They Ain't Heavy, They're The Hollies

Brian Matthew presents a two part profile on The Hollies, a group formed nearly fifty years ago but still very active today.

During their 60s heyday, they were one of the most prolific chart acts in the UK and matched this with American success to rival The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Dave Clark Five and Herman's Hermits.

The programme features specially recorded interviews with Allan Clarke, Graham Nash and Bernie Calvert as well as Tony Hicks and Bobby Elliott, both of whom are fast approaching their sixth decade in the group.

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Brian Matthew presents a two part profile on The Hollies, a group formed nearly fifty years ago but still very active today.

During their 60s heyday, they were one of the most prolific chart acts in the UK and matched this with American success to rival The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Dave Clark Five and Herman's Hermits.

The programme features specially recorded interviews with Allan Clarke, Graham Nash and Bernie Calvert as well as Tony Hicks and Bobby Elliott, both of whom are fast approaching their sixth decade in the group.(01/02)

Brian Matthew presents the first of a two part profile on The Hollies, a group formed fifty years ago but still very active today. During their 60s heyday, they were one of the most prolific chart acts in the UK and matched this with American success to rival The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Dave Clark Five and Herman's Hermits.

The programme features specially recorded interviews with Allan Clarke, Graham Nash and Bernie Calvert as well as Tony Hicks and Bobby Elliott, both of whom are fast approaching their sixth decade in the group. Part one of this profile, which includes both their hits and some rare recordings, looks at the early days of the band leading to the departure of Graham Nash.

Brian Matthew presents the first of a two-part profile on the Hollies.

Part one of this profile, which includes both their hits and some rare recordings, looks at the early days of the band leading to the departure of Graham Nash.

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This episode follows the band after the departure of founding member Graham Nash.

The group talk about the massive 70s hit, The Air That I Breathe, working with Elton John, and the departure and arrival of band members old and new.

The story is brought up to date with the release of their most recent albums Staying Power and Then, Now, Always.

There are also comments on their recent induction into the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame.

The programme features specially recorded interviews with Allan Clarke, Graham Nash, Tony Hicks, Bobby Elliott and Bernie Calvert, along with Ray Stiles, the group's bassist since 1986 and co-producer and engineer of their recent album, plus current lead vocalist Peter Howarth.