The Road Is Long: The Hollies Story

Sunday, 21 June 2015, 14:03 | Category : Hollies, Interview
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Jason Barnard speaks to Brian Southall, author of ‘The Road Is Long: The Hollies Story’.  With exclusive guest interviews and contributions from band members including Graham Nash, this new biography re-evaluates The Hollies place in the history of popular music: http://thestrangebrew.co.uk/allan-clarke-hollies-microsite/the-road-is-long-the-hollies-story

Allan Clarke – Would You Believe?

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 19:24 | Category : Hollies
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As the lead singer of one of the greatest bands of all time, The Hollies, Allan Clarke sang and, in many cases,  wrote the songs that defined the sixties and seventies. However, he also carved out a critically acclaimed solo career and his new ‘Sideshow’ solo collection repackages many of those great recordings. It’s clear that to fully appreciate […]

Allan Clarke Part 2

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 19:11 | Category : Hollies
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In the final installment of two landmark podcasts, Allan Clarke former lead singer of The Hollies, talks about his incredible career to The Strange Brew’s Jason Barnard. The second show takes us from 1969 to the present day with extensive coverage of Allan’s solo career as well as more Hollies hits and gems. Jon Brion […]

Allan Clarke Part 1

Sunday, 30 March 2014, 15:09 | Category : Hollies
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In the first of two landmark podcasts, Allan Clarke former lead singer of The Hollies, talks about his incredible career to The Strange Brew’s Jason Barnard. The first show takes us through the Clarke, Hicks and Nash Years as well playing two choice cuts from his excellent solo collection, Sideshow on RPM/Cherry Red.  Allan Clarke – […]

The Hollies

The Strange Brew pays tribute to the timeless harmonies and songwriting talents of The Hollies through a choice selection of tracks written, covered and/or played by the Mancunian legends. The Hollies – Schoolgirl (The Hollies At Abbey Road 1966 To 1970, EMI, 1998 rec 1967) The Everly Brothers – Signs That Will Never Change (Two Yanks in England, […]