Geoff Barker's Rock 'n' Roll Party

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20171007

Put on your dancing shoes as Geoff plays Rock 'n' Roll hits from the 1950s and early 1960s.

Geoff pays tribute to Tom Petty, who died this week, with tracks from Tom & The Heartbreakers, including live recordings they made of some R&B classics, plus albums Tom recorded with Johnny Cash and Del Shannon and of course, The Traveling Wilburys.
Also remembering rock n roll legends Gene Vincent and Johnny Kidd.

20171014

Put on your dancing shoes as Geoff plays Rock 'n' Roll hits from the 1950s and early 1960s.

Geoff talks to one of Britain`s best-loved entertainers as he starts a massive UK tour with his one man show. With songs Joe is famous for, plus tracks from people he played with, including Billy Fury and songwriter Mort Shuman. Plus Joe`s hilarious stories of his life in rock n roll. Also on the tour is American musician Henry Gross, formerly of US band `Sha Na Na` and Geoff chats with him too.

20171021

Put on your dancing shoes as Geoff plays Rock 'n' Roll hits from the 1950s and early 1960s.

Geoff celebrates the 80th birthday of the Queen of Rockabilly, Wanda Jackson, with an exclusive interview originally recorded for her 70th birthday and not broadcast since.
Wanda talks about her long career which started as a young teenager, touring the southern states of the USA on package shows with Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lee Lewis and more.
Includes many of her classic rockabilly recordings, including Mean Mean Man, Honey Bop, I Gotta Know and Let`s Have A Party.

20171028

Put on your dancing shoes as Geoff plays Rock 'n' Roll hits from the 1950s and early 1960s.

20171104

Put on your dancing shoes as Geoff plays Rock 'n' Roll hits from the 1950s and early 1960s.

Following the tribute to Fats Domino, who received 22 Gold Discs for his record sales, this week on the rock n roll party, Geoff starts a mini-series playing some of the other million-sellers from that time. `Solid Gold Rock n Roll` kicks off with tracks from the very early days, with those who paved the way... including:- Big Joe Turner, Chuck Berry, The Drifters, Hank Williams and Louis Jordan.