Music Heritage UK Podcast

Music Heritage UK Podcast

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Music Heritage UK is a charity which exists to pr…
Special Report: Save the George Tavern Update
Nov 2 • 16 min
We return to the George Tavern for a special report on the Music Heritage UK backed campaign to save the East London listed building, and (most importantly!) grassroots music venue, from inappropriate property development.
It’s Only Rock and Roll - The Zombies
Sep 26 • 28 min
Music Heritage UK meets Rod Argent of The Zombies in the latest instalment of our podcast series It’s Only Rock and Roll. Rod shares stories around unleashing an unexpected hit, breaking America, splitting up early on… and reuniting the Zombies in later…
LONDON CALLING - Royal Albert Hall’s pop history
Feb 7 • 56 min
Music Heritage UK meets Suzanne Keyte of the Royal Albert Hall for a behind the scenes peak at its illustrious pop history… featuring The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, banning the The Who and lots more.
It’s Only Rock and Roll - Ricky Tick Club
Dec 8, 2016 • 33 min
Music Heritage UK meets the DJ of the iconic Ricky Tick Club, Martin Fuggles to discuss the role they played in the early careers of acts like the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd and Cream. The iconic 1960s club was held at venues across the…
It’s Only Rock and Roll - George Underwood
Nov 2, 2016 • 41 min
We met with George Underwood to discuss creating iconic artwork, his friendship with David Bowie, and his brief career making music as Calvin James.
LONDON CALLING - Tales of Extreme Fandom: The Kinks
Sep 7, 2016 • 26 min
Music Heritage UK drops in on the fans celebrating the music and times of The Kinks at the Clissold Arms - the pub where the Davies brothers first played live - the night before the annual gathering in London, The Kinks Konvention.
It’s Only Rock and Roll - The Last Great Event: Isle of Wight 1970
Aug 29, 2016 • 62 min
Ray Foulk, founder and organiser of the original Isle of Wight Festivals speaks to us about the 1970 festival which saw 250,000 descend onto the Island for a weekend of music, and his new book, ‘The Last Great Event’.
LONDON CALLING - Opening Hendrix’s Home
Mar 4, 2016 • 40 min
We go behind the scenes at the new permanent Hendrix exhibition in his former home in Brook Street, Mayfair with the Handel & Hendrix in London museum.
LONDON CALLING - Soho in the ’50s - Coffee bars, jazz clubs and early rock ‘n roll
Jan 28, 2016 • 47 min
We explore Soho’s late ’50s musical history - from coffee bars to jazz clubs - with Back in the Days Walks.
LONDON CALLING - Eel Pie Island - A passport to Eelpiland
Oct 7, 2015 • 29 min
We meet up with Michele Whitby of the Eel Pie Island Museum for a look at the rich popular music history of this small island on the Thames.
LONDON CALLING - Camden (Ep3) - Camden Town: Birthplace of Britpop
Aug 5, 2015 • 35 min
London Calling returns to Camden where we meet up with Alison Wise, tour guide on the ‘Rock n Roll Camden Walking Tour’, to explore the locations which helped make Camden Town the epicentre of Britpop and the birthplace of the last major mainstream…
It’s Only Rock and Roll - Stealing Bob Dylan from Woodstock and the Isle of Wight Festival 1969
Jun 17, 2015 • 55 min
Music Heritage UK presents the first of a new podcast series ‘It’s Only Rock and Roll’ featuring an interview with Ray Foulk, organiser of the Isle of Wight Festivals in 1968, 69 and 70. He spoke to us about organising some of the first major festivals in…
LONDON CALLING - Camden (Ep2) - The Future of Denmark Street
Apr 1, 2015 • 30 min
London Calling returns to the Borough of Camden as we meet up with Henry Scott-Irvine who is campaigning to Save Denmark Street from over-zealous property development and give this historic street a proud musical future too.
Special Report - Squatting to save Denmark Street
Jan 28, 2015 • 10 min
We met with the squatters who have moved into the site of the old 12 bar Club on Denmark Street, aka London’s ‘Tin Pan Alley’. They’re protesting plans to redevelop the street.
LONDON CALLING - Camden (Ep1) - The Roundhouse
Oct 14, 2014 • 25 min
London Calling turns its attention to Camden as we meet up with Roundhouse Chief Executive and Artistic Director, Marcus Davey OBE, for a tour of this iconic Camden venue’s history and heritage.
LONDON CALLING - Islington (Ep3) - Rainbow Theatre
Aug 4, 2014 • 27 min
Music Heritage UK presents its final podcast on the popular music heritage of the London borough of Islington. This episode focuses on the Rainbow Theatre in Finsbury Park which for a decade was London’s most famous rock venue. Featuring an interview with…
SPECIAL REPORT: Save The George Tavern
Feb 5, 2014 • 15 min
The George Tavern is under threat from property developers! This historic East London music venue and pub which is over 600 years old has hosted concerts and events for the likes of Nick Cave, Plan B, John Cooper Clarke, Babyshambles, and even Sir Roger…
LONDON CALLING - Islington (Ep 2) - Midnight Special
Nov 23, 2013 • 24 min
Music Heritage UK presents the second of our podcasts on the popular music heritage of the London borough of Islington. This episode focuses on the ‘Midnight Special’ gig at Screen on the Green cinema in Angel which took place in 1976. Featuring the Sex…
LONDON CALLING - Islington (Ep 1) - Joe Meek
Nov 18, 2013 • 21 min
Music Heritage UK presents the first of three podcasts on the popular music heritage of the London borough of Islington. Focusing on the life and times of pioneering record producer Joe Meek - who built what many consider to be the world’s first home…