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BBC - Transcription Service - CN Discovery

BBC Transcription Services (before BBC Transcription Service (no "s"), later BBC Transcription and today BBC Radio International) discs were only made available to overseas radio stations for broadcast purposes and were not made available for sale to the general public. However, in the early 90s many international BBC libraries sold their stocks to the public. Limitation: "Typically BBC Transcription Services pressed 100 copies of each disc only with instructions to the overseas radio network to destroy the disc at the end of the licence period."

Note that the genre of shows available via this label is as wide as the main BBC labels available to view here.

Also, records have been issued home and abroad for many years (the oldest I have has a date of 1949 but they have been issued for much longer!) Unlike most catalogues of records, each side of the BBC Transcription disc has it's own catalogue number - side two normally is one number higher than side one!

cds catagory CDs

CoverCatalogue numberTitleArtist(s)YearRatings
Picture of TCD 0001 BBC Transcription Programmes by artist Various from the BBC cds - Records and Tapes libraryTCD 0001BBC Transcription ProgrammesVarious19893
No coverTCD 0021The Robert Cray Band - In concert 508The Robert Cray Band19913
No coverTCD 0043New Model Army - In concert 510New Model Army19913
No coverTCD 0059Ride - In concert 512Ride19913
No coverTCD 0067Joe Ely - In concert 513Joe Ely19913
Picture of TCD 0072 Cult heroes - James Bond / Doctor Who by artist Tony Slattery from the BBC cds - Records and Tapes libraryTCD 0072Cult heroes - James Bond / Doctor WhoTony Slattery19913
No coverTCD 0075An Emotional Fish / Inspiral Carpets - In concert 514An Emotional Fish / Inspiral Carpets19913
No coverTCD 0083The Farm - In concert 515The Farm19913
No coverTCD 0093Soho / EMF - In concert 516Soho / EMF19913
No coverTCD 0103Paul Brady - In concert 517Paul Brady19913
No coverTCD 0115Robert Palmer - In concert 518Robert Palmer19913
No coverTCD 0122Violent Femmes - In concert 519Violent Femmes19913
No coverTCD 0184All About Eve - In concert 526All About Eve19913
No coverTCD 0193The Blue Aeroplanes - In concert 527The Blue Aeroplanes19913
No coverTCD 0204Big Country - In concert 528Big Country19923
No coverTCD 0228On Stage - At The Hippodrome, Golders GreenGeorge Shearing19923
No coverTCD 0233The Psychedelic Furs - In concert 531The Psychedelic Furs19923
No coverTCD 0276Midge Ure - In concert 536Midge Ure19923
No coverTCD 0303Teenage Fanclub - In concert 539Teenage Fanclub19923
No coverTCD 0310Profile Annie Lennox: Diva 1 - 2Annie Lennox19923
No coverTCD 0361The Beautiful South - In concert 545The Beautiful South19923
No coverTCD 0441Joan Armatrading - In concert 554Joan Armatrading19933
No coverTCD 0454Misty In Roots - In concert 556Misty In Roots19933
No coverTCD 04846th Glasgow Jazz Festival, Programme 1Grover Washington Jr.19933
No coverTCD 04856th Glasgow Jazz Festival, Programme 2Unknown19933
No coverTCD 04866th Glasgow Jazz Festival, Programme 3Unknown19933
No coverTCD 04876th Glasgow Jazz Festival, Programme 4Unknown19933
No coverTCD 04886th Glasgow Jazz Festival, Programme 4Tony Bennett19933
No coverTCD 0489Youssou N'Dour - In concert 560Youssou N'Dour19933
No coverTCD 0519Paul Weller - In concert 563Paul Weller19933
No coverTCD 0520Profile Depeche Mode 1 - 2Depeche Mode19933
No coverTCD 0527Therapy? / L7 - In concert 564Therapy? / L719933
No coverTCD 0540Stereo MC's - In concert 565Stereo MC's19933
No coverTCD 0576Jesus Jones - In concert 570Jesus Jones19933
No coverTCD 0602The The - In concert 573The The19933
No coverTCD 0624New Order in concertNew Order19933
No coverTCD 0646Bjrk - In concert 579Bjrk19933
No coverTCD 0649Suede - In concert 580Suede19933
No coverTCD 0677Jamiroquai - In concert 582Jamiroquai19933
No coverTCD 0709Led Zeppelin at the BeebLed Zeppelin19943
No coverTCD 0716James - In concert 587James19943
No coverTCD 0725Paul Rodgers - In concert 590Paul Rodgers19943
No coverTCD 0726Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - In concert 591Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark19943
No coverTCD 0727The Cranberries - In concert 592The Cranberries19943
No coverTCD 0728Therapy? - In concert 593Therapy?19943
No coverTCD 0729On Stage Suzy Bogguss19943
No coverTCD 0779KThe Spirits Of Woodstock KitVarious19943
No coverTCD 0786At Lewisham Concert Hall, London On 10th April 1983Buddy Rich Orchestra19943
No coverTCD 0793Radiohead - In concert 601Radiohead19943
No coverTCD 0802Dirty Tricks 1 - 2David Owen19943
No coverTCD 0820Stop The MusicMark Lamarr19943
No coverTCD 0829Crowded House - In concert 608Crowded House19943
No coverTCD 0830Wet Wet Wet - In concert 609Wet Wet Wet19943
No coverTCD 0831Sheryl Crow - In concert 610Sheryl Crow19943
No coverTCD 0835Frank Black - In concert 611Frank Black19943
No coverTCD 0888Oasis - In concert 620Oasis19953
No coverTCD 0899Eternal - In concert 621Eternal19953
No coverTCD 0900The Beautiful South - In concert 622The Beautiful South19953
No coverTCD 0902The Cult - In concert 624The Cult19953
No coverTCD 0903Jamiroquai - In concert 625Jamiroquai19955
No coverTCD 0954Morrissey - In concert 632Morrissey19953
No coverTCD 1164Eternal - In concert 674Eternal19963