6 Music Plays It Again - Ian Dury and The Blockheads in Concert
Recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1979.
Ian Dury and The Blockheads could hardly be
described as 'teenage idols'; they are all seasoned musicians. The success of their music stems from Ian's unique autobiographical approach to writing and The Blockheads' superb musicianship, a powerful combination which makes for universal appeal.
Ian Dury and The Blockheads have proved they have skill. Since their first hit single What A Waste, released in 1978, they have built a following of loyal fans unparalleled by any other band in Britain. Their first album New Boots and Panties, sold half a million copies in the UK alone, and their second single Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick, topped the charts in 1979. Their latest album, Do It Yourself, have again put them among the best-sellers.
A concert performance at the Hammersmith Odeon featuring songs from the ' Do it Yourself' album.