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E91: John Simon on Janis Joplin + The Band + Van Morrison + Lillian Roxon

In the new episode of the Rock's Backpages Podcast, we welcome legendary producer, piano player and songwriter John...

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E90: John Harris on Britpop + McCartney audio + Charley Pride

In this episode we welcome The Guardian's John Harris into RBP's virtual cupboard to reminisce about his career as a...

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E89: Kandia Crazy Horse on Southern Rock + Little Richard

In this week's episode, we talk to the splendid Kandia Crazy Horse — Zooming in from her apartment in "high...

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E88: Mark Cooper on Neil Young + Jools Holland + Steve Van Zandt

In the new episode of the Rock's Backpages podcast, we welcome into RBP's cosy virtual cupboard the BBC's former Head...

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E87: Jez Butterworth on the Band + Dolly Parton + Perry Farrell

In this episode we welcome acclaimed playwright Jez (Jerusalem) Butterworth into RBP's virtual cupboard to talk...

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E86: Loraine Alterman on Detroit + Stevie Wonder + Elvis Costello

In this episode, Barney, Mark & Jasper welcome the great Loraine Alterman — live from New York City!...

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E85: Midge Ure on New Romantics + Van Halen + Mariah Carey audio

In this episode we invite James "Midge" Ure to talk us through his wonderfully convoluted career in a conversation...

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E84: Jude Rogers on Adele + Prince + Sonic Youth audio

In this week's episode, we welcome the wonderful Jude Rogers into RBP's very own Gridworld. Live from her native...

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E83: Stewart Lee on Robert Lloyd + Robert Wyatt + Ronald "Khalis" Bell

In this week's episode, we invite cult meta-comedian and out-there-music connoisseur Stewart Lee to discuss the new...

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E82: Vicki Wickham on Ready Steady Go + Dusty Springfield + Labelle + Morrissey

In this week's episode, Mark and Jasper are joined by the fabulous Vicki Wickham to chat all things pop and beyond,...

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E81: Alan McGee on Creation Records + Primal Scream + Oasis vs. Blur

In this episode, Barney & Jasper welcome the legendary Alan McGee into RBP's virtual cupboard. The Creation...

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E80: Mary Harron on New York Punk + Tom Verlaine audio + Peter Green R.I.P.

In this episode we welcome the wonderful Mary Harron, director of cult movies I Shot Andy Warhol and American Psycho....

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E79: Loyd Grossman, Rock Critic + Brian May audio + (Dixie) Chicks

In this episode we are joined by self-professed "failed musician" and pasta-sauce mogul Loyd Grossman, OBE, to wax...

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E78: Sheryl Garratt on rave culture + Terry Farley audio + the Streets

In this week's episode, we welcome former Face editor Sheryl Garratt into RBP's Zoomworld to ask her about rave and...

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E77: Geoff Travis on Rough Trade + Scritti Politti's Green Gartside

In this week's episode, we welcome legendary Rough Trade founder Geoff Travis into RBP's virtual cupboard. Averse to...

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E76: Gil Scott-Heron + Nina Simone + Public Enemy

In this week's episode, Mark, Barney and Jasper discuss the role music has played in expressing the pain and rage of...

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E75: Jonh Ingham's Grand Punk Railroad + John Peel audio + Lady Gaga

In this week's episode, we welcome the great Jonh Ingham into RBP's "virtual cupboard". In a fascinating...

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E74: Chris Blackwell's Island Records + Sparks + Remembering Phil May

In this week's episode, Mark, Barney & Jasper talk extensively about one of the great record labels — a hallowed...

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E73: James Fox on Keith Richards + Little Richard + Betty Wright + Pete Seeger

In this week's episode, we welcome special guest James Fox, author of 1982's bestselling White Mischief and the man...

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E72: Simon Witter on Kraftwerk + Rick Nelson audio + Lisa Verrico

In this week's episode of the RBP podcast, we pay tribute to Kraftwerk cofounder Florian Schneider, along with...

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