Posts Tagged ‘Dire Straits’

BOB Job

19May19

As we get closer to BOBfm in Hertfordshire closing and becoming another Heart station, I thought you might like to hear my favourite April Fools Day prank we pulled at BOB. The radio station is in the grounds of Knebworth Park, literally yards away from where hundreds of the worlds top artists have played in […]


The British Broadcasting Corporation has banned a lot of songs over the years. I played some of them on the air on BBC Radio Merseyside recently in a feature called, “Listen To The Banned”. When I delved into it, I was surprised by what was forbidden, the reasons why and the songs they didn’t ban […]


Thank you to everyone involved in BOBisphere 2014. In case you missed it, some of the biggest names in rock and pop played live in the grounds of Knebworth House. It was an exclusive show for BOB. A crowd in excess of a hundred and twenty thousand were entertained by Status Quo, Bruno Mars, Lady […]


History is being made here in Hertfordshire. This county has a rich history. There’s evidence of humans living here from the Stone Age. The first tribes settled in the Iron Age. In AD 54, the Romans besieged the town of Wheathampstead. In 293 the first British martyrdom took place at what we now call St. Albans. In the […]


Ultravox & Simple Minds are doing a UK tour together. That kind of makes sense, if you like one, you probably like the other. I wonder if the tour will be called “Ultra-Simple”? Probably not, musicians have been teaming up for years but combining their names doesn’t seem to happen. Queen and David Bowie didn’t […]