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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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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May 26, 2017

31: The one with Whiskey Myers' Cody Tate

This was a particularly poignant interview for me as it was recorded the day after the terrorist atrocities at the Ariana Grande …

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April 28, 2017

30: The one with Tali 'Icepack' Jackson

I’m joined on the telephone by blues drummer extraordinaire and veteran of the music business for over 50 years, Tali 'Icepack' J…

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March 14, 2017

29: The one with Stiff Little Fingers' Jake Burns

When the punk revolution took hold in the 70s, Stiff little Fingers were at the forefront of the movement along with the likes of…

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Feb. 19, 2017

28: The one with Anthrax's Frank Bello

I spend a little time with Anthrax bassist Frank Bello on the last UK date of the band’s Among The Kings tour. He chats to me abo…

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Feb. 14, 2017

27: The one with Thin Lizzy’s Marco Mendoza

There are some people who deserve to be in demand and bassist aficionado, Marco Mendoza, is one such person. He’s rocked the worl…

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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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March 29, 2015

25: The one with Europe's Mic Michaeli

I caught up with rocker's Europe in Norwich on their latest tour. Mic Michaeli chats to me about the rock 'n' roll circus, the ba…

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