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About DiscoRabbitDave

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  1. Thanks for your lovely comments T&B! I think PlanetPage has proved that the interviewer was Royston Ellis, who knew Jimmy. So that must be how it came about. We're ever so glad it took place! No comment about the amount of news! But it's quite surprising how many well known musicians are in the Channel TV archive, considering it's such a tiny patch. This is our Rolling Stones footage that we uploaded the other week: https://vimeo.com/104099605 Many thanks! Again, all the credit should go to Dawn. I only stuck it on the internet! It was taken from the original 16mm film. Wow
  2. Wow! Thanks for your comments all! This is an incredibly friendly place! I don't think my second post will match the heights of the first, but I can offer a bit of background to the footage. I work for ITV Channel TV (in the Channel Islands), and recently our absolutely brilliant librarian Dawn has been going through the mountains of 16mm film that's in our archive, sorting the wheat from the chaff, digitizing the good stuff and discarding the rubbish stuff. The footage comes from an old Channel Islands programme called 'Studio Wednesday', it was written down in the film can as 'C
  3. Hello, first post, I hope you may find this interesting. It's an early June 1963 TV interview with Jimmy that's recently been rediscovered. In it he says that he sees music as a way of funding his art. Mission accomplished, I think. Here's the link: http://vimeo.com/105653705 Cheers, DRD
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