Rock on TV

Beat Club (1972 editions)
Captain Beefheart on Beat ClubKing Crimson on Beat ClubDeep Purple on Beat Club 1972
1972 produced a largely disappointing crop with no performances of particular note until the June edition which threw up two absolute corkers - Captain Beefheart getting down and dirty and a real screamer from Deep Purple. King Crimson made an appearance in November before the series bowed out on a serious bum trip showcasing, of all people, The Osmonds! The whole of the final show was devoted to them, a decision perhaps intended to disgust loyal viewers to the point that they wouldn't bother writing in to complain that Beat Club was being taken off the air. Four days later the first edition of its' replacement, the more pop orientated "Musikladen", was premiered.

Show 75 - Saturday 29th January 1972, 4:00-4:44pm (Billy Preston "Them Changes" & "The Bus" / Epitaph "Early Morning" / Heads Hands & Feet "Country Boy" / Chuck Berry / Canned Heat "Refried Boogie")
Show 76 - Saturday 26th February 1972, 4:00-4:45pm (Livin' Blues / Nazareth "Morning Dew" / Earth and Fire "Storm & Thunder" / Atomic Rooster "Breakthrough")
Show 77 - Saturday 25th March 1972, 3:15-4:00pm (Guru Guru "Oxymoron" / MC5 "Kick Out the Jams" / Steve Miller Band / Jeff Beck Group "Definitely Maybe")
Show 78 - Saturday 27th May 1972, 3:15-4:00pm (Grateful Dead "One More Saturday Night" / The Doors "Light My Fire" & "Tightrope Ride" / The Kinks "Muswell Hillbillies" / Chuck Berry / Also two Stones numbers from concert at Montreux)
Show 79 - Saturday 24th June 1972, 4:00-4:45pm (Cpt. Beefheart "I'm Gonna Booglarize You" / Deep Purple "Highway Star" / Rory Gallagher "Pistol Slapper Blues" / plus more Stones at Montreux)
Show 80 - Saturday 30th September 1972, 3:15-3:58pm (Carl Perkins / Johnny Cash)
Show 81 - Saturday 28th October 1972, 3:15-4:00pm (The Byrds "So You Want to be a Rock & Roll Star" / Mick Abrahams Band "Not to Rearrange" & "Blue Suede Shoes Again"/ Heads Hands & Feet)
Show 82 - Saturday 25th November 1972, 3:15-4:00pm (King Crimson "Lark's Tongue in Aspic" / Alice Cooper "Public Animal #9" & "Eighteen" / Fanny / Stone the Crows)
Show 83 - Saturday 9th December 1972, 4:00-4:45pm (The Osmonds)

Captain Beefheart also taped two takes of "Click Clack", "Golden Birdies", "Steal Softly Thru the Snow" and 2 alternate takes of "I'm Gonna Booglarize You".

Compilation shows "Best of the Beat Club" with an emphasis on the better known/more accessible acts were broadcast by some ITV regions in the late 1980's, these were all presented by Dave Dee (some "Musikladen" performances were also included towards the end of the series).
LWT broadcast the compilation series in the early hours of Monday mornings from 2nd November 1987, 2:05-3:15am.
Central ran it from Thursday 14th January 1988, 2:05-3:05am.
 

Sounding Out
Sounding Out - BBC1 1972
A late Monday night series on BBC1 profiling artists with live performance and interviews.

