Philadelphia Routes

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
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01Teen Idols And Rock The Joint2012041820130310 (6M)

Paul Gambaccini presents the story of the Philadelphia music scene.

These first two programmes concentrate on Dick Clark's influential television show American Bandstand, which was seen as the best market for rock 'n' roll and also the music of Bill Haley, Danny and the Juniors and Charlie Gracie.

Originally broadcast in 2000.

02Twistin' The Night Away And Girl Talk2012041920130311 (6M)

Paul Gambaccini continues the story of the Philadelphia music scene.

Part 3, Twistin' The Night Away, takes a look at the influence of the Cameo Parkway Record Label; while part 4, Girl Talk, focuses on Philadelphia's female singers, including Patti Labelle, Brenda and the Tabulations and Barbara Mason.

03 LASTPhilly Soul2012042020130312 (6M)

Paul Gambaccini concludes his story of the Philadelphia music scene.

Paul Gambaccini concludes his story of the Philadelphia music scene with a look at Philly Soul - Gamble, Huff and Bell and the emergence of the Philadelphia International record label featuring The O'Jays and Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes.

6M01Teen Idols And Rock The Joint

6M01Teen Idols And Rock The Joint20120418

Paul Gambaccini presents the story of the Philadelphia music scene.

These first two programmes concentrate on Dick Clark's influential television show American Bandstand, which was seen as the best market for rock 'n' roll and also the music of Bill Haley, Danny and the Juniors and Charlie Gracie.

Originally broadcast in 2000, the series is repeated for 6 Music Celebrates: Dance Culture.

6M02Twistin' The Night Away And Girl Talk

6M02Twistin' The Night Away And Girl Talk20120419

Paul Gambaccini continues the story of the Philadelphia music scene.

6M03 LASTPhilly Soul

6M03 LASTPhilly Soul20120420

Paul Gambaccini concludes his story of the Philadelphia music scene.