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As we enter the first week of December and Leighton Buzz Radio launches it’s Christmas music mix, there’s a hint of festivity in the air, and time to look back at what happened in this week for music way back when. by Laura Polkinghorne   Keeping with the snowy theme, on 1st December 1990, Vanilla Ice […]

by Stephen Payne   So many classic British bands came out of the punk movement of the late 70s. When the period ended in 1979, many bands had to either change their sound or fade away. We previously mention Adam Ant, but another famous Duo that came out of this movement was the Eurythmics.  Annie […]

by Eryl Hardman This week we say Happy Birthday to Petula Clark Petula Clark, CBE (born Sally Olwen Clark; 15 November 1932 in Epsom, Surrey) is a singer, actress and composer whose career spans eight, yes eight decades! No wonder she has been on Desert Island Discs three times! Her professional career began during World […]

by Laura Polkinghorne It is time to step back in time and take a look back over some historical moments in music, that happened on the same days this week. What was the UK number 1 way back when, and what was your favourite artist up to in the month of November in their heyday? […]

by Stephen Payne Last week we talked about how Boney M. are performing at a local festival called Chilfest. The famous Disco band is not the only big name there though, headlining the event is the prince of New Wave, Adam Ant. While Adam (Stuart Leslie Goddard) and his band the Ants are often categorised […]

Today  we celebrate Stuart Leslie Goddard’s birthday. by Eryl Hardman You may know him better as Adam Ant. Born on 3rd November 1954, Adam Ant became famous as the lead singer of new wave group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring 10 UK top ten hits, including three UK No. […]

When people think of countries that have had great Disco bands, most will probably mention the USA with Donna Summer, or the UK with The Bee Gees, not many people would mention Germany. by Stephen Payne West Germany in 1974 was home to a singer-songwriter known as Frank Farian. In December of that year, this […]

by Laura Polkinghorne Carter-Donovan, will be performing at The Golden Bell on November 1, 2020. The duo made up of Alison Carter and John Donovan, both have roots in the West End and will be performing on the keyboards and vocals for this gig. Alison’s vocal style has been influenced by a range of different […]

By: Stephen Payne Grey skies are forming, rain is starting to fall, and the days are getting shorter. Love it or hate it; winter is on its way. Usually, we as music fans can accept it. Sure, the festivals may be a distant memory, but there’s plenty of warm pubs and venues ready for the […]

The Prince of Pop will discuss his six decades in music and early death of his father   Piers Morgan continues his hit talk show, inviting more familiar faces from all walks of life to share some of their stories in a relaxed and personal setting. The host talks to veteran entertainer Sir Cliff Richard, […]