Experience the evocative sounds of the historic 1968 Isle of Man TT, capturing the action, atmosphere and magic of this unique event.
Originally released on vinyl as part of the Stanley Schofield Sound Stories collection, these wonderful recordings have been digitally remastered and are presented here with original LP sleeve notes.
Peter Arnold provides the commentary, accompanied behind the microphone by the legendary Mike Hailwood for the Junior and Senior TT.
Close your eyes and let the roaring engines transport you back to 1968, with the fabulous sounds of MVs, Triumphs, Yamahas, Benellis, MZs, BMW sidecars and many more evocative machines in single, twin, three and four configurations, all conjuring up images of a golden era of motorcycle racing.
You'll hear these marvellous machines at full chat as they pass the landmarks of the world-famous TT circuit, with Arnold charting the race action as it unfolds.
The CDs feature drama from the Senior, Junior, Production, Lightweight, Ultra-Lightweight, Sidecars and 50cc TTs.
In addition to Hailwood's between-the-laps contributions, there are many more highlights, including Giacomo Agostini's astonishing 'double', the hard-fought battles for position throughout almost every race, the rivalry between Phil Read and Bill Ivy, the extraordinary tension of the race starts and much more.
Alongside the evocative sounds of iconic motorcycles are the views of the legendary racers, including interviews with Agostini, Read, Ivy, John Hartle, Kel Carruthers and many others..
The wonderful exhaust notes, commentary and interviews are not only a vintage treat, but bring you all the drama and action of a festival of truly thrilling racing.