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1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 24 February 2010

Simon is joined in the studio by original wild thing and Ivor Novello songwriter Reg Presley. He'll be talking about life as a Trogg and touring with the Solid Silver 60's Show.

Matt Williams joins Simon with the sports news, Rebecca Pike presents the Money feature while Sally Boazman has travel news.

Music Played

3 items
  • Image for The Doobie Brothers

    The Doobie Brothers Long Train Runnin'

    The Very Best Of The Doobie Brothers, Warner Bros

  • Image for The Monkees

    The Monkees Last Train To Clarksville

    Delilah - Jukebox 60's Hits, Old Gold, 2

  • Image for Arlo Guthrie

    Arlo Guthrie City Of New Orleans

    The Best Of Arlo Guthrie, Warner Bros

  • Ski Cross...

    Ski Cross...

    It might not have have escaped your notice that the Winter Olympics is taking place – what with Amy Williams winning Britain’s first gold for about a hundred years. But the sport that’s got everyone talking is Ski Cross!Ian Findlay team manager of GB Ski Cross
    17:15 - It won’t have escaped your notice that the Winter Olympics is taking place and the sport that’s got everyone talking is Ski Cross. Ian Findlay team manager of GB Ski Cross told us why it’s the must see snow sprint of the season...

  • Wild Thing...

    Wild Thing...

    Original Wild thing Reg Presley joined Simon in the studio; The Ivor Novello award winning songwriter told us about life as a Trogg and the upcoming Solid Silver 60's tour.

    The Solid Silver 60's Tour


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