The History Of Rock

Written by Roger Planer, music written and performed by Steve Brown and Philip Pope.

Produced by Jamie Rix.

Narrated by Chris Langham, with Mark Arden, Janice Cramer, Steve Frost, andPhilip Pope.

The comedy series that makes up the History of Rock 'n' Roll music as it goes along

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01From The Birth Of The Blues To Elvis1984080220050603 (BBC7)
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Written by Roger Planer, music written and performed by Steve Brown and Philip Pope.

Produced by Jamie Rix.

Narrated by Chris Langham, with Mark Arden, Janice Cramer, Steve Frost, andPhilip Pope.

The comedy series that makes up the History of Rock 'n' Roll music as it goes alongc>Chris Langham presents the perhaps not exactly 100% accurate history of rock music.

02From Payola To Festivals Via The Beatles1984080920050610 (BBC7)
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20060301 (BBC7)

Uncovering hitherto unknown and untrue facts about rock stars, their lives, and music - reminiscences from the ninth Beatle, an actuality clip from the 60s pop festival at Reading, and a totally forgettable song from Pat Boone.

03 LAST1984081620050617 (BBC7)
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The music that spoke to a generation finds a new voice, but sadly it's out of tune.

(Harold Wilson)

The final part of this documentary series starts with drugs and wanders off aimlessly trying to find itself.