BBC 2 - Classic Albums (1992-2013)

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BBC 2 - Classic Albums (1992-2013)

Postby StevieFan13 » Sun May 28, 2017 11:06 pm

This was a series that the BBC ran for several years covering famous albums.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classic_Albums
For simplicity's sake, I'm only listing the episodes of the TV show. They also mention a short-lived radio series and a Dutch version.

1992:
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

1997:
Paul Simon - Graceland
Grateful Dead - Anthem of the Sun/American Beauty
Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life
The Band - The Band
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

1999:
U2 – The Joshua Tree
Phil Collins – Face Value
Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell
Bob Marley and the Wailers – Catch a Fire
Steely Dan – Aja
The Who – Who's Next

2001:
Iron Maiden – The Number of the Beast
Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Metallica – Metallica ("The Black Album")
Lou Reed – Transformer
Elvis Presley – Elvis Presley
Judas Priest – British Steel

2002:
Sex Pistols – Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
Deep Purple – Machine Head
Def Leppard – Hysteria

2005:
Simply Red – Stars
Nirvana – Nevermind
Motörhead – Ace of Spades

2006:
Queen – A Night at the Opera
Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon
The Who – Who's Next - again
Cream – Disraeli Gears

2007:
Frank Zappa – Apostrophe (')/Over-Nite Sensation
Jay Z – Reasonable Doubt

2008:
The Doors – The Doors
John Lennon/The Plastic Ono Band – John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
Duran Duran – Rio

2010:
Black Sabbath – Paranoid
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Damn the Torpedoes
Rush – 2112 and Moving Pictures
Rolling Stones – Beggar's Banquet
The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds

2011:
Primal Scream - Screamadelica

2012:
Peter Gabriel - So

2013:
The Who - Tommy
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Re: BBC 2 - Classic Albums (1992-2013)

Postby StevieFan13 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:10 pm

UPDATE!

In 2017, there was a new British episode on Don McLean's American Pie. And, for the record, here are the albums featured on the Dutch version, which ran from 2011 to 2012:
Focus – Moving Waves (1971)
Boudewijn de Groot – Voor de overlevenden[7] (1966)
Herman Brood – Shpritsz (1978)
De Dijk – Niemand in de Stad (1989)
Cuby + Blizzards – Groeten uit Grollo (1967)
Shocking Blue – At Home including "Venus" (1969)
Caro Emerald – Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor (2010)
Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand - Sir Duke (1976)


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