Anyone that knows me understands that for me to read a book should be something registered with the Guinness Book of Records. However, the Radio Bible, I will explain in a minute, is a riveting book for any radio, media or offshore fan.
As memories of 1989 take their rightful place in the tracks to freedom, a startling and powerful mix of music, literature and revolution has been released to mark the 30th anniversary of the day that changed the world.
Eric Wiltsher talks to Sonya Webb about the ins and outs of being a manager for her rock musician husband Ryan Webb.
They have been putting him down for decades over his ability as a singer – well, here is proof again that he is quirky, unusual and so often downright charming…in fact I wish I could sing this badly, it’s beautiful
I can’t leave my house Or answer the phone I’m going down again But I’m not alone Settling at last Accounts of the soul This for the trash That paid in full As for the fall – it began long ago Can’t stop the rain Can’t stop the snow I […]
The curious and dramatic Slovak film this extract is taken from is the story of one man’s determination to succeed against all the odds. It was sent to the consumerwatchfoundation.com offices recently and the editorial staff here, despite on the whole being English speaking, found it touched a nerve. So, […]
With sassy, infectious Cuban dance beats and heart-wrenching ballads, Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine were the soundtrack to the 1980s. While their pop songs were in everything from ‘Three Men’ and ‘A Baby (Bad Boy)’ to ‘Top Gun (Hot Summer Nights)’ and ‘Stakeout (Rhythm Is Gonna Get You)’, women […]
SAM QURESHI is an alto saxophonist and a tireless exponent of jazz, mod bossa and Latin soul. Now he has captured the history of his passion on film. Sam was born in Pakistan, spent his formative years in Birmingham – then moved to Manchester where he started to make his […]
Dezo Hoffman is said to have taken the first professional photographs of The Beatles in the very early 1960s. He was already 50 years old and by talent and luck was catapulted into that hallucinogenic hedonistic decade which few of us can actually remember but none of us want to […]
I feel more alive, alive alive oh. I’ve been to Ireland again, home to my blood city of Limerick, with diverts to Tipperary and Clare. As soon as my feet kiss Irish soil I feel rooted, my senses more atuned to all around me, more my true self. I’ve nothing […]