TV Pop Diaries
Popular Music on British Television
TEACH YOURSELF GIBBERISH
24th September 1982 -
Another neglected gem from the Kings of tea-
Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias were a Manchester comedy band whose career peak was during the punk era, releasing albums and EPs for Transatlantic and Stiff before unexpectedly turning to kids' TV in 1982 just before they split.
It's generally forgotten how much humour was generated by bands like The Albertos,
Each show was written by band member C.P.Lee and would examine a letter of the alphabet in sketches and songs.