spontaneity and tremendous live performances earned them a devoted following.

6MTerence Trent D'arby20110827

Terence Trent D'arby recorded at the Colsron Hall, Bristol in 1993 feature on this weeks Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins, including the tracks Wishing Well, and Delicate

Singer-songwriter, arranger and multi- instrumentalist Terence Trent D'Arby performs tracks from his 1993 hit album Symphony Or Damn, to an enthusiastic crowd at Bristol's Colston Hall.

In 1986 Terence Trent D'Arby came to England and became a session singer and in 1987 his debut single 'If You Let Me Stay' went into the top ten.

His debut album reached number one and stayed in the top half of the chart for over a year.

This concert was recorded by the BBC at the Bristol's Colston Hall on 17 November 1993.

Chris Hawkins presents Terence Trent D'Arby at the Colsron Hall, Bristol in 1993.

Singer-songwriter, arranger and multi- instrumentalist Terence Trent D'Arby performs tracks from his 1993 hit album Symphony Or Damn, to an enthusiastic crowd at Bristol's Colston Hall. In 1986 Terence Trent D'Arby came to England and became a session singer and in 1987 his debut single 'If You Let Me Stay' went into the top ten. His debut album reached number one and stayed in the top half of the chart for over a year. This concert was recorded by the BBC at the Bristol's Colston Hall on 17 November 1993.

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

6MTerence Trent D'arby In Concert20100703

Singer-songwriter, arranger and multi- instrumentalist Terence Trent D'Arby performs tracks from his 1993 hit album Symphony Or Damn, to an enthusiastic crowd at Bristol's Colston Hall. In 1986 Terence Trent D'Arby came to England and became a session singer and in 1987 his debut single 'If You Let Me Stay' went into the top ten. His debut album is the most successful debut LP in recent years. It reached number one and stayed in the top half of the chart for over a year. The concert was recorded by the BBC at the Bristol's Colston Hall on 17 November 1993.

Terence Trent D'Arby plays Bristol's Colston Hall from 1993.

6MThe Adventures2013020920170506 (6M)

Featuring The Adventures at London's Dominion Theatre in 1988.

Chris Hawkins presents The Adventures at the Dominion Theatre in London in 1988.

6MThe Adventures20130824

recorded at London's Dominion Theatre in 1988. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Adventures at London's Dominion Theatre in 1988.

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recorded at the Dominion Theatre in London in 1988. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents the Adventures at the Dominion Theatre in London in 1988.

6MThe Adventures20170107

recorded at London's Dominion Theatre in 1988. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Adventures at London's Dominion Theatre in 1988.

The Adventures recorded at London's Dominion Theatre in 1988. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MThe Alarm20141213

Chris Hawkins presents the Alarm at Hammersmith Palais in London in 1984.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: the Alarm recorded at the Hammersmith Palais in London in 1984.

6MThe Animal Collective20110604

recorded at the 2009 Glastonbury festival feature on the Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Animal Collective recorded at the 2009 Glastonbury festival.

6MThe Animal Collective - 200920110604

The Animal Collective recorded at the 2009 Glastonbury festival.

6MThe Band20101218

Chris Hawkins presents The Band at the Carter Brown Amphitheatre from 1976.

The Band, recorded live at the Carter Brown Amphitheatre during their farewell tour in 1976 feature on the 6 Music's Classic Concert, presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MThe Band20130601

Chris Hawkins presents The Band recorded in Washington DC in 1976.

Chris Hawkins presents The Band recorded at the Carter Barron Amphitheater in Washington DC in 1976.

6MThe Band20170408

recorded onstage in Washington, USA in 1976. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Band live in Washington, USA, in 1976.

6MThe Boomtown Rats - 19822011032620120114 (6M)

Irish group The Boomtown Rats recorded live at London's Hammersmith Odeon in April 1982, featuring their hits I Don't Like Mondays, Rat Trap and Like Clockwork.

