December 4, 2010 – 3:57 am

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The Lost Beeb Tapes [The Godfatherecords G.R. 375, 1CD]

Very good radio broadcast.

A nice complement to Bowie At The BBC which helps fill up some of the gaps.

This is what richardgm99 posted at collectorsmusicreviews.com:
The early recordings of Bowie at the BBC particularly hold great interest and document an artist still trying to find his way in the world with apparent giant leaps in style although if you really study them it’s more of a rapid evolution.

Most of the unofficial recordings have variable sound quality and generally attribute the wrong dates to the various sets Bowie performed up to the early ’70s… The official Bowie At The BBC release is by far the best available but is far from complete so this is where this new release from Godfather steps in as in contains many of the important tracks missing from the original release and all in excellent quality.

Bonus tracks feature three tracks wrongly attributed to ‘Arnold Corns’ with the exception of ‘Moonage Daydream’. Unfortunately more complete and better quality versions of these three bonus tracks are available elsewhere.

Thanks to Piras for sharing the tracks on the net.

Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (these are high quality MP3s - sample rate of 224 kbps). As far as we can ascertain, these tracks have never been officially released on CD.

Due to the size of some of the files, please be very patient when downloading the tracks. It could be that the server was very busy. Please try again later. Kindly email us at [email protected] if you encounter persistent problems downloading the files.

Top Gear - Dec 18, 1967
Track 01. Love You Till Tuesday (5.1MB)
Track 02. In The Heat Of The Morning (4.2MB)
Track 03. Silly Boy Blue (5.5MB)
Track 04. When I Live My Dream (5.8MB)
Track 05. Little Bombardier (5.6MB)

Top Gear - May 13, 1968
Track 06. When I’m Five (4.9MB)

Dave Lee Travis Show - October 20, 1969
Track 07. Unwashed And Somewhat Slightly Dazed (6.1MB)

Sound Of The ’70s: Andy Ferris - March 25, 1970
Track 08. Waiting For The Man (9.1MB)

In Concert: John Peel - June 3, 1971
Track 09. The Width Of A Circle (8.9MB)
Track 10. Queen Bitch (6.2MB)
Track 11. The Supermen (4.9MB)
Track 12. Song For Bob Dylan (8.7MB)
Track 13. Andy Warhol (5.9MB)

Sound Of The ’70s: Bob Harris - Sept 21, 1971
Track 14. Oh! You Pretty Things (5.5MB)
Track 15. Kooks (5.4MB)
Track 16. Fill Your Heart (4.5MB)
Track 17. Amsterdam (5.0MB)
Track 18. Andy Warhol (4.6MB)

Sound Of The ’70s: Bob Harris - May 23, 1972
Track 19. White Light, White Heat (6.2MB)

Arnold Corns, Radio Luxemburg Studios - March 10, 1971
Track 20. Lady Stardust (5.9MB)
Track 21. Right On Mother (3.3MB)
Track 22. Moonage Daydream (6.0MB)

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  1. 24 Responses to “DAVID BOWIE - LOST BEEB TAPES”

  2. great choice here…Bowie’s the man from old school…love this stuff…

    By James on Dec 4, 2010

  3. Ooh ah! Thanks!!!!!

    By tony on Dec 4, 2010

  4. It’s important to music fans that legendary performances such as these are not lost in the vaults … so respect to Godfather records ;o)

    By John on Dec 4, 2010

  5. There are 2 great (ROIO) Bowie CDs of recordings made at the BBC. “God Knows I’m Good” which covers 67-71 and “Hazy Cosmic Jive” covering 71-72.
    Have to say that there are some tracks on this release that don’t feature on the other two - so thank you very much!

    By Kaf on Dec 4, 2010

  6. thanks
    Please post more bowie boots…

    By eddy on Dec 4, 2010

  7. Just curious, who’s singing lead on ‘Andy Warhol’ and ‘Song For Bob Dylan’ from the June 3,1971 set? Thanks.

    By JasonM on Dec 8, 2010

  8. Jason,

    Andy Warhol is sung by Dana Gillespie while Song For Bob Dylan has lead vocals by George Underwood. For more info go here

    By Admin on Dec 8, 2010

  9. Very interesting collection of Bowie tracks when he was still a creative genius!

    By Jonathan on Dec 9, 2010

  10. wonderful - - thank you very much for the presentation of this fine music.

    greetings - Kill Waas

    By Kill Waas on Dec 9, 2010

  11. Man! Thanks!

    By Bilko on Dec 14, 2010

  12. Thanks very much!

    By UrKenny on Dec 17, 2010

  13. Great Bowie share. Please share more of him here. He seems very overlooked on BigO. Thanks

    By Matt on Dec 19, 2010

  14. hey bigo, thanks! i am glad i downloaded this. it took me awhile. it’s pretty good, though. the first 5 songs are interesting pop songs, but it starts to get good at song 6-22.


    By Ed Saad on Mar 27, 2011

  15. many thanks for doing this. This was a great era for Bowie, full of innovation. so glad i can hear these songs again



    By george a on Aug 27, 2012

  16. brilliant

    many thanks for doing his. more please !!!

    By george a on Aug 27, 2012

  17. FANFUCKINGTASTIC!!! Thanks BigO!!

    By Ernie Clark on May 1, 2014

  18. @Jason M - as admin pointed out, George Underwood sings lead on “Song For Bob Dylan”. He is a childhood friend of David’s, and is the guy who created David’s distinctive “paralyzed pupil” eye during a fist fight when they were around 14 years old. George went on to do artwork for some early Bowie and early T.Rex albums and remained friends with David after David’s Ziggy success.

    By David Jones on Dec 29, 2014

  19. Thanks for the release.
    The first track file is missing (Also tracks 2, 7, 8 from Aylesbury 1971). Any chance of getting them back online?

    By Noam Gal on May 28, 2015

  20. Great stuff!
    Thanks, BIGO!

    By YogaforCynics on Jan 15, 2016

  21. Great, this, the ‘Bowpromo’ and ‘The Year of The Spiders’, is what every Bowie fan should own!

    By Mr P Parker on Feb 1, 2016

  22. absolutely love this version of waiting for the man from the andy ferris show!

    By rozz on Oct 8, 2016

  23. thanks!!

    By rozz on Oct 8, 2016

  24. Please fix Tracks 3, 6, 8, 13, 18, & 19. It won’t download. Thanks! :)

    By RaVn7HD on Oct 15, 2016

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