BOUTON ROUGE

1968-01-20 Bouton Rouge
How Many More Years (You’re Gonna Wreck My Life)

BROADCAST: January 20, 1968
Live performance taped possibly December 1967 at the Speakeasy in London by French camera crew. Two songs broadcasted on the French TV program Bouton Rouge early 1968. Exists in INA archives.

BOUTON ROUGE
1968-02-10 Bouton Rouge

Me My Friend

BROADCAST: February 10, 1968
Live performance taped possibly December 1967 at the Speakeasy in London by French camera crew. Two songs broadcasted on the French TV program Bouton Rouge early 1968. Exists in INA archives.

SEIZE MILLIONS DE JEUNES

SiezeMillionsDeJeunes

A Song For Me

BROADCAST: March 21, 1968
Live performance taped possibly December 1967 at the Speakeasy in London by French camera crew. This third song from the filmed session is part of a semi-documentary culture program broadcasted on French TV. Exists in INA archives.

POINT CHAUD

1968-12-28 POINT CHAUD

Old Songs, New Songs

BROADCAST: December 28, 1968
Fully lip-synch performance, complete with dancing girls, taped late 1968 (prob) in Paris, France. Exists in INA archives.

HOW LATE IT IS

1969-04-xx HOW LATE IT IS

Dim

BROADCAST: April 11, 1969
Live vocal over pre-recorded (studio LP) track performance, taped spring 1969. Show hosted by Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Pete Drummond, Ronnie Fletcher. Exists via the “Bob Pratt” tapes and is held in BBC archives. Has been rebroadcasted as part of the BBC’s Sounds of the Sixties series. Officially released on the Family BBC box set DVD in 2018.

COLOUR ME POP

1969-05-10-Colour-Me-Pop

The Weavers Answer
Observations From A Hill
How Hi The Li
Processions
A Song For Me

BROADCAST: May 10, 1969
Live studio performance, taped at an unknown date, 1969. Video tape wiped. Audio exists as an off-air recording.

TOPPOP
1969-11-27-TopPop-Danish

A Song For Me

BROADCAST: November 17, 1969
Live performance at Studio 3, TV-Byen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Video confirmed wiped. Off-air audio recording exists.

TOUS EN SCENE

1970-03-23 TOUS EN SCENE

Love Is A Sleeper
Drowned In Wine

BROADCAST: March 23, 1970
Live performance at Antenne Culturelle du Kremlin-Bicêtre, Paris, France. Canned audience added to soundtrack. Exists in INA archives.

THE BEAT GOES ON II – POPKLUBBEN

1969-11-27-TopPop-Danish

unknown

BROADCAST: April 16, 1970
Unconfirmed video of a concert performance at Brøndby Pop Club, Nørregård Hallen, Brøndby, Denmark November 22, 1969. Also appearing Burning Red Ivanhoe. Doesn’t exist in archive.

DISCO 2
1970-05-09-DISCO-2

unknown

BROADCAST: May 9, 1970
Not much is known about this TV appearance as it is wiped from the BBC archives. Also on this episode were the Groundhogs.

BEAT CLUB
1970-06-27 BEAT CLUB

The Weaver’s Answer

BROADCAST: June 27, 1970
Recorded live at Radio Bremen Studios, Bremen, Germany in June 1970. Available officially on the Beat Club Story vol. 2 DVD box set. Exists in Radio Bremen archive.

TOP OF THE POPS
1970-08-27-TOTP

The Weaver’s Answer

BROADCAST: August 27, 1970
The groups first TOTP performance; their single was at #40 that week. Officially wiped from the BBC archive, a pristine copy of this performance exists and has been officially released as part of the Family BBC boxset in 2018.

TOPPOP

1970-09-22 TOPPOP

The Weaver’s Answer

BROADCAST: September 22, 1970
Lip-synch performance to a unique recording for the first episode of this Dutch TV program. Some rebroadcasts sync to original album recording. Exists in AVRO archive.

DOING THEIR THING
1970-09-25-DOING-THEIR-THING

Good News Bad News
Drowned In Wine
Processions/No Mule’s Fool
Strange Band
Holding The Compass (over credits)

BROADCAST: September 25, 1970
Live TV studio performance in front of a small audience. Broadcasted only in the North West region of the United Kingdom by Granada Television. Rebroadcasted on private cable channel Jimmy. Exists in ITN archive. Released on the Family BBC box set DVD in 2018.

POP DEUX
1970-10-31 POP2

Good News Bad News
Processions/No Mule’s Fool
The Weaver’s Answer

BROADCAST: October 31, 1970
Video-taped live concert at Taverne l’Olympia in Paris, France. Additional songs “Wheels” and “Strange Band” are suggested via newspaper advert to have also been taped. Exists in INA archive.

