A great bit of nostalgia from the early 80's where the Tube broke ground for the new Channel 4.
Along the lines of The Old Grey Whistle Test, the tube mixed pop performance and interviews with new bands and new releases of music before it hit the charts.
Ably fronted by Paula Yates and Jools Holland and supported by a cast of interviewers including Muriel Gray, the series did behave like the original Ready Steady Go type of music show, indeed looking back now at some of the performers, you can see just how good many of them were live on stage often without the overdubs and backing musicians, in common with how many of them are on Jools Hollands 'Later' programs.
Great to see these old bands as they were in their heyday and interesting to note where they are now and who isn't talking to who nowadays!
This would have been better as a bigger DVD set with more live music on it, maybe covering the whole Tube run, but you never know, they just may do that.
Brilliant nostalgia anyway.
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