CN 5637 S Magazine units - 773

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Picture of CN 5637 S Magazine units - 773 by artist Various from the BBC records and Tapes library
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Picture of CN 5637 S Magazine units - 773 by artist Various from the BBC records and Tapes library

BBC records label code
BBC TS label

BBC TS label

Release details

Catalogue numberCN 5637 S
TitleMagazine units - 773
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 codes12FPS 162541 R
12FPS 162542 R
My rating*****
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Front cover of CN 5637 S
Back cover
Back cover of CN 5637 S
Label Label


Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1What's up doc? [Gordon Arnell / Sarah Kennedy]6.48
A2Messages from the deep [Dr. Roderick Peters / John Thompson]3.53
A3No sex please, it's Erica Jong [Erica Jong / Jenni Murray]5.13
A4Still protesting after all these years [Tom Paxton / Marie-Louise O'Donnell]4.42
A5Still protesting after all these years [Tom Paxton]1.55
A6A revolutionary engine [Michael Rodrigues / David Bellan]3.06
B1Yakety sax [Benny Green / Debbie Thrower]5.56
B2Yakety sax [Ronnie Scott / Debbie Thrower]4.48
B3Exposed to the harsh African Sun [Libby Purves / Angela Fisher]5.31
B4When the bandages comes off ... [Dr. Edmund Tapp / John Tidmarsh]4.26
B5The Glastonbury Festival [Michael and Jean Eavis / Jenni Murray]4.40
Total length of media 50:58.


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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 comes from the 1950's 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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