Yes - BBC1 Monday 10th January 1972, 11:10-11:35pm (Filmed at Hemel Hempstead Pavilion on 3rd October 1971)
Stephen Stills - BBC1 Monday 17th January 1972, 11:10-11:35pm
Blue Mink - BBC1 Monday 24th January 1972, 11:10-11:35pm
BB King - BBC1 Monday 31st January 1972, 11:05-11:30pm
Mr Fox - BBC1 Monday 7th February 1972, 11:10-11:35pm (Folk rock group from Yorkshire)
The Drifters - BBC1 Monday 14th February 1972, 11:15-11:40pm
Labi Siffre - BBC1 Monday 21st February 1972, 11:20-11:45pm
Stone the Crows - BBC1 Monday 28th February 1972, 11:25-11:50pm
Gilbert O'Sullivan - BBC1 Monday 6th March 1972, 11:15-11:40pm
Lindisfarne - BBC1 Monday 13th March 1972, 11:15-11:40pm

Most of the series was repeated in a Tuesday mid-morning slot from 18th July 1972 - 5th September 1972
 

Whatever Happened to Tin Pan Alley
Whatever Happened to Tin Pan Alley - ATV 1972Pete Townshend - Whatever Happened to Tin Pan AlleyMarc Bolan - Whatever Happened to Tin Pan Alley
An ATV production directed by Brian Lewis looking at the changing world of pop, from the heyday of big bands and sheet music to the money spinning discs and pressure of pop idolatry in 1972. The programme included contributions from Mick Jagger, George Martin, Marc Bolan (interviewed and also filmed performing at Boston, Lincs 15/Jan/1972) and Pete Townshend (who was also shown doodling on a synthesizer).

British TV Premiere:- ITV Tuesday 28th March 1972, 10:30-11:30pm (Except STV & HTV Wales)
STV Thursday 30th March 1972, 11:11pm-12:10am
 

Sounds for Saturday
The Faces on Sounds for SaturdayThe Mahavishnu Orchestra on Sounds for Saturday, 1972
A BBC2 series of live concerts including a fabulous show by The Faces and also a set by The Mahavishnu Orchestra. The title music was performed by Yes.

The Faces set list (recorded 26th October 1971):
Three-Button Hand Me Down
Maybe I'm Amazed
Too Much Woman / Street Fighting Man
Miss Judy's Farm
Love in Vain
Stay With Me
I'm Losing You

Buddy Rich and his Orchestra - BBC2 Saturday 25th March 1972, 8:25-9:15pm
The Faces - BBC2 Saturday 1st April 1972, 9:05-9:50pm
James Last - BBC2 Saturday 8th April 1972, 9:15-10:05pm
Oscar Peterson Trio - BBC2 Saturday 15th April 1972, 7:45-8:30pm
Tom Paxton, Mary Travers and John Denver - BBC2 Saturday 22nd April 1972, 9:35-10:20pm
Elton John - BBC2 Saturday 29th April 1972, 8:20-9:15pm
Harry James Orchestra - BBC2 Saturday 6th May 1972, 9:30-10:15pm
Richie Havens - BBC2 Saturday 13th May 1972, 9:50-10:35pm
John Warren Band - BBC2 Saturday 20th May 1972, 9:10-10:00pm
Osibisa - BBC2 Saturday 27th May 1972, 9:20-9:55pm
The 5th Dimension - BBC2 Saturday 3rd June 1972, 9:15-10:00pm
Joni Mitchell - BBC2 Saturday 10th June 1972, 9:25-10:10pm
The Modern Jazz Quartet - BBC2 Saturday 17th June 1972, 9:20-10:05pm
John Denver - BBC2 Saturday 24th June 1972, 9:25-10:15pm
Paco Peña and Flamenco Puro - BBC2 Saturday 1st July 1972, 7:35-8:25pm
Stan Kenton and his Orchestra - BBC2 Saturday 8th July 1972, 7:40-8:35pm
Imrat Khan with Faiyaz Khan - BBC2 Saturday 15th July 1972, 9:20-10:05pm
Chuck Berry and Rockin' Horse - BBC2 Saturday 22nd July 1972, 9:30-10:20pm
Don McLean - BBC2 Saturday 29th July 1972, 9:15-10:05pm
C.C.S - BBC2 Saturday 5th August 1972, 9:25-10:10pm
Thelma Houston - BBC2 Saturday 12th August 1972, 9:15-10:00pm
Alan Price and Georgie Fame - BBC2 Saturday 19th August 1972, 9:20-10:05pm
Roberta Flack - BBC2 Saturday 26th August 1972, 9:05-9:50pm
Doris Troy with The Gospel Truth, The GT Horns & The Voices of Jay - BBC2 Saturday 2nd September 1972, 9:15-9:50pm
The Mahavishnu Orchestra - BBC2 Saturday 9th September 1972, 9:10-10:00pm
 

