BBC Albums - Radioplay Music - SRP / TSRP discovery

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BBC Albums - Radioplay Music - SRP / TSRP discovery

BBC Radioplay Music Library produced a series of Radioplay LPs & CDs exclusive to the British Broadcasting Corporation for use in its radio broadcasts. BBC Radioplay LPs & CDs were produced solely for broadcast by BBC radio stations and featured recordings that were free from Copyright, containing tracks recorded by the BBC (or partner organisations in Europe, USA etc). A number were live recordings, but there are also versions of well known songs recorded in the radio stations studios. For the vinyl LPs the front sleeves were usually of exactly the same design, with a picture of the featured artist & title being the only difference. The rear sleeve notes the title, tempo, intro, duration, end, composer, publisher and blurb related to the track (so the presenter could appear knowledgable!) BBC Radioplay LPs have some unique recordings, and as they were usually pressed by companies like Nimbus and were for broadcast, the quality of the production and pressing is usually very high. All CDs prefaced with the TAIRCD reference. CDs were manufactured at the Nimbus plant. "BBC Radioplay Music is not available to the public."

You can view the complete list of all BBC releases on this site by viewing the BBC List page.

albums catagory Albums

CoverCat. no.TitleArtistYear
No coverSRP 7412The two beats happy soundDutch Swing College Band
No coverTSRP 7425Newfoundland drinking songsRyan's fancy
No coverTSRP 7445Sonny and Slim meet Canned Heat at MontreuxSonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
No coverSRP 7448Cool like conniff
Picture of SRP 7505 Sweet and sour, Canadian style by artist Bill Van from the BBC albums - Records and Tapes librarySRP 7505Sweet and sour, Canadian styleBill Van----
No coverSRP 7525Country harvestWild Oatys America
No coverTSRP 7539EverytimeRyan's fancy
No coverTSRP 7542Jazz'ma tazzBrian Green's Dixie Band
No coverTSRP 7543Songs your mother sangThe Todds Group
No coverTSRP 7550Looking backRyan's fancy
No coverTSRP 7551Times to rememberRyan's fancy
Picture of SRP 7558 Troy Cory by artist The quickness of the sun from the BBC albums - Records and Tapes librarySRP 7558Troy CoryThe quickness of the sun
Picture of SRP 7578 The big love themes - Henry Salmon by artist Henry Salmon from the BBC albums - Records and Tapes librarySRP 7578The big love themes - Henry SalmonHenry Salmon----
No coverSRP 7601Jolly RogerRoger Roger
No coverTSRP 7701If only you could play like thisDick Reitan
Picture of TSRP 7717 Here & now by artist Norad Commanders orchestra from the BBC albums - Records and Tapes libraryTSRP 7717Here & nowNorad Commanders orchestra
No coverTSRP 7720Flying highAir Force Academy Falconaires
No coverTSRP 7726Jo-Ann Kelly meets Dick WellstoodJo-Ann Kelly
No coverTSRP 7727Party pot-pourriThe Vara Dance Orchestra
No coverTSRP 7730Two sides of Rick WhiteheadRick Whitehead
No coverSRP 7734Sing and be happyThe Now Singers
No coverTSRP 7746The best thing that ever happenedThe Radioplay Pops Orchestra
Picture of SRP 7747 Meet a happy guy by artist Guy Pastor from the BBC albums - Records and Tapes librarySRP 7747Meet a happy guyGuy Pastor----
No coverSRP 7758StoryvilleStoryville
No coverSRP 7772Disco-ManiaHarold's Band