old grey whistle test 1981 episode guide

 

 OLD GREY WHISTLE TEST

   

                                    

10 01 1981
John Otway - The green green grass of home (In Concert)
Skids - Hurry on boys (Studio)
Skids - An incident in Algiers (Studio)
Jack Bruce & Friends - Hit and run ( cartoon film)
Joe Jackson - One to one (Manchester Apollo)
Joe Jackson - Beat crazy (Manchester Apollo)
Visage - Visage (Film)
John Martyn feat Phil Collins - Sweet little mystery (Studio)
John Martyn feat Phil Collins - Lookin’ on (Studio/Credits)

17 01 1981
Adam & The Ants - Ant invasion (Studio)
Adam & The Ants - KIller in the home (Studio)
Huang Chung - Baby i’m human ( film)
Angel City - No secrets
Angel City - Shadow boxer
Flatbackers - Pumping iron (film)
Reluctant Stereotypes feat Paul King - Nightmares (Studio)
Reluctant Stereotypes feat Paul King - MOD (Studio)
Specials - Enjoy yourself (film/Credits)

24 01 1981
(Rockpop : Part 1 - recorded at Westfallenhalle, Dortmund)
Roxy Music - Flesh & blood
Roxy Music - Oh yeah
Roxy Music - The thrill of it all
Mike Oldfield - Sheba
Mike Oldfield - Platinum

31 01 1981
(Rockpop : Part 2 - recorded at Westfallenhalle, Dortmund)
Talking Heads - Psycho killer
Talking Heads - Crosseyed and painless
Talking Heads - Life during wartime
Dire Straits - Sultans of swing
Dire Straits - Tunnel of love

07 02 1981
Freeez - Mariposa (Studio)
Russ Ballard & Barnet Dogs - Rock n’ roll lover (Studio)
Russ Ballard & Barnet Dogs - I will be there (Studio)
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Midnight special (Royal Albert Hall 1970)
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary (Royal Albert Hall 1970)
Jo Jo Zepp & The Falcons - Hit & run (Live in Melbourne)
Jags - Sound of goodbye (Film)
DB’s - I’m in love (Film/Credits)

14 02 1981
Midnight Flyer feat Maggie Bell - Sweet loving woman (Studio)
Midnight Flyer feat Maggie Bell - Rough trade (Studio)
Trevor Rabin - She’s easy (Film)
Michael Des Barres - Somewhere somewhere in the night (Studio)
Michael Des Barres - (I’m not a) Bullfighter (Studio)
Camel - Lies (Film)
Beat - Mirror in the bathroom (Movie clip)
Sound - Hour of need (Film)
Camel - City life (Film/Credits)

21 02 1981
John Cougar Mellencamp - Hot night in a hot town (Studio)
John Cougar Mellencamp - Cheap shot (Studio)
Spliff Radio Show - Gravy (Studio)
Spliff Radio Show - Stoned airlines (Studio)
Spliff Radio Show - Deep in the city (Studo)
Jimi Hendrix - Prple haze (Blackpool 1967)
Jimi Hendrix - Wild thing (Blackpool 1967)
999 - Feeling alright with the crew (Live at the Lyceum)
Jeff Beck - El becko (Instrumental) (Film)
Grand Prix - A day in the life (Film)

28 02 1981
U2 - Ocean (Studio)
U2 - 11 O’clock tick tock (Studio)
U2 - I will follow (Studio)
BLT - Into money (film)
Iron Maiden - Wrathchild
Illustration - Tidal flow
Naked Lunch - La femme (film)
Garland Jeffreys & Rumour - 96 tears (Studio)
Garland Jeffreys & Rumour - We are the people (Studio)
April Wine - Just between you and me (film/Credits)

07 03 1981
Spandau Ballet - Confused (Film)
Rupert Hine & The Menace - Surface tension (Studio)
Rupert Hine & The Menace - Another stranger (Studio)
Echo & The Bunnymen - Crocodiles (Winter Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire)
Pretty Boy Floyd - Take me i’m yours (animation)
Carl Green & The Scene - Wham (Film)
dB’s - Cycles per second (Studio)
dB’s - pH factor (Studio)
dB’s - Big brown eyes (Studio)
Randy Meisner - Deep inside my heart (Film)

