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Show 46: The Old Man

http://www.radiobicester.co.uk/tarkablowpig Show 46 celebrates the old man! Songs all about fathers and dad's! Track Listing: Father And Son - Cat StevensFather - Robert EllisAlcoholic - StarsailorMy Little Girl - Tim McGrawThe Greatest Man I Never Knew - Reba...

Album Review: Western Stars – Bruce Springsteen

Perhaps the most enduring cultural reference point of the last 70 years is the American Dream. That belief that being born in the United States of America is the greatest gift ever bestowed upon a human being. Having the opportunities to wander a vast land of milk and...

Show 45: All Requests – Duets

http://www.radiobicester.co.uk/tarkablowpig Show 45 was handed over to the listeners and thanks to all from The Fierce and Dead Army, Fairporters and followers of @Tarkablowpig on Twitter for their suggestions from which the following ten songs were taken. The choice...

Album Review: Further – Richard Hawley

In the history of British popular music many Northern cities can claim to be the most important; whether that be from the Beatles and the Merseybeat of Liverpool or the 'Madchester' scene and Oasis led Britpop of fellow North West Manchester, the claims are vociferous...

Show 44: New Music Special

http://www.radiobicester.co.uk/tarkablowpig Show 44 takes us through the music presenter Jez has been listening to in recent weeks. Track Listing: Heavy Heart - James WalshFilm Credits - Club KuruOff My Mind - Richard HawleyNobody Smokes Anymore - Robert EllisHobo...

Album Review: Tiger On The Bridge – James Walsh

Tiger On The Bridge - James Walsh I love melancholic music. I love the way it washes you with wrought emotion. How it reaches deep into your soul. How it makes you ache and hurt. The way it wrenches the strings of your heart. I love the sheer beauty that is found in...

Show 43: Back Room Session with Duff Paddy

Duff Paddy with Jez http://www.radiobicester.co.uk/tarkablowpig In this show Jez present's the very first #BackRoomSession featuring the brilliant Paul Tuthill (Accordion/Bodhrán/Vocals) and Paul Mitchell (Guitar/Vocals) also known as Duff Paddy. Playing five live...

Ten Great Debut Albums

https://open.spotify.com/user/21jl67tra4fr3mlbotmk5qh7y/playlist/00PaLcMYFtCodURRisB1Qk?si=SuC6bTCeRvqO3sw7RRJ6-A Here is a list of ten debut albums that were instant classics. Possibly an albatross around the neck of some, for others a portent of a career of the...

Show 42 The Big Easy E!

Take a trip through the E section of the Tarka Blowpig CD Wall Of Sound with presenter Jez at http://www.radiobicester.co.uk/tarkablowpig Track Listing: Take It Easy - The EaglesLittle Rock 'n' Roller - Steve EarleComin' Home - Robert EllisThe Fix - ElbowGravity -...

Album Review: Gypsy Blood – Tamsin Quin

I love beautiful music. I always have. From the moment I first heard music it has been there for me. It wraps me in it's arms when I need a lift. It puts into physical form my feelings, my hurt, my desire and my love. It says to the world who I am. There's this quote...

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