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Episode 71 – Gerry Leonard

Derek and Kieran are thrilled to be joined by Gerry Leonard. Gerry is a musician and producer who hails from Dublin. We discuss the music scene of the 80’s in the fair city, moving to New York and ultimately recording and touring with David Bowie. Gerry’s partnership with Bowie produced three studio albums (Next Day,…

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Episode 70 – Bev Bevan & Joy Strachan

Derek and Kieran are delighted to be joined by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Bev Bevan. Bev has been a member of some of the most iconic bands in music history, from The Move to Electric Light Orchestra. We discuss the formation of The Move, one of the most influential bands of the…

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Episode 69 – Darryl Vidal

Derek and Kieran are joined by Darryl Vidal. The Karate Kid (1984) is one of the most iconic movies of the 80’s and we are delighted to be joined by Darryl who was pipped to a place in the All Valley Championships final by Johnny Lawrence from the Cobra Kai Dojo (BOO). We talk all…

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Episode 68 – Janne Schaffer

Kieran and Derek are feeling like a pair of Super Trooper’s as they are joined by Janne Schaffer to celebrate the release of the new studio album Voyage by ABBA. Janne is a Swedish songwriter and guitarist who has had huge solo success in his native Sweden but is better known as a session musician…

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Episode 67 – Betsy Baker

Derek and Kieran are joined by actor Betsy Baker. The Evil Dead (1981) is an iconic horror movie and launched the careers of director Sam Raimi and actor Bruce Campbell. Betsy played Linda the girlfriend of Ash who meets a grizzly demise in the cult classic. We discuss the making of the movie and reveal…

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Episode 66 – Lance Kerwin

Derek and Kieran are delighted to be joined by actor Lance Kerwin. The golden boy of 1970’s American TV Lance was a staple in many hit shows including, Little House on the Prairie, James at 15 along with movies such as The Loneliest Runner and The Boy Who Drank Too Much. However it would be…

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Episode 65 – John Williams

Kieran and Derek are joined by music producer and songwriter John Williams. John has worked with a stellar line up of music acts across all genres. It was great to hear the stories behind many of the most popular chart toppers we all know and love. John regaled us with tales from the music industry…

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Episode 64 – Will Sergeant

For this week’s episode Derek and Kieran are Joined by Will Sergeant founder and guitarist for Echo and the Bunnymen. Will has recently released his memoir, “Bunnyman”. The book is a no holds barred look at life in a working-class area on the suburbs of Liverpool. We discuss the influences and music Will was listening…

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Episode 63 – David Paton

Kieran and Derek are joined by David Paton who cut his musical teeth as a member of a young Bay City Rollers. David decided to part ways with the group and formed Pilot. This would lead to huge success with hits such as “Magic, January, Call Me Round and Just a Smile”. However success also…

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Episode 62 – Dave Hemingway

Derek and Kieran are joined by Dave Hemingway. Dave became a member of The Housemartins after replacing Hugh Whitaker on drums, we discuss the genius behind the video “Five Get Over Excited” which introduced Dave to the public as a member of the band. We also talk about the formation and outstanding back catalogue of…

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