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INTERVIEW: Jonathan Antoine

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Jonathan Antoine, an English classically trained tenor, chats with Kevin Cooper about coming runner up to Pudsey in Britain’s Got Talent, ending his partnership with Charlotte Jaconelli, spending Christmas with his family and the release of his latest album Christmasland.Jonathan Antoine ...
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ALBUM REVIEW: JONATHAN ANTOINE – CHRISTMASLAND

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Many will remember Jonathan Antoine as one half of a duo who came second in the sixth series of Britain’s Got Talent, behind Ashleigh and Pudsey, a dancing dog. But that did not stop him and Charlotte Jaconelli from releasing two very successful albums.In 2014 he decided to pursue a solo career an ...
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INTERVIEW: Paul Cook

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Paul Cook, English songwriter and drummer with The Professionals and previously with the Sex Pistols chats with Kevin Cooper about whether the Sex Pistols will ever perform together again, The Professionals’ second album What In The World, the release of three EPs and next year’s tour of the ...
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ALBUM REVIEW: THE QUESTIONNAIRES – ATLANTIC RIDGE

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 Having taken a break from the music industry to pursue other projects, The Questionnaires are back with a new twelve track album titled Atlantic Ridge. Hailing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Jane Wade and Steve Hall have written songs whose lyrics encapsulate general facets of modern life. And havi ...
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INTERVIEW: Dave Hemingway

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Dave Hemingway, (seen here second from the left), an English musician and songwriter, chats with Kevin Cooper about the good times with The Beautiful South, playing the main stage at Glastonbury, leaving The South, his new band Sunbirds and the release of their debut album, Cool To Be Kind. Read more →

ALBUM REVIEW: SUNBIRDS – COOL TO BE KIND

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 Dave Hemingway’s musical journey began when he learnt to play the drums at school and since then he has never looked back. Sharing lead vocals with Paul Heaton in The Housemartins, the duo then went on to form The Beautiful South in 1988. When that band split in 2007 he and Heaton went their ...
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ALBUM REVIEW: AC/DC – POWER UP

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In 1980 AC/DC released Back In Black, arguably the loudest album of its time. But also at that time the band were mourning their departed singer Bon Scott whilst at the same time introducing their new Geordie front man, Brian Johnson. Back In Black remains one of the biggest selling studio albums ev ...
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ALBUM REVIEW: VERA LYNN – KEEP SMILING THROUGH

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In 2015 Dame Vera Lynn was not well enough to attend the 70th anniversary celebrations of VE Day but this year our Forces Sweetheart was there in spirit when on 8th November communities of care home residents across the UK, united in isolation, joined in a virtual mass sing along of We’ll Meet Aga ...
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ALBUM REVIEW: KING KING – MAVERICK

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With a new line up and their own independent record label, the British blues rock band King King have surpassed themselves with what is undoubtedly the best album of 2020.Whilst 2017’s Exile & Grace was critically acclaimed, this ten track offering simply called Maverick is brilliant. With Jon ...
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INTERVIEW: Alan Nimmo

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Alan Nimmo, lead singer, songwriter and guitarist with rock blues band King King, chats with Kevin Cooper about their live show at The Berkeley Studio in Glasgow, working with his new line up, presenting Rock & Pop With Alan Nimmo on Paisley FM 107.5 and the release of their latest album, Mav ...
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