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    Alan Rankine on Retropopic Radio

    Alongside great tracks, including 7 from The Associates, Alan Rankine music maker in The Associates talks with Neil Saint about life within, and on from, his partnership with vocalist Bill (y) McKenzie in the group. How did Alan become the…

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    The Associates on Retropopic Radio

    Alongside five great songs, including three by The Associates on ‘Fourth Drawer Down’ and three from hit album ‘Sulk’. in this program  Neil Saint talks with musician Alan Rankine about those early releases as momentum builds as well as the…

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    Genesis on Retropopic Radio

    Neil Saint  talks with musician Steve Hackett about his experiences in Genesis leading up to the making of the album, as well as his musical contributions to the album. Neil asks “What did Steve seek to bring to Genesis? Which…

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    Salad Days on Retropopic Radio

    Alongside 13 iconic tracks from the 20th century Neil Saint  listens to singer Wayne Hussey tell the story of his ‘Salad Days’ to the point he forms The Mission. Neil asks  “What was his relationship like with his parents? How…

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    Gil Scott Heron on Retropopic Radio

    Alongside the music of Gil Scott Heron, MC5, John Lennon, Charlie Parker, The Clovers & John’s own words set to music, in this broadcast Neil Saint  talks with the legendary poet John Sinclair. Neil asks “How does John remember his…

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    Pioneer Soundtracks on Retropopic Radio

    Alongside tracks from the album, musician Anthony Reynolds talks to Neil Saint about his earliest days in music, focusing in on the music he made with Jack on their first album ‘Pioneer Soundtracks’ a buried treasure from 1996. What are…

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    Norma Jean Wright on Retropopic Radio

    Neil Saint talks with singer and the first lady in Chic, Norma Jean Wright! How does Norma Jean remember her childhood in Ohio? When did she decide she wanted to be a singer? What are her memories of singing in…

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    Status Quo Frontman on Retropopic Radio

    Neil Saint says “It’s rare that you have to ‘pull information out of artists’ but my memory of this almost 2 hour conversation was that Francis was so chatty that he hardly had time to get his questions out! As…

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    Pat Fish Talks with Retropopic Radio

    Alongside seven great songs, including three from the album, in this musical episode Neil Saint talks with musician Pat Fish about each of the tracks on Eno’s second solo album. Why was Pat initially disappointed by the album? How was…