NATIONAL HEALTH
1976-1979
BBC broadcasts
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"The Cellar's Tapes N.12"
1976-1979 - BBC - radio & tv - "B.B.C. Broadcasts" (27m)
1976-02-17: Dave Stewart, Alan Gowen, Phil Miller, Mont Campbell, Bill Bruford + Steve Hillage
1976-09-21: Dave Stewart, Alan Gowen, Phil Miller, Bill Bruford, Amanda Parsons, Neil Murray
1977-11-09: Dave Stewart, Phil Miller, Neil Murray, Pip Pyle + Richard Sinclair
1979-01-09: Dave Stewart, Phil Miller, Pip Pyle, John Greaves

1976-02-17 - London, UK - BBC - Maida Vale Studios - Top Gear (1st broadcast: Apr 20, 1976):
1) Paracelsus (removed)
2) The Lethargy Shuffle Part 2 (4:44) *
3) Agrippa (removed)

1976-09-21 - London, UK - BBC - Maida Vale Studios - Top Gear (1st broadcast: Oct 12, 1976):
1) Clocks & Clouds (removed)
2) Brujo (8:56) **
1977-11-09 - London, UK - BBC - Maida Vale Studios - Top Gear (1st broadcast: Dec 13, 1977):
1) The Collapso (6:23)
1979-01-09 - Manchester, UK - BBC - TV Studios - Old Grey Whistle Test:
1) The Collapso (7:17) ***

* John Peel: "National Health and this next number is a Dave  Stewart composition it's excerpt from Lethargy...".
** John Peel: "My goodnes, those are National Health and that written by Alan Gowen and called Brujo".
*** Anne Nightingale: "Play a track from their second album Of Queues & Cures, from National Health a soft dreamy ballad called Collapso".

Source: cassette > Magnetic Tape 7 inches > PC SoundblasterLive > Wav > flac8 stereo.
[CT12-NATIONAL HEALTH Radio london 1976 02 17]
[CT12-NATIONAL HEALTH Radio London 1976 09 21]
[CT12-NATIONAL HEALTH Radio London 1977 11 09]
[CT12-NATIONAL HEALTH TV Manchester 1979 01 09] Flac sets shared as torrents on Dime by Kingfrippson.
TLH analysis

Removed tracks were officially released on Missing Pieces album.
All sessions listed on
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