Vox Pop: How Dartford Powered the British Beat Boom
Iain Lee discovers how Vox, a small music-equipment manufacturer based in Dartford, helped the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and the Shadows define the sound of the 1960s with its amplifiers. The comedian tells the company’s story, hearing from musicians Brian May and Bruce Welch, along with some of the staff who worked at the Vox factory at the time.
The program went out on BBC 1 South East last year. If you missed it or If your default region isn’t the South East, it seems to have popped up on on YouTube here… http://youtu.be/nnDr-90moxc (part 1) & http://youtu.be/ttwveIDkNiE (part 2)