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

he Boomtown Rats recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1982, feature on 6Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Boomtown Rats burst out of Dublin in 1977 to become one of the most successful bands to emerge from the Ireland.

Formed in 1975 and led by Bob Geldof, it took only two weeks for them to break in the UK with their first single release, Looking After Number One.

Since then they've had a succession of hits as well as five best selling albums.

In this performance you can hear songs from their album "Five Deep" recorded at London's Hammersmith Odeon in 1982.

Music played

1.

The Boomtown Rats The Boomtown Rats - Like Clockwork - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

2.

The Boomtown Rats - Charmed Lives - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

3.

The Boomtown Rats - Up All Night - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

4.

The Boomtown Rats - House On Fire - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

5.

The Boomtown Rats - Nothing Happend Today - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

6.

The Boomtown Rats - Wind Chill Factor (Minus Zero) - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

7.

The Boomtown Rats - Never In A Million Years - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

8.

The Boomtown Rats - Sleep - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

9.

The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

10.

The Boomtown Rats - Having My Picture Taken - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

11.

The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

12.

The Boomtown Rats - Keep It Up - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

13.

The Boomtown Rats - Under Their Thumb - Hammersmith Odeon 1982

14.

The Boomtown Rats - Banana Republic

6MThe Cardigans20140927

Chris Hawkins presents the Cardigans recorded at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1999.

6MThe Charlatans20100710

Featuring the Charlatans at Birmingham Academy in 2001. The manchester rockers performs classic tunes such as Telling Stories, Only One I Know, and North Country Boy.

Featuring The Charlatans at Birmingham Academy in 2001.

6MThe Charlatans20110903

are one of Britain's most successful Brit Pop bands. This performance, recorded at Birmingham's Academy, showcases all their styles, from the "baggy" classic of 1990, The Only One I Know, to tracks from their 2001 album, Wonderland.

The Classic Concert is presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Charlatans live at Birmingham Academy in 2001.

6MThe Charlatans20141011

Chris Hawkins presents the Charlatans recorded at the Birmingham Academy in 2001.

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The Charlatans are one of Britain's most successful Brit Pop bands.

This performance, recorded at Birmingham's Academy, showcases all their styles, from the "baggy" classic of 1990, The Only One I Know, to tracks from their 2001 album, Wonderland.

The Classic Concert is presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Charlatans live at Birmingham Academy in 2001.

6MThe Charlatans And John Cooper Clarke - 201120111224

The Charlatans and John Cooper Clarke share the headline in this special Classic Concert, recorded at the 6 Music Showcase earlier in 2011.

6MThe Chemical Brothers20151226

To complement Lauren Laverne's Christmas Day programme with Tom and Ed, there's a chance to hear The Chemical Brothers' memorable performance at Glastonbury in 1997. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents the Chemical Brothers at Glastonbury in 1997.

6MThe Cribs20130309

recorded at The Fleece in Bristol in 2007. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Cribs recorded at The Fleece in Bristol in 2007.

6MThe Crusaders20140510

with Randy Crawford live in concert in Hammermsith, London in 1980.

The Crusaders featuring Randy Crawford recorded live in concert in Hammermsith, London in 1980. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

One artist, one concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you some of the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from the past 40 years.

6MThe Crusaders20140920

Chris Hawkins presents the Crusaders recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1980.

6MThe Datsuns20100807

recorded at the Nottingham Boat House in 2002 are featured on the Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins this set includes the tracks Harmonic Generator, and In Love.

Formed at school in New Zealand in 1996. they assumed the same surname, as they saw themselves as "brothers in rock." Fronted by Dolf De Datsun, with Phil and Christian Datsun on guitars, and Matt Datsun on drums, they won their local radio station's Battle of the Bands two years in a row, prompting them to set up their own label and shortly afterwards they began their sudden rise to fame. Recorded at the Nottingham Boat House in 2002 after the release of their first album the Datsuns they perform tracks from that debut album.

Chris Hawkins presents The Datsuns recorded at the Nottingham Boat House in 2002.

