Live At Two

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20080914

Chris Hawkins presents Hawkwind recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1988.

Features the songs Moonglum, Brain Storm and Sonic Attack.

20081207

Chris Hawkins presents New Order recorded at the 1997 Glastonbury Festival.

Chris Hawkins presents live performances from the BBC music archives, featuring New Order recorded at the 1997 Glastonbury Festival.

*20080817

Chris Hawkins presents a two-part special featuring Marc Bolan and T Rex, recorded for John Peel in 1970.

This edition, recorded on January 4th, includes original links and interviews, plus T Rex playing a selection of their hits featuring Debora, The Wizard and Pavilions of the Sun.

Marc also talks to John about the meaning of his songs.

Pink Floyd *20080921

As a tribute to Pink Floyd keyboard player Richard Wright, who passed away on the 15th of September, Chris Hawkins presents an archive recording of the band performing The Dark Side of the Moon at the Empire Pool, Wembley in 1974.

Steve Hackett *20081130

Chris Hawkins presents live performances from the BBC music archives, featuring Steve Hackett recorded at the Reading Festival in 1981.

6M20090104

Chris Hawkins presents a live performance featuring the works of Mike Oldfield.

Chris Hawkins presents a live performance featuring the works of Mike Oldfield - orchestral versions of Tubular Bells and Guilt, recorded at Wembley Conference Centre in 1979.

6M20090111

Chris Hawkins presents Johnny Cash recorded at Glastonbury in 1994.

Chris Hawkins presents live performances from the BBC music archives, featuring Johnny Cash recorded at Glastonbury in 1994.

6M20090705

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

The Charlatans recorded at the Brimingham Academy in 2001, feature on Live At Two, presented by Chris Hawkins.

Featuring the tracks, One To Another, Tellin' Stories and The Only One I Know.

The Charlatans have been one of Britain's most successful bands.

Their enduring popularity is down to the way they sound - which has embraced the Madchester Scene, Brit Pop, and alternative rock - and their fantastic live sets.

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 2001 album, Wonderland."

6M20090719

Chris Hawkins introduces All About Eve recorded at the Town And Country Club, London in 1991.

The concert includes the tracks Wild Hearted Woman, Touched By Jesus, and Road To Your Soul.

All About Eve's 1998 debut album entitled All About Eve brought the band a gold disc and provided them with four hit singles.

The second album, Scarlet and Other Stories, proved equally successful and their unbroken string of hits continued in 1989 with Road to Your Soul, Remember and Scarlet.

This performance, recorded at London's Town & Country Club, features songs from their 1991 album, Touched By Jesus, and a selection of their hit songs.

Chris Hawkins presents All About Eve recorded at the Town and Country Club in 1991.

6M20090913

Thin Lizzy recorded live at the Regal Theatre Hitchin on 26 January 83 feature on Live At Two presented by Chris HawkinsWith the news that Thin Lizzy, were about to play their final tour came as a surprise and shock to their many fans.

The break-up was particularly sad because it not only sees the end of one of the finest rock bands, but also comes at a time when, Thin Lizzy were regarded as being at their best.

This performance took place at the Regal theatre, Hitchin, just north of London.

It was the first 'gig' of Lizzy's farewell tour and the show includes some old favourites and a selection from their album, Thunder and Lightning.

Chris Hawkins presents Thin Lizzy playing the Regal Theatre, Hitchin in 1983.

6M20091004

Chris Hawkins presents Garbage recorded at Leeds Metropolitan University in 1996.

6M20100123

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 at The Pavilion in Hemel Hempstead from 1981.

6M20100327

Blur recorded live at the Hippodrome Golders Green London in 1999.

Presented by Chris Hawkins.

Chris Hawkins presents Blur live at Golders Green Hippodrome, London in 1999.

6M*20100109

Steve Hackett 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.

6MMike Oldfield - 197920100130

Live at Two - Mike Oldfield and his band perform Tubular Bells at Wembley in 1979.

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

6MTerence Trent D'arby20090621

Chris Hawkins presents Terence Trent D'Arby recorded at Colston Hall, Bristol in 1993.

Terence Trent D'Arby, recorded at the Colston Hall, Bristol in 1993, features on Live At Two, presented by Chris Hawkins,

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.

This concert was recorded by the BBC on 17 November 1993 and features the tracks Delicate, Dance LIttle Sister and Wishing Well.

6MThe Orb - Barrowlands - 199720091122

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

The Orb recorded at the Glasgow Barrowlands from 1997 are highlighted on Live At Two presented by Chris Hawkins

The Orb is the brain child of ambient genius Alex Paterson who has developed a template first laid down by Brian Eno in the seventies.

Under the guise of Paterson and various transient members, including Youth and Thrash, The Orb has been one of the most important contributors to the development of the ambient music scene, lifting it out of the realms of new age and making it a vital part of the global club culture.

The Orb are renowned mixers too with many big name acts such as Depeche Mode and U2 queueing up to let Paterson et al.

work their magic on their prized songs.

6MThe Stranglers *20090510

Chris Hawkins presents The Stranglers recorded at London's Dominion Theatre in 1985.

Chris Hawkins introduces The Stranglers, recorded live at London's Dominion Theatre in 1985.

The Stranglers remain among the most enigmatic of all the major punk rock bands.

They're either loved or loathed, no band's fans are more loyal and no band's critics more vitriolic, yet The Stranglers have remained one of the greatest punk rock 'n' roll bands in Britain.

This performance features songs from their 1984 album 'Aural Sculpture' and a few of the now classic Stranglers numbers, without which...

well it just wouldn't be a Stranglers gig.