Trumpets on Midday Jazz

Neil will include items from trumpet players Ruby Braff and Alex Welsh , the 1935 Benny Goodman band and some vocalists with Duke Ellington from the 1940’s and 50’s. Jack Teagarden was once asked about him on the Gary Moore

Founder of the Skids on Retropopic Radio

The Story Of The Skids – Part 2  Tune in at 9pm for Neil ‘s exclusive interview with vocalist and founding member Richard Jobson. Starting with the smash hit UK single ‘Masquerade’ this show covers material from the albums ‘Days

Celtic Music on the Tartan Show

Enjoy a diverse mix of Celtic folk music.  Plenty of new releases and old favourites. For your dairy: on 22/5 popular singer & gifted storyteller Lucy Wise will be in the studio to talk about her latest album & sing a song

Cryptic Rob on Midday Jazz

“Lazy bones”, it would take a landslide beyond the sea before your personality would improve.” Who you calling “lazy bones” Rob? If only we knew. Take heart because we’ve got Spike Jones, Gail Jones, Joe Henderson and Stacey Kent to

There Goes That Song Again with Brian

Tune in 2-4pm  But for a super special at 3pm, Brian is playing the final part of his 6-part “Special” featuring Australian singer Frank Ifield.  This week, Frank tells of performing at the Grand Ole Opry in the United States

When More PP Arnold Is Not Enough On Pop Rock

Robbie is still going on about P.P. Arnold -why? It must be good and this time P.P. will talk about touring with Ike & Tina Tuner, her early recording career where she became known as the ‘First Lady of Immediate.’ The “immediate”

Midday Jazz with Neil

Who was Erskine Hawkins and why is Neil talking about him? Find out when Neil play items from this swing band. Neil will also play some of the great mainstream sessions led by Buck Clayton in the 1950’s. READ MORE

The Skids Are Coming on Retropopic Radio

The Story of The Skids – Part 1 On Friday 4th May and Friday 11th May RETROPOPIC RADIO broadcasts the full story of influential Scottish ‘Post Punk’ band The Skids, through the eyes of an exclusive interview with vocalist and founder

Garlic and Mushrooms on Real World Gardener

 Want a delicous treat? Then tune in at  5pm – 6pm Are you feeling hungry? Ever wondered what to do with mushrooms? Find out in the Good Earth segment because we’re going mushroom picking, pickling and preserving, with Margaret Mossakowska from