Strange Roads – The Action’s Rolled Gold

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 20:28 | Category : 1967, Podcasts
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As the world marvels at the 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper, it’s time to shine a light on George Martin’s other protégés, The Action. Their legendary ‘Rolled Gold’ demo material recorded in late 1967 and early 1968 has been lovingly dusted off and remoulded for 2017 by US group Sidewalk Society on ‘Strange Roads: The […]

Alison O’Donnell

Monday, 12 June 2017, 18:34 | Category : Podcasts
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Alison O’Donnell, former singer for acid folk legends Mellow Candle talks to Jason Barnard about her life in music, including forthcoming solo album Climb Sheer The Fields Of Peace on Mega Dodo. Alison O’Donnell – An Empire In Its Glory (Climb Sheer The Fields Of Peace, MegaDodo, 2017) Mellow Candle – Feeling High (Single A-side, SNB, 1968) Mellow […]

Barry Ryan

Monday, 17 April 2017, 20:57 | Category : Leeds, Podcasts
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In a rare podcast interview singer Barry Ryan talks to Jason Barnard about his greatest hits and rarities. Paul and Barry Ryan – Don’t Bring Me Your Heartaches (Single A-side, Decca, 1965) Paul and Barry Ryan – I Love How You Love Me (Single A-side, Decca, 1966) Paul and Barry Ryan – Keep It Out […]

Simon Nicol – Fairport Convention

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 20:08 | Category : Podcasts
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Fairport Convention’s founder member Simon Nicol talks about Fairport’s new album 50:50@50 and classic tracks from the band’s 50 year catalogue. Eleanor’s Dream (50:50@50, Matty Grooves, 2017) Lord Marlborough (live) (50:50@50, Matty Grooves, 2017) Meet On The Ledge (Single A-side, Island, 1968) Who Knows Where The Times Goes (BBC Radio 1 Session, 4 February 1969) […]

Garland Jeffreys

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 20:29 | Category : Podcasts
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The music industry’s best kept secret Garland Jeffreys, gives a career spanning interview with Jason Barnard. Garland Jeffreys – Schoolyard Blues (14 Steps to Harlem, Luna Park, 2017) Garland Jeffreys – Wild In The Streets (Single A-side, Atlantic, 1973) Garland Jeffreys – Lon Chaney (Garland Jeffreys, Atlantic, 1973) Lou Reed – You Wear It Well […]

Jim McCarty

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 20:09 | Category : Podcasts
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Jim McCarty, legendary Yardbirds drummer and songwriter, talks about the re-release of the lost gem of album that he made as part of Shoot, alongside music from The Yardbirds, Renaissance and much more. Shoot – The Neon Life (On The Frontier, EMI, 1973) The Yardbirds – I’m A Man (Five Live Yardbirds, Columbia, 1964) The Yardbirds – Heartful of […]