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The Old Grey Whistle TestWhile Yanks endured ''Don Kirshner's Rock Concert,'' BBC viewers got the cream of rock's crop, most not even lip-synching. This essential compendium's ...The Old Grey Whistle TestWhile Yanks endured ''Don Kirshner's Rock Concert,'' BBC viewers got the cream of rock's crop, most not even lip-synching. This essential compendium's ...2003-11-21
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The Old Grey Whistle Test

Starring: Various Artists; Guest Performer: Alice Cooper, Emmylou Harris, Elton John, Iggy Pop, R.E.M., Bruce Springsteen

While Yanks endured ”Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert,” BBC viewers got the cream of rock’s crop, most not even lip-synching. This essential compendium’s treasures run from a nearly pubes-baring Alice Cooper in ‘71 to a moptopped Michael Stipe in ‘84, making whistle-stops for Elton, Iggy, Roxy, Bruce, Beefheart, and a not-yet-gray Emmylou.

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