Pop Episodes

Nov. 21, 2020 Pop

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 Pop Rock

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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June 24, 2020 Folk Pop

69: The one with Judie Tzuke

In 1977 when singer-songwriter Judie Tzuke signed to Elton John’s Rocket label, she couldn’t imagine that over 40 years later she…

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May 17, 2020 Pop

58: The one with Anne Nolan

Once the biggest selling girl groups in the world, the Nolan Sisters performed in stadiums internationally, were the opening act …

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May 8, 2020 Pop

56: The one with Chesney Hawkes

In this edition, I call stateside to catch up with the fabulous, one and only, Chesney Hawkes. Chesney shot to fame when he wo…

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April 23, 2020 Blues Pop Rock

55: The one with Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets’ Guy Pratt

He’s the self-confessed Ronnie Corbett of the bass-playing world and, with a career in the music industry spanning almost 40 year…

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Feb. 4, 2018 Pop

44: The one with The Marmalade's Sandy Newman

In this edition I catch up with Sandy Newman, lead-singer and guitarist of pop sensation of the 60/70s The Marmalade. The Marm…

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Nov. 10, 2017 Alternative Folk Pop

42: The one with John Otway

It’s exactly 40 years since John Otway’s now legendary appearance on The Old Grey Whistle Test with Wild Willy Barrett with gymna…

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Sept. 27, 2017 Pop

40: The one with The Kinks’ Ian Gibbons

The Kinks are recognised as one of the most important and influential British groups of all time, with millions of record sales a…

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Sept. 9, 2017 Pop

39: The one with The Roulettes’ Bob Henrit

Today on the line I’m joined by drummer Bob Henrit who has quite a few tales to tell! Ivor Novello Award winner and Hall of Fa…

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Aug. 23, 2017 Alternative Pop Rock

37: The one with The Jesus And Mary Chain's Jim Reid

The Jesus and Mary Chain have been back in the studio for the first time in 2 decades facing the difficulties of recording togeth…

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Aug. 22, 2017 Pop

36: The one with Chas & Dave's Chas Hodges

I have a rabbit with rockney legend Chas Hodges. As one half of Chas & Dave, he wrote and recorded exceptionally witty songs abou…

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April 28, 2016 Alternative Blues Pop

26: The one with The New York Doll’s Earl Slick

Earl Slick Talks Bowie and Station To Station. He's played with David Bowie, John Lennon, Yoko Ono Band, The New York Dolls…an…

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Sept. 21, 2013 Pop

13: The one with Marillion’s Fish

Fish out of water, not! Ex-Marillion frontman Fish has been through the mill in recent years but even divorce and throat surge…

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Aug. 28, 2013 Alternative Pop

4: The one with The Teardrop Explodes’ Julian Cope

One from the analogue vaults. After The Teardrop Explodes finally did explode in 1983, Julian Cope continued to beguile audien…

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