I See Your Soul, I Raise You Rock

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20201228Despite being buddies, what Craig Charles and Jon Holmes absolutely do not share, is a love of each other’s music. Broadly, Jon thinks funk is junk and Craig thinks rock is… - well, you get the idea. Simply put – Jon’s appreciation of funk and soul is.. lacking. Craig’s love of guitar solos is … non-existent so this is where two pals, through the prism of schooling each other and the listener, take a joyful journey through the wonders of their respective record collections.

What better place than live on BBC Radio 2 at Christmas to surprise, delight (and occasionally horrify) each other in a good old fashioned bout of education, information and entertainment as – to coin a phrase - two tribes go to war.

With raw, honest chat about life, love, mental health and more spiralling from the music, it’s one simple format, one simple premise, two simple men and lots of great music (that they have to try and persuade each other to like). Remember that Run DMC v Aerosmith video where they were having a music battle through a wall? It’s like that, but with nowhere near the budget.

Despite being buddies, what Craig and Jon do not share, is a love of each other's music.

Despite being buddies, what Craig Charles and Jon Holmes absolutely do not share, is a love of each other’s music. Broadly, Jon thinks funk is junk and Craig thinks rock is… - well, you get the idea. Simply put – Jon’s appreciation of funk and soul is.. lacking. Craig’s love of guitar solos is … non-existent so this is where two pals, through the prism of schooling each other and the listener, take a joyful journey through the wonders of their respective record collections.