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by Steve Ashwell In this week’s  Solid Rock show I am continuing with the series of interviews with rock music author Laura Shenton for Leighton Buzz Radio. Laura is the author of the first four books in the In Depth album series commissioned by specialist music and sport publisher Wymer Publishing. Each book in this […]

The eggscellent presenters of Leighton Buzzard’s own radio station Leighton Buzz Radio have donated a whopping  124 easter eggs to the Morrisons’ collection point in the Leighton Buzzard Lake Street store. The wonderful volunteers at our station have got over ‘eggs-cited’ with a whopping 124 egg donation to help local charities Leighton Buzzard Children’s Centre and […]

This Mother’s Day send in a message of love to your Mum, Nan, Grandma, step-mum or a memory of someone you have lost. Eryl will be hosting a special Mother’s Day lie-in this Sunday devoted to the women in your life.  Switch on this Sunday between 9am and 11am and treat that special lady to […]

by Stephen Payne Monday the 8th of March is international women’s day, and while there are many fantastic female artists that could be written about, none have quite the powerful and distinctive voice of Bonnie Tyler. Before she was known by her stage name, Bonnie was born Gaynor Hopkins on the 8th of June 1951. Raised in […]

by Stephen Payne Last week we looked at the Animals, a Rhythm and blues band from Newcastle upon Tyne. They were one of the innovators of the 60s and part of the British invasion of the US. There were many great British bands that came out of this period. The who, the rolling stones, and […]

by Stephen Payne Well, that’s it, Christmas done for another year. We have all eaten too much, drank too much, and sat around watching too much tv. Here at Leighton Buzz Radio though it’s all about the music and I’m sure that while we all love them Christmas songs, it may be nice to have […]

by Stephen Payne Many great bands came out of the first wave of British punk rock. While groups such as the Sex Pistols would come to represent the movement as a whole, there were many other bands that used the time to try new and experimental music. None had quite the same lasting impact as […]

by Laura Polkinghorne Zoë Curlett and Bella Barlow will be starring in Deck The Halls Christmas Concert at The Recreation Rooms on 19 December 2020. Both from a musical theatre background, the duo will be performing some well-loved Christmas classics as well as new and festive material.   The concert will consist of a one act cabaret celebrating all […]

by Stephen Payne One of the great rock acts of the 70’s Suzi Quatro will be appearing in the Royal Albert Hall the year after next on 20 April 2022. At that point, it means that Suzi would have been in the business for an amazing 58 years. This announcement comes as the star released […]

Boy bands were big in the 90s, but there was one obvious problem with them, they were all male. There had been girl bands in music forever and the 80s had a great selection of them, but where was the girl band to represent the next generation. Father and son team Bob and Chris Herbert […]