The Story Of Pop

Alan Freeman presents The Story Of Pop

Episodes

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01Fear And Loathing1994011120070323 (6M)
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Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series, first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring at the development of popular music. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman kicks off his epic series exploring at the development of popular music.

02It Began In Africa1994011820070324 (6M)
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Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman explores the origins of popular music in part 2 of his epic series first broadcast 1994.

First broadcast 94.

03Blacks, Whites And Blues1994012520070325 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues and R&B in the evolution of popular music.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series with a look at the importance of blues and R&B in the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

First broadcast 94.

04What A Long Strange Trip It's Been1994020120070326 (6M)
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20130104 (6M)

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman continues his epic exploration of the evolution of popular music. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman continues his exploration of the evolution of popular music.

05Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young To Die1994020820070327 (6M)
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Alan Freeman presents an intriguing look at some of the dilemmas facing ageing pop stars.

06Goin' Up Country1994021520070328 (6M)
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Alan Freeman assesses the contribution of country music to the development of pop.

Alan Freeman continues his epic series charting the development of popular music with a look at the important contribution country music has made.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop.

Part 6 of 51.

Goin' Up Country.

07The King Is Dead - Long Live The King1994022220070329 (6M)
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Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

The King is Dead - Long Live the King. Alan Freeman considers the life and death of Elvis Presley.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

Story of Pop (part 7) The King is Dead - Long Live the King. Presented by Alan Freeman

The life and death of Elvis Presley.

08Teenagers In Love1994030120081116 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks at the teen idols of the late 1950s and early 60s.

Alan Freeman looks at the 'Teen Idols' of the late 1950's and early 1960's and the songwriters and producers that propelled them to stardom. First broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman looks at the 'Teen Idols' of the late 1950's and early 1960's and the song writers and producers that propelled them to stardom.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop - part 8: Teenagers in Love. Presented by Alan Freeman. First broadcast in 1994.

09Big Surf1994030820070331 (6M)
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Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and The Beach Boys. First broadcast 1994.

The Story Of Pop - Part 9. Big Surf. Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and The Beach Boys. First broadcast 1994.

Alan Freeman looks into the Californian surf sound.

Alan Freeman celebrates the Californian surf sound - sun, sea, sand, endless summers and The Beach Boys.

10Escape From Tin Pan Alley1994031520070401 (6M)
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Alan Freeman assesses British pop up to 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles.

Escape From Tin Pan Alley. Alan Freeman assesses British Pop up until 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles.

First broadcast in 1994.

Presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story of Pop (part 10 of 52): Escape From Tin Pan Alley. Presented by Alan Freeman and first broadcast in 1994.

Alan Freeman assesses British Pop up until 1963 and the arrival of The Beatles.

22Listen To Me, Me, Me1994061420070413 (6M)
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Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972.

The Story Of Pop - Part 22: Listen To Me Me ME

Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972 from the Monterey Festival through Woodstock to the flowering of the West Coast Sound and the beginnings of the ME generations of Singer Song Writers.

Fluff continues to look into the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972.

Alan Freeman continues to look in to the youth protest movement of 1967 to 1972 from the Monterey Festival through Woodstock to the flowering of the West Coast Sound and the beginnings of the me generation of singer-songwriters.

40King Guitar - Jimi Hendrix1994102520070501 (6M)
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Alan Freeman celebrates the life and music of Jimi Hendrix.

The life and music of Jimi Hendrix, presented by Alan Freeman.

The Story Of Pop - Part 40: King Guitar - Jimi Hendrix.

Presented by Alan Feeman.

First broadcast 1994.

In part 40 of his epic series, Alan Freeman tells the story of the Seattle-born guitar virtuoso. First broadcast in 1994.

46Living On The Faultline1994120620070507 (6M)
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The music of the West Coast of America.

Presenter by Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman celebrates the music of the West Coast of America. First broadcast in 1994.