Pop Episodes

Dec. 18, 2020 Pop

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 Pop

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 Pop

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 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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