In The Cooler, Interviews, Music

“In The Cooler” on Wednesday 25th January 2023. Noon till 2!!

This edition features:

Conversation with Hayley Griffiths (discussing her music and the two albums now out..”Far From here” & “Melanie”

Blannid (& Ciaran Lavery) explain “Bad Decisions”

Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) shares a few thoughts on his music, the name, and other challenges.. and we here the first track from a new album.

Billy Idol has some thoughts on his latest track “Cage”

Plus music from: Tony Christie, Elvis Presley, Dave Black & Filter Freakz, King Cujo, Dave Hause, Reordan Love, Sleep in Motion, The Cathodes, Jaffa Moore, So Long Space Girl, Connor Maynard, The County Affair, Matt Crossland, Tyler Braden

In The Cooler, Interviews, Music

“In The Cooler” on 6-8pm & On Demand) 15th January 2023

  • Amanda Lehman explains “One More Spin”
  • So Long Space Girl , a four piece from Oxxford, share “Peaches And Cream”
  • With music from: Dusty Springfield, Hurricane, Tony Christie,Julie July Band,Apache Showband,
  • Tenille Arts, Eloise Viola, BLÁNID and CIARAN LAVERY, Judith Owen, John Carr, The Yardbirds, jeff Beck, Bill Whelan,
  • The Arkut Brothers, Kid Alina(Germany), Alpha Neutral,Bridget Kelly Band(Florida), Adrian Styles,
  • Abba, Billy Idol, The Eagles

on Sunday 6-8pm

In The Cooler, Interviews, Music

“In The Cooler” on Wednesday 11th January 2023. Noon till 2!!

On today’s “In The Cooler” on countywideradio .com (noon till 2pm..)

Ceri Justice tells us about “Walk in Shadow”.

So Long Space Girl-a 4 piece from Oxford tell us about their music and the track “Peaches and Cream”

The strangely named “flakebelly”, from The Orkney’s, introduces “Waterline”

With music from: U2,Gilbert O Sullivan, Apache Showband, Arlene, Lorraine Silver, Dean friedman, Hayley Griffiths, Chris Norman, Adrian Styles, Abba, Eagles, Billy Idol and Anni Pohto(Finland)

And new music from Kid Alina(Germany), Alpha Neutral(London) and The Bridget Kelly Band (Florida)

All in all, an international experience!! Wednesday: Noon till 2

Music, YourHitsDigital

A New Station for “In The Cooler”…

Join me at 10pm for a two hour New Year’s Eve Special….

A look back at 2022 New music, and we finish with a party!!!(well, almost!!)

And here’s the playlist…..

Joe Dolan: You’re Such A Good Looking Woman

Red Hurley: Tennessee Special

Fly the Nest :‘Say Hello’

Fintan McKahey: “Amber”


Seán McComish (Wexford)‘Fade Away’

Ryders Blü (Newbridge Indie-pop duo) ‘As Long As I Got You Babe’

Padjo Dolan: ‘Rings of Saturn’

PIO HARTNETT ISSUES SECOND SINGLE, ‘GRAND PRIX’  Pio Hartnett is an alternative pop & genre-fluid songwriter from Galway, Ireland.

Gavin Fox : If I Could Survive This

Eimear Quinn: The Voice

The Mahers, featuring Ruby Maher

Chris Kabs (Dublin) “More”

SJ Talbot :“Millisecond”

The Animal Gang :“Paper Plane”

Soul Coaxing-Raymond Lefevre

Mike Leander: Here,There & Everywhere…

Arlene & Marty Kristian: Bring The Curtain Down

  • Fleetwood Mac: Everywhere
  • Meat Loaf: You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth
  • Wilko Johnson & Friends: Marijuana (interviewed 9th Feb 2022!!)

Presenters Picks!!

  • Late night talking by Harry Styles
  • Midnight At The Oasis(Maria Muldaur)(1974)
  • The perfect year- Dina Carroll  (From “Sunset Boulevard”-Andrew Lloyd Webber 1993
  • Missing You by John Waite – released in June 1984 as the lead single from his second album, No Brakes (1984)

Billy Idol: Dancing With Myself

Tony Christie: Amarillo.

Lou Bega: Mambo No 5

Los del Rio: Macarena (Spanish duo dance hit!!)

Playing For Change: Listen To the Music

In The Cooler, Music, NCCR

NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 30th December 2022 (The Last Time on NCCR!!) Available later on Mixcloud.

Features music and memories!!

  • Chris Andrews
  • Arlene & Marty Kristian
  • Jamie Thyler
  • Marmalade
  • Julie July Band
  • Elvis Presley
  • The Searchers
  • Berit Hagen
  • Generation Jones
  • Ruben Seabright
  • Padjo Dolan
  • Pio Hartnett
  • Gavin Fox
  • Eimear Quin
  • The Mahers, featuring Ruby Maher
  • Bryan Ferry
  • Wills & The Willing
  • Mike Armstrong
  • Harry Styles
  • Maria Muldaur
  • Dina Caroll
  • John Waite
  • Billy Idol
  • Tony Christie
  • Lou Bega
  • Los Del Rios
  • Arlene

First broadcast: Friday 30 December 2022 (2-4pm) on Mixcloud.. (for a while longer!!)