The Old Grey Whistle Test (2003) 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…
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The Old Grey Whistle Test (2003)

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A

Details Release Date: Sep 16, 2003; DVD Release Date: Sep 16, 2003; With: Various Artists

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.

Originally posted Nov 21, 2003 Published in issue #738 Nov 21, 2003 Order article reprints