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I watched it last night on BBC4, thoroughly enjoyed it! Danny Baker talks at 100mph as usual, but he's got a great knowledge of 70's music.

 

Three part programme: -

 

1. Rock

2. Pop

3. R'n'B

 

Part 2 is being shown tonight on BBC4 (Freeview Channel 9) at 21:00, part 3 tomorrow night at the same time.

 

 

Apparently Boy George is taking part in the Pop episode, so I'm not particularly looking forward to that one.

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Danny Baker is an absolute legend (for a Millwall supporter!!)

 

Has to be my favourite radio broadcaster of all time (along with Gary Crowley). I meant to Sky+ this series but will watch on iplayer and make sure I catch the rest.

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As much of a tit as you may think DB is, wait is our own Davey Baby actually Danny Baker?  He does have a great knowledge of music, especially the 70's

 

My wife bought be a book called Sniffing Glue which was all about the emergence of the Punk Scene in the mid 70's.  The fanzine was started by a bloke called Mark Perry, and after a few editions Baker joined in to the scene.  I think the first copies were literally written by Perry on a typewriter, and then given out at gig's around London.  Great read for any punk fans out there.

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