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46: The One With Imagination's Leee John

8/13/2018
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August 2018: With a career spanning over 36 years and with record sales in excess of over 30 million albums Imagination released many classic Funk/soul-dance hits such as, Body Talk, Just An illusion, Flashback, and Changes. It’s fair to say founding member and songwriter Leee John is one of the hardest working men in music, touring internationally, appearing in as well as producing and directing films, writing books, alongside charity work. And it appears that his creativity is just warming...

Duration:00:27:52

45: The One With Gizz Butt

7/25/2018
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July 2018: Gizz Butt became a household name in 1996 when he became lead guitarist with The Prodigy just as The Fat of The Land album became No1 in 38 countries at the same time. But that’s not all he’s done in his musical career. He’s been in English Dogs, The More I See, The Destructors and played live with The Foo Fighters and the Beatles’ Pete Best. Now he’s about to re-launch his band Janus Stark with an exciting new release and is planning a tour. #punk #TheProdigy #EnglishDogs...

Duration:00:33:16

22: The one with Jim Moray

12/12/2016
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July 2004: One from the analogue vault! Winner of both the Horizon Award for Best Newcomer and the Best Album Award for Sweet England at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2004, Jim Moray is single-handedly turning folk music on its head. Taking traditional English songs he re-works them electronically to create some of the most powerful contemporary recordings in the last thirty years. #JimMoray #CambridgeFolkFestival #folk

Duration:00:16:14

21: The one with The Waifs

12/11/2016
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July 2003: One from the analogue vault. It had been a fairytale year for Australian trio, The Waifs, who had managed to create a stir on three continents as well as fulfilling their own personal ambitions. But despite their new found popularity, they'd managed to keep their feet well and truly on the ground. #TheWaifs #CambridgeFolkFestival #folk

Duration:00:07:02

20: The one with Beth Orton

10/28/2016
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July 2002: One from the vaults! English singer-songwriter, Beth Orton, was performing at Leicester's Summer Sundae Weekender amongst a vast array of musical styles over the two day festival when I caught up with her backstage with a group of journalists. We chatted about her performance at the Eden Project, her latest album, and her collaboration with Johnny Marr. #BethOrton #JohnnyMarr #folk

Duration:00:05:32

19: The one with Amy Speace

10/28/2016
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March 2008: One from the vault! Critically acclaimed Folk/Americana singer-songwriter, Amy Speace has a velvety and achy voice reminiscent of Lucinda Williams. A former Shakespearean actress, she now lives in Nashville, but I caught up with her on one of her UK tours very early on in her career. #AmySpeace #Americana #Folk

Duration:00:10:16

18: The one with Ian Hunter

10/27/2016
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One from the vaults! March 2008: Not The Hoople....Just Ian Iconic singer frontman of Mott the Hoople agreed to speak for a very quick couple of minutes before he went on stage on his solo tour. Not the chattiest of interviewees, Ian Hunter didn't give much away... #IanHunter #MottTheHoople #pop #rock

Duration:00:03:13

17: The one with Earl Slick

4/28/2016
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April 2016: Earl Slick Talks Bowie and Station To Station He's played with David #Bowie, John #Lennon, Yoko #Ono Band, The New York Dolls...and now the legendary Earl Slick chats to CAT about his Station To Station tour and an illustrious career spanning over 40 years. #EarlSlick #rock #blues

Duration:00:12:46

16: The one with Europe's Mic Michaeli

3/29/2015
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March 2015: I caught up with rocker's Europe in Norwich on their latest tour. Mic Michaeli chats to me about the rock 'n' roll circus, the band's journey in a musical universe and their latest album War of Kings. #EuropeTheBand #MicMichaeli #pop #rock

Duration:00:12:04