Set of Six
Set of Six - Slade 1972Set of Six - Badfinger 1972Set of Six - Argent 1972
Similar to the 1970 series "Doing Their Thing", this was another tea-time Granada TV series of live studio performances by rock/pop bands in front of a small audience with each show being devoted to one act. As with its' forerunner, "Set of Six" was only broadcast in the North West region, but this time on Tuesday evenings rather than Fridays. Roy Wood was still with ELO when they performed for show 5.

Badfinger - Granada Tuesday 23rd May 1972, 6:30-7:00pm (Day After Day/Sweet Tuesday Morning/Take it All/Suitcase/Better Days/No Matter What)
Argent - Granada Tuesday 30th May 1972, 6:25-7:00pm (Liar/Rejoice/Hold Your Head Up/Sweet Mary/Keep On Rolling)
Middle of the Road - Granada Tuesday 6th June 1972, 6:30-7:00pm (Tweedledum.../Jesus Christ Superstar/Soley//Don't Know What to do With Myself/Sacramento/Talk Of All USA/Samson & Delilah/Chirpy...)
Slade - Granada Tuesday 13th June 1972, 6:30-7:00pm (Hear Me Calling/Look Wot You Dun/Darling Be Home Soon/Coz I Love You/Get Down and Get With it/Born to be Wild)
ELO - Granada Tuesday 20th June 1972, 6:30-7:00pm (Queen of the Hours/Jeff's Boogy Part Two/Whisper in the Night/Great Balls of Fire/10538 Overture)
Pentangle - Granada Tuesday 27th June 1972, 6:30-7:00pm (People On the Highway/Lady of Carlisle/Sally Free and Easy/Willy O Winsbury/Rain and Snow/No Love is Sorrow/Jump Baby Jump)
 

The Old Grey Whistle Test (1972 editions)
The Old Grey Whistle Test1972 Brian Eno on OGWT1972 Kevin Ayers on OGWT
Bob Harris took over as presenter for the start of the 2nd series in September 1972.

Just the studio acts are listed here plus items of special significance, all shows were broadcast in colour.

