Tonights dip into the archives features Colm Keane in conversation with Reg Presley of the Troggs in a programme first broadcast in 1995. The band are probably best remembered for two songs in particular - 'Wild Thing' and 'Love is All Around'. The latter of course was famously covered by Wet Wet Wet in 1994 where is went to number one for 15 years........oops, sorry I mean 'weeks'.
Happy 61st Birthday to Neville Staples of the Specials and the Fun Boy Three. Here is the man himself, along with his sullen mate Terry Hall and the slightly more smiley Lynval Golding. They are performing with a youthful Bananarama, singing the classic hit 'It Ain't What You Do It's the Way That You Do It'. Whilst dancing around the 'discus thrower'.Obviously. ... See MoreSee Less
Number one on this day in 1975 was 'Bye Bye Baby' by the Bay City Rollers. For younger Gold listeners, they were kind of like a 1970s version of One Direction who wore lots of tartan. I guess that lead singer Les McKeown could be considered the Harry Styles as one person in the office described him as a 'dreamboat'- although someone else interjected with 'He's no Eric Faulkner' (the guitarist). Which one is your favourite ? ... See MoreSee Less
We like it, we like it........Tonight at 7 in our archive series 'Gold Stars' , Colm Keane talks to Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers, in a programme first broadcast on RTE Radio 1 in 1995. ... See MoreSee Less