Episodes

April 23, 2020

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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April 18, 2020

54: The one with Motörhead’s Phil Campbell

We’re rockin’ the Covid-19 lockdown with a fresh series of interview and where better to start than with the mighty Motörhead. …

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May 3, 2019

53: The one with The Los Pacaminos’ Jamie Moses

Self-taught guitarist Jamie Moses has gone from playing US Air Force bases at the tender age of 13 to stadiums with Queen and Pau…

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Oct. 28, 2018

52: The one with Ben Holland

South Londoner Ben was busking at Waterloo underground when Joan Armatrading happened to pass by. Immediately impressed, she invi…

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Oct. 20, 2018

51: The one with Shalamar's Jeffrey Daniel

With classic songs like A Night To Remember, I Can Make You Feel Good, and There It Is, 80s soul band Shalamar sold over 25 milli…

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Sept. 15, 2018

50: The one with Pearl Handled Revolver

Pearl Handled Revolver have the blues or rather psychedelic, heavy rock, blues. And after four EPs, three studio albums, and thei…

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Sept. 12, 2018

49: The other one with The Members’ Nigel Bennett

True punks don’t age gracefully and Nigel Bennett, former Members member and current guitarist for the Vibrators, couldn’t care l…

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Sept. 10, 2018

48: The one with The Quireboys’ Paul Guerin

Guitarist Paul Guerin has been a major player on the international music scene for over twenty years. He’s played alongside Th…

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Sept. 7, 2018

47: The one with The Blockhead's Derek Hussey

This tale is about the frontman of one of the most iconic bands of the last 40 years. Best known for singles Hit Me With Your …

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Aug. 13, 2018

46: The one with Imagination's Leee John

With a career spanning over 36 years and with record sales in excess of over 30 million albums Imagination released many classic …

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July 25, 2018

45: The one with The Prodigy’s Gizz Butt

Gizz Butt became a household name in 1996 when he became lead guitarist with The Prodigy just as The Fat of The Land album became…

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Feb. 4, 2018

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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Dec. 14, 2017

43: The one with Some Kind of Illness

I chat with the hottest band to come out of #Manchester since Oasis. It’s contagious, it’s creating an epidemic, it caused by …

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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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Nov. 7, 2017

41: The one with Charlie Landsborough

British country and folk musician Charlie Landsborough started performing professionally in the 1970s but it wasn’t until he appe…

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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. 31, 2017

38: The one with Flesh For Lulu’s Michael Steed

Multi-instrumentalist Michael Steed has contributed bass, keyboards, and even penny whistle to some classic recordings as a full …

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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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July 21, 2017

35: The one with The Philistine’s David Donley

I’m joined by multi-instrumentalist and punk aficionado David Donley. He’s played with almost everyone who’s anyone as well as be…

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July 12, 2017

34: The one with No Direction’s Pete Honkamaki

The Vibrators bassist, Pete Honkamaki, joined the band in 2003 having previously played in Finnish three-piece No Direction and s…

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July 6, 2017

33: The one with The Members’ Nigel Bennett

Guitarist Nigel Bennett ripped up the rule book of the 70s London music scene auditioning for major bands including the Sex Pisto…

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July 5, 2017

32: The one with The Vibrators' John 'Eddie' Edwards

Amongst those bands at the forefront of the #punk movement of the 70s was The Vibrators’ with their seminal album Pure Mania infl…

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