Tubular Bells: The Mike Oldfield Story

Tubular Bells is the , mostly, instrumental debut album by, the 19 year old, Mike Oldfield, born May 15, 1953 in Reading, Berkshire, England. The album has sold over 2.7 million copies in the UK and an estimated 15 million worldwide.

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Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells on the BBC 1973

“BBC TV 2nd House Performance”: live-in-the-studio performance for the BBC, filmed on 30 November 1973, originally broadcast on BBC2 on 1 December, with a cast including Oldfield, his brother Terry (flute), Fred Frith (and other members of Henry Cow), Steve Hillage, Pierre Moerlen, Tom Newman, Mike Ratledge, Mick Taylor, Karl Jenkins and others. It includes a new part for oboe.