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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 12 September 2009

Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.

He is joined by the founding member and drummer of The Police, Stewart Copeland, 'The Black Farmer' Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, and the actor Danny Dyer.

With music from three musical greats: the American Grammy Award-winning country-rock singer-songwriter Steve Earle, New York bohemian Amanda Palmer and 89-year-old bluesman T-Model Ford, who talks to Gideon Coe.

Music Played

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  • Stewart Copeland

    Stewart Copeland

    Stewart Copeland, drummer with 50 million record selling, 2 Brits and six Grammy award winning band ‘The Police’, joins Clive in the studio. Rock ‘N’ Roll anecdotes abound - his fractious relationship with Sting, appearing on Top of the Pops as Clark Kent in in full camouflage gear and… playing polo with Prince Charles. His memoir ‘Strange Things Happen, A Life with The Police, Polo and Pygmies’ is published on October 1st by Harper Collins.

    Stewart Copeland
  • Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones

    Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones

    Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones is not only the UKs first Black Farmer, he’s a prospective Conservative Party candidate, a campaigner to encourage urban black youths into farming and now ‘The Black Farmer Cookbook, Flavours without Frontiers’ is published by Simon and Schuster.

  • Danny Dyer

    Danny Dyer

    With TV, film and theatre credits including Skins, The Football Factory and The Homecoming, actor Danny Dyer talks about being Sid Vicious in the play ‘Kurt & Sid’ at the Trafalgar Studios 2 from Monday 9 September to Saturday 3 October. His forthcoming film ‘Dead Man Running’ is released in cinemas on Friday 30 October

    Danny Dyer
  • T Model Ford

    T Model Ford

    Gideon Coe talks to the Godfather of Gangster Blues, T Model Ford. He's been shot, stabbed, poisoned and his ankles wear the ragged scars of chain gang shackles. He only picked up a guitar in his 50's and now the 89 year old Mississippi Bluesman continues to tour - playing The Luminaire, London on Saturday 12 September with dates across the UK before heading to the Republic of Ireland Monday 28th September.

    T Model Ford - Myspace
  • Steve Earle

    Steve Earle

    Music from the Grammy Award winning, rock and country singer-songwriter Steve Earle. He's on a UK tour over the coming months promoting his new album ‘Townes’ and from it, he plays Colorado Girl in the Loose Ends studio.

    Steve Earle
  • Amanda Palmer

    Amanda Palmer

    And from New York - Amanda Palmer, one half of the ‘Brechtian Punk Caberet‘ duo Dresden Dolls performs a track from her solo album, ‘Who Killed Amanda Palmer’, out now

    Amanda Palmer


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