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Friday, 30 December 2011, 16:22 | Category : Tv
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The British rock scene connected with the television industry in the late Sixties and early Seventies with surprising results.

Do Not Adjust Your Set TV Times Cover including the Bonzo Dog Band (photo from http://www.neilinnes.org/galleri/dnaysgal.htm)
  1. The Beatles – Magical Mystery Tour (Magical Mystery Tour EP, Parlophone, 1967)
  2. Ben Carruthers And The Deep – Jack O’ Diamonds (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1965)
  3. Jake Thackray – Lah-Di-Dah (The Last Will and Testament of Jake Thackray, EMI, 1967)
  4. Peter Cook and Dudley Moore – The L.S. Bumble Bee (Single A-side, Decca, 1967)
  5. Eric Idle and the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band – Captain Fantastic, We Love You – (unreleased, http://www.eric-idle.com/music.html, 1967)
  6. The Spectrum – Captain Scarlett (End Titles) (Captain Scarlet (Soundtrack), 2003, Silva Screen rec 1967)
  7. Kenny Everett – Nice Time (Single A-side, Deram, 1969)
  8. Pentangle – Light Flight (Single A-side, Transatlantic, 1969)
  9. The Bee Gees – Then You Left Me (Cucumber Castle, Polydor, 1970)
  10. The Monkees – Time and Time Again (Changes (Reissue), Rhino, 1995 rec 1969/70)
  11. Peter Wyngarde – Neville Thumbcatch (Peter Wyngarde, RCA Victor, 1970)
  12. Freddie and the Dreamers – Oliver in the Overworld (Oliver in the Overworld, Starline, 1970)
  13. Andrew Bown – Tarot (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1970)
  14. The Murgatroyd Band – Magpie (Single A-side, Decca, 1971)
  15. Mr Brooks – The Family Theme (Single A-side, EMI, 1974)
  16. The Wombles – To Wimbledon With Love (Single B-side to The Womble Shuffle, CBS, 1975)
  17. The Kinks – Ducks on the Wall (The Kinks Present a Soap Opera, RCA, 1975)
In honour of Fruit de Mer’s new EP of classic covers of TV themes, the Strange Brew Podcast presents an hour of TV related rock madness.  

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