14 03 1981
Nine Below Zero - Stone fox chase (Studio)
Nine Below Zero - Don’t point your finger at the guitar man (Studio)
Nine Below Zero - Three times enough (Studio)
Nine Below Zero - One way street (Studio)
Bruce Springsteen - Interview with Bob Harris (OGWT 27/03/79)
Bruce Springsteen - Thunder road (from film No Nukes)
Cuban Heels - Walk on water (film)
Human Sexual Response - Guardian angel (Studio)
Human Sexual Response - Dolls (Studio)
Bruce Springsteen - Quarter to three (from film No Nukes/Credits)
Bruce Springsteen - Quarter to three (from film No Nukes/credits)

21 03 1981
(at the Greek Theatre Los Angeles)
Joni Mitchell - Furry sings the blues
Joni Mitchell - Raised on robbery
Joni Mitchell - Why do fools fall in love
Joni Mitchell - In france they kiss on Main Street
Joni Mitchell - Coyote
Joni Mitchell - Goodbye pork pie hat
Joni Mitchell - The dry cleaner from Des Moines
Joni Mitchell - Amelia

28 03 1981
(Two part Rockpalast concert special)
Who -

28 03 1981
(Two part Rockpalast concert special)
Grateful Dead -

04 04 1981
Selecter - Washed up and left for dead (Studio)
Selecter - Celebrate the bullet (Studio)
Fischer Z - The writer (Studio)
Wings - Soily (Film/Rockshow)
Whitesnake - Don’t break my heart again (Rainbow)
Spirit - Turn to the right (Film)
Stiff Little Fingers - Silver lining (Film)
Fischer Z - Berlin (Studio/Credits)

11 04 1981
Phil Lynott - Ode to a blackman (Studio)
Phil Lynott - Somebody elses dream (Studio)
Gary US Bonds - Jole Blon (Promo film)
Roger Taylor - Good times are now (cartoon film)
Gang Of Four - He’d send in the army (Studio)
Gang Of Four - To hell with poverty (Studio)

18 04 1981
Scars - All about you (Studio)
Scars - Leave me in autumn (Studio)
Wilko Johnson & Sonic Senders - Alright (Studio)
Wilko Johnson & Sonic Senders - The whammy (Studio)
Krokus - Rock city (Hammersmith Odeon)
Rockpile with Robert Plant - Little sister (Concerts for the people of Kampuchea)
Joe Walsh - Bones (Film)
Lounge Lizards - Conquest of Rar (Film)
Wilko Johnson & Sonic Senders - Bottle up and go (Studio/Credits)

25 04 1981
(Special French edition)
Telephone - Au couer de la nuit (Studio)
Telephone - Argent trop cher (Studio)
Charlelie Couture - La ballade du mois d’Aout
Trust - Antisocial
Jean Luc Ponty - Colo
Little Bob Story - She’s my heartbreaker (Studio)
Little Bob Story - Switchblade Julie (Studio)
Jean Michele Jarre - Equinoxe Part 5 (film/Credits)

05 05 1981
Jim Capaldi & The Contender - Let the thunder cry (Studio)
Jim Capaldi & The Contender - Favella music (Studio)
Paul Brady - Busted loose (Studio)
Nauty Culture - Someday someday
Rose Tattoo - Bad boy for love
Ian Gomm - Man on a mountain (Film)
Paul Brady - Crazy dreams (Studio/Credits)
Nauty Culture - That’s life

12 05 1981
Plastics - Peace (Studio)
Plastics - Diamond head (Studio)
Brian Eno & David Byrne - America is waiting (Promo film)
Marianne Faithfull - What have they done to the rain
Marianne Faithfull - As time goes by (USTV )
Bob Marley - Satisfy my soul (Studio) (TOTP 22/06/78)
Bob Marley - No woman no cey (Rainbow Theatre 1977)
Holly & The Italians - Youth coup (Studio)
Holly & The Italians - Rock against romance (Studio/Credits)
Adam & The Ants - Dog eat dog (Manchester Apollo Theatre 02/04/81)

