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The Rolling Stones, Let It Bleed LP on vinyl, featuring Nanette “Newman”, Doris Troy and Madeline Bell. Cover cake created by Delia Smith:  

https://therollingstonesshop.co.uk/*/Vinyl/Let-It-Bleed/1J2U12J7000

 

The Rolling Stones, You Can’t Always Get What You Want, taken from The Rock n Roll Circus. It doesn’t feature the backing singers, but it’s one hell of a version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ef9QnZVpVd8

 

Backing singer on You Can’t Always Get What You Want, Nanette Workman performs Lady Marmalade live, with a certain Celine Dion:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-3NLfCTLTc


Backing singer on You Can’t Always Get What You Want, Doris Troy performs Just One Look:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YtqW5G-tZQ

 

Backing singer on You Can’t Always Get What You Want, Madeline Bell performs I’m Gonna Make You Love Me: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpY3bdvSNFI

 

Brooke Bond D Tea advert sung by Madeline Bell, and featuring Boycie (John Challis): 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_tvIdDCNYk

 

The Troggs, Wild Thing featuring drummer, Ronnie Bond, writer of the Brooke Bond D Tea Ad music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSWInYFVksg

 

Delia Smith website article about that cake on the Cover of Let It Bleed:

https://www.deliaonline.com/features/2019/10/delia-and-the-rolling-stones

 

Clare Torry talks about her famous role in Pink Flloyd’s The Great Gig in the Sky:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIW7xZSlZoM

 

Clare Torry’s cover version of Dolly Parton’s Love is Like a Butterfly, used as the theme to the Carla Lane penned BBC sitcom, Butterflies:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGUDDtsFDoA

 

Brotherhood of Man with their Eurovision Song Contest Winner, Save All Your kisses For Me, featuring the dance Helen used to perform as a kid, and the famous wink at Bill:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhq_Q1Ut8SQ

 

Herbie Flowers talks about that famous bass line on Lou Reed’s Walk on the Wild Side:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBXUP5GqYJs

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The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh, MOMA New York City:

https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/the-starry-night/bgEuwDxel93-Pg?hl=en-GB

 

Vincent Van Gogh’s The Starry Night: Great Art Explained on youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wk9L1N9bRRE

 

You can visit the house Vincent lodged at, in Brixton 1873–74 

https://vangoghhouse.co.uk/

 

Don MacLean performs Vincent live:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wrNFDxCRzU

 

Vincent’s The Red Vineyard, the only painting he sold while alive:

https://joyofmuseums.com/museums/russian-federation/moscow-museums/pushkin-museum/the-red-vineyard-by-vincent-van-gogh/

 

Vincent’s most expensive painting, The Portrait of Dr. Gachet:

https://www.vincentvangogh.org/portrait-of-dr-gachet.jsp

 

List of most expensive paintings ever sold:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_expensive_paintings

 

Dad’s Army episode The Deadly Attachment, featuring a hand grenade down Lance Corporal Jones’ trousers: 

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5sdx1f

 

Ethel Skinner is having trouble with her Willy in Eastenders:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCmNgaSqX9Y

 

Clive Dunn performs Grandad on Top of the Pops. The song was written by Herbie Flowers (who played the iconic bass line in Lou Reed’s Walk on the Wildside), and features Rick Wakeman on keyboard:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC5fqzKxau8

 

One of the funniest answers ever given on Pointless, featuring Alexander Armstrong:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjTTvn2muRM

 

Opening theme tune to the original Danger Mouse, written by folkie/comedian, Mike Harding sung by Sheila Gott (not Myfanwy Talog), featuring Penfold (hamster, not mole):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMXYJwjL51w

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George Bernard Shaw’s shed at Shaw’s Corner, National Trust:

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/george-bernard-shaws-garden

 

Photograph of George Bernard Shaw with Vivien Leigh at Shaw’s Corner: 

https://anniebeebuzz.com/2015/08/22/surprising-finds-5-a-revolving-writers-hut/

 

Gone With The Wind Trailer starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh featuring a halitosis-ridden kiss:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0X94oZgJis4

 

Opening scene to The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrew featuring the shot from the helicopter:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fH2FOn1V5g

