Monday, 2 October 2017

Remembering Flowers In The Rain (The Move)

#1,324: STOP PRESS: BBC Midlands presenter Nick Owen will be looking at the story behind The Move's iconic hit "Flowers In The Rain" tonight (Monday 2nd October) on BBC One (West/East Midlands) at 7:30PM with Roy WoodBev Bevan and Trevor Burton telling the story of the song that launched Radio 1 but earned no riches for the legendary Brummie band in "Inside Out: Remembering Flowers In The Rain". The programme description reads:

"Fifty years ago Birmingham band The Move earned a place in pop history when their song Flowers In The Rain was the first to be played at the launch of Radio 1. But the band never made a penny from the track after an extraordinary intervention by the Prime Minister of the day."

Folks outside of the West Midlands can watch the programme on Sky Channel #959. "Inside Out: Remembering Flowers In The Rain" will be available to view on BBC iPlayer immediately after the broadcast via this link thus:

elobeatlesforever (elobf) recommends "Inside Out: Remembering Flowers In The Rain" to those enlightened folks who enjoy the music of ELOJeff LynneRoy WoodThe MoveThe Idle Race'Brum Beat'The Beatles and related artistes.

Until next "Time" in the ELO [and related] Universe ... KJS ... 02-Oct-2017

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