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6MThe Datsuns20140426

recorded at the Boathouse in Nottingham in 2002. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Datsuns at the Boathouse in Nottingham in 2002.

One artist, one concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive to bring you some of the best concerts recorded over the past 40 years.

6 Music goes into the BBC archives to find the best concerts from the past 40 years.

6MThe Datsuns In Concert20121117
6MThe Divine Comedy20150822

recorded at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2007. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents the Divine Comedy at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2007.

The Divine Comedy recorded at Summer Sundae in Leicester in 2007. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MThe Electric Light Orchestra20151121

recorded at the Guildhall, Portsmouth in 1976. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

You can catch up with a recent performance by Jeff Lynne's ELO on Radio 2's In Concert via the BBC Radio iPlayer app.

Chris Hawkins presents the Electric Light Orchestra at the Guildhall, Portsmouth, in 1976.

6MThe Fugees20130126

Chris Hawkins presents The Fugees recorded at the Brixton Academy, London in 1996.

6MThe Fugees - 199620130126 (6M)

Chris Hawkins presents The Fugees recorded at the Brixton Academy, London in 1996.

6MThe Good, The Bad And The Queen20120915

Chris Hawkins presents The Good, The Bad and The Queen at London's Roundhouse in 2006.

As part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates Live Music, Chris Hawkins presents The Good, the Bad and the Queen recorded at London's Roundhouse in 2006.

6MThe Groundhogs20170422

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1974. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Groundhogs at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1974.

6MThe Guillemots20110205

recorded live at the Summer Sundae Weekender in 2006 feature on 6Music's Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Guillemots live at the Summer Sundae Weekender in 2006.

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

6MThe Incredible String Band2015102420171118 (6M)

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1974. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents the Incredible String Band at the Paris Theatre in London in 1974.

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in 1974.

6MThe Jack Bruce Band20140503

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Jack Bruce Band at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1977.

The Jack Bruce Band recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MThe Jeff Healey Band20170225

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1990. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Jeff Healey Band at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1990.

6MThe John Miles Band20140524

recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The John Miles Band at Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1977.

The John Miles Band recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MThe Kinks20121201

recorded at the Rainbow Theatre in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins..

Chris Hawkins presents The Kinks recorded at the Rainbow Theatre in London in 1977.

6MThe Kinks20140201

recorded at the Rainbow in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Kinks recorded at The Rainbow in London in 1977.

6MThe Kinks20170401

recorded at the Rainbow in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Kinks at the Rainbow in London in 1977.

6MThe Kinks - 197720120121

Featuring The Kinks at London's Rainbow Theatre London in 1977. The set includes classics such as Lola, You Really Got Me, All Day And All Of The Night and Waterloo Sunset.

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recorded at the Rainbow in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Kinks at the Rainbow in London in 1977.

Chris Hawkins presents The Kinks recorded at The Rainbow in London in 1977.

The Kinks recorded at the Rainbow in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins

Featuring The Kinks at London's Rainbow Theatre London in 1977. The set includes classics such as Lola, You Really Got Me, All Day And All Of The Night and Waterloo Sunset.

Chris Hawkins presents The Kinks recorded at the Rainbow Theatre in London in 1977.

The Kinks recorded at the Rainbow Theatre in London in 1977. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MThe Last Shadow Puppets20121124

recorded live at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool in 2008. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Last Shadow Puppets live at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool in 2008.

live at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool in 2008.

The Last Shadow Puppets recorded live at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool in 2008. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MThe Last Shadow Puppets20150815

recorded at the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool in 2008. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Features the Last Shadow Puppets at the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool in 2008.

6MThe Levellers20160402

recorded at Glastonbury in 1992. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents the Levellers at Glastonbury 1992.

6MThe Orb20130119

Chris Hawkins present The Orb recorded at Barrowlands in Glasgow in 1997.

