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Artist stories and interviews behind some of the greatest music ever recorded

Artist stories and interviews behind some of the greatest music ever recorded
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Artist stories and interviews behind some of the greatest music ever recorded

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Don McLean

8/11/2019
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Don McLean reveals the stories behind his key tracks including American Pie, And I Love Her So and Vincent. For details of his U.S. & European tour visit donmclean.com Botanical Gardens (Botanical Gardens, BMG, 2018) When July Comes (Botanical Gardens, BMG, 2018) The Lucky Guy (Botanical Gardens, BMG, 2018) Castles In The Air (Single A-side, […]

Duration:01:39:39

Earl Slick

8/3/2019
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Earl Slick reflects on his time as guitarist for David Bowie, John Lennon and Ian Hunter in advance of a show with bandmate Glen Matlock on 10 August 2019 at the 229 Club, London. Glen Matlock – Speak Too Soon (Good To Go, Mighty Village Records, 2018) David Bowie – Young Americans (Single A-side, RCA […]

Duration:00:58:28

John Mayall

7/27/2019
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Blues legend John Mayall talks about key tracks from his career as he prepares to bring his 85th Anniversary Tour to the UK this autumn. John Mayall feat. Steven Van Zandt – It’s So Tough (Nobody Told Me, Forty Below, 2019) John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers – I’m Your Witchdoctor (Single A-side, Immediate, 1965) John […]

Duration:00:57:39

Tony Banks – Genesis

7/22/2019
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Tony Banks is one of the most successful songwriters and keyboardists in music history. Whilst the story of Genesis has been retold many times, his solo journey is less well known. As Esoteric Records releases “Banks Vaults”, a new boxed set of his solo work, in this podcast Jason Barnard speaks to Tony to hear […]

Duration:01:15:17

Marty Wilde

7/14/2019
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Marty Wilde talks about his lifetime in music 1957-2019 in this career spanning podcast interview. Endless Sleep (Single A-side, Philips, 1958) Donna (Radio Luxembourg version 1959) A Teenager In Love (Single A-side, Philips, 1959) Sea Of Love (Single A-side, Philips, 1959) Bad Boy (Single A-side, Philips, 1959) Jezebel (Single A-side, Philips, 1962) The Wilde Three […]

Duration:01:15:08

Bernard Fowler – The Rolling Stones

7/4/2019
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Bernard Fowler is a singer, songwriter, producer known by millions as the background singer and percussionist for The Rolling Stones. His new album ‘Inside Out’ uniquely interprets Rolling Stones tracks using a Beatnic style with a focus on their lyrics. Jason Barnard talks to Bernard to hear his musical story. For more information visit bernardfowler.com […]

Duration:01:31:26

Ric Lee – Ten Years After

6/27/2019
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Ric Lee of Ten Years After talks about his journey through the 1960s, culminating in the band’s legendary appearance at the Woodstock Festival. For more information on Ric’s new autobiography ‘From Headstocks to Woodstock: A Drummer’s Tale’ see ricleetya.com. The Ten Years After website has full details of the band’s current releases and live shows. […]

Duration:01:57:31

Dave Ball – Soft Cell

6/7/2019
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Dave Ball of Soft Cell picks a selection of his favourite tracks and highlights from the new Magick Mutants EP. This EP forms part of the limited edition official Soft Cell book: ‘To Show You I’ve Been There’ available from softcell.co.uk. Soft Cell – Science Fiction Stories (Magick Mutants EP, A Big Frock Rekord, 2019) […]

Duration:01:39:38

KT Tunstall

5/31/2019
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As KT Tunstall prepares for a summer of festival dates she talks to Jason Barnard about her musical journey. KT plays Cornbury Musical Festival on 6 July. For more information see also kttunstall.com Suddenly I See (Live In London March 2011, Live Here Now, 2011) Little Red Thread (WAX, Virgin, 2018) The Night That Bowie […]

Duration:00:55:34

Twink

5/29/2019
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Twink, a legendary figure in the English psychedelic movement talks to Jason Barnard about playing in groups including Tomorrow, Pretty Things, Pink Fairies and Stars with Syd Barrett. We also hear about his excellent solo work. For more information see: thinkpink50th.bandcamp.com Twink – Brand New Morning (Single A-side, Brand New Morning, 2019) The Pretty Things […]

