Podcast 384 – does every act have a gimmick?

In which we’re joined by old pal Kate Mossman who’s had a colourful encounter with Tom Jones, we look at the legal battle for Nirvana’s logo and the bands who sell more t-shirts than records, we’re convinced we know why the England Squad don’t make football singles any more, we dig out some surely bank-busting white labels and play a round of Hip Hop Star or Character From A ’60s Comic?

Kate’s terrific piece about Tom Jones in the New Statesman …
https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/music-theatre/2021/04/tom-jones-interview-i-wanted-be-man-desperately

Word In Your Ear is back and in the great outdoors, tickets here …
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-word-in-the-park-a-summer-afternoon-of-socially-distanced-storytelling-tickets-152091141699

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