Tracey McLeod recalls the girl groups of the 1960s, an infectious genre of pop music and a vinyl source of inspiration for teenage girls.

Image was of paramount importance and ranged from the leather-clad look of the Shangri-Las to the high glamour of the Supremes, led by Diana Ross.

Contributors include writer Charlotte Greig and producer Pete Waterman.


EpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedDescription
01The Fifties1990082519900828
19910820 (R1)
20080524 (6M)
20110526 (6M)
20120505 (6M)
Featuring The Bobettes and The Shirelles.
Tracey McLeod looks back to the girl groups of the 50s - including The Bobettes, Chantels and Shirelles.
First broadcast on 1990-08-25
Producer: M.
HAWKES
Next in series: GIRL GROUPS
Previous in series: LOVE @ THE AGE OF 70
Broadcast history
25 Aug 1990 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)
28 Aug 1990 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 1)
20 Aug 1991 21:00-22:00 (RADIO 1)
Recorded on 1990-07-23.
A 6-part series tracing the history of girl vocal groups.
Contributors
Mike Hawkes (Producer)
Pete Waterman (Speaker)
Charlotte Greig (Speaker)
Bruce Morrow (Speaker)
Gerry Goffin (Speaker)
Reather Dixon (Speaker)
Shirley Alston (Speaker)
Melanie Mintz (Speaker)
Emma Pought (Speaker)
Arlene Smith (Speaker)
Laura Webb (Speaker)
02The Spector Groups1990090119900904
19910827 (R1)
20080525 (6M)
20110527 (6M)
20120506 (6M)
Featuring The Crystals, Bob B Soxx & The Blue Jeans and The Ronettes.
Tracey McLeod looks back at the groups produced by Phil Spector.
Tracey McLeod looks back at the groups produced by Phil Spector, including The Crystals and The Ronettes.
First broadcast in 1990.
First broadcast on 1990-09-01
Producer: M.
HAWKES
Next in series: GIRL GROUPS
Previous in series: THE FIFTIES
Broadcast history
01 Sep 1990 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)
04 Sep 1990 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 1)
27 Aug 1991 21:00-22:00 (RADIO 1)
Recorded on 1990-08-08.
Producer: HAWKES, Mike
Next in series: 08 September 1990
Previous in series: 25 August 1990
Description
SBH:A 6-part series tracing the history of girl vocal groups.
(2) The Spector Groups.
01 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 1)
Contributors
Mike Hawkes (Producer)
Charlotte Greig (Speaker)
Barry Mann (Speaker)
Cynthia Weil (Speaker)
Bruce Morrow (Speaker)
Darlene Love (Speaker)
Priscilla Paris (Speaker)
La Brooks (Speaker)
Sherrell Paris (Speaker)
Nedra Talley (Speaker)
Dee Kennibrew (Speaker)
Notes: CAIRS 337294.
03The Girl Group Explosion1990090819900911
19910910 (R1)
20080526 (6M)
20110528 (6M)
20120507 (6M)
Featuring The Shangri-Las and The Dixie Cups.
The story of the girl group.
First broadcast on 1990-09-08
Producer: M.
HAWKES
Next in series: GIRL GROUPS
Previous in series: GIRL GROUPS
Broadcast history
08 Sep 1990 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)
11 Sep 1990 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 1)
10 Sep 1991 21:00-22:00 (RADIO 1)
Recorded on 1990-08-20.
Producer: HAWKES, Mike
Next in series: 15 September 1990
Previous in series: 01 September 1990
Description
SBH:A 6-part series tracing the history of girl vocal groups.
(3) The Girl Group Explosion.
08 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 1)
Contributors
Mike Hawkes (Producer)
Dusty Springfield (Speaker)
Billy Joel (Speaker)
Quincy Jones (Speaker)
Jerry Leiber (Speaker)
Charlotte Greig (Speaker)
Jeff Barry (Speaker)
Barry Mann (Speaker)
Ellie Greenwich (Speaker)
Cynthia Weil (Speaker)
Gerry Goffin (Speaker)
Rosetta Hightower (Speaker)
