Sounds Of The 70s With Johnnie Walker

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20190310Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

20190324Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

2019032420190326 (R2)Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

Paul Carrack20190317

Paul Carrack first made his name in the 1970s as the singer with Ace. As an acclaimed songwriter and session musician, he went on to work with Roxy Music, Squeeze and Roger Waters among many others, before joining Mike and the Mechanics in the 1980s. Paul also enjoys a successful solo career and is currently on an extensive UK tour.

Singer Paul Carrack shares his 70s memories.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

Paul Carrack2019031720190319 (R2)

Paul Carrack first made his name in the 1970s as the singer with Ace. As an acclaimed songwriter and session musician, he went on to work with Roxy Music, Squeeze and Roger Waters among many others, before joining Mike and the Mechanics in the 1980s. Paul also enjoys a successful solo career and is currently on an extensive UK tour.

Singer Paul Carrack shares his 70s memories.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

Paul Carrack2019031720190319 (R2)Paul Carrack first made his name in the 1970s as the singer with Ace. As an acclaimed songwriter and session musician, he went on to work with Roxy Music, Squeeze and Roger Waters among many others, before joining Mike and the Mechanics in the 1980s. Paul also enjoys a successful solo career and is currently on an extensive UK tour.

Singer Paul Carrack shares his 70s memories.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

Paul Merton20190331Paul Merton had just entered his teenage years at the dawn of the 1970s. Born in Parsons Green in London, Paul began performing at the Comedy Store in London in the early 1980s. One of the most recognisable comedy performers on British TV, Paul appeared in an episode of the Young Ones as a 'yokel' in 1984 but it wasn't until 1988 that he began to make his name on the small screen regularly, in 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' on Channel 4. In 1990 he began appearing on the BBC's 'Have I Got News For You?'. He's also well known on BBC radio, with his regular appearances on 'Just a Minute' and 'I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue' on Radio 4.
Paul is about to embark on a UK tour with Paul Merton's Impro Chums. He still regularly performs at the Comedy Store in London.

Paul Merton joins Johnnie to share his 70s memories.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

The Three Degrees20190324The Three Degrees were formed in the 1960's in Philadelphia, but rose to prominence in the 70's.

A total of fifteen women have been members of the band since it began. The current line up consists of Valerie Holiday, Helen Scott and Freddie Pool and the three join Johnnie to chat about their recollections of the 1970s.

The all-girl group was successful during the decade and beyond, most notably with their UK number 1 hit 'When Will I See You Again?'. They achieved 13 Top 50 hit singles between 1974 and 1985. During their career, the Three Degrees have released 13 albums and 3 live albums. They will be playing live in the UK in March, as part of the '40 Years of Disco' tour.

The Three Degrees recall their memories of the 1970s.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

The Three Degrees2019032420190326 (R2)The Three Degrees were formed in the 1960's in Philadelphia, but rose to prominence in the 70's.

A total of fifteen women have been members of the band since it began. The current line up consists of Valerie Holiday, Helen Scott and Freddie Pool and the three join Johnnie to chat about their recollections of the 1970s.

The all-girl group was successful during the decade and beyond, most notably with their UK number 1 hit 'When Will I See You Again?'. They achieved 13 Top 50 hit singles between 1974 and 1985. During their career, the Three Degrees have released 13 albums and 3 live albums. They will be playing live in the UK in March, as part of the '40 Years of Disco' tour.

The Three Degrees recall their memories of the 1970s.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

Tom Robinson sits in - Graham Parker is this week's guest2019031020190313 (R2)Singer songwriter Graham Parker began his career with The Rumour in 1975. Born in East London in 1950, he's most often associated with the pub rock scene of the 1970s. Graham released his first album with the Rumour in April 1976, called 'Howlin' Wind'. The record reflected Graham's early influences; Motown, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and Van Morrison. Success followed in 1977 with their cover of the Trammps 'Hold Back the Night' which earned the band a top 30 UK hit and an appearance on Top of the Pops.

These days, Graham has a new album out and called 'Cloud Symbols' and he's also the subject of a new documentary, 'Don't Ask Me Questions'. Graham is due to tour the UK in the Autumn.

Singer-songwriter Graham Parker shares his 70s memories.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

Singer songwriter Graham Parker began his career with The Rumour in 1975. Born in East London in 1950, he's most often associated with the pub rock scene of the 1970s. Graham released his first album with the Rumour in April 1976, called 'Howlin' Wind'. The record reflected Graham's early influences; Motown, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and Van Morrison. Success followed in 1977 with their cover of the Trammps 'Hold Back the Night' which earned the band a top 30 UK hit and an appearance on Top of the Pops.

These days, Graham has a new album out and called 'Cloud Symbols' and he's also the subject of a new documentary, 'Don't Ask Me Questions'. Graham is due to tour the UK in the Autumn.

Singer-songwriter Graham Parker shares his 70s memories.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

Tom Robinson sits in... Mike Batt is his guest2019030320190305 (R2)Mike Batt recalls his memories of the 1970s.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies

Mike Batt recalls his memories of the 1970s.

Johnnie Walker plays classic tracks from the Seventies