TV Pop Diaries
Pop Music on British Television 1955 - 1999

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THE 1950s
Alma Cogan to Lonnie Donegan, but the UK was a no go for Elvis.

THE 1960s
Adam Faith to Led Zeppelin. A century’s worth in one decade.

THE 1970s
Glam, glitter and the gutter - and all in colour!

THE 1980s
Glamour, hip hop and everyone wakes up in a field.

THE 1990s
Baggy, grunge, Britpop and the death of pop culture.

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The history of pop music on British television from 1955 until the end of 1999 in diary form and the stories of the shows that made it happen.