 

A Spoonful of Sugar from Mary Poppins, starring Julie Andrews featuring her whistling robin:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L4qauTiCY4

 

2003 World Whistling Champion David Morris whistles Flight of the Bumblebee:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzFhgMvxH40

 

Yuki Takeda whistles his rendition of Flight of the Bumblebee:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHHr1SKjycQ

 

Bumblebee Conservation Trust:

https://www.bumblebeeconservation.org/

 

Sylvia Plath’s bee-based poems:

https://thebeeproject.weebly.com/sylvia-plath-and-the-bee-poems.html

 

The Beatles, She Said She Said:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLzfo59AdEc

 

Peter Fonda inspires John Lennon and kills his buzz in the process:

https://reelrundown.com/celebrities/Peter-Fonda-and-the-Beatles

 

Ravi Shankar teaches George Harrison how to play the sitar: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxI6IkH9Mvo

 

Ravi Shankar’s homage to Gandhi:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU4gwtrkXRI

 

Surprising appearances on Coronation Street:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jD2zlufPGqg

 

Cinzano advert featuring Joan Collins and Leonard Rossiter:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkjidE0WnAI

 

Clark Gable in It Happened One Night, the inspiration behind Bugs Bunny’s carrot crunching:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wcrth90C3D4

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Casanova trailer. Heath Ledger didn’t much care for his performance in this film.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSt1NFGgVUs

 

An amazing performance from Heath Ledger as The Joker in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, starring Christain Bale.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXeTwQWrcwY

 

Johnny Rotten pens a song for Kate Bush

https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/the-song-johnny-rotten-wrote-for-kate-bush/

 

Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush perform Don’t Give Up. Peter had Dolly Parton in mind for the duet when he wrote it, apparently.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjEq-r2agqc

 

Video for Kate Bush’s Running Up That Hill featuring the extraordinary dancing of Michael Hervieu who became Misha after gender reassignment surgery.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp43OdtAAkM

 

Jonathan Swift’s essay on the benefits of farting

https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/The-Benefit-of-Farting-Explaind-Or-the-Fundament-all-Cause-of-the-Distempers-Incident-to-the-Fair-sex-Wrote-in-Spanish-by-Don-Fartinando-Puff-indorst-and-Translated-Into-English-By-Obadiah-Fizzle-by-Puff-indorst-Fart-in-hando/9781385825464

 

Benny Hill performs Tinga A Ling A Loo which he claims was plagiarised by Spitting Image for their no.1 novelty hit, The Chicken Song 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysFrt3V7nvI

 

Elvis’s saxophonist performs Yakety Sax, used in the Benny Hill Show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zcq_xLi2NGo

 

Blue Hawaii trailer, starring Elvis Presley 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P10-aqZKLKY

 

Did Colonel Tom Parker really go on the run after a murder, to become Elvis’s manager?

https://www.grunge.com/224820/was-elvis-manager-a-killer-on-the-run/

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Die Hard trailer featuring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman in his first feature film appearance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaJuwKCmJbY

 

The Detective trailer featuring Frank Sinatra:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9odRuy4D-VA

 

Bruce Willis and The Temptations perform their version of The Drifter’s Under the Boardwalk. There is a good reason you don’t hear this very often on the radio:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2zk56DDjGc

 

Moonlighting opening and closing titles, featuring the vocals of Al Jarreau

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPZI9aQLhgk

 

Glenn Gordon, creator of Moonlighting talks about Orson Welles’ appearance on the show: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJs3VSVFYCk

 

and that Orson Welles’ appearance itself:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZ_x_XEQU8

 

Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) goes on a disastrous date with Betsy (Cybill Shepherd)  in Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw0ZybzuGcE

 

The famous “You talking to me” scene from Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver, starring Robert De Niro as Travis Bickle:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QWL-FwX4t4

 

Top drawer swears from Robert De Niro playing the role of Jake La Motta in Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ownaVsRHTk0

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse performing their hilarious Goodfellas parody, Badfellas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHKBlLyrRMI

 

Trailer to the world’s sweariest film, Swearnet, The Movie (not for those with sensitive ears):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ul19Dx8CKJk

