45 - ROCK ON with Kid Jensen.

Introduced by Kid Jensen Produced by Murial Young Granada Television/ITV Network Only 15 editions 'officially' survive in the Granada archives. 45 are missing (no pun intended) These are listed below along with some that survive in the KAL archive. Ones marked in RED are 'apparently' Missing. Ones marked with * still exist in the archives.


 

Transmission

Kid Jensen at the mic.

Only Fifteen editions 'officially' survive in the archives.
Episode numbers are numbered from the 'Granada Archive' documentation.
Song titles performed are noted in T.V.Times. Transmission details as T.V.Times (Southern edition)  & Granada Archive.

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Episode Guide

45  (Series 1)

EPISODES 1 TO 10 All Missing
(No details available)

45  - 25th May 1974 * May exist in private archive
J Vincent Edwards - I Can't Let Maggie Go
Bay City Rollers - Shang-a-Lang
Joe Dolan - Sweet Rock'n'Roller
Showaddywaddy - Hey Rock'n'Roll
Strawbs - Heroes & Heroines
Little Joe - Right On

45 (EPISODE 2) - June 1974 (Missing)
Sacha Distel - ?
Mouth & McNeal - I See A Star
Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died

Series 2
45 (EPISODE 11) - 12th September 1974 (Missing)
Alvin Stardust
Mike D'Abo
Zigzag
Polly Brown

45 (EPISODE 12) - 19th September 1974 (Missing)
10cc - Silly Love & The Sacro Lliac
Kiki Dee Band
The Glitter Band
Peter Sarstedt
Zigzag

45 (EPISODE 13) - 26th September 1974
Limmie & Family Cookin - Saxophone Jones
Medicine Head - Mama Come Out & It's Got To Be Alright
Showaddywaddy -Rock'n'Roll Lady, Three Stars, Rave On & Bony Moronie
Jaki Whitren - ?

45 (EPISODE 14) - 3rd October 1974 (Missing)
Lyn Paul
Alaska
Clifford T Ward

45 (EPISODE 15) - 10th October 1974 (Missing)
Labi Siffre
Robert Wyatt
Sparks
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich

45 (EPISODE 16) - 17th October 1974 (Missing)
David Essex
Swindle
Brian Protheroe

45 (EPISODE 17) - 24th October 1974
John Baldry - Crazy Lady
The Drifters - Down on the Beach Tonight
The Three Degrees - Get Your Love Back
Lynsey De Paul - No Honestly
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel -Bed In The Corner & Big Big Deal

45 (EPISODE 18) - 31st October 1974 (Missing)
Hudson Ford - 
No Other Details
Possibly featured KC & the Sunshine Band


Series 3

45 (EPISODE 19) - 7th November 1974
Ducks De Luxe - Love's Melody
Janis Ian - The Man You Are In Me
Russ Ballard - Fly Away
Buggati & Muskar - Take Me With You
Mud - Shake Rattle & Roll, Hippy Hippy Shake, See You Later Alligator & Blue Moon.

45 (EPISODE 20) - 14th November 1974 (Missing)
The Kinks
Ayshea Brough

45 (EPISODE 21) - 21st  November 1974 (Missing)
Splinter - Costafine Town
Hot Chocolate - Cheri Babe
John Christie - ?
Geordie - ?
Philip Goodhand Tait - ?

45 (EPISODE 22) - 28th  November 1974
ZigZag dancing to The Peppers- Peppers box
Phillip Goodhand Tait - You Are
Wild Honey - Gotta Find A Way
Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance - What Went Down
Johnny Ricco - Runaround Sue
The Sweet - The Sixteens, You're Not Wrong For Lovin' Me & Lady Starlight.

45 (EPISODE 23) - 5th December 1974 (Missing)
Alvin Stardust
Roy Harper
Zigzag

45 (EPISODE 24) - 12th December 1974
Hustler - Get Outta My Ouse
Maynard Williams - ?
Medicine Head - ?
Wayne Gibson - Under My Thumb
Bay City Rollers - Angel Angel, Shang-a-Lang & Be My Baby

45 (EPISODE 25) - 19th December 1974 (Missing)
Viola Wills
Lynsey De Paul
Barbra Dickson

45 (EPISODE 26) - 25th December 1974 (Missing)
Introduced by Kid Jensen & Emperor Rosko
Mud - Lonely this Christmas
Bay City Rollers
Colin Blunstone
Ken Boothe
Dave Cousins
Rick Wakeman
Queen - Killer Queen
(This show possibly featured ABBA - So Long)

