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October 30, 1993 - Pete Tong behind the decks at the first BBC Radio 1 "Essential Mix".
 

 

In this first edition of BBC Essential Mix host Peter "Pete" Tong behind the desks with an eclectic studio session.

The Essential Mix is a weekly radio show on BBC Radio 1 currently broadcast between 4:00 - 6:00 AM GMT on Saturday morning. Originally broadcast on 30 October 1993,

The Essential Mix features contemporary DJs and music producers of electronic dance music. The show has been presented since its inception by Pete Tong and features an uninterrupted two-hour mix from a different artist each week, overlaid with occasional continuity announcements delivered by Tong.

With a broadcast run in excess of 20 years, The Essential Mix is one of the longest-running programmes in the current BBC Radio 1 schedule.

 

 

 

Tracklist

  Eternal - 'Save Our Love [Remix]' (EMI)
  Bottom Dollar- 'Rock Ya Body' (Olympic)
  All Boxed In - 'Happen' (Stress)
  D-Tek - 'Drop The Rock' (Positiva)
  DJ Duke - Blow Your Whistle (US Trax)
  Kim Wilde - 'In My Life (Remix)' (MCA)
  Victor Simonelli - 'Do You Feel Me' (Fruit Tree)
  Dina Carroll - 'Here' (A&M)
  Lisa B - 'You & Me' (ffrr)
  Soul Solution - 'Love, Peace & Happiness' (ffrr)
  Sultana - 'Te Amo [Caliente Mix]' (Ital. Volumex)
  Bjork - 'Big Time Sensuality' (One Little Indian)
  Swordfish - 'Missing factor' (Violation)
  The Sandals - 'Where you Want To Love' (Open Toe)
  Sabres Of Paradise - 'Smokebelch II [David Holmes Mix]' (Sabres of Paradise)
  Rene & Gaston - 'Untitled' (Dutch Fresh Fruit)
  The Good Strawberries - 'Untitled' (White Label)
  Mindwarp - 'One' (Stress)
  Apollo 440 - 'Astral America' (Epic)
  FKW - 'Seize The Day' (PWL)

 

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