The Music Box with George Martin special

The Music Box with George Martin special

The Music Box with George Martin on 100.8 Revival FM will include a special feature with American rockers Light 45 on Saturday 9 February at 9.00-11.00am, repeated on Sunday 10 February at 2.00-4.00pm.

Light45 is an original rock/worship band based in Rochester, Minnesota, USA and consist of Justin (vocals, guitar) and Mark (bass) the founding members, who perform with a host of talented musicians.

They have been featured by The Christian Rock 20, appeared on syndicated shows such as The Z-Rock Radio Revolution, and Whip of Cords. They performed live on KTTC news (100,000 viewership). They have played with such powerhouse bands as Disciple, Seventh Day Slumber, Unspoken, KJ-52, Bread of Stone, Spoken, and are frequent headliners for to many shows and festivals to count.

Light45 has a unique view on writing music. They believe the song should write itself, and their responsibility is to help shape how it sounds best, regardless of style. This is why their songs range from hard rock, to pop rock, to worship, to reggae.

The Music Box with George Martin, Saturday 9 February at 9.00am, repeated Sunday 10 February at 2.00pm plus Catch Up anytime.

Dwight Yoakham is the Simply Country featured artist

Dwight Yoakham is the Simply Country featured artist

Dwight Yoakam is this week’s Featured Artist on the Simply Country programme with Leslie-Ann Scoular.

Dwight Yoakam is now 62 years of age, now known for his pioneering-style of country music.

His popularity, starting in the mid-1980s, Dwight has recorded more than 20 CD albums and compilations, charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, and sold more than 25 million records.

He has recorded five Billboard #1 albums, 12 gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum ‘This Time’. In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, he is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show on US television.w

Chris Young featured on Simply Country

Chris Young featured on Simply Country

This week’s featured singer on the Simply Country programme is Chris Young.

In 2006, he was declared the winner of the television program Nashville Star, a singing competition which aired on the USA Network.

Chris Young is from Murfreeboro, Tennessee, USA, is 33 years of age and stands at over 6ft.

On August 29, 2017, Chris was invited by country legend Vince Gill to become a Member of the Grand Ole Opry. He was officially inducted by Brad Paisley.

Simply Country with Leslie-Ann Scoular, Friday 18 January 8-10pm and Saturday 19 January 11.00am until 1.00pm plus Catch Up anytime.

TTBA Album of the Month: ‘Songs for Judy’ by Neil Young

TTBA Album of the Month: ‘Songs for Judy’ by Neil Young

The Turn The Beat Around programme with Ian Arbuckle has the new Neil Young release ‘Songs For Judy’ as the Album of the Month for January 2019.

This Neil Young CD album features live performances from 1976 with 22 songs from Neil’s autumn 1976 tour and includes solo acoustic renditions of ‘Heart of Gold’, ‘The Needle and the Damage Done’, ‘After The Gold Rush’. One song, ‘No One Seems to Know,’ which hasn’t appeared before on any official release.

You can here tracks from this superb album on TTBA. Full programme playlist can be viewed on Ian’s page on the Revival FM website here.

TTBA, Wednesday 2 January 2019, 8.00-10.00pm; repeated Saturday 5 January 2019 at 3.00-5.00pmand Catch Up anytime.