RESL 52 The Hong Kong beat by Richard Denton / Martin Cook

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Release details

Catalogue numberRESL 52
TitleThe Hong Kong beat
Artist(s)Richard Denton / Martin Cook
Cover conditionGood
Record conditionVery Good Plus
BBC records label codeE
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreInformational
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesRESL . 52 . 1 (.A1) AT AP 1
RESL . 52 . 2 (.B1) AT AR 1
My rating*****
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What type of seller was used?Physical shop
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Theme from 'The Hong King beat' [Richard Denton / Martin Cook]2.52
B1Chasing the dragon [Richard Denton / Martin Cook]3.05
Total length of media 5:57.


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The BBC had quite a few very good songs in 1978 and this is another. With the recent unrest in Hong Kong recently, I may never make it - though my parents had a lovely visit in the late 1980s or ealy1990s.
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Other versions

I have the following similar releases in the database:
INT 113.005Hong Kong beat


Poster - Mike EverittThis single reached number 25 in the charts in 1978.

Further information

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