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A to Z of Punk on 6 Music

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A definitive guide to Punk; celebrating pioneers, debunking myths and identifying inspirations.

A definitive guide to Punk; celebrating pioneers, debunking myths and identifying inspirations.
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A definitive guide to Punk; celebrating pioneers, debunking myths and identifying inspirations.

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English


Episodes

Welcome to the A to Z of Psychedelia on 6 Music

7/16/2018
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Full length introductory episode to welcome you to the box set. Marc and Rob set out their stall discussing the main themes and players & their flexible approach to the alphabet!

Duration:00:16:50

A is for Acid, Animals and Ambrose Slade

7/16/2018
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Did you know the Rolling Stones took a witch on tour with them? How drugs affected the 13th Floor Elevators' Roky Erickson and the treatment he had to endure? It's all in here.

Duration:00:24:03

B is for Barrett, Buckley and Byrds

7/16/2018
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When Syd met Gilmore, what is the definition of psycedelia, the truth about the Byrds song Eight Miles High and how a gift of a banjo aged 13, influenced the young Tim Buckley.

Duration:00:21:36

C is for Cream, Crazy World and Chocolate Watchband

7/16/2018
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The Chocolate Watchband support Frank Zappa but don't support The Grateful Dead or Jefferson Airplane - disaster. The Creation play an electric guitar with a violin bow - unique.

Duration:00:22:17

D is for Doors, Donovan and Dantalian's Chariot

7/16/2018
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Was Jim Morrison's dad responsible for the escalation of the Vietnam War? Was there tension between Donovan and Bob Dylan? - see Donovan's song Hey Mr Tangerine Eyes.

Duration:00:22:56

E is for Easy Riders, Experiments and Electric Prunes

7/16/2018
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Which band were given their first break by an estate agent and played the definitive Psych song? Eddie Kramer helps the beatles and the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix - legend.

Duration:00:22:56

F is for Funkadelic, Fairport and Flowers

7/16/2018
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Non violent demonstrations and the flower power symbol linked to HG Well's Time Machine - wow. There's an in-depth look at The Fool a Dutch Design company working for The Beatles.

Duration:00:21:26

G is for Groundhogs, Garcia and Grace Slick

7/16/2018
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Advice for Jerry Garcia's parents, while a middle finger goes missing. Bill Graham is discussed, the greatest rock promoter ever. Plus Grace Slick's lift off moment - pun intended

Duration:00:22:11

H is for Hendrix, Head and Hapshash

7/16/2018
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A plot-less film called Head as the Monkees go slapstick, Beatniks are explained, discussed and dissected and band posters come into their own under Hapshash and the Coloured Coat

Duration:00:23:05

I is for International Times, Iron Butterfly and Incredible String Band

7/16/2018
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In The Park becomes a tribute to Brian Jones and why were Marc's wife's grandparents there. Jeff Lynn and Roy Wood a match made in heaven and Marianne Faithfull's botty on show?

Duration:00:23:47

J & K are for Jefferson Airplane, John's Children and Kevin Ayers

7/16/2018
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The only band to play at Woodstock, Monterey and Altamont - Jefferson Airplane. Marc Bolan leaves John's Children after 4 months to join Tyrannosaurus Rex & Kevin Ayres in Malaya

Duration:00:21:37

L is for Love, Lewis Carroll and Lucy In The Sky

7/16/2018
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Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - the stories behind this iconic title. The Leaves take over The Byrds' residency at Ciro's on sunset Boulevard and the real Pat Boone steps forward.

Duration:00:22:52

M is for Move, Monterey and Moby Grape. Part 1

7/16/2018
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Moby Grape launches first album at The Avalon Ballroom - they had their own wine made - but nobody brought a corkscrew - oops and somebody skips recordings by The Move - naughty.

Duration:00:22:25

M is for Moody Blues, Misunderstood and Magical Mystery Tour. Part 2

7/16/2018
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Facts - The Beatles's Magical Mystery Tour reaches only number 2 in the UK charts, John Peel champions The Misunderstood and The Moody Blues perform their first gig in 1964.

Duration:00:22:32

M is for Middle Earth, Mardas and Mamas and Papas. Part 3

7/16/2018
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Michelle Phillips is served with a writ to leave the Mamas and The Papas, Mama Cass is involved in blanketgate & Magic Alex promises The Beatles x ray cameras and invisible paint.

Duration:00:23:01

N is for Nirvana, Nice and Nuggets

7/16/2018
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Todmorden is revealed as the rock capitol of the north, The Nice recruit Lemmy as a roadie and Floyd's Nick Mason owns a helicopter and completes the Le Mans classic car race.

Duration:00:22:58

O is for Owsley Stanley, Other Half and Os Mutantes

7/16/2018
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Does Randy Holden save the day for The Yardbirds? Did he really leave The Other Half because he didn't like his guitar? And what band used to be called The Six Sided Rockets? Enc.

Duration:00:23:02

P is for Prankster, Procul Harem and Pink Floyd. Part 1

7/16/2018
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Where did Syd Barrett get the name Pink Floyd from? Which Procol Harem track sold over 10 Million copies? And Linda Perhacs releases Parallelograms

Duration:00:23:52

P is for Parliament, Pearly Queens and Pink Fairies. Part 2

7/16/2018
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George Clinton straightens hair for a living but goes onto produce cosmic funk operas. Janis Joplin has a sad decline but The Pink Fairies are on the up and up.

Duration:00:23:09

P is for Peel, Protest and Purple Band. Part 3

7/16/2018
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It's all kicking off in Vietnam and the Civil Right's Movement is centre stage. The Purple Gang's singer was a disciple of occultist Aleistar Crowley, John Peel was a huge fan.

Duration:00:23:12