John Lennon 1975

April 1975

Title: The Old Grey Whistle Test - Songs (Unedited)
Type: TV Show
Filming Location: New York, USA
Filming Date: April 8th 1975
Broadcast Date: April 14th 1975
Country Of Broadcast: UK
Duration: 06:47 Minutes
Quality: B-
Source: "Rage" (MCP)
Other Sources: "John Lennon: Remastered Archives 1975" (FAB Productions)
Notes: John recorded two semi-live songs: "Stand By Me" and "Slippin` and Slidin`"" for use in the UK music show "The Old Grey Whistle Test".
The unedited tape includes slates and count-in`s and some between song chat and is available on bootleg DVD.
These unedited versions were first aired on the Australian music show "Rage" in 1986.
The unedited version of "Stand By Me" was included on the 1992 "John Lennon Collection" VHS release. "Slippin` and Slidin`"" is available on the 2003 "Lennon Legend" DVD.

Title: The Old Grey Whistle Test - Songs (Broadcast Version)
Type: TV Show
Filming Location: New York, USA
Filming Date: April 8th 1975
Broadcast Date: April 14th 1975
Country Of Broadcast: UK
Duration: 06:11 Minutes
Quality: A-
Source: "Stand By Me": "The Old Grey Whistle Test (The Definitive Collection)"" (DVD 2005)
Other Sources: "Slippin` and Slidin`": "Lennon Legend" (DVD 2003)
Notes: John recorded two semi-live versions of "Stand By Me" and "Slippin` and Sliding" for use in the UK music show "The Old Grey Whistle Test".
Both were used in the original broadcast (at the very beginning and the end). Both songs have been issued officially on commercially released DVD`s.

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