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Allan Clarke of The Hollies guests

Allan Clarke, founder member of The Hollies alongside Graham Nash, joins Jools in the studio to celebrate the release of his first solo album in thirty years.

Jools' guest this week is pop legend Allan Clarke, who founded The Hollies alongside Graham Nash and was their lead singer for nearly 40 years before retiring from the music business in 1999.

Now one of the great voices of British music is back with his first record for thirty years. Allan will be playing tracks from it on the show tonight, as well as discussing his long career with Jools. picking some of the records that have been most influential in his life and singing a Conway Twitty classic live with the band.

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57 minutes

Music Played

  • Fats Domino

    You Can Pack Your Suitcase

    • Here Stands Fats Domino.
    • The Intense Media.
  • Eddie Holland

    Take Me In Your Arms And Rock Me

    • A Cellarful of Motown Vol.2.
    • Motown.
  • Jimmy (Mr T99) Nelson

    She Moves Me

    • Music City Blues & Rhythm.
    • ACE.
  • Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson

    Foot Pedal Boogie

    • Boogie Woogie Boys 1938 - 1944.
    • Magpie.
  • Hattie Littles

    Love Trouble Heartache Misery

    • A Cellarfull of Motown Vol. 2.
    • Motown.
  • Dr. John

    Make A Better World To Live In

    • Destively Bonnaroo.
    • Atko.
  • Allan Clarke

    Journey of Regret

    • Resurgence.
    • BMG.
  • Lonnie Donegan

    Rock Island Line

    • Rediscover The 50's-Rock With The Cav.
    • Old Gold.
  • Buddy Holly

    Peggy Sue

    • Rediscover The 50's-Rock With The Cav.
    • Old Gold.
  • Allan Clarke & Jools Holland & His Band

    It's Only Make Believe

  • Allan Clarke

    I'm Comin' Home

    • Resurgence.
    • BMG.


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Meet the band

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