News: BIFF BYFORD (Saxon) interview and special features on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio

Biff Byford of Saxon

Sunday 30 November 2014, 17:00
Thursday 4 December, 22:00
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Saxon frontman Biff Byford chooses the music in Get Ready to ROCK! Radio’s  ‘Favourite Tracks from Favourite Artists’ sequence.  He chats to GRTR!’s David Randall about the band’s progress and his influences.

Saxon’s UK tour starts on 30 November, celebrating 35 years since the release of their debut album.

The Dowling Poole

Also this weekend, on Sunday 30 November (21:00), as part of the occasional ‘In Session’ series, pop rockers The Dowling Poole play three exclusive tracks recorded on their recent UK tour.

Mike Vernon

And in the Pete Feenstra Feature (19:00), Pete chats to the legendary blues producer Mike Vernon who worked with John Mayall (including Eric Clapton), Fleetwood Mac and Chichen Shack in the sixties and more recently has produced Dani Wilde and Oli Brown.

Selected shows are now uploaded to a Mixcloud page to give listeners a chance to listen on demand.

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On Sunday 28 July 2019, David Randall celebrated his 600th show. “Assume The Position” started in June 2007 on UK City Radio before transferring a year later to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. The show includes tracks played on the first show plus Upton Blues Festival highlights, new music and the regular features “Live Legends” and “Anniversary Rock” which this week celebrates the Island Records label 60th anniversary.

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Power Plays w/c 19 August (Mon-Fri)

BEFORE FIRE Dead Eyes (indie)
SCOTT & MARIA Never Give Up (indie)
CORELEONI Queen Of Hearts (AFM Records)
BERLIN Transcendance (Cleopatra Records)
PHIL CAMPBELL These Old Boots (Nuclear Blast)
PHIL LANZON Blue Mountain (Phil Lanzon Ditties/Cargo Records UK)

Featured Albums w/c 19 August (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 SOLEIL MOON Warrior (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 ROXY BLUE Roxy Blue (Frontiers)
14:00-16:00 DREW HOLCOMB & THE NEIGHBORS Dragons (Magnolia Music/Thirty Tigers)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

JAMES STEVENSON Everything’s Getting Closer To Being Over (2013)



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