1st Series continued
Kinks / David Ackles - BBC2 Tuesday 4th January 1972, from 10:55pm (Kinks did "Have a Cuppa Tea" & "Acute Schizophrenia Paranoid Blues")
Fairport Convention / Jimmy and Vella - BBC2 Tuesday 11th January 1972, from 10:50pm
John Martyn / Bell and Arc - BBC2 Tuesday 18th January 1972, from 10:50pm
Curtis Mayfield / Rock and Roll All Stars - BBC2 Tuesday 25th January 1972, from 10:50pm
Poco - BBC2 Tuesday 1st February 1972, from 11:25pm
David Bowie - BBC2 Tuesday 8th February 1972, from 10:55pm (Bowie did "Queen Bitch", "Five Years" & "Oh You Pretty Things", the last track was not tx'd at the time)
Mick Greenwood Band / Jimmy and Vella - BBC2 Tuesday 15th February 1972, 10:45-11:20pm (also Faces live at Rainbow)
Rick Nelson / Hookfoot - BBC2 Tuesday 22nd February 1972, from 10:55pm
Seals and Croft / Strawbs - BBC2 Tuesday 29th February 1972, from 10:45pm
David Elliot / Plainsong - BBC2 Tuesday 7th March 1972, from 10:55pm
Al Stewart / Paul Brett - BBC2 Tuesday 14th March 1972, from 11:05pm
Judee Sill / Audience - BBC2 Tuesday 21st March 1972, from 11:10pm
Randy Newman / John Drummer Band - BBC2 Tuesday 28th March 1972, from 11:05pm
Kevin Ayers / Claire Hamill - BBC2 Tuesday 4th April 1972, from 11:30pm (Ayers did "May I" and one other)
Vinegar Joe / Jonathan Kelly - BBC2 Tuesday 11th April 1972, from 11:20pm
Manfred Manns Earth Band / Linda Lewis - BBC2 Tuesday 18th April 1972, from 10:50pm (Iggy and Stooges on film)
Country Joe McDonald / Jerry Lee Lewis - BBC2 Tuesday 25th April 1972, from 10:55pm (also Mick Jagger interview)
Linda Hoyle / Jackson Browne - BBC2 Tuesday 2nd May 1972, from 10:55pm
The Doors / Tom Paxton - BBC2 Tuesday 9th May 1972, from 10:55pm (Doors did 3 songs, outtakes also exist)
Beach Boys / Magna Carta - BBC2 Tuesday 16th May 1972, from 10:55pm
Kris Kristofferson + Rita Coolidge / Quiver - BBC2 Tuesday 23rd May 1972, from 11:20pm
Focus / Don McLean - BBC2 Tuesday 30th May 1972, from 10:55pm (Focus did "Hocus Pocus")
Ashman Reynolds Group - BBC2 Tuesday 6th June 1972, from 10:55pm
Sandy Denny / Richie Havens - BBC2 Tuesday 13th June 1972, from 11:10pm
Roxy Music / Sutherland Bros  - BBC2 Tuesday 20th June 1972, from 10:30pm (Roxy did "Ladytron" & "Remake Remodel")
J.Geils Band / Natural Acoustic Band - BBC2 Tuesday 27th June 1972, from 11:55pm
The Impressions / Todd Rundgren - BBC2 Tuesday 4th July 1972, from 11:25pm
"Rolling Stones Special" - BBC2 Tuesday 11th July 1972, from 10:40pm (archive 60s material and preview of "Exile" tour)

2nd Series
Framptons Camel / John Prine - BBC2 Tuesday 12th September 1972, from 11:10pm
Billy Joel / Everley Brothers - BBC2 Tuesday 19th September 1972, from 11:10pm
Steppenwolf / John Kay Band / Linda Lewis - BBC2 Tuesday 26th September 1972, from 11:30pm
Stone the Crows / Jim Croce - BBC2 Tuesday 3rd October 1972, from 11:20pm
Home - BBC2 Tuesday 10th October 1972, from 11:30pm
Plainsong / Mickey Newbury - BBC2 17th October 1972, from 11:25pm
Birtha / Mike Hugg - BBC2 Tuesday 24th October 1972, from 11:35pm
Ellis / Harry Chapin - BBC2 Tuesday 31st October 1972, from 11:10pm
Stealers Wheel / Bridget St John - BBC2 Tuesday 7th November 1972, from 11:15pm (incl Howard Kaylan & Mark Volman interview)
Gladys Knight and the Pips / Crowbar - BBC2 Wednesday 15th November 1972, from 12:00am
Sparks / Bill Withers - BBC2 Tuesday 21st November 1972, 10:50-11:20pm (Sparks sadly does not exist, they did "No More Mr Nice Guy" & "Girl From Germany")
Babe Ruth / Phillip Goodhand Tait - BBC2 Tuesday 28th November 1972, 10:50-11:20pm (also Phil Spector interview)
McKendree Spring / Ralph McTell - BBC2 Tuesday 5th December 1972, from 10:45pm
Focus / The Crickets - BBC2 Tuesday 12th December 1972, from 10:35pm (Focus did "Sylvia", "Hocus Pocus" & "Anonymous II", John Lennon "Give Me Some Truth" promo shown too)
Rory Gallagher / Fumble - BBC2 Tuesday 19th December 1972, from 11:15pm (Faces billed to appear with Fumble, so perhaps Rory stepped in at last minute)
"Highlights Special" - BBC2 Tuesday 26th December 1972, from 11:15pm (included a couple of tracks from 1971 too)