19 05 1981
Joe Ely - Hard livin’ (Studio)
Joe Ely - I keep gettin’ paid the same (Studio)
Joe Ely - Musta notta gotta lotta (Studio)
Sir Douglas Quintet She’s about a mover (Studio)
Sir Douglas Quintet - Shiela tequila (Studio)
Sir Douglas Quintet - Who were you thinging of (Studio)
Sir Douglas Quintet - It was fun while it lasted (Studio)
Joe ‘King’ Carasco - Don’t bug me (City University London October 1980)
Billy Preston - Satisfaction (Film)
Billy Preston - That’s the way god planned it
Delbert McClinton - Baby Ruth (Film)
Christopher Cross - Sailing
Johnny Winter - Messin’ with the kid(OGWT 01/05/79) (Credits)

26 05 1981
(TV Shepherds Bush)
Clark/Duke Project - Wild thing (instrumental)
Clark/Duke Project - Silly putty (Instrumental)
Clark/Duke Project - Rock & roll jelly (Instrumental)
Clark/Duke Project - Sweet baby
Clark/Duke Project - Winners
Clark/Duke Project - Brazilian love affair
Clark/Duke Project - Schooldays (Instrumental)(Credits)

02 06 1981
Adam & The Ants - You’re so physical (from the Manchester Apollo)
Eurythmics - Belinda (Studio)
Eurythmics - Never gonna cry again (Studio)
Beat - Get a job (rehearsal)
Real To Real - Not the one (Film)
Shakin’ Pyramids - Take a trip (Busking at Piccadilly Circus)
John Cooper Clarke - (Studio)

09 06 1981
(from The University of Surrey in Guildford)
Jack Bruce & His Friends - White room (Studio)
Jack Bruce & His Friends - Hit and run (Studio)
Jack Bruce & His Friends - Slow Blues (Studio)
Jack Bruce & His Friends - Living without ja (Studio)
Jack Bruce & His Friends - Dancing on air (Studio)
Jack Bruce & His Friends - In this way (Studio)
Jack Bruce & His Friends - Theme for an imaginary western (Studio)
Jack Bruce & His Friends - Politician (Studio)

16 06 1981
TV Smith’s Explorers - Have fun (Studio)
TV Smith’s Explorers - The perfect life (Studio)
Stiff Little Fingers - Piccadilly Circus (Queens University Students Union Belfast Jan 1981)
Tubes - Sushi girl
Jim Steainman - Love and death and an american guitar (Monologue)
Psycheleic Furs - Dumb Waiter
Spirit - Handgun (Studio)
Spirit - Turn to the right (Studio)
Stiff Little Fingers - Silver lining (Queens University Students Union Belfast Jan 1981)(Credits)

07 07 1981
Duran Duran - Night boat (Studio)
Duran Duran - Anyone Out there (Studio)
Live Wire - Child’s eye
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - A thing about you (Film)
Billy Squire - The stroke (Film)
Elvis Presley - Hound dog (This Is Elvis film)
Elvis Presley duet with Frank Sinatra - Love me tender (This Is Elvis film)
Richard Strange & Band - The phenonenal rise of Richard Strange (Studio)
Richard Strange & Band - Hearts & minds (Studio)
Richard Strange & Band - Premonition (Studio)
Live Wire - Sleep (Credits)

14 07 1981
Joe Jackson - Jumpin’ jive
Au Pairs - Set up (Studio)
Au Pairs - Armagh (Studio)
Slow Children - Staring at the ceiling (Film)
Joy Division - Transmission (OGWT 15/09/79)
Byrds - All I really want to do (Film)
Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Stop dragging my heart around
Jim Carroll Band - Catholic boy (Studio)
Jim Carroll Band - People who died (Studio/Credits)

01 10 1981
(Futurama Rock 80)
1st in series of progs featuring highlights of concerts at Queen's Hall Leeds on the 13 & 14/09/80.Features
- CLASSIX NOUVEAUX, ACROBATS OF DESIRE, LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN, YOUNG MARBLE GIANTS,NOT SENSIBLES,ABC VICE-VERSA & HAZEL O'CONNOR.
Classix Nouveaux - Soldier
Acrobats Of Desire - Queen of the wake
League Of Gentlemen - Dislocated
Young Marble Giants - Colossal youth
Not Sensibles - Death to disco
(ABC) Vice Versa - Democratic dancebeat
Hazel O’Connor & The Megahype - Zoo glass houses (Credits)

