Topics this week given a vigorous shakedown include … the magical story-telling of the late Tom T Hall, best-preserved ’80s rock stars, the construction of John Cooper Clarke’s pickled onion “pork pie doorstep”, the line-up and health risk of the 1971 Weeley Festival (Gnidrolog! Tir Na Nog! Castle!), a chance meeting with Una Stubbs, how Spotify changes your Greatest Hit, best opening songs on a debut album and what’s the annual miserabilis of rock?
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