CATtales

Twice award-nominated ~ 5 star-rated ~ chat-show podcast

Cat brings you backstage tales with influential musicians about music, life, and their own personal journeys. If you’re new to the show, take a listen to what’s it’s all about or catch one of the latest episodes…

Sept. 11, 2021

102: The one with Dean Friedman

American singer-songwriter Dean Friedman first entered into the international pop consciousness in 1977 with the Top 20 chart success of his infectious hit single, Ariel.  And before anyone could attach the label ‘one hit wonder’, Dean scored again with the release of his follow up album, “Well, Well,” Said the Rocking Chair, and hit singles, Lucky Stars, Lydia, Rocking Chair, McDonald’s Girl and Woman Of Mine.  Dean has has since become known as a songwriter par excellence and has compos…

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July 1, 2021

101: The one with The Icicle Works' Ian McNabb

Mercury-nominated and The Icicle Works frontman, Ian McNabb has done it all.  The band’s 1984 debut album, The Icicle Works, brought them Top 40 chart success in both the UK and US, and Ian has also maintained a highly prolific solo career working with Waterboys, Ringo Starr, Crazy Horse, Peter Buck, Lightning Seeds, and Jason Falkner amongst others. Speaking from his home in Liverpool Ian is delightful company as we discuss long musical career and whether he’s describing a song from 35 y…

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June 17, 2021

100: The other one about CATtales

CATtales reaches 100….and aren’t we looking good on it! Cat celebrates 100 episodes.

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May 31, 2021

99: The one with John Waite

From The Babys in the 70s via 80s solo smash ‘Missing You’ to the release of a stunning new album, John Waite is not stopping.  In a career spanning over four decades, John has written, recorded and amassed a back-catalogue of musical treasures and now unleashes Wooden Heart – Acoustic Anthology to remind us of his talent as he weaves ‘that’ voice through a stripped-back collection of songs.

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About the Host

CAT

An accomplished journalist, Cat’s words and images have appeared extensively in offline press, online media, and radio.

Cat hosted a weekly radio show on The Feel Network and on Galaxie Radio. She has produced radio and podcast shows for Siren FM, Endeavour Radio FM and Ashwood Music, and Cat herself has been interviewed as an award-winning PR & Journalist on Star Radio FM and Radio Gets Wild. CATtales interviews have also been broadcast on CMR Nashville Radio and Deep Red Radio.

Cat has written features, reviews and interviews for many magazine including; Get Rhythm, Fatea, and Deep Red as well as penning a monthly music column for Fine City and Norfolk On My Mind Magazines. As well as CATtales, Cat has also hosted a podcast interviewing influential business people entitled CAT Business Show.

And the show isn’t over yet...