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A classic incorrect answer on University Challenge:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47SnI5GGqY8

 

The house that Bamber Gascoigne inherited:

https://www.westhorsleyplace.org/

 

Outtakes from BBC’s comedy series Ghosts (shot on location in Bamber Gacoigne’s inherited house):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9m6DOPitdVU

 

Bamber Gacoigne penned Share My Lettuce listing

http://www.guidetomusicaltheatre.com/shows_s/sharelettuce.htm

 

Paddington 2 trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52x5HJ9H8DM

 

Paddington 2 was co-written and directed by Paul King, but not this one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlXtrnh-Ejo

Clip from Lady Godiva Rides Again, the 1951 film featuring Diana Dors and uncredited appearances from Joan Collins and the last woman to be hanged in the UK, Ruth Ellis:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waH0HyzKC7I

 

Channel Four Television’s Who Got Diana Dors’ Millions? 

https://vimeo.com/130444535

 

Adam and the Ants, Prince Charming video featuring Diana Dors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p__WmyAE3g

 

Rolf Harris performs War Canoe which Prince Charming is a clear rip off of:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2SOEVbKsTE

 

Rolf Harris performs Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport with The Beatles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fd14NxZuvGg

 

Connie Francis performs Lipstick on Your Collar:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8x5cUFoDnU

 

Johhny Cash, Fuego D’Amor (Ring of Fire in Spanish)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0u5d2vQ8fw

 

David Bowie performs Helden (Heroes in German)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nb6Gbi1MpoE

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Pennycomequick’s Wikipedia page: 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pennycomequick

 

Wetwang Village:

https://www.wetwang.org.uk/wetwang-history/

 

Croatia’s strangely named places:

https://www.croatiaweek.com/the-many-strange-place-names-of-croatia/

 

Fugging (formely Fucking) in Austria

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fugging,_Upper_Austria

 

Shitterton, Dorset in Bournemouth Echo

https://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/14515534.shitterton-doesnt-make-this-years-rudest-place-names-list-but-somewhere-in-dorset-does/

 

Einstein’s leather jacket:

https://www.christies.com/features/5-minutes-with-Einsteins-leather-jacket-7510-1.aspx

 

Levi’s 1985 advert, starring Nick Kamen, featuring Marvin Gaye’s I Heard it Through the Grapevine:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwG_wym3p68

 

Eddie Kidd vs Robbie Kneivel (Evel’s son) in 1993

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSUn922fZLc

 

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder et al, A Toot and a Snore, 1974:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhTY-k5epD0

 

Cilla Black’s version of the Righteous Brothers’ You;ve Lost That Loving Feeling:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0HaJcirCVI

 

Bad Finger perform Come And Get It, written by Lennon/McCartney:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tOnbeNAxdU

 

Andrew Olham’s ad in Melody Maker praising Phil Spector’s You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling:

https://spectropop.com/PPS/PPSpart3.htm

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Shirley MacLaine meets Fidel Castro.

https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/photos/shirley-maclaine-years-46804747/image-46808414

 

Shirley Temple’s mother always gave her 56 curls, not 55, not 57.

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-xpm-2014-feb-12-la-et-mn-shirley-temple-life-fun-facts-20140211-story.html#:~:text=Temple's%20mother%20styled%20her%20daughter's,kept%20my%20head%20on%20straight.%E2%80%9D

 

The Partridge Family opening theme, starring Shirley Jones and her real life step son, David Cassidy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOiKa51ll-k

 

Big Daddy vs Giant Haystacks, Clash of the Titans

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sDBd6-SGo4

 

Shirley Bassey performs Burn My Candle, considered too saucy for the BBC who banned it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epIdxoo4QcI

 

Bowie’s Space Oddity set to pictures of Apollo 11’s moon landing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GVYwyWYpkU

 

George Formby performs My Little Stick of Blackpool Rock, too euphemistic for the BBC who banned it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KQ6Wmbi5ig

 

The Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band iconic cover  

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/whos-who-on-the-beatles-sgt-peppers-lonely-hearts-club-band-album-cover/

 

Trailer for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman. Writer, Tennesse Williams purportedly hated the movie version

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzogcorjLOI