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With Simon Napier-Bell

Tom Robinson chats to Simon Napier-Bell, who managed many successful acts including The Yardbirds, Marc Bolan, Ultravox, Wham, Boney M and Japan.

Tom chats to music industry legend Simon Napier-Bell, who's managed many successful acts, including The Yardbirds, Marc Bolan, Ultravox, Wham, Boney M and Japan. He has written 3 books about his experiences in the music industry. Amongst many roles in the industry, he co-wrote You Don't Have to Say You Love Me which became Dusty Springfield's first number one.
Huw Stephens from Radio 1 shares his personal tip from BBC Introducing, as does one of the Introducing shows from around the UK.
At 11 o'clock Tom launches The After Hour, where he dusts off tracks from the outer reaches of his record collection.

3 hours

Music Played

  • The Beatles

    Please Please Me

    • The Beatles: 1962-1966.
    • Apple.
    • 7.
  • Beaty Heart

    Banana Bread

    • White Label.
  • Best Boy Grip

    Monster and Me

  • Bill Haley and His Comets

    Rock Around The Clock

  • Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers


  • Body Count

    Cop Killer

  • The Boswell Sisters

    Alexanders Ragtime Band

  • Billy Bragg

    There Is Power In A Union

  • Bronski Beat


    • Young at Heart (Various Artists).
    • Reader's Digest.
  • Enrico Caruso

    Santa Lucia

  • Tommy Dorsey

    Opus One

    • Big Bands (Various Artists).
    • Music & Memories.
  • Dra'man (Stevie Wonder vs. Grieves Mashup)

    So What the bloody fuss

  • Eagles

    Hotel California

    • The Best Of Eagles.
    • Asylum.
  • Duke Ellington

    Black And Tan Fantasy

  • Ghost Writerz, Shiffa Dan & G.O.L.D.

    Back It Up

  • Great Skies

    Be Yours (ft Jordan James) - Huw tip

    • white.
  • The House of Love

    Crush Me

  • Joe Turner

    Shake, Rattle And Roll

    • Best Of The 50's (Various Artists).
    • Disky.
  • King

    Love & Pride

  • Lake Komo


    • White.
  • Scott Matthews

    The Outsider

  • One Direction

    Midnight Memories

  • Phildel


  • Prefab Sprout

    Devil Came A Calling

  • Rival Consoles

    3 Chords

  • She Keeps Bees


  • Shirley & Company

    Shame, Shame, Shame

    • The Originals (Various Artists).
    • Dino.
  • Frank Sinatra

    Love Is The Tender Trap

    • The Frank Sinatra Collection.
    • EMI.
  • White Hills

    Somewhere Along The Way

  • The Who

    My Generation

    • Polydor.