Stories for boys. U2, early beginnings

In 1980 I was working with U2, I’d been taking them in and out of radio stations prior to the release of their first single, ‘11 o’ clock tick tock’ and trying to get them in for interviews wherever I could. They had released three singles in the six months from May to October that year and […]

Top Gear and Peel

If you missed a previous blogs  John Peel was one of the UK’s most influential DJ’s. My friend Barry was remote and feeling isolated at public school…..not only was he picking up a formal education, he was being formally educated in music. John Peel introduced him to a whole new world and one that would […]