Podcast 326 – the Sony Walkman’s 40th birthday and how Astrid Kirchherr invented Indie

In which we update the Pink Floyd wars, remember launching Q and marinade in the calming qualities of Lee Sklar’s lockdown bass adventures.

Lee Sklar – on bass guitar!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSNv41kVJs0

Curt Smith and daughter …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSf5-TelBuw

Astrid Kirchherr’s portraits of the Beatles …
https://www.invaluable.com/artist/kirchherr-astrid-4euya6a1cw/sold-at-auction-prices/

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Podcast 325 – Fairport’s momentous year and the curious tale of the Beatles-busting Sgt ‘Nobby’ Pilcher

In which we play the Stack Waddy game, ponder the fate of live rock and roll and investigate the B-side that gave Joan Jett a career and “the power ballad that ended the Cold War”.

The Arrows’ I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AT_Pbtyid0

Pyewackett – they exist!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaiU4OAnf-o

Scorpions’ Wind Of Change …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4RjJKxsamQ

Little Richard …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cj059o9OwqY

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Podcast 324 – How to impersonate Roy Orbison and other pop parlour games

In which we get Alexa to play Stack Waddy, Carly Simon meets James Bond, we wonder if girls make passes at rock stars in glasses, and remember Millie, Dave Greenfield, Florian Schneider and the first edition of the Face.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s Kitchen Disco …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cpr0kvlQpx0

John Fogerty’s back garden …
https://www.loudersound.com/news/marshmallows-a-golden-retriever-and-a-view-john-fogerty-raises-the-bar-on-lockdown-videos

Doobie Brothers in lockdown …
https://www.ktlo.com/2020/05/04/watch-doobie-brothers-members-virtually-perform-black-water-with-fans-while-in-lockdown/

Bugger Off by Stack Waddy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbBxhbAOdPY

The Stranglers’ version of Walk On By with stunning Dave Greenfield keyboard solo …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqfqVDHNW6c

Meryl Streep (aged 16) at Shea Stadium …
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=x6aNSHLg18Y

Creedence Clearwater playing I Put A Spell On You …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeXqtzusIU0

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