Episodes

Aug. 29, 2020

78: The one with Status Quo's Alan Lancaster

For 25 years, Alan Lancaster was bassist with one of the most successful rock bands of all time. A band he founded with school fr…

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Aug. 14, 2020

77: The one with the UK Subs' Steve Straughan

As a young boy growing up listening to The Sex Pistols and The Damned, Steve Straughan could only dream of being a member of his …

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Aug. 7, 2020

76: The other one with Pink Fairies' Lucas Fox

In this second tale of a two-part series, I chat more to founding member of Motorhead and current Pink Fairy, Lucas Fox.  We c…

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July 31, 2020

75: The one with Enuff Z'Nuff's Donnie Vie

When Enuff Z’Nuff finally did say enough’s enough to lead singer Donnie Vie, it looked like it was all over for the man who had s…

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July 24, 2020

74: The one with Motörhead and Pink Fairies' Lucas Fox

I call Paris and spend a very entertaining evening in the delightful company of Lucas Fox, co-founder of Motorhead, drummer with …

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July 12, 2020

73: The one with UK Sub's Alvin Gibbs

In this show, I call France to chat with one of punk’s true originals. He’s the bassist who toured with Iggy Pop, played in Cheap…

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July 5, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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