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Tuesday, 17 January 2012

BBCR2 - 1956 - Sounds of the 20th Century

The year is 1956, John and Ringo will be 16 years old, Paul 14 and George 13.
A year of tragedy as Paul loses his mother Mary. to Cancer. 

At least five of the songs included in this show were cover by
The Beatles or solo.

The year of Rock Around the Clock, the Hungarian Revolution, the 
Suez Crisis and petrol coupons. Archbishop Makarios and 
Commander Crabbe are two of the year's most controversial names. 
Floyd Patterson becomes the new World Heavyweight Champion, 
Jim Laker takes all 10 wickets in a Test Match and the Teddy Boys 
are "ripping it up" all over the UK. Meanwhile, Tommy Steele is the UK's 
new pin-up boy and skiffle arrives with Lonnie Donegan and Rock Island Line.

 Beatles Jam - Rock Island Line