Monday, November 07, 2011
GREAT TELLY PERFORMANCES WEEK (Part 1)
This next five postings should be self-explanatory.
They will feature some of my favourite TV performances over the years. I'll show the clip, the mp3 of said clip as well as the original version of the song will be on offer.
Let's start with something quite brilliant from 1993. Now The Word might have often been a dreadful Friday night Channel 4 programme, but some of the bands they featured were tremendous...indeed the programme was often the first time a band would ever appear on British telly. Like this:-
Now as promised:-
mp3 : Stereolab - French Disko (live on 'The Word')
mp3 : Stereolab - French Disko
It is sad to think that guitarist Mary Hansen died back in December 2002 at the very young age of 36 after she was struck by a lorry while riding a bicycle in London.
This song remains one of my favourites to dance to even after all the years.