Our resident poet Paul Curran, gives an extended view of Allen Ginsberg (3 June 1926 – 5 April 1997) and John Cooper Clarke (born 25 January 1949) ..an English performance poet who first became famous during the punk rock era of the late 1970s when he became known as a “punk poet”..
So expect music from Deep Purple, John Cooper Clarke, Neil Diamond, Hank Marvin, Shalamar…
And with a host of Cotswold Music festivals ahead (Cropredy, Cotswold Distillery etc) we hope to get a foretast of the music on offer…King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys, Joe brown, Fairport Convention, The Julie July Band etc..
With Ric Sanders (Fairport Convention) at Bacon Theatre Cheltenham October 2018
And whatever else arises…!!
So.. be there NCCR (www.nccr.co.uk Friday Live.. (LIVE 7-9 pm)
Intrepid reporters from NCCR were at Cornbury, and caught up with a few of the acts..
And there is more to come!!
The first ever Over the Hill festival at Cogges Manor Farm Witney, presented by Glovebox Live featuring Americana music..( Bank Holiday Monday 26th August )
And before that – Fairport Convention’s Cropredy Festival ( Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th August 2019 ).. with a newly announced special guest…
In the studio..Jon Buxton will be telling us all about the music of Heronimus Fin.. “Record Collector Magazines readers vote the band consistently in their top 500 collectable artists 6 years running (even toppling Syd Barrett, The Stereophonics, Cream, The Eagles, The White Stripes, Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Joe Satriani, Can, Roger Waters) and John Vignola write in Italy’s alternative rock magazine Rockerilla “the capacity of the band to mix the tone and alternate the acoustics in a contagious electric riff, produces compositions filled with yearning and melancholy with total originality ….. our rational attempt stops here at the evident beauty of the sound” …
The playlist may well include some, or all…of the following…
Nick Drake – Time Has Told Me (Five Leaves Left)
Beatles – Strawberry Fields Forever
Led Zeppelin – Gallows Pole (Led Zeppelin 3)
Mott THe Hoople – Thunderbuck Ram (Mad Shadows)
Pink Floyd – Time (Dark Side Of The Moon)Jethro Tull – Mother Goose (Aqualung)
Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower
Aerosmith – Dream On (Aerosmith)
Genesis – Carpet Crawlers (Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Framed (Framed)
Golden Earring – She Flies on Strange Wings (Seven Tears)
Thin Lizzy – Still In Love With You (Nightlife)
Bruce Springsteen – Rosalita (Wild, The Innocent & the E street Shuffle)
With a few tracks from Heronimus Fin…of course..
Home James and Don’t Spare the Horses
Eyes Of The Fox
Riding The Great Fantastic
Come Away Samantha
England In The Rain
… and perhaps a track or two from others!! Shalamar, Hank Marvin, Dustin Lynch…
On tonight’s “Cooler Classics” (www.nccr.co.uk) at 11pm..the Guiting Music festival (https://guitingfestival.org/) is fast approaching..(19-28th July 2019) Interviews with Catrin Finch,Seckou Keita and Huw Watkins… Do listen in!!
David Banks telling us about Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary!
“In2Cultures” Liz and Devinder from In2Cultures are an award winning creative arts team. In 2017 they were honoured with three awards for their multicultural work in education and the community. They have a passion for African percussion and multicultural creative arts, and love sharing their knowledge and expertise with everyone .. including us!! The studio will reverberate with the sound of African drums!
Jakko Jakszyk (King Crimson) provides updates ahead of a major world tour..and then there is the 40th Anniversary Series “In the Court of the Crimson King .”
Julie July came into the studio to tell us about her CD “Lady of The First Light” and the launch party in Worcester on Sunday 9th June 2019..and the influence of Sandy Denny.
We may get time to include a chat with Sharon Dunscombe and The Literary Medicine Chest, and with Joanna Donaghy(Cotswold K9) & Equine Care, Chipping Campden..