Duration:01:25:05

John Helliwell – The Super Big Tramp Band

5/19/2019
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John Helliwell, saxophonist with Supertramp, The Alan Bown Set and Crème Anglaise talks about key tracks from his career. More information on John’s Super Big Tramp Band live shows are available at johnhelliwell.com Supertramp – Crime Of The Century (Crime Of The Century, A&M, 1974) The Alan Bown! – Toyland (Single A-side, MGM, 1967) Alan […]

Duration:01:46:05

Carl Palmer

5/16/2019
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Carl Palmer talks about highlights from his drumming career including tracks from the new Emerson, Lake & Palmer – The Anthology (1970-1998) – 4LP Box Set. Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Knife-Edge (Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Island, 1970) Craig – I Must Be Mad (Single A-side, Fontana, 1966) Chris Farlowe – My Way Of Giving […]

Duration:01:13:47

Steve Kilbey – The Church

5/12/2019
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Steve Kilbey of the Church talks about landmark album Starfish, pivotal tracks in the history of the band and signposts its future. Since recording The Church have cancelled their scheduled ‘Starfish’ 30th Anniversary shows in the UK this June due to unforeseeable circumstances in the form of a major injury to their drummer Tim Powles. […]

Duration:01:11:41

Nick Saloman – The Bevis Frond

4/28/2019
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Nick Saloman of The Bevis Frond talks about his favourite Frond tracks and material from other artists. The Bevis Frond – Enjoy (We’re Your Friends, Man, Fire Records 2018) The Bevis Frond – Johnny Kwango (The Leaving of London, Woronzow, 2011) The Flies – (I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone (Single A-side, Decca, 1966) Patto – […]

Duration:01:18:33

Bill Nelson – Be Bop Deluxe

4/25/2019
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Bill Nelson talks about his life in music, Be Bop Deluxe and his current solo work. More details on the new Be Bop Deluxe boxsets can be found at Cherry Red. Be Bop Deluxe – Maid In Heaven (Futurama, Harvest, 1975) Bill Nelson – Northern Dreamer (1957) (Northern Dream, Smile, 1971) Be Bop Deluxe – […]

Duration:01:28:56

Chris White – The Zombies

4/14/2019
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The Zombies Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Chris White, talks to Jason Barnard about his songwriting career. Listen to the stories behind the songs he wrote for The Zombies timeless Odessey and Oracle album, incredible unheard rarities from his new Chris White Experience Volume 1 collection and much more. The Chris White Experience […]

Duration:01:18:27

Marty Willson-Piper

4/12/2019
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Marty Willson-Piper, formerly of The Church and All About Eve, talks about key tracks from four decades of writing music. Listen to material from his brilliant new album as part of Noctorum – The Afterlife, and revered fifth solo album Hanging Out In Heaven, an LP seeing an exclusive vinyl release for Record Store Day […]

Duration:01:33:45

Clem Cattini

4/1/2019
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Legendary drummer Clem Cattini talks about the early days of the British rock and roll, his life of a session musician, and the stories behind the some of the best-known music of the past 60 years. Listen to a selection of his 42 No. 1 UK hit singles and an insight into his new book […]

Duration:01:07:19

Andy Gill – Gang of Four

3/21/2019
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Andy Gill tells the story behind landmark Gang of Four tracks from universally acclaimed debut LP Entertainment! to new album Happy Now. Hear about the creative process behind one of music’s most influential groups. All tracks are by Gang of Four unless stated: One True Friend (Happy Now, Gill Music, 2019) Change The Locks (Happy […]

Duration:01:17:19

Pete York

3/6/2019
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Pete York, former drummer for The Spencer Davis Group and Hardin & York, talks about key tracks from his career. Pete and his band will be playing many of these songs at the forthcoming Drum Legends show on 12 April at the Brighton Dome. The Spencer Davis Group – Keep On Running (Single A-side, Fontana, […]

Duration:01:17:25