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 Big In America: British Hits In The USA, BBC Four, UK  UK.

Friday, 10th February 2012  | 




Show Notes

A music special featuring archive BBC performances of British acts who made it big in the US charts. The clips were shown in chronological order.

Def Leppard's 17th September 1987 Top Of The Pops playback performance was shown. This was taped on the 16th and caused a delay to the start of their show in Newcastle when they had to fly up north after the taping at the BBC studios in London. TOTP's was shown the following night in it's traditional Thursday night at 7:30pm slot on BBC1. This was the band's second appearance on the show after 'Animal' in August 1987.

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Show Info
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  • 01 - Dave Clark Five - Bits And Pieces
  • 02 - The Nice - America
  • 03 - Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter
  • 04 - Black Sabbath - Paranoid
  • 05 - The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again
  • 06 - Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  • 07 - Gary Numan - Cars
  • 08 - Supertramp - The Logical Song
  • 09 - Dire Straits - Romeo And Juliet
  • 10 - A Flock Of Seagulls - I Ran (So Far Away)
  • 11 - The Police - Every Breath You Take
  • 12 - The Cure - In Between Days
  • 13 - Depeche Mode - Stripped
  • 14 - Pour Some Sugar On Me - (TOTP 1987)
  • 15 - Soul II Soul - Keep On Movin'
  • 16 - Bush - Swallowed
  • 17 - Coldplay - Clocks
  • 18 - Adele - Someone Like You
  • Fan Recorded - Yes (Video)
  • Show Website - Here
  • Video/Watch Again - bbc.co.uk
  • Show Type - Archive Performances
  • Area Map - n/a
  • Last Appearance - n/a