The world’s rarest records and the sartorial splendour of the satin tour jacket

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By Word In Your Ear, Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, and Alex Gold. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The dazzling super trouper of gentle enquiry is trained this week upon:-

Our recent encounter with John Lydon – his high viz shirt, his smoking habit and his usefully commercial righteous indignation about the upcoming Danny Boyle-directed ‘Pistol’ TV series.

Why Spinal Tap was a blessing and a curse for their real-life drummer Ric Parnell (RIP).

The magnificent bucolic frolic held in the memory of the Old Grey Whistle Test producer Mike Appleton.

The sad fate of Jackie Wilson.

The “pleasant illness” of record collecting.

Musicians who died onstage.

Why comedians might start to need bodyguards

The curious meaning of a “stone fox chase”.


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