CN 4681 Magazine units - 642 by Various

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Picture of CN 4681 Magazine units - 642 by artist Various from the BBC records and Tapes library

BBC records label code
BBC TS label

BBC TS label

Release details

Catalogue numberCN 4681
TitleMagazine units - 642
Cover conditionOrange BBC cover
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label code~
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
FormatTranscription disc
Media typePrimary
Media genreInformational
View all other tracks listed as Informational.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codes156109 AL
156110 Al
My rating*****
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What type of seller was used?eBay online shop
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Front cover of CN 4681
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Back cover of CN 4681
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1The danger of drugs [Nick Ross / Dr. Mike Gossop / Alan Parry]3.34
A2Back chat [Dr. Alan Maryon-Davis]4.39
A3Shirley's Olympic silver [Shirley Strong / Mary Marquis]3.09
A4Atomic witness3.21
A5Leech Farm [Lionel Kelloway / Dr. Roy Sawyer]3.52
A6Throw-away museum [Robert Opie]2.30
A7George Benson - Getting jazz across [George Benson / John Dunn]3.33
B1Legionnaires disease - A new clue [Dr. Tim Robotham / Martin Redfern]3.34
B2Diet for athletes - A carbohydrate crammer [Anna Perry / Maya Walker]3.12
B3Tsunami [Stephen Hedges / Dr. Keith Hindley]4.03
B4How chill can kill [John Dunn / Terry Jones]3.01
B5Alcoholism - An inherited tendency? [Professor Begleiter / Geoff Watts]4.09
B6Underwater volcanoes [Dr. Peter Lonsdale / Peter Evans]3.02
B7Think alpha! [Dr. David Lewis / Peter Wilson]4.27
Total length of media 50:06.


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Further information

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!


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