Roger Cook

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 19:29 | Category : Podcasts
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One of the greatest songwriters of all time, Roger Cook ‘the man of 1000 hits’, talks to Jason Barnard about key tracks from his 50 year career. The Fortunes – You’ve Got Your Troubles (Single A-side, Decca, 1965) David and Jonathan – Michelle (Single A-side, Columbia, 1966) David and Jonathan – Lovers Of The World […]

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

The Chemistry Set

Monday, 27 October 2014, 19:25 | Category : Podcasts
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Take a psychedelic musical trip with Dave McLean of The Chemistry Set steered by Strange Brew host Jason Barnard. The Chemistry Set – Love or Confusion (Elapsed Memories EP, Fruits de Mer, 2014) Traffic – Dear Mr Fantasy (Mr. Fantasy, Island, 1967) The Hush – Grey (Single B-side to Elephant Rider, Fontana, 1968) The Factory – […]

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 – […]