6MThe Orb20131102

recorded at Barrowlands in Glasgow in 1997. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Orb at Barrowlands in Glasgow from 1997.

6MThe Orb20140301

recorded at Barrowlands in Glasgow in 1997. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Another classic performance from the archives.

6MThe Orb - 19972010120420130119 (6M)
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Chris Hawkins presents The Orb recorded at Barrowlands, Glasgow in 1997.

The Orb, recorded at The Barrowlands in Glasgow in 1997, feature in this Classic Concert.

The ambient electro outfit showcase several tracks from their fourth album "Orblivion" which was released the same year, including Delta MKII, Passing of Time and Toxygene.

They also played their 1992 classic Assassin.

The programme is presented by Chris Hawkins

6MThe Orb Recorded At Barrowlands, Glasgow In 199720101204

Chris Hawkins presents The Orb recorded at Barrowlands, Glasgow in 1997.

The Orb, recorded at The Barrowlands in Glasgow in 1997, feature in this Classic Concert.

The ambient electro outfit showcase several tracks from their fourth album "Orblivion" which was released the same year, including Delta MKII, Passing of Time and Toxygene. They also played their 1992 classic Assassin.

The programme is presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MThe Pretenders20161022

recorded at the Boardwalk in Sheffield in 1999. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Pretenders at the Boardwalk in Sheffield in 1999.

6MThe Psychedelic Furs20160618

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1982. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents the Psychedelic Furs at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1982.

6MThe Reggae Philharmonic Orchestra And Soul Ii Soul20140809

, recorded live in London in 1989.

The Reggae Philharmonic Orchestra and Soul II Soul, recorded live in London in 1989.

6MThe Rolling Stones20101127

Chris Hawkins present The Rolling Stones recorded on their 1973 European tour.

The Rolling Stones feature in this week's Classic Concert, recorded during their American tour in 1975.

Join Chris Hawkins as he presents highlights from the gig, including Tumbling Dice, Brown Sugar, Gimme Shelter, Angie, Hanky Tonk Woman, Street Fighting Man and a fantastic version of Midnight Rambler.

6MThe Rolling Stones20120714

Chris Hawkins presents the band recorded live on their 1973 European tour.

As part of 6 Music Celebrates 50 years of The Rolling Stones, Chris Hawkins presents the band recorded live on their 1973 European tour.

6MThe Rolling Stones - 19712012070720170826 (6M)

The Rolling Stones recorded live at Leeds University on 13 March 1971.

Chris Hawkins presents The Rolling Stones recorded live at Leeds University on 13th March 1971 on the penultimate date of a short UK tour - their first since 1966 and their last before leaving the UK to become tax exiles. Pianist Nicky Hopkins was added to the touring band and the set included songs for the already-recorded, but not-yet-released album Sticky Fingers.

Part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of The Rolling Stones.

6MThe Rolling Stones - 19732010112720120714

Chris Hawkins present The Rolling Stones recorded on their 1973 European tour.

feature in this week's Classic Concert, recorded during their American tour in 1975.

Join Chris Hawkins as he presents highlights from the gig, including Tumbling Dice, Brown Sugar, Gimme Shelter, Angie, Hanky Tonk Woman, Street Fighting Man and a fantastic version of Midnight Rambler.

6MThe Rolling Stones, Wembley Arena 199020120721

Chris Hawkins presents The Rolling Stones recorded live at Wembley Arena in 1990. Part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of The Rolling Stones.

Chris Hawkins presents The Rolling Stones live at Wembley Arena in 1990.

6MThe Sex Pistols20120602

recorded at London's Finsbury Park on 23rd June 1996 - their first UK date for 18 years. Part of BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Four's Punk Britannia season.

The Sex Pistols recorded at London's Finsbury Park on 23rd June 1996 - their first UK date for 18 years. Part of BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Four's Punk Britannia season.

The Sex Pistols recorded at London's Finsbury Park on 23 June 1996.