Series 2 continues on the 1973 page
 

Top of the Pops (1972 editions)
David Bowie and Mick Ronson, TOTP 1972Alice Cooper on TOTP 1972Roxy Music on TOTP 1972
Noel Edmonds joined the show in July and TOTP was now back to rotating four regular presenters as it had done in the 1960's (The other current presenters being Jimmy Savile, Tony Blackburn and Ed Stewart). 1972 saw glam rock come to the fore, perfectly suiting the party atmosphere of Top of the Pops whilst dazzling the rapidly increasing number of viewers watching in colour. These were peak years for the series, yet only three editions from 1972 survive (and one of these is incomplete) although there are a fair number of orphaned clips including all of the most important performance's of the year: David Bowie "Starman", Alice Cooper "School's Out", Roxy Music "Virginia Plain" and four appearance's apiece by T.Rex and Slade.

Surviving edition - BBC1 Thursday 22nd June 1972, 7:25-8:00pm (incl Argent "Tragedy" but 1st two songs missing and VT is low band colour)
Surviving edition - BBC1 Thursday 16th November 1972, 7:25-8:00pm
Surviving edition - BBC1 Thursday 28th December 1972, 7:10-8:00pm (review of the year part 2)

Notable appearances (not promo films or the audience dancing to the disc):-
06/01/1972 America - "Horse With No Name"
20/01/1972 Badfinger - "Day After Day"
20/01/1972 T.Rex - "Telegram Sam" (exists)
03/02/1972 Slade - "Look Wot You Dun"
17/02/1972 Sweet - "Poppa Joe" (exists)
02/03/1972 Lindisfarne - "Meet Me on the Corner"
09/03/1972 Argent - "Hold Your Head Up"
16/03/1972 Uriah Heap - "The Wizard" (exists)
27/04/1972 Elton John - "Rocket Man"
11/05/1972 Lindisfarne - "Lady Eleanor"
08/06/1972 Slade - "Take Me Back 'Ome"
08/06/1972 T.Rex - "Metal Guru" (exists)
15/06/1972 Kinks - "Supersonic Rocket Ship"
22/06/1972 Argent - "Tragedy" (exists)
06/07/1972 David Bowie - "Starman" (exists)
13/07/1972 Alice Cooper - "School's Out" (exists)
27/07/1972 ELO - "10538 Overture"
03/08/1972 Mott the Hoople - "All the Young Dudes"
17/08/1972 Rod Stewart - "You Wear it Well" (exists)
24/08/1972 Roxy Music - "Virginia Plain" (exists)
14/09/1972 T.Rex - "Children of the Revolution" (exists)
05/10/1972 Family - "Burlesque"
16/11/1972 Rod Stewart - "Angel"
14/12/1972 Slade - "Gudbuy T'Jane" (exists)
14/12/1972 T.Rex - "Solid Gold Easy Action" (exists)
28/12/1972 Slade - "Mama Weer All Crazy Now" (exists)
 

In Concert (1972 editions)
Nilsson - In Concert BBC 1972Melanie - In Concert BBC 1972Donovan - In Concert BBC 1972

3rd series continued
Nilsson - BBC2 Saturday 1st January 1972, 9:55-10:25pm (Repeat:- BBC2 Monday 9th October 1972, 10:40-11:15pm)
Melanie - BBC2 Saturday 8th January 1972, 11:00-11:30pm
David Gates - BBC2 Saturday 15th January 1972, 11:00-11:35pm
Gordon Lightfoot (Part 1) - BBC2 Saturday 22nd January 1972, 11:00-11:35pm
Ralph McTell - BBC2 Saturday 29th January 1972, 11:00-11:30pm
Gordon Lightfoot (Part 2) - BBC2 Saturday 5th February 1972, 11:05-11:35pm

