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Lives in Music

Oct 2, 2019

John Bradley and Martin Smith have been involved with Mellotrons all their lives. John's dad ran the original Streetly Electronics. It was John and Martin who revived the current business. And now the sounds on Strawberry Fields Forever, countless Genesis, Moody Blues and Barclay James Harvest tracks, and tons more are...


Oct 1, 2019

A stalwart of the Birmingham music scene, Steve has been laying down greasy guitar blues and elegant cerebral Jazz sax in equal quantities, for generations. Oh, and he builds guitars, beautifully.. and he's completely self-taught. As with all the Live in Music interviews,  Steve has some extraordinary stories. For...


Oct 1, 2019

A chat with one of the finest Soul and Gospel singers in the UK, looking back at where she started, her lifetime of splendid music, and where she is now. Great stories, from her start, singing Gospel in Handsworth, Birmingham, to starring in shows round the world. 

There's a lot of music referenced in the podcast. For...