Posts Tagged ‘Paul McCartney’

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 […]


I had a chat with the broadcasting legend Tony Prince. He talked about meeting Elvis in Las Vegas, the truth about Colonel Tom Parker and Tony’s early life and career that took him from spinning discs and introducing the Beatles in a northern ballroom to broadcasting to an international audience of 100 million on Radio […]


Box Clever.

17Aug15

Sometimes you have to bend the rules. Today I found an old VHS tape of the first time I sang on live television. It was 1990, I was the lead singer in The Misfits, a New Zealand pub rock band. In the winter, TVNZ used to have a live Telethon. We sent them a demo […]


April Fools Day is coming up. It’s always a fun day to be on the radio. My favourite April Fools Day bit is the fake concert. On a couple of radio stations, I’ve presented shows that I’ve made out are live concerts. It’s pretty easy to do, you just get big crowd sound effects, recordings […]


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 […]


My radio career still hadn’t got off the ground in late 1992. I’d been doing community radio for over a year and sent demo tapes all over Australia but no one would give me a radio job. I knew that unless I got on to the top broadcasting course in the country, I was going […]