4th series
Donovan - BBC2 Thursday 2nd November 1972, 10:45-11:30pm
Paul Williams - BBC2 Thursday 9th November 1972, 10:45-11:30pm
Stephen Stills and Manassas - BBC2 Thursday 16th November 1972, 10:50-11:35pm
Linda Lewis - BBC2 Thursday 23rd November 1972, 10:50-11:30pm
David Buskin - BBC2 Thursday 30th November 1972, 10:45-11:30pm
Three Dog Night - BBC2 Thursday 7th December 1972, 10:50-11:35pm
Kris Kristofferson - BBC2 Thursday 14th December 1972, 10:50-11:30pm
Judee Sill - BBC2 Thursday 21st December 1972, 10:50-11:25pm
Georgia Brown - BBC2 Thursday 28th December 1972, 11:20pm-12:00am
 

Lift Off With Ayshea (1972 editions)
Highlights of the 1972 editions included David Bowie (and the Spiders) performing "Star Man" (21st June), The Sweet doing "Little Willy" (7th June) plus another appearance on the Christmas special,  Slade "Take Me Bak ' Ome" (28th June), "Mama Weer All Crazee Now" & "Gudbuy T' Jane" (20th December), Wizzard "Ball Park Incident" (15th November) and two appearances by 10cc ("Johnny Don't Do it" being the known song performed on the 27th December, "Donna" probably being the other on 18th October).

4th Series Continued (ATV Midlands broadcast show 12 on Thursday 5th and show 13 on Thursday 12th)
Show 13 - ITV Wednesday 5th January 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (Nina / Des O'Connor / The Candy Choir / Tony Burrows)

5th Series
Show 1 - ITV Wednesday 12th April 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (The Move / Smile / Roy Wood / Colin Blunstone)
Show 2 - ITV Wednesday 19th April 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (Gene Pitney / Spode / Peter Straker)
Show 3 - ITV Wednesday 26th April 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (New World / Dave Newman)
Show 4 - ITV Wednesday 3rd May 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (Bay City Rollers / Real Thing)
Show 5 - ITV Wednesday 10th May 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (Labi Siffre / Chicory Tip / Peter Noone)
Show 6 - ITV Wednesday 17th May 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (Ken Dodd / Rock Candy / Bruce Ruffin)
Show 7 - ITV Wednesday 24th May 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (Roger Whittaker / Mungo Jerry / Louisa Jane White / Petticoat and Vine)
Show 8 - ITV Wednesday 31st May 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (Glo Macari / Jumbo / The Tremeloes)
Show 9 - ITV Wednesday 7th June 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (The Sweet / Susan Maughan / Barron Knights)
Show 10 - ITV Wednesday 14th June 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (Gerry Marsden / Tony Burrows / Marvin Welch and Farrar / Crackers)
Show 11 - ITV Wednesday 21st June 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (David Bowie / Tony Christie / Emil Dean Zoghby / Hello)
Show 12 - ITV Wednesday 28th June 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (Slade / Barbara Ruskin / Winston Francis)
Show 13 - ITV Wednesday 5th July 1972, 4:55-5:20pm (Ken Goodwin / Vanity Fare / Festival / Jo Ann Love)

