Out of nowhere this morning I started humming The Tornados - Telstar (1962) a hit from my youth. I was 7 years old when this came out and it was only 5 years since Sputnik had been launched. Investigating that led me to another childhood favourite: The Shadows - Apache (1964). 🎶

Grainy black and white film of The Tornados playing Telstar.

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