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Jim Lea and Tony Hadley

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases. Including conversations with ex-Slade member Jim Lea, and Tony Hadley, former lead singer with Spandau Ballet.

Celebrating the vinyl revival with classic records and new releases. Grant plays album tracks from his own collection and discovers the stories about your cherished LPs.

As Tony Hadley releases his first solo studio album in years, he describes his decision to leave Spandau Ballet.

Jim Lea reveals the stories behind some of Slade's biggest hits and which song he's most proud of writing. He also explains why there will never be a full Slade reunion and celebrates the vinyl release of his solo album Therapy. Jim nominates an album for the Vinyl Collective Collection which involves a conversation with Freddie Mercury.

These are the 20 albums you should consider owning if you're starting a record collection. ABC 'The Lexicon Of Love', The Beatles 'Revolver', Joni Mitchell 'Blue', Stevie Wonder 'Songs In The Key Of Life', The Stone Roses self-titled album, Fleetwood Mac 'Rumours', Rolling Stones 'Through The Past, Darkly', Bob Dylan 'Highway 61 Revisited', Aretha Franklin 'I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You', Miles Davis 'In A Silent Way', George Michael 'Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1' are already on the list. Jim Lea's personal recommendation and a further two records are added to our record collection this week. Get in touch with your own suggestions.

There's another Classic 12" single on the record deck. Plus another Roots of a Sample, this week playing the original vinyl that contributed to one of the greatest dance tunes of all time.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Sun 24 Jun 2018 15:05

Music Played

  • Meat Loaf

    Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad

    • Bat Out Of Hell.
    • Epic.
  • Johnny Marr

    Hi Hello

    • Call The Comet.
    • New Vodoo.
    • 4.
  • Dusty Springfield

    Son Of A Preacher Man

    • Dusty In Memphis.
    • Analogue Productions.
    • 3.
  • Tony Hadley

    Skin Deep

    • Talking To The Moon.
    • Moonstone Music.
    • 13.
  • Deee‐Lite

    Groove Is In The Heart

    • Bez's Manchester Anthems (Various Artists).
    • Warner Music TV.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Bring Down the Birds

    • Blow-Up (Soundtrack).
    • 4 Men With Beards.
    • 5.
  • Lee Ann Womack

    Honky Cat

    • Restoration: The Songs Of Elton John and Bernie Taupin.
    • MCA Nashville.
    • 7.
  • Gerry Rafferty

    Right Down The Line

    • City To City.
    • Simply Vinyl.
    • 3.
  • Wilko Johnson

    That's The Way I Love You

    • Blow Your Mind.
    • UMC.
  • Gilbert O’Sullivan

    Out Of The Question

    • The Essential Collection.
    • Union Square Music.
    • 10.
  • Isaac Hayes

    By The Time I Get To Phoenix

  • Slade

    Cum On Feel The Noize

    • Sladest.
    • Polydor.
    • 1.
  • Slade

    Coz I Luv You

    • The Greatest Hits Of 1971 (Various).
    • Premier.
  • Oasis

    Cum On Feel the Noize

    • Sony Music.
  • Slade

    How Does It Feel?

    • Slade In Flame.
    • Polygram.
    • 1.
  • Jim Lea

    The Smile Of Elvis

    • Therapy.
    • Wienerworld.
    • 3.
  • Led Zeppelin

    Custard Pie

    • Physical Grafitti.
    • Atlantic.
  • Kylie Minogue & Jack Savoretti

    Music's Too Sad Without You

    • Golden.
    • BMG.
    • 12.
  • Altered Images

    Don't Talk to Me About Love

    • Don't Talk To Me About Love (12" Single).
    • Epic.
    • 1.


  • Sun 24 Jun 2018 15:05