Lockdown interviews – March to August 2020

While the world is taking drastic measures to combat the Coronavirus, the radio studio from which we broadcast our weekly show is closed, but that doesn’t stop us from continuing our interviews with some of the world’s best-known musicians and industry professionals, as well as new local talent.

Below are all of the people we have chatted to since lockdown came into force, along with the links below each name to hear their interview in full on our Mixcloud account.

Gary Fletcher, bassist with The Blues Band

Duke Fakir from The Four Tops

Alan Warner from The Foundations

David Paton from Pilot

Jeff Bannister

Gordy Marshall, drummer with The Moody Blues

Gordon Haskell

Ricky Ross

Romeo from The Magic Numbers

Tom Toomey

Jason from Little Red Kings

Allan Clarke from The Hollies

Martin Brammer from Kane Gang

Stephen Tow, music historian and author

Greg Kane from Hue & Cry

Nicky Chinn, one half of Chinn & Chapman

Nick from Vega

Adam Norman from Future Fires

Shel Talmy, American record producer, songwriter and arranger

Donal Gallagher, brother and manager of Rory Gallagher

Denise Pearson from Five Star

Dennis DeYoung from Styx

Jamie Lawson

Caroline Stephens

Limahl, singer with Kajagoogoo and soloist

Lorna Rees

Vince Connolly

Judd Lander, record promoter

Ben Edwards

Mike Batt, record producer, songwriter, manager, and voice of The Wombles

Barry Ryan

Rachael Sage

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

Keith Airey, musician who has worked with Roger Taylor, Paul McCartney and Nigel Kennedy

Steve Allen

Alex White

David Courtney, singer-songwriter and record producer

Keith Harris

Graham J

Clark Datchler

Phil Gregory

Graham Dee

Ronnie Platt

Marty Wilde

Colin Hare from Honeybus

Don Airey

Steve Hackett

Ian Donaldson

David Fenton