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Pop Music on British Television 1955 - 1999

Hosted by ex-Stars and Garters singing star Vince Hill, it was a kind of sequel to BBC's They Sold A Million. That show featured not only songs but stories behind them. This version ditched that approach but gained some new technological challenges including the star's sidekick ERIC (Electronic Recall Information Collator). Hill was joined by The Young Generation as well as weekly musical guests, so it was only a gimmick that that separated this from other shows.



THE MUSICAL TIME MACHINE


BBC2

4th November 1975 - 22nd February 1977