6MThe Skids20150214

recorded for Rock Goes to College at Chelsea College of Arts in London in 1981. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents the Skids at Chelsea College of Arts in London in 1981.

6MThe Tears20130323

Chris Hawkins presents The Tears recorded at Glastonbury in 2005. The band was formed in 2004 by ex-Suede bandmates Brett Anderson and Bernard Butler.

Chris Hawkins presents The Tears at Glastonbury in 2005.

6MThe Tears20130914

recorded at Glastonbury in 2005, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Tears at Glastonbury 2005.

6MThe Tears20161231

recorded at Glastonbury in 2005. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The Tears at Glastonbury 2005.

The Tears recorded at Glastonbury in 2005. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MThe The20160507

recorded at the Brixton Academy in London in 1993. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MThe Tubes20151114

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1981. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents the Tubes at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1981.

6MThe Undertones20100123

recorded live at The Pavilion Hemel Hempstead in 1981 feature on Live At Two presented by Chris Hawkins. Track include Girls That Don't Talk, Billy's Third, Wednesday Week and Teenage Kicks.

Chris Hawkins presents The Undertones at The Pavilion in Hemel Hempstead from 1981.

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Chris Hawkins presents The Undertones at The Pavilion in Hemel Hempstead from 1981.

The Undertones recorded live at The Pavilion Hemel Hempstead in 1981 feature on Live At Two presented by Chris Hawkins. Track include Girls That Don't Talk, Billy's Third, Wednesday Week and Teenage Kicks.

Chris Hawkins presents The Undertones recorded at The Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead in 1981.

recorded at The Pavilion Hemel Hempstead, in 1981 feature on the 6 Music Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins Includes a brilliant version of Teenage Kicks.

One of Northern Ireland's most successful bands The Undertones' released their hit single Teenage Kicks in 1978, and suddenly the five lads from Northern Ireland were at the forefront of British rock.

They first got together in 1975.

Their debut album, The Undertones, brought them three hits and by the end of 1979 the group were not only established on record but had also proved themselves throughout Europe as one of the most entertaining bands on stage.

This is truly a classic live performance as audience, band, and guitars vie for space on the stage.

Recorded at The Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead, on the 19th May 1981.

6MThe Verve20140705

, recorded in 1998 performing a homecoming concert at Haigh Hall in Wigan.

The Verve recorded in 1998 performing a homecoming concert at Haigh Hall in Wigan. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MThe Wedding Present20130504

Chris Hawkins presents The Wedding Present recorded at the 1996 Reading Festival.

6MThe White Stripes20150207

Chris Hawkins presents the White Stripes at the Forum in London from 2001.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: the White Stripes

recorded at the Forum in London in 2001.

6MThe White Stripes20161224

recorded at the Forum in London in 2001. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents The White Stripes at the Forum in London in 2001.

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Chris Hawkins presents The White Stripes at the Forum in London in 2001.

The White Stripes recorded at the Forum in London in 2001. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents the White Stripes at the Forum in London from 2001.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: the White Stripes

recorded at the Forum in London in 2001.

6MThe Who - 198120111231

are the focus of this week's Classic Concert, recorded at Rockpalast in Germany in 1981.

This performance was recorded just after the band released their ninth studio album "Face Dances", and showcases the new track "You Better You Bet" from their newly-written clutch of songs. The set also includes older classics "Pinball Wizard", "Who Are You" and "My Generation".

Classic Concert is presented by Chris Hawkins

The Who feature in this Classic Concert recorded at Rockpalast, Germany in 1981.

The Who are the focus of this week's Classic Concert, recorded at Rockpalast in Germany in 1981.

6MThe Wonder Stuff20160213

recorded at G-Mex in Manchester in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents the Wonder Stuff at G-Mex in Manchester in 1991.

The Wonder Stuff recorded at G-Mex in Manchester in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins

6MThin Lizzy20100925

, recorded Regal Theatre Hitchin in 1983, feature in this Classic Concert which is presented by Chris Hawkins. Opening with their classic track Jailbreak, Thin Lizzy take us through some of their best known songs, including The Boys Are Back In Town, Rosalie and Dancing In The Moonlight.

