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Episode 57- Dean Friedman

Derek and Kieran are joined by Dean Friedman. Dean is a singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist who resides in New York. Dean first marked his entry into pop consciousness with the Top 20 chart success of his infectious hit single, Ariel, a quirky irresistible pop song about a free spirited, pot-smoking, vegetarian Jewish girl in…

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Episode 56 – Chesney Hawkes

Kieran and Derek are joined by Chesney Hawkes. Chesney is a singer, songwriter and occasional actor who was propelled to great heights with his hit single, “The One and Only” which was one of the most successful releases of the entire 1990’s and the song continues to top ‘Best pop song of the nineties’ polls….

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Episode 55 – Fish

Derek and Kieran are joined by Derek William Dick, better known as FISH who is a Scottish singer-songwriter and actor. He achieved prominence as the lead singer and lyricist of the neo-progressive rock band Marillion from 1981 until 1988. In his solo career he has explored contemporary pop and traditional folk and rock. Let Christy…

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Episode 54 – Peter Cunnah

Derek and Kieran are delighted to be joined by singer and songwriter Peter Cunnah.Performing is intertwined into the DNA of Peter Cunnah. The Derry native always had a strong draw to all things music. In this weeks episode we delve into the roots of this passion for songwriting and what inspires him. With the troubles…

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Episode 53 – Pat Sharp

Kieran and Derek are joined by the pop culture icon Pat Sharp. Pat is known for his DJ work on BBC Radio 1 and Capital FM. Pat also has a host of TV work including being the face of SKY when it launched in the 1980’s with Sky Trax and the classic, The Great Video…

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Episode 52 – Eddi Reader

Derek and Kieran are delighted to be joined by Eddi Reader. Eddi grew up on the tenement streets in Glasgow where music played a huge part in daily life. From busking, touring Europe and then playing the Old Grey Whistle Test with Gang Of Four, Eddi was building her reputation as a talented and unique…

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Episode 51 – Catherine Mary Stewart

Kieran and Derek are joined by actor Catherine Mary Stewart to discuss her roles in iconic 80’s movies and much more. Catherine Mary Stewart’s career has spanned over a period of 30 years, and over 50 different productions from film to television to theater, in the U.K., Europe, the Middle East, Canada and the United…

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Episode 50 – Neil Conti

Derek and Kieran are joined for our 50th episode by the brilliant Neil Conti. As a member of the outstanding Prefab Sprout and subsequently the drummer of choice for countless sessions and shows around the world, Neil has finally settled into the inevitable role of producer and collaborator. He has contributed to a number of…

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Episode – 49 Simon Bartholomew

Kieran and Derek are joined by the funk master Simon Bartholomew from The Brand New Heavies. Simon Bartholomew is one of the icons British Acid Jazz (or Jazz-Funk). Bartholomew has the unique look that encompasses all things retro, his stylish fashion sense is unique and gives us an insight into the inspirational acts that shaped his…

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Episode 48 – Alex Lowe

Derek and Kieran are joined by Alex Lowe. Fresh from his hilarious performance as the royal corespondent on the finale of This Time with Alan Partridge.  Alex is a popular actor with a unique sense of humor. Lowe is famous for his pseudonyms Barry from Watford and Clinton Baptiste, and he has appeared in numerous…

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