POP DEUX
1971-01-16 POP 2

Holding The Compass
Part Of The Load
Good News Bad News

BROADCAST: January 16, 1971
Film extracts from live concert at l’Olympia in Paris, France, January 10, 1971. Also features band being interviewed backstage by show host. Exists in INA archive.

POP SHOP
1971-04-01 POP SHOP

unknown

BROADCAST: April 1, 1971
Details unconfirmed. Could very well be the same as Stop Pop episode from later this month.

STOP POP
1971-04-24 STOP POP

Part Of The Load
Good News Bad News
Processions/No Mule’s Fool
The Weaver’s Answer
Dim (over credits)

BROADCAST: April 24, 1971
24-minute TV special filmed presumably in Belgium. “Good News Bad News” is a live concert excerpt. It has been rebroadcasted on the Jimmy channel as Rock Of The Seventies. Also officially released as Masters From The Vaults on DVD, albeit in an edited form. This could be the same program as Pop Shop. Black and white copy exists in INA archive. Also referred to as the Ben et Babette show.

TOP OF THE POPS
1971-07-01 TOTP

In My Own Time

BROADCAST: July 1, 1971
Second appearance on TOTP, plugging their new single. Exists in the BBC archive. This performance, which was to be John Weider’s final appearance with the group, was repeated on the July 22, 1971 TOTP (single at #30). Full episode rebroadcasted on UK Gold and Family’s performance as part of the Prog Rock @ the BBC special. Officially released on the Family BBC box set DVD in 2018.

TOP OF THE POPS
1971-08-05-TOTP

In My Own Time

BROADCAST: August 5, 1971
This appears to be a different, 2nd performance of this single (at #11) on TOTP; their third appearance on the show and first TV show with John Wetton. Doesn’t exist in BBC archive, believed wiped. A repeat performance shown August 26, 1971 TOTP.

BEAT CLUB
1971-09-25 BEAT CLUB

Holding The Compass
Part Of The Load (unbroadcasted)

BROADCAST: September 25, 1970
This is their 2nd and final appearance on the popular German TV show that syndicated in parts as far away as South Africa and South America. The performance is acoustic with the host noting Rob Townsend absence. “Holding The Compass” available officially on the Beat Club Story vol. 2 DVD box set. Exists in Radio Bremen archive. “Part Of The Load” remains in the vault.

HITS A GOGO

1971-10-08 HITS A GOGO

In My Own Time

BROADCAST: October 8, 1971
Swiss TV appearance minus Rob Townsend (similar to the previous Beat Club appearance, but with unknown fill-in drummer). Live vocals over the recorded studio master. Rebroadcasted as part of Einsfestival (German TV) in 2014.

OLD GREY WHISTLE TEST

Between Blue And Me
Spanish Tide

BROADCAST: November 11, 1971
Full pre-taped insert session exists in the BBC archives. (The full episode does not). Includes two takes of “Between Blue And Me” and four of “Spanish Tide” with the band miming to studio tracks over live vocals. Of note is the full introduction of “Between Blue And Me” edited out of the official release. “Spanish Tide” appears on the BBC special Whistle Test Years 1971-1972. Both songs have also been rebroadcasted on Italian RAI TV. Officially released on the Family BBC boxset DVD in 2018.

ROCKENSTOCK
1972-01-15 ROCKENSTOCK

A Song For Me
In My Own Time
Children
A Song For Me (Reprise)

BROADCAST: January 15, 1972
21-minute French TV show that features the band at what appears to be Olympic Studios in London, jamming specially for the camera. Brief interview with Roger Chapman in between tunes. Also featured on this episode is Pink Floyd film excerpts. Black and white copy exists in INA archive.

TELE MIDI

Family on Tele Midi

Spanish Tide

BROADCAST: February 8, 1972
A mimed performance in front of studio audience for a French TV program. Most likely the last TV appearance with John Wetton.

POP SHOP
1972-04-06 STOP POP

unknown

BROADCAST: April 6, 1972
No further details known. Possibly a repeat of the 1971 episode and/or Stop Pop program.

TOP OF THE POPS
1971-08-05-TOTP

Burlesque

BROADCAST: October 5, 1972
Family’s 4th and final appearance on TOTP with their single at #30. Doesn’t exist in BBC archive, believed wiped.

FULL HOUSE

Family on Full House

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Friend The Sun
Top Of The Hill

BROADCAST: February 10, 1973
Part two of the episode exists in BBC archive. This includes Family performing “Top Of The Hill”. Uncertain if first half’s performance of “My Friend The Sun” exists. This is Family’s final (known) TV appearance.

OLD GREY WHISTLE TEST

Roger Chapman OGWT 1973

 

 

 

 

 

Roger Chapman interview

BROADCAST: September 25, 1973
An interview with Roger Chapman about the Family farewell tour by Whispering Bob Harris pre-recorded for the Old Grey Whistle Test program. Two takes exists in BBC archive.

 

 

 

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