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The Old Grey Whistle Test

Probably the best music programme of the 70's and 80's 10 Questions.

 
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1

"The Old Grey Whistle Test" was first broadcast on what date?

  • 21 September 1969
  • 21 September 1970
  • 21 September 1971
  • 21 September 1972

2

Who was the original producer of "The Old Grey Whistle Test"?

  • Robin Nash
  • Michael Appleton
  • Johnnie Stewart
  • Kate Humphries

3

Who was the first presenter of "The Old Grey Whistle Test"?

  • Bob Harris
  • Richard Skinner
  • Anne Nightingale
  • Richard Williams

4

Who originally commisioned "The Old Grey Whistle Test" for the BBC?

  • Johnny Morris
  • David Attenborough
  • Cliff Michelmore
  • Jacques Cousteau

5

What was the name of the band who played the opening music for the majority of "The Old Grey Whistle Test" programmes?

  • Van Der Graaf Generator
  • Edgar Broughton Band
  • Area Code 615
  • Third Ear Band

6

When David Bowie performed "Queen Bitch" on "The Old Grey Whistle Test" in 1972 what colour guitar was he playing?

  • Pink
  • Blue
  • Orange
  • Yellow

7

In 1973 which band, when playing on "The Old Grey Whistle Test" , did Bob Harris refer to as playing "mock rock"?

  • Slade
  • New York Dolls
  • Roxy Music
  • Budgie

8

Which presenter of "The Old Grey Whistle Test" played with ex Prime Minister Tony Blair in a band called "Ugly Rumours"?

  • David Hepworth
  • Mark Ellen
  • Richard Williams
  • Andy Kershaw

9

What magazine did "The Old Grey Whistle Test" presenter Bob Harris co-found in 1968?

  • Oz
  • Friendz
  • Time Out
  • ZigZag

10

Who, as head of Youth Programming for the BBC, was responsible for cancelling "The Old Grey Whistle Test" in 1987?

  • Sue Lawley
  • Janet Street Porter
  • Alice Arnold
  • Joan Bakewell

 

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