Pop Episodes

Jan. 28, 2022

108: The one with Tight Fit’s Steve Grant and Denise Waterman

Anyone living in 1982 couldn’t possible avoid signing, no dancing (well in my case anyway), to the iconic tune The Lion Sleeps To…

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Nov. 22, 2021

105: The one with Rozalla

Dance anthem Everybody’s Free is the defining song of the 90s peaking at No.6 in the UK, selling more than 6 million copies, and …

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Nov. 17, 2021

104: The one with Love Affair's Steve Ellis

Steve Ellis is the Great White of soul singers who fronted 60’s mod, pop, soul group Love Affair best remembered for their stunni…

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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 suc…

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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, b…

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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.  …

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May 4, 2021

98: The one with Bonnie Tyler

Power ballad queen Bonnie Tyler is proving that The Best Is Yet to Come still with a vibrant new album brimming with the same dra…

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April 21, 2021

97: The one with Hazel O'Connor

I have a virtual girls nights in with one of life’s true survivors. Award-winning singer-songwriter Hazel O’Connor rose to fam…

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March 22, 2021

95: The one with Petula Clark

There are stars and then there are superstars. And my guest today is nothing short of a superstar.  Petula Clark is one of the…

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Feb. 6, 2021

91: The one with Beautiful South's Dave Hemingway

Evolving from The Housemartins, whose impressive catalogue would keep any chart-watcher busy, The Beautiful South was almost ever…

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Dec. 18, 2020

88: The one with Marty Wilde

My guest today is one of music’s octogenarians. Music icon and MBE, Marty Wilde has just made headlines around the world for bein…

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Dec. 12, 2020

87: The one with Kajagoogoo's Limahl

Winning the hearts of a million teenagers in the 80s as the lead singer of synth-pop group Kajagoogoo, Limahl wowed us with debut…

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Dec. 3, 2020

86: The one with Right Said Fred

Multi-platinum award winning Right Said Fred are one of the UK’s most enduring pop exports.  Brothers Fred and Richard Fairbra…

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Nov. 21, 2020

85: The one with Badfinger's Bob Jackson

Badfinger is a band that has had more than its fair share of drama and tragedy over the years, to say the least!  With a histo…

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Nov. 8, 2020

84: The one with Katrina From The Waves

I’m Walking On Sunshine today with the musician who’s had a worldwide hit that that catapulted Katrina & The Waves to the forefro…

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