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July 5, 2020 Trailers

72: The one about CATtales

In this series of revealing interviews, journalist Cat tells tales about influential musicians who have been at the heart of the …

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July 2, 2020 Rock

71: The one with James Toseland

Two-time World Superbike Champion and former MotoGP rider, James Toseland, admits that it’s a long was to the top if you want to …

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June 29, 2020 Rock

70: The one with Black Star Riders' Ricky Warwick

Ricky Warwick is the ‘lad’ from Northern Ireland who got to walk in his hero’s shoes, even though he refuses to admit he wears th…

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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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June 21, 2020 Alternative

68: The one with Matthew Ferraro

Matthew Ferraro’s written, arranged and produced original music for Academy Award winning films like The Insider and The Incredib…

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June 18, 2020 Rock

67: The one with Suzi Quatro

When Suzi Quatro burst onto the music scene in 1973 there were almost no women in rock and certainly none who played bass, sang l…

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June 11, 2020 Heavy Metal

66: The one with Saxon's Biff Byford

With a career spanning over 40 years, Saxon have established themselves among Europe's greatest metal acts. Touring regularly, th…

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June 5, 2020 Rock

65: The one with John Coghlan's Quo

Little did drummer John Coghlan know when that he joined Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in the newly-formed band The Spectres b…

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June 4, 2020 Rock

64: The one with Blurred Vision's Sepp Osley

In this show I’m joined by Sepp Osley, frontman and co-founder of progressive rock band Blurred Vision the week in which their se…

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June 3, 2020 Folk

63: The one with Martin Simpson

Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Martin Simpson is hailed as the hardest working man in folk music and, after years …

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May 28, 2020 Folk

62: The one with Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger is totally unique. A singer of traditional Anglo-American songs, she has carved a special niche for herself on both …

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May 25, 2020 Rock

61: The one with Deep Purple’s Glenn Hughes

This tale is about a true rock original. He’s a vocalist, bassist, a songwriter and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.  No…

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May 21, 2020 Alternative Punk

60: The one with Toyah Willcox

My guest today really needs no introduction. She’s appeared in the 1978 film Jubilee, and Quadrophenia the following year. Her…

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May 18, 2020 Rock

59: The one with Dire Straits' John Illsley

With over 100 million albums, four Grammies, three Brits, an Ivor Novello Award and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of F…

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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 13, 2020 Blues Rock

57: The one with Whitesnake’s Bernie Marsden

This tale is about one of the best rock-blues guitarist of his generation. It starts with a boyhood dream and ends with him playi…

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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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