Badfinger
Top Of The Pops radio broadcasts
by Tom Brennan
last revised: June 10, 2014


Top Of The Pops #271
1970 week 05; released 14 January 1970
hosted by Brian Matthew
Come And Get It (2:16)
Note: This recording uses the Apple backing track with new vocals recorded for the BBC. The beginning and end of the song have both been truncated.

Top Of The Pops #274
1970 week 08; released 04 February 1970 (recorded: 19 January 1970)
hosted by Brian Matthew
trailer for Top Of The Pops #274 [Come And Get It] (0:56)
Rock Of All Ages (2:43)
Tom Evans interview by Brian Matthew (1:15)
Come And Get It (2:32)
Midnight Sun (2:45)
Notes: These recordings are all BBC recordings. Towards the end of the trailer, the BBC decided to have a little bit of fun by speeding up the recording very fast.

Top Of The Pops #294
1970 week 28; released July 1970
hosted by Keith Skues
I Can't Take It (2:21)
Believe Me (2:57)
Notes: These recordings are all BBC recordings (the last studio recordings that Badfinger would record exclusively for this purpose). "I Can't Take It" is a shorter, earlier arrangment.

Top Of The Pops #322
1971 week 01; released 06 January 1971 (recorded: 14 December 1970)
hosted by Brian Matthew

trailer for Top Of The Pops #322 [No Matter What] (1:12)
I Don't Mind (3:10)
No Matter What (2:54)
closing for Top Of The Pops #322 (0:29)
Note: All Apple recordings are used.

Top Of The Pops #325
1971 week 04; released 27 January 1971 (recorded: 14 December 1970)
hosted by Brian Matthew

No Matter What (2:59)
Watford John (2:41)
Note: All Apple recordings are used. "Watford John " is faded early.

Top Of The Pops #328
1971 week 07; released 17 February 1971 (recorded: 14 December 1970)
hosted by Brian Matthew

No Matter What (2:59)
Blodwyn (3:23)
Note: All Apple recordings are used.

Top Of The Pops #371
1971 week 50; released 15 December 1971 (recorded: 02 December 1971)
hosted by Brian Matthew
Sometimes (2:50)
Day After Day (3:09)
Sweet Tuesday Morning (2:29)
Note: All Apple recordings are used.

Top Of The Pops #380
released February 1972 (recorded: 02 December
1971
)
hosted by Brian Matthew
Day After Day (3:13)
Suitcase (2:56)
Note: All Apple recordings are used. "Suitcase" is faded early. From this point on (1972-1974), Badfinger appeared on BBC In Concert, performing in a live concert setting.


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