08 10 1981
(Futurama Rock 80)
Flowers - After dark
Boots For Dancing - Parachute
Music For Pleasure - Madness at the mission
Soft Boys - The boot of my car
Guy Jackson - Radio 1
Athletico Spizz 80 - Clocks are big
Athletico Spizz 80 - Soldier soldier
Echo & The Bunnymen - Crocodiles (Credits)

15 10 1981
(Futurama Rock 80)
Durutti Column - Sketch for summer
Artery - Afterwards
Frantic Elevators - Produstion prevention
Or He Was Pushed - Paen to a T
I’m So Hollow - Touch
Blah Blah Blah - But I loved you
Eaten Alive By Insects - John Wayne’s Jacket
Soft Boys - Only the stones remain
Altered Images - Dead pop stars (Credits)

05 11 1981
(Futurama Rock 80)
Tribesmen - Kwesi style
Blurt - Hard down on the joystick
Danse Society - Sink
Naked Lunch - Fade away
Clock DVA - 4 hours
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Paradise place
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Eve black/Eve white (Credits)

26 11 1981
Altered Images - A days wait (Studio)
Altered Images - Insects (Studio)
King Crimson - Elephant talk (The Venue 08/10/81)
New York Dolls - Jet boy (OGWT 27/11/73)
Sound - Sense of purpose (Studio)
Sound - New dark age (Studio/Credits)

03 12 1981
Foreigner - Urgent (In Concert in America)
TV21 - This is zero (Studio)
TV21 - Ideal way of life (Studio)
David Bowie - “Luv” ice lolly
Stone The Crows - Faces (Studio) (OGWT 19/10/71)
Neil Young - Like a hurricane ( Concert film “Rust”)
Klaus Nomi - Total eclipse (clip on stage from the film Urgh! a music war)
Gary US Bonds - Jole Blon (Studio)
Gary US Bonds - It’s only love (Studio)
Gary US Bonds - This little girl (Studio/Credits)

17 12 1981
Burnin’ Red Ivanhoe - Den leg eksler (Studio)
Burnin’ Red Ivanhoe - Azidenia (Studio)
Burnin’ Red Ivanhoe - Gong gong the elephant song (Studio)
Burnin’ Red Ivanhoe - Punk jazz (Studio)
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Spellbound (Video)
Tom Tom Club - Wordy rappinghood (Film)
Nils Lofgren - I go to pieces (Studio)
Nils Lofgren - Night fade away (Studio)
Nils Lofgren - Empty heart (Studio/Credits)

24 12 1981
(from the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)
Toyah - Good morning universe
Toyah - We are
Toyah - War boys
Toyah - Victims of the riddle
Toyah - The furious futures
Toyah - In the Fairground
Toyah - It’s a mystery
Toyah - Jungles of Jupiter
Toyah - Masai boy
Toyah - Dance
Toyah - Thunder in the mountains
Toyah - Ieya
Toyah - I want to be free (Encore)

31 12 1981
(Pick of the year)
Bruce Springsteen - Quarter to three
Residents - Third reigh & rill
Skids - An incident in Algiers (Studio) (OGWT)
Stiff Little Fingers - Barbed wire love
Japan - My new career (Studio) (OGWT)
Pretenders - Stop your sobbing
Zoom Lens - Running in mazes
Spirit - Turn to the right (Studio) (OGWT)
Doors - Break on through
John Martyn - Sweet little mystery (Studio) (OGWT)
Jack Bruce & Friends - Hit and run
Teardrop Explodes - Ha ha i’m drowning (Studio) (OGWT)
Bob Seger - Still the same
Nina Hagen - Ziggy Stardust (Studio) (OGWT)
No Entry Band - FC years
Adam & The Ants - Ant invasion (Studio) (OGWT 17/01/81)
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - Instant karma
TV Smith’s Explorers - The perfect life (Studio) (OGWT)
Slow Children - Staring at the ceiling
Gang Of Four - He’d send in the army (Studio) (OGWT)
Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Stop dragging my heart around
Selecter - Celebrate the bullet (Studio) (OGWT)
Jimi Hendrix - Wild thing (Blackpool 1967)(Credits)