Podcast 446 – ‘Streaming Killed the Skit Track’ plus Toastface Grillah and the Sgt Peppermill

Among the delights this week:-
 
Pink Floyd’s single for Ukraine (the best peace anthem ever?) and the song Bruce Springsteen played the night Saddam Hussein’s statue came down in Baghdad.
 
A man who has 227 Kiss albums.
 
Warners’ talent scout Andy Wickham (RIP), the house hippy who opened the door for Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Neil Young, Gram Parsons and a-ha (a movie waiting to happen).  
 
The members of Big In Japan (a book and documentary waiting to happen).
 
The snack bar Brimful Of Rasher, the Greek restaurant I Should Be Souvlaki and other sparkling retail puns.  
 
The welcome return of “What gets my goat?”
 
And birthday patron Chuck Loncon on the comedy classics of Kinky Friedman and Bob Newhart.

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Andriy Khlyvnyuk of Ukrainian band Boombox singing the WW1 folk protest song “The Red Viburnum In The Meadow” by St Sofia Cathedral in central Kyiv …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYpOrwksgbA
 
Pink Floyd’s video for Hey Hey Rise Up …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saEpkcVi1d4

Tickets for Word In The Park in London on Saturday June 18th here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/were-throwing-a-party-for-paul-mccartneys-80th-and-youre-invited-tickets-259008229587

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