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That was the Quo month that was ... July 2002

4th - Recording of "The One and Only" TV show

Quo recorded a TV special at the BBC studios on Wood Lane for future broadcast on the ITV network. Entitled "The One and Only", the 1 hour 15 minute show was recorded in front of an invited audience of Quo fans, following requests to the FTMO fan club and via the official web site's message board. The band played the following set and the show is due to air in September.

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5th - "Heavy Traffic" UK tour dates announced

The extensive UK leg of the "Heavy Traffic" tour was announced on July 5th, running from late October until just before Christmas. The full list of dates was as follows:

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23rd - Quo on "Top of the Pops 2" 'Then and Now' special (BBC2)

Quo were featured on a special Top of the Pops 2 show, themed "Then and Now". Yet another repeat of the black and white Top of the Pops appearance from 1968 with "Pictures of Matchstick Men" formed the "Then", followed more interestingly by the first major TV airing of the video for the forthcoming single "Jam Side Down", as filmed aboard the Ark Royal.

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30th - "Heavy Traffic" launch on the Ark Royal

Click here for special coverage of the "Heavy Traffic" album launch aboard the Ark Royal.

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