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Rock on TV: Old Grey Whistle Test

Mick Farren, New Musical Express, 22 June 1974

Meanwhile, in a small, cramped studio, dedicated men wrestle desperately with obsolete equipment in a noble attempt to produce meaningful rock TV for 800 quid a week...The result? Breathtaking integrity and all the raw excitement of a bowl of prune muesli. What can be done for the Whistle Test? In the second of our Rock-on-TV probes, MICK FARREN reports...

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