Videos posted by Stuart Prebble

WHEN THE ROLLING STONES SIGNED TO CBS

WHEN THE ROLLING STONES SIGNED TO CBS

When the Rolling Stones signed for CBS records it was a big occasion for everyone. Everything was lined up for a huge celebratory dinner in Paris - and all was going well until the CBS man grabbed the Rolling Stones man by the lapels...... (NB a little bit of bad language was involved!)

WHEN JULIO INGLESIAS SIGNED WITH CBS RECORDS

WHEN JULIO INGLESIAS SIGNED WITH CBS RECORDS

Julio Inglesias was a well-known singer in Europe and South America, but hardly known in Britain and North America. When CBS heard him sing "Begin the Beguine" they wanted to sign him straight away. But their efforts were nearly thwarted by the man from the Dutch Antilles!

SHAKIN' STEVENS AND THE KANGAROO

SHAKIN' STEVENS AND THE KANGAROO

In I980 Paul Russell was running CBS in Australia when Shakin' Stevens was on a nationwide tour. The record was number one, the tour was sold out, and everything was going well. Except that "Shaky" was very keen to have his picture taken with a kangaroo. Hmmm.....

NEAR MISS CRASH IN TIGER MOTH

NEAR MISS CRASH IN TIGER MOTH

former British Army officer John Elliott talks about learning to fly a Tiger Moth aircraft and a near fatal crash.

GROWING UP IN INDIA, BELGIUM AND GREECE

GROWING UP IN INDIA, BELGIUM AND GREECE

Now aged 92, Fay was born in pre-Independence India, where her father built an unusual type of rickshaw. She was shipped off to school in a convent in Belgium where, she says, she learned nothing useful. Then she went to Greece for a year "to swim" before returning to India and meeting the man she would marry.