6th Series
Show 1 - ITV Wednesday 11th October 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (Hurricane Smith / Sam / Solid Gold Band)
Show 2 - ITV Wednesday 18th October 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (10cc / Gene Pitney / Boulevard)
Show 3 - ITV Wednesday 25th October 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (Lieutenant Pigeon / Lonnie Donnegan / Keith More / Louisa Jane White)
Show 4 - ITV Wednesday 1st November 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (Jack Wild / Junior Campbell / The Fortunes)
Show 5 - ITV Wednesday 8th November 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (Bay City Rollers / Tom Paxton / Sweet Chariot)
Show 6 - ITV Wednesday 15th November 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (Wizzard / Nina Baden-Semper / Peter D. Kelly)
Show 7 - ITV Wednesday 22nd November 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (Bruce Ruffin / Jeff Collins / Esprit De Corps / Colin Blunstone)
Show 8 - ITV Wednesday 29th November 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (Ken Dodd / Gaynor Jones / Muffin)
Show 9 - ITV Wednesday 6th December 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (Middle Of The Road / Worth / Stavely Makepiece)
Show 10 - ITV Wednesday 13th December 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (Christie / The Tremeloes / John Pantry)
Show 11 - ITV Wednesday 20th December 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (Slade / Tony Hazzard / Community Chest)
Show 12 - ITV Sunday 24th December 1972, 11:00-11:45am (The Sweet / New World / Ben Thomas / Miki Anthony / The Improvisers)
Show 13 - ITV Wednesday 27th December 1972, 4:25-4:50pm (10cc / Frankie Stevens / Roger Whittaker / Olivia Newton John)

Series 6 continues on the 1973 page
 

Other TV/Film appearances 1972
08&22/01/1972 John Lennon & Yoko Ono interview [Pop 2, French TV] (With Jerry Rubin, shown in 2 parts, including impromptu acoustic run throughs of "Why?" & "Bring on the Lucie", rec 12/71)
13/01/1972 John Lennon & Yoko Ono [David Frost Show, USA TV] (Interview/Discussion plus 5 songs, one with David Peel, rec 16/12/71)

15/02/1972 Deep Purple - "Fireball" [Disco, German TV]
05/02/1972 Ravi Shankar [Aquarius, LWT]
14-18/02/1972 John Lennon & Yoko Ono [The Mike Douglas Show, USA TV] (John & Yoko are guest presenters for the week)

??/??/1972 Deep Purple [Danish TV] (Recorded at Tivoli Koncertsal in Copenhagen on 01/Mar/72)
04/03/1972 Pink Floyd interview [Pop 2, French TV] (Roger Water & Dave Gilmour interviewed in rec studio for "Obscured by Clouds")
11/03/1972 John Lennon interview [Aquarius, LWT] (sourced from earlier "Pop 2" interview for French TV)
20/03/1972 Genesis - "The Fountain Of Salmacis", "Twilight Alehouse", "The Musical Box" & "The Return Of the Giant Hogweed" [Pop Shop, Belgian TV]

03/04/1972 David Bowie - "Suffragette City" [Pop 2, French TV] (rec on stage in London)
04/04/1972 Van Der Graaf Generator - "Lighthouse keepers" & "Theme One" [Tienerklanken, Belgian TV] (Recorded 21st March 1972, repeated on "Pop Shop" 21/Sep/72)
??/??/1972 Captain Beefheart - "Click Clack (Live in Paris)" (rec 15/04/72)
06/04/1972 Family [Pop Shop, Belgian TV]
13/04/1972 Slade - "Hear Me Calling", "Coming Home", "Darling Be Home Soon", "Coz I Love You", "Get Down With It" & "Born To Be Wild" [Pop Shop, Belgian TV] (possibly shown on "Tienerklanken" sometime earlier)
16/04/1972 Pete Townshend interview [How Can You Be So Sure?, BBC1] (talking about his faith in Meher Baba, rec 27/03/72)
23/04/1972 T.Rex [Music in the Round, LWT] (This edition of a series on all types of music devoted to T.Rex, 4 songs + interview)
28/04/1972 Keith Moon [Today, Thames TV] (Taking part in a discussion about the merits of open air pop festivals)
29/04/1972 Gong / Pete Townshend interview [Pop 2, French TV] (Gong French concert clips rec 26/04/72)

