John Cooper Clarke Biography (Wikipedia)
John Cooper Clarke (born 25 January 1949) is an English performance poet who first became famous during the punk rock era of the late 1970s when he became known as a "punk poet". He released several albums in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and continues to perform regularly.
His recorded output has mainly centred on musical backing from the Invisible Girls, which featured Martin Hannett, Steve Hopkins, Pete Shelley, Bill Nelson, and Paul Burgess.
- Hugh Cornwell: "I could hear John's dulcet tones on this song and thought what a surrreal recording that would be..."https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lk5vg.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lk5vg.jpg2016-12-15T16:30:00.000ZHugh Cornwell and John Cooper Clarke discuss the album that they've recorded together.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04lk5x1
Hugh Cornwell: "I could hear John's dulcet tones on this song and thought what a surrreal recording that would be..."
- ‘It's my last chance to make it as a crooner’ – Dr John Cooper Clarke on making his singing debut with Hugh Cornwellhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04bm80s.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04bm80s.jpg2016-10-10T12:00:00.000ZJohn Cooper Clarke and Hugh Cornwell have revisited their favourite pop classics.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04bm3r6
‘It's my last chance to make it as a crooner’ – Dr John Cooper Clarke on making his singing debut with Hugh Cornwell
- John Cooper Clarke joins Mark and Stuarthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03hqztp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03hqztp.jpg2016-02-06T14:18:00.000ZJohn Cooper Clarke joins Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie on 6 Music.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03hqztz
John Cooper Clarke joins Mark and Stuart
- John Cooper Clarke chats to Radcliffe and Maconiehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02hc1y9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02hc1y9.jpg2015-01-21T10:42:00.000ZMark and Stuart are joined by John Cooper Clarke to talk about his most recent shows.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02hc1zb
John Cooper Clarke chats to Radcliffe and Maconie
- John Cooper Clarke chats to Radcliffe and Maconiehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p027q1mp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p027q1mp.jpg2014-10-01T10:32:00.000ZPunk poet John Cooper Clarke chats to Radcliffe and Maconie.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p027q1mr
John Cooper Clarke chats to Radcliffe and Maconie
- John Cooper Clarke talks to Mark Radcliffehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021bj8n.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021bj8n.jpg2014-06-20T15:11:00.000ZPoet John Cooper Clarke joins Mark in the studio.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p021bjch
John Cooper Clarke talks to Mark Radcliffe
- John Cooper Clarke on the 6 Music Fringe Festivalhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01qvlnj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01qvlnj.jpg2014-01-29T15:25:00.000ZJohn Cooper Clarke chats to Radcliffe and Maconie about the 6 Music Fringe Festival.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01qvlth
John Cooper Clarke on the 6 Music Fringe Festival
- John Cooper Clarke's Christmas Dinner Recipehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01nv7j2.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01nv7j2.jpg2013-12-22T09:45:00.000ZThe punk poet is a dab hand in the kitchen. Here he talks you through a roast chicken.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01nv7j9
John Cooper Clarke's Christmas Dinner Recipe
- John Cooper Clarke: Key of Life with Mary Anne Hobbshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01kffwd.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01kffwd.jpg2013-10-28T13:26:00.000ZAn intimate interview with the Salford bard, with an online bonus bit about cooking.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01kglfr
John Cooper Clarke: Key of Life with Mary Anne Hobbs
- Tribute to John Peelhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01kfd2p.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01kfd2p.jpg2013-10-27T07:58:00.000ZBilly Bragg, John Cooper Clarke, Clint Mansell & Richard Hawley talk Peel with Mary Anne.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01kfd2r
Tribute to John Peel
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