Birmingham City Council

History of Pop Music Websites, chosen by Ben

Top of the Pops

www.tv.cream.org/lookin/totp/index.htm

www.bbc.co.uk/totp/history

Please note that BBC.co.uk/totp/history is no longer kept up to date and is for REF only.

1 FM

www.bbc.co.uk/radio1

www.radiorewind.co.uk/radio1/index.html

Official UK Charts Company

www.theofficialcharts.com

fresh 40

www.fresh40.co.uk/

everyHit

http://www.everyhit.com

'everyHit.com is a website for fans of The British music scene from the beginning of the rock 'n' roll era right the way through to the present day.

It aims to inform about the world's fastest-moving and most vibrant music industry and promote it across the planet.'

Six-Five Special

http://www.whirligig-tv.co.uk/tv/adults/rocknroll/sixfivespecial.htm

The Six-Five Special was a British television programme launched in February 1957 when both television and rock and roll were in their infancy in Britain.

Val Doonican

http://www.nostalgiacentral.com/music/valdoonican.htm

For many years he was the star of Saturday night television on BBC1, attracting many millions of viewers every week, where you could find him firmly ensconced in his rocking chair, wearing cringe-worthy sweaters and surrounded by a troupe of adoring female backing singers.

The Tube 1982 - 1987

http://www.bbc.co.uk/tyne/content/articles/2007/11/02/the_tube_anniversary_feature.shtml

The Tube was an innovative United Kingdom pop/rock music television programme, which ran for 5 series, from November 5, 1982 until 1987. It was produced in Newcastle upon Tyne for Channel 4 television by Tyne Tees Television.

Live Aid 1985

http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/thelive8event/liveaid

USA for Africa

www.usaforafrica.org/home.htm

Smash Hits

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smash_Hits

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