Soundscape Of 1969

The final year of the swinging 60s was one of contrasts; from the optimism of Woodstock and the giant leap for mankind", to the violence and despair of Vietnam and Londonderry.

Meanwhile TV went colour, the Concorde and the Jumbo Jet were both unveiled and John Lennon went to bed.

Johnnie Walker introduces Radio 2's annual soundscape from 40 years ago.

The audio collage of the news, music and media of the time includes the debut of Monty Python, the triumph of Tony Jacklin and De Gaulle's "au revoir".

There was a Bad Moon Rising and Something In The Air...

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The final year of the swinging 60s was one of contrasts; from the optimism of Woodstock and the giant leap for mankind", to the violence and despair of Vietnam and Londonderry.

Meanwhile TV went colour, the Concorde and the Jumbo Jet were both unveiled and John Lennon went to bed.

Johnnie Walker introduces Radio 2's annual soundscape from 40 years ago.

The audio collage of the news, music and media of the time includes the debut of Monty Python, the triumph of Tony Jacklin and De Gaulle's "au revoir".

There was a Bad Moon Rising and Something In The Air..."