Tag Archives: The Old Grey Whistle Test

The Only Ones B:W

30/1/14 – The Only Ones – No Peace For The Wicked – The Old Grey Whistle Test – 1978

As Punk and New Wave exploded, The Old Grey Whistle Test began to get more of the new scene of bands on the show. This is a performance of No Peace For The Wicked from The Only Ones 1978 self-titled debut. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Only_Ones http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Even_Serpents_Shin

Kevin Ayers: Mike Oldfield - Hyde park

3/1/14 – Kevin Ayers (with Mike Oldfield) – May I? – The Old Grey Whistle Test -1972

The picture is of Kevin Ayers and Mike Oldfield about to go on stage in Hyde Park. Kevin Ayers And the Whole World: In this incarnation, Lol Coxhill, David Bedford, Mick Fincher and Mike Oldfield. Sadly Ayers, Coxhill and Bedford have passed away. Little is known about the whereabouts of Mick Fincher. Mike Oldfield lives […]

Camel Royal Albert Hall

30/12/13 – Camel – Excerpts From The Snow Goose – The Old Grey Whistle Test – 1975

The Snow Goose catapulted Camel into the spotlight and at this point they were not only selling out live concerts but also breaking into the album charts. This performance on The Old Grey Whistle Test is allegedly the day before I saw them perform live at the Liverpool Stadium as a 17 year old in […]