Barbara Lee Hawkins (Speaker)
Rosa Lee Hawkins (Speaker)
Little Eva (Speaker)
Mary O'Leary (Speaker)
Mary Weiss (Speaker)
Notes: CAIRS 337730.
04Girl Groups Of Motown1990091519900918
19910917 (R1)
20080527 (6M)
20110529 (6M)
20120508 (6M)
Charlotte Greig continues her celebration of female vocal groups with a look at Motown's contribution to the phenomenon - including The Marvelettes, The Supremes and Martha and the Vandellas.
Charlotte Greig continues her celebration of female vocal groups with a look at Motown.
Tracey McLeod continues her celebration of female vocal groups with a look at Motown's contribution to the phenomenon - including The Marvelettes, The Supremes and Martha and the Vandellas.
Tracey McLeod continues her celebration of female vocal groups with a look at Motown.
Featuring The Marvelettes, The Supremes and Martha and the Vandellas.
First broadcast on 1990-09-15
Producer: M.
HAWKES
Next in series: THE SEVENTIES
Previous in series: GIRL GROUPS
Broadcast history
15 Sep 1990 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)
18 Sep 1990 19:00-20:00 (RADIO 1)
17 Sep 1991 21:00-22:00 (RADIO 1)
Recorded on 1990-08-29.
Producer: HAWKES, Mike
Next in series: 22 September 1990
Previous in series: 08 September 1990
Description
SBH:A 6-part series tracing the history of girl vocal groups.
(4) Girl Groups Of Motown.
15 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 1)
Contributors
Mike Hawkes (Producer)
Mary Wilson (Speaker)
Diana Ross (Speaker)
Martha Reeves (Speaker)
Lamont Dozier (Speaker)
Charlotte Greig (Speaker)
Cindy Birdsong (Speaker)
Florence Ballard (Speaker)
Gladys Horton (Speaker)
Notes: CAIRS 338373.
05The Seventies1990092219900925
19910924 (R1)
20080528 (6M)
20110530 (6M)
20120509 (6M)
Charlotte Greig continues her celebration of female vocal groups into the Seventies - including The Three Degrees and Labelle.
Featuring The Supremes, The Three Degrees and Labelle.
First broadcast on 1990-09-22
Producer: M.
HAWKES
Next in series: GIRL GROUPS
Previous in series: GIRL GROUPS
Broadcast history
22 Sep 1990 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)
25 Sep 1990 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 1)
24 Sep 1991 21:00-22:00 (RADIO 1)
Recorded on 1990-09-05.
06 LASTThe Eighties1990092919911001 (R1)
20080529 (6M)
20110531 (6M)
20120510 (6M)
6M*20120510
CharlotteGreigcontinueshercelebrationoffemalevocalgroupsintothe1980sincludingSisterSledge,ThePointerSistersandBananarama.
FeaturingSisterSledge,ThePointerSisters,SaltNPepaandBananarama.
Firstbroadcaston19900929
Producer:M.
HAWKES
Previousinseries:THESEVENTIES
Broadcasthistory
29Sep199014:0015:00(RADIO1)
02Oct199021:0022:00(RADIO1)
01Oct199121:0022:00(RADIO1)
Recordedon19900921.
Nextinseries:20January1998
Previousinseries:22September1990
Description
SBH:A6partseriestracingthehistoryofgirlvocalgroups.
(6)TheEighties.
29Sep199000:0000:00(RADIO1)
Contributors
MikeHawkes(Producer)
PeteWaterman(Speaker)
CharlotteGreig(Speaker)
MarilynWilson(Speaker)
KerenWoodward(Speaker)
CynthiaWeil(Speaker)
SarahDallin(Speaker)
DawnRobinson(Speaker)
DianeRovell(Speaker)
AnitaPointer(Speaker)
RuthPointer(Speaker)
KimSledge(Speaker)
CynaPhillips(Speaker)
CindyHerron(Speaker)
JunePointer(Speaker)
DebbieSledge(Speaker)
CarneyWilson(Speaker)
BernadetteCooper(Speaker)
NSalt(spkrs)
Notes:CAIRS338393.
(06/06)
Charlotte Greig continues her celebration of female vocal groups into the 1980s.
Charlotte Greig continues her celebration of female vocal groups into the 1980s - including Sister Sledge, The Pointer Sisters and Bananarama.
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