03/05/1972 [Newsday, Granada TV] (Report on the preparations for the Bickershaw Rock Festival near Wigan, 5th-7th May put together by Jeremy Beadle and incl Cpt Beefheart, Hawkwind, Family, The Grateful Dead, Kinks and Dr John)
08/05/1972 Jerry Garcia / Country Joe McDonald [Newsday, Granada TV] (Report on the final day of the Bickershaw Rock Festival)
11/05/1972 John Lennon & Yoko Ono - "Woman is the Nigger of the World" & "We're All Water" [Dick Cavett Show, USA TV] (plus interview, rec 05/05/72)
17/05/1972 [Man Alive, BBC2] ("Unlawful After Midnight" - The Night Assemblies Bill will place restrictions on pop festivals and its critics believe that it could stop them altogether)
27/05/1972 Van Der Graaf Generator - "Lost", "Killer" & "Octopus" [Pop 2, French TV] (Rec at Bataclan Theatre, Paris 18th March)

01/06/1972 Baader-Meinhoff [News Reports] (Andreas Baader, leader of the German left-wing militant Red Army Faction, shot and captured in Frankfurt)
03/06/1972 Herbie Hancock - "Toys", "Water Torture" & "Sleeping Giant" [Jazz Harmonie, French TV b&w]
10/06/1972 Matching Mole [Pop 2, French TV] (rec in Paris 05/72, also Velvet Underground report)
29/06/1972 Jethro Tull [Pop Shop, Belgian TV]

15/07/1972 [Bickershaw, BBC1] (Documentary on the Bickershaw Rock Festival near Wigan in May)
21/07/1972 The Kinks [The Kinks at the Rainbow, BBC1] (rec 31/01/72, tx'd on a Friday at 6:30-7:15pm)
23/07/1972 Marc Bolan interview [11 Plus, LWT] (Interviewed by Russell Harty)

11/08/1972 Rolling Stones [Dick Cavett Show, USA TV] (Interviews with Wyman and Jagger plus two songs filmed in concert NYC 25/07/72)
12/08/1972 John Lennon & Yoko Ono documentary [Eyewitness News, USA TV] (rec 05/08/72 in San Francisco)
??/??/1972 Badfinger - "Baby Blue" & "Day After Day" [Rollin' On the River, USA TV] (hosted by Kenny Rogers, live vocals, rec 08/08/1972)

04/09/1972 John Lennon & Yoko Ono - "Imagine", "Now Or Never" & "Give Peace a Chance" [Labor Day Telethon, USA TV] (Live performance to raise money for charity event)
17/09/1972 Ivor Cutler / Annea Lockwood [Six and Seven-Eighths, BBC2] (A late Sunday night show described as "A deadly nightcap of bizarre moments")

14/10/1972 Humble Pie - "Honky Tonk Women" [Full House, BBC2] (Live in the studio)
19/10/1972 Curved Air - "Marie Antoinette", "Propositions", "Melinda More Or Less" & "Vivaldi" [Pop Shop, Belgian TV]
22/10/1972 Curved Air - "Phantasmagoria" & "Melinda More Or Less" [Spotlight, Austrian TV]
23/10/1972 John Cage [Vogelkäfig 73'20.958" für einen Komponisten, German TV] (Documentary on Cage which includes him chatting with John Lennon & Yoko Ono)

25/11/1972 Roxy Music -  "Re-make/Re-model", "Ladytron" & "Grey Lagoons" [Full House, BBC2]
26/11/1972 Alice Cooper [Spotlight, Austrian TV]
26/11/1972 Pink Floyd [Pink Floyd Et Ballets Roland Petit, French TV b&w] (rehearsal/soundcheck footage rec 20-21/11/72)

09/12/1972 Lindisfarne - "All Fall Down" [Full House, BBC2]
??/??/1972 Alice Cooper [Juke Box, French TV] (Interview and concert footage shot on 13/Nov/1972)

Film / Other
Can Free Concert (Rec 03/02/1972 at Cologne Sportshalle)
Rolling Stones - "Cocksucker Blues" (Unreleased 93 minute film of the Stones North American Tour)
Alan Watts - "Time and the More it Changes" (50 minutes, recorded 1972)
 
 

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