In this series of revealing interviews, Cat tells tales about influential musicians who have been at the heart of the industry for many years and have moulded and inspired others to follow in their footsteps. Taking a friendly and informal approach, these fresh and relaxed conversations are the sort of chat overheard in the backstage bar about life and music...and occasionally even exposing a few secrets. Sit back, enjoy, and subscribe. The content of these audio recordings is protected under copyright. Jingles by Lesley Curtis.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 10 minutes


episode 95: The one with Petula Clark

There are stars and then there are superstars. And my guest today is nothing short of a superstar. 
Petula Clark is one of the most successful British female recording artist of all time. She established herself as a child performer during the Second World War and went on to achieve major success as a recording artist clocking up record sales in excess of 68 million...


 2021-03-22  44m

episode 94: The other one with Ricky Warwick

Unleashing his 5th solo album, When Life Was Hard & Fast, Ricky Warwick aimed to deliver a collection of songs with the simplistic melodies of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers charged with the electric hedonistic fury of Johnny Thunders And The Heartbreakers. And, boy, has he done that!
Somehow The Almighty, Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy frontman has managed to squeeze in the release of the album amidst sell-out live virtual shows and lockdown, all with a little help from his friends...


 2021-03-17  31m

episode 93: The one with Inglorious' Nathan James

Cat chats with Nathan James


 2021-03-04  33m

episode 92: The one with Sarah Class

Emmy and Brit Award-nominated composer, Sarah Class, has become one of Britain’s most sought-after composers and is described as having the ‘Midas touch’ when it comes to creating music.    She’s an accomplished musician and highly acclaimed at scoring for film and television, winning a Best Score Award for Sir David Attenborough’s BBC TV series ‘Africa’ and has been invited to performing tracks from her beautifully ethereal album, Natural High, on Songs Of Praise...


 2021-02-20  43m

episode 91: The one with Beautiful South's Dave Hemingway

Cat chats to Dave Hemingway


 2021-02-06  28m

episode 90: The one with Michael Schenker

Cat chats with Michael Schenker


 2021-01-21  51m

episode 89: The one with Quiet Riot's Rudy Sarzo

Cat chats with Rudy Sarzo


 2021-01-08  1h2m

episode 88: The one with Marty Wilde

Cat chats with Marty Wilde


 2020-12-18  36m

episode 87: The one with Kajagoogoo's Limahl

Cat chats with Limahl


 2020-12-12  35m

episode 86: The one with Right Said Fred

Multi-platinum award winning Right Said Fred are one of the UK’s most enduring pop exports. 
Brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass have a list of achievements to their credit including number 1 hits in 70 countries, global sales total 30 million, and over 100 million plays on Spotify...


 2020-12-03  40m