Sunday, July 10, 2011

The Old Grey Whistle Test Returns With Elton

“Whispering” Bob Harris is back with The Old Grey Whistle Test. A new BBC Radio 2 series will mark the 40th anniversary of the influential and long-running BBC TV rock music series.

According to The Independent, Sir Elton John, Robert Plant, Paul Weller, Roger Daltrey and Mark Knopfler will take part in the series.

Presenter Harris called the series “a massive reunion, featuring superstars of British and American music.”

The 16-part radio series, Old Grey Whistle Test 40, will be broadcast in August and feature interviews and new performances from artists who appeared on the original TV series.


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