The Old Grey Whistle Test Starkicker Half Zip Sweat Top
An embroidered version of the classic "Old Grey Whistle Test" starkicker logo on a half-zip sweat top. The Old Grey Whistle Test was a British television music show that aired on BBC between 1971 and 1988. It was created by producer Rowan Ayers and was hosted by Bob Harris, who became famous for his whispering voice. The show featured live performances from various musicians, including established acts and emerging artists. It was known for its eclectic mix of music genres, ranging from rock, folk, and blues to country, reggae, and jazz. The show gained a reputation for showcasing talent before they became famous, with acts such as Bob Marley, David Bowie, and Bruce Springsteen all making early appearances on the show. The Old Grey Whistle Test was influential in promoting music and inspiring a generation of music fans. It was cancelled in 1988 due to changes in the music industry and BBC programming, but it remains an iconic and fondly remembered show among music enthusiasts.