Les McKeown of Bay City Rollers Nov 2016

15 November 2016 by Pure Radio

Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers arrive at Stockport Plaza on Saturday November 19th November.
Dave Stearn of Pure Breakfast caught up with him ahead of the gig.

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Mike Rolland in session for Roots & Fusion

27 April 2016 by Pure Radio

Fylde singer songwriter, musician and folk story teller, Mike Rolland returned to the studio for his third Roots & Fusion session – though this time on his own.

Member of successful covers group Blue Pig Orchestra and originals band Phantom Voices, Mike has also started to record solo…

He recorded four songs and we also had a bit of a chat.

1) Deaduns
2) Bessie Jones
3) Hornby Sparks
4) Gallows Hill

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Anthony Crolla speaks to Chris Ridgway

8 April 2016 by Pure Radio

Ahead of his world title fight in Manchester next month, WBA Lightweight Champion of the World Anthony Crolla comes on to Pure Supernova to speak to Chris Ridgway about a very special run in Manchester. Anthony also speaks about Nick Blackwell, a boxer coming out of a coma following injuries sustained in the ring, and how the boxing community looks after one another. Crolla also makes his predictions for Anthony Joshua's world title fight tomorrow evening. Follow @RidgTweet @PureSupernova for more.

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Ruth Roshan & Mike Rolland in session

29 July 2015 by Pure Radio

The wonderful Ruth Roshan returned for her third Roots & Fusion session, this time with Blackpool based Mike Rolland from Blue Pig Orchestra / Phantom Voices.

Ruth & Mike had not met before the morning of the session, so what transpired was musical magic…

With Ruth playing mandolin, Mike on guitar and both sharing vocals, they played one song of Ruth’s, two of Mike’s and a couple of traditional / well known tunes…

Inspired by a deep love of Tango, Australian Ruth has just released her third album with her group Tango Noir.

1) The Trees They Do Grow High
2) Soft Light
3) Wrecks
4) Dirty Old Town
5) Gallows Hill

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Les McKeown Interview Part 2

9 November 2012 by Pure Radio

Ahead of his show at the Stockport Plaza, Bay City Rollers legend Les McKeown remembers an encounter with Elvis, and tries the ‘Whatever Happened To You’ Quiz.

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