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Catalogue numberPD 1
Sleeve picturePicture of PD 1 BBC 1922*1962 - Historic sounds from forty years of broadcasting single by artist Various from the BBC records and Tapes library
TitleBBC 1922*1962 - Historic sounds from forty years of broadcasting single
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label code-
Item deleted?Yes
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Media typePrimary
Media genreSound effects View all other tracks listed as Sound effects.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codesPD1 S1 BBC
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Front cover of PD 1
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Signature tunes4.36
B12LO calling4.26
B2Uncle Mac - Hullo Children [Derek McCulloch]
B3Mr. Grouser, played by Ralph de Rohan
B4A. J. Alan, beginning his story, Charles, broadcast 1 July 1936
B5Henry Hall's Here's to the next time
B6Opening announcement of Television Service by Leslie Mitchell, 2 November 1936
B7Breakdown announcement and Bow Bells interval signal
B8Last illness of King George V, announced by Stuart Hibberd, 20 January 1936
B9'V' Interval signal on BBC European Service, during wartime period
B10Colonel Britton (Douglas Ritchie) broadcast to 'V' Army in Europe
B11The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill, broadcasting in French to the French Empire - 21 October 1940 [The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill]
B12BBC War Reporter, Stanley Maxted, broadcasting from Arnhem, 20 September 1944, as Stirlings dropped supplies
B13Sandy MacPherson at the BBC Theatre Organ
B14The Radio Doctor on Indigestion, from his series What is it? which started 26 December 1943
B15Peter Sellers as Bluebottle from the Goon Show's Great Tuscan Salami Scandal, broadcast 21 February 1956
B16Mrs. Mopp, played by Dorothy Summers in the 300th performance of ITMA, broadcast 28 October 1948
B17Big Ben
B18John Snagge's commentary on the crowning of Queen Elizabeth II, 2 June 1953
B19Carleton Hobbs, from A Hedge Backwards, a discovery for radio by Henry Reed, broadcast 29 February 1956
B20Colonel John Glenn, in orbit, 20 February 1962
B21That's all. Cliff Michelmore closing Tonight
Total length of media 9:02.

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Both sides tracks are merged into one track.

Introduced by John Snagge.

Further information

Occasionally the BBC released material which didn't follow the normal catalogue number sequences. The few of these which exist are normally one off's never to be repeated! The main exception is the FAME records found in the albums section.

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