Jeff St John

Jeff St John left us on March 6, 2018. He was an Australian music legend who's hit-making spanned the 60's, 70's and 80's but it wasn't until the year 2000 that he performed in front of his biggest ever audience.

Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell will be remembered as one of the biggest country stars of the 70's and one of the most recorded guitarists of the 60's. The hits he created with song-writer Jimmy Webb are a major part of the soundtrack for his generation and the stories behind them are worth hearing.

Doug Parkinson

Doug Parkinson is an Australian music legend who first came to fame in the 60's when he and his band, In Focus, topped the charts with this Beatles cover. In an earlier career Doug Parkinson had already received an important boost from The Beatles as you'll hear. Plus there's a great story about Doug making headlines for his tour with The Who and Small Faces.

Spencer Davis of the Spencer Davis Group #2

This is Ian Keenan's second interview with Spencer Davis of the Spencer Davis Group, you can find the first here. In this interview he reveals the story behind their biggest ever hit, why he wasn't always lead singer of the group and you'll learn what Spencer Davis did before his music career took off.

The Byrds’ Chris Hillman

Bass player for The Byrds, Chris Hillman, was one of the band's longest serving members. He explains why The Byrds had such a short lifespan and why only one of the band's members actually played on "Mr Tambourine Man". Chris also recalls why "Eight Miles High" was such an important song for the group.

Tommy James

Tommy James had to wait of a couple of years for his debut hit to take off but then many followed. More than 300 cover versions of his hits have been recorded and two of those songs made chart history in the USA. One of the biggest Tommy James songs was inspired by a bank's neon sign while another of his hits was banned!

Col Joye

Col Joye is a legend and icon of Australian music. Col was there in rock'n'roll's infancy in the 1950's and with The Joy Boys became a household name through TV shows like "Bandstand". He played an important role in the early career of the Bee Gees but it wasn't until the 1970's that he had his biggest hit with "Heaven Is My Womans Love" as Col Joye explains.

Johnny Rivers

Johnny Rivers sold more than 30 million records between 1964 and 1978. Some of his best known hits include "Summer Rain", "Slow Dancin" and "Secret Agent Man". Perhaps less well known is the fact that he gave a number of singers and songwriters their big break with his record label and publishing company. Johnny Rivers has some of the best hit stories you'll ever hear.

Peter Sarstedt

Peter Sarstedt left us in January 2017 aged 75. You'll probably recall him for his worldwide number one "Where Do You Go To My Lovely". It's considered a serious love song but that's not the way, or why, he wrote it. Peter Sarstedt also tells the story of the notable record he shares with his brothers in relation to the British Top Forty.

Jimmy Webb

Jimmy Webb is the only artist ever to have received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration. Amazingly he has only ever had one of his songs go all the way to the top of the charts in the USA and it will probably be a surprise as to which one it is. He also has a great story about a visit to Galveston.

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