Chris Hawkins presents Thin Lizzy recorded Regal Theatre, Hitchin in 1983.

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

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Thin Lizzy recorded Regal Theatre Hitchin in 1983, feature in this Classic Concert which is presented by Chris Hawkins.

Opening with their classic track Jailbreak, Thin Lizzy take us through some of their best known songs, including The Boys Are Back In Town, Rosalie and Dancing In The Moonlight.

Chris Hawkins presents Thin Lizzy recorded Regal Theatre, Hitchin in 1983.

Thin Lizzy, recorded at the Regal Theatre in Hitchin in 1983, is this week's Classic Concert.

The concert features their hits The Boys Are Back In Town, Jailbreak and Dancing In The Moonlight, as well as tracks from the album "Thunder and Lighting" which was released the same year.

Classic Concert is presented by Chris Hawkins.

Featuring Thin Lizzy at the Regal Theatre in Hitchin in 1983.

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

6MThunder20130511

Chirs Hawkins presents Thunder recorded at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire in 1994.

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recorded at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Thunder at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London in 1994.

6MTodd Rundgren Interactive - 19942010091820111203

Todd Rundgren live at the London Forum in 1994 with tracks from his album No World Order.

Todd Rundgren recorded live at the London Forum in 1994 performs his album No World Order as well as other classic Todd Rundgren tracks

Todd Rundgren- Interactive, or 'TR-I' as the show is known, is a historical new concept where the audience can participate.

His 29th album 'No World Order' is featured along with new arrangements of old classics.

Todd's first band was The Nazz which was formed in 1967.

They split up in 1970.

His first self-titled album 'Runt' was in 1970- closely followed by 'The Ballad of Todd Rundgren' in 1971.

The concert was recorded by the BBC at The Forum, London, on 7 October 1994.

"Todd Rundgren-Interactive" features on the 6 Music Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins

"Todd Rundgren-Interactive", (or "TR-I"), was a new concept which allowed the audience to influence how they listened to Todd's work.

In September 1994 he released "No World Order", an album made up of four hours of musical fragments each being four to eight seconds long.

The idea was that, with the music on an interactive CD-ROM, you could play them in an almost infinite amount of ways.

The normal CD contained ten songs in six variations.

With tracks from that album and many others, here is Todd Rundgren recorded by the BBC at The Forum, London, on 7 October 1994.

Todd Rundgren-Interactive features on the Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

Another classic set from the BBC archives.

6MTom Paxton20160220

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1972. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Tom Paxton at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1972.

6MTom Robinson20170128

recorded at Glastonbury in 1994. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Tom Robinson at Glastonbury 1994.

6MTom Robinson Band20151010

The Tom Robinson Band recorded at the Town Hall in High Wycombe in 1979. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

The Tom Robinson Band recorded at the Town Hall in High Wycombe in 1979.

6MTraffic20160604

recorded at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1970. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Traffic at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London in 1970.

6MTravis20150411

recorded at Glastonbury in 1999, when it rained on them. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Travis recorded at Glastonbury in 1999, when it rained on them.

6MTravis20161119

recorded at Glastonbury in 1999. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Travis at Glastonbury 1999.

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Chris Hawkins presents Travis recorded at Glastonbury in 1999, when it rained on them.

Travis recorded at Glastonbury in 1999, when it rained on them. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MTubes - 198120110514

San Franciscan band Tubes play Hammersmith Odeon in 1981.

Classic Concert tonight comes from San Franciscan band Tubes live from Hammersmith Odeon in 1981.

6MTurin Brakes And Franz Ferdinand20160806

Featuring Turin Brakes at Glastonbury 2003 and Franz Ferdinand in Liverpool in 2003.

A double bill featuring Turin Brakes recorded at Glastonbury in 2003 and Franz Ferdinand at the Carling Academy in Liverpool in 2003. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MU220161217

recorded at the Hammersmith Palais in London in 1982. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents U2 at Hammersmith Palais in London in 1982.

