Pop Episodes

Nov. 10, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Aug. 25, 2013

1: The one with Cornershop's Ben Ayres

One from the analogue vault. This is another from my archive of old analogue recordings, a short chat with Cornershop's Ben Ay…

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