CN 505 S 13 BBC music showcase - 7 (Sides 1 & 3) by Various

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Picture of CN 505 S 13 BBC music showcase - 7 (Sides 1 & 3) by artist Various from the BBC records and Tapes library
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Picture of CN 505 S 13 BBC music showcase - 7 (Sides 1 & 3) by artist Various from the BBC records and Tapes library

BBC records label code
BBC TS2 label

BBC TS2 label

Release details

Catalogue numberCN 505 S 13
TitleBBC music showcase - 7 (Sides 1 & 3)
Cover conditionOrange BBC cover
Record conditionVery Good Plus
BBC records label codeZ
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
FormatTranscription disc
Media typePrimary
Media genreMusic - Popular
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesBBC 12FPM 117866=S=1G 1 G
12 FPM 117868 S-1G 1 G
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Back cover of CN 505 S 13
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1BBC music showcase - 7 (Side 1) [Various]
B1BBC music showcase - 7 (Side 3) [Various]
Total length of media 0:00.


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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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