6MUb4020120825

Featuring UB40 live at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1983.

6MUb4020130420
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Chris Hawkins presents UB40 recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon, London in 1983.

UB40 recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon, London in 1983.

6MUfo20140607

recorded live at Knebworth in 1982. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents UFO recorded live at Knebworth in 1982.

UFO recorded live at Knebworth in 1982. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MUfo20151003

recorded in concert at London's Hammersmith Odeon in 1982. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents UFO at London's Hammersmith Odeon in 1982.

6MUriah Heap20140531

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1988. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Uriah Heap recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1988. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

6MViolent Femmes20150404

recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Violent Femmes at the Town and Country Club in London in 1991.

6MWarren Zevon20161210

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1998. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Warren Zevon at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1998.

6MWeezer20130518

Chris Hawkins presents Weezer recorded at the 1996 Reading Festival.

6MWeezer20131109

recorded at the Reading Festival in 1996. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Weezer at Reading 1996.

6MWeezer20140517

recorded at the Reading Festival in 1996. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Weezer at the Reading Festival in 1996.

6MWeezer20160827

recorded at the Reading Festival in 1996. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Weezer at Reading Festival in 1996.

6MWilco20141129

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Wilco recorded at Glastonbury in 1999.

6MYoussou N'dour20141108

Chris Hawkins presents Youssou N'Dour at Glastonbury 1992.

Chris Hawkins presents recordings from the BBC's archive of live music. Tonight: Youssou N'Dour recorded at Glastonbury in 1992.

6MZed Yago20151128

recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1989. Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Zed Yago at Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1989.

6MZiggy Marley And The Melody Makers20160206

recorded at the Town and Country Club in London in 1989.

Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers at the Town and Country Club in London in 1989.

at the Town and Country Club in London in 1989.

Another classic performance from the archives.

6M01Todd Rundgren-interactive20100918

"Todd Rundgren-Interactive" features on the 6 Music Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins

"Todd Rundgren-Interactive", (or "TR-I"), was a new concept which allowed the audience to influence how they listened to Todd's work. In September 1994 he released "No World Order", an album made up of four hours of musical fragments each being four to eight seconds long. The idea was that, with the music on an interactive CD-ROM, you could play them in an almost infinite amount of ways. The normal CD contained ten songs in six variations.

With tracks from that album and many others, here is Todd Rundgren recorded by the BBC at The Forum, London, on 7 October 1994.

Todd Rundgren-Interactive features on the Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins.

6M03The Undertones20100911

Chris Hawkins presents The Undertones recorded at The Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead in 1981.

recorded at The Pavilion Hemel Hempstead, in 1981 feature on the 6 Music Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins Includes a brilliant version of Teenage Kicks.

One of Northern Ireland's most successful bands The Undertones' released their hit single Teenage Kicks in 1978, and suddenly the five lads from Northern Ireland were at the forefront of British rock.

They first got together in 1975.

Their debut album, The Undertones, brought them three hits and by the end of 1979 the group were not only established on record but had also proved themselves throughout Europe as one of the most entertaining bands on stage.

This is truly a classic live performance as audience, band, and guitars vie for space on the stage.

Recorded at The Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead, on the 19th May 1981.

The Undertones recorded at The Pavilion Hemel Hempstead, in 1981 feature on the 6 Music Classic Concert presented by Chris Hawkins Includes a brilliant version of Teenage Kicks.

One of Northern Ireland's most successful bands The Undertones' released their hit single Teenage Kicks in 1978, and suddenly the five lads from Northern Ireland were at the forefront of British rock. They first got together in 1975. Their debut album, The Undertones, brought them three hits and by the end of 1979 the group were not only established on record but had also proved themselves throughout Europe as one of the most entertaining bands on stage. This is truly a classic live performance as audience, band, and guitars vie for space on the stage.