45 (EPISODE 27) - 2nd January 1975 (Missing)
No Details
Title Changed to 'Rock On With 45' during 1975

45 (EPISODE 28) - 9th January 1975 (Missing)
No Details

45 (EPISODE 29) - 16th January 1975
Gene Latter
Federation
Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
Bones
Ace - Rock'n'Roll Runaway & Sniffin About
Merlin

45 (EPISODE 30) - 25th January 1975 (Missing)
Pilot - January
Pretty Things - Is It Only Love
Cozy Powell - Hammer

45 (EPISODE 31) - 1st February 1975 (Missing)
The Glitter Band

45 (EPISODE 32) - 8th February 1975 (Missing)
Babe Ruth - Private Number

45 (EPISODE 33) - 15th February 1975 (Missing)
No details

45 (EPISODE 34) - 22nd February 1975 (Missing)
No details
 
Series 4

45 (EPISODE 35) - 27th February 1975
Budgie - I Ain't No Mountain
Polly Brown - Dial L For Love
Sweet Sensation - Purely By Coincidence
Rupi Edwards - Lego Skanga
Lindisfarne - Tonight, In Your Head & Lady Eleanor

45 (EPISODE 36) - 6th March 1975 (Missing)
No details

45 (EPISODE 37) - 13th March 1975 (Missing)
Rufus feat Chaka Khan

45 (EPISODE 38) MISSING
45 (EPISODE 39) MISSING
45 (EPISODE 40) MISSING
45 (EPISODE 41) MISSING

45 (EPISODE 42) - 19th April 1975 (may exist in BFI archives)
Four Way Street - This House Is Run On Sunshine
Other Artists Unknown....

45 (EPISODE 43) MISSING
45 (EPISODE 44) MISSING
45 (EPISODE 45) MISSING

Series 5

45 (EPISODE 46) - 17th May 1975 (may exist in BFI archives)
Gary Glitter
 
45 (EPISODE 47) - 22nd May 1975
Lulu - Take Your Mamma For A Ride
Susan Webb - ?
Albert Hammond - Lay The Music Down
Wess & Dori Ghezzi - ?
Hello - Bend Me Shape Me, Then He Kissed Me & Let's Spend The Night Together

45 (EPISODE 48) - 5th June 1975
Maria Morgan - ?
Hudson Ford - When Love Has Overgrown
Fogg - ?
PFM - Mr Nine to Five & Celebration
Showaddywaddy - Three Steps To Heaven

45 (EPISODE 49) - 14th June 1975 (may exist in BFI archives)
no details

45 (EPISODE 50) - 19th June 1975
Arthur Brown - We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place
Dana - Are You Still Mad At Me
The Hollies - ?
Lyn Paul - It Oughta Sell A Million
Gilbert O'Sullivan - I Don't Love You, But I Think I Like You

45 (EPISODE 51) - 28th June 1975 (Missing)
Nazareth - My White Bicycle

45 (EPISODE 52) - 7th July 1975 (Missing)

45 (EPISODE 53) - 13th July 1975
Janine Dexter - ?
Fox - Red Letter Day, The Juggler & Imagine Me, Imagine You
Trini Lopez - Something About You Baby I Like
George Melly - I Long To Get It On Down
The Shadows - Run Billy Run

45 (EPISODE 54) - 20th July 1975
Dr Feelgood - Back In The Night
Lamplight - All Time Loser
Wigan's Ovation - ?
Alan Price - Papers, Nobody Can & Changes

45 (EPISODE 55) - 26th July 1975 (Missing)
T.Rex - New York City

45 (EPISODE 56) MISSING
45 (EPISODE 57) MISSING
45 (EPISODE 58) MISSING

45 (EPISODE 59) - 21st August 1975
Andy Fairweather Low - La Booga Rooga & Inner City Highway
The Flirtations - Lover Where Are You Now
Jimmy Helms -Don't Pull Your Love
Allan Love  -Too Too Much
John Myatt - Young Young Love
Leo Sayer - The Game Of Johnny B Goode & Moonlighting

45 (EPISODE 60) - 28th August 1975
Blue - Round and Round
Mac & Katie Kissoon - Like A Butterfly
Julie Rogers - Let Me Go Lover
5000 Volts - I'm On Fire (with Luan Peters)
Gilbert O'Sullivan - I'll Believe It When I See It
Showaddywaddy - Heartbeat

 
 
Episode 60 was the last in the series.

 


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