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Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Guests include Sir Bob Geldof, Roxy Music’s Phil Manzanera, super-producer Trevor Horn, Chris Difford of Squeeze and their bandmate from A Saucerful of Secrets, Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason

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Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Guests include Sir Bob Geldof, Roxy Music’s Phil Manzanera, super-producer Trevor Horn, Chris Difford of Squeeze and their bandmate from A Saucerful of Secrets, Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason

    S1E35: Giles Martin

    S1E35: Giles Martin

    This week on Rockonteurs, it’s a Beatles history lesson thanks to the man now hugely responsible for their legacy, the wonderful Giles Martin.
    Giles talks to Guy and Gary from his studio at Abbey Road about maintaining his father’s legacy, preserving the ground breaking sound of The Beatles and working in the most famous recording studio on the planet.
     
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    S1E34: Steven Van Zandt

    S1E34: Steven Van Zandt

    This week on Rockonteurs, Guy and Gary are very excited to welcome to the show actor, musician, songwriter and a member of the mighty E Street Band, Bruce’s right hand man and quite simply, the dude. It’s Stevie Van Zandt!
     
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    S1E33: Mike Rutherford

    S1E33: Mike Rutherford

    This week, Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt welcome to the Rockonteurs podcast founder member of Genesis and Mike + The Mechanics, Mike Rutherford. Mike talks to Guy and Gary about his career, his catalogue of incredible songs, Genesis transformation from Peter Gabriel to Phil Collins and of course the upcoming Genesis reunion tour.
     
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    S1E32: Sharleen Spiteri

    S1E32: Sharleen Spiteri

    This week Guy and Gary chat to Sharleen Spiteri. In a wonderfully full and frank conversation, Sharleen discusses her influences, her incredible career with Texas, and the upcoming new album ‘Hi’ – which is out in May.
     
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    S1E31: Imelda May

    S1E31: Imelda May

    In this week’s episode of Rockonteurs, Gary and Guy caught up with Irish singer, songwriter Imelda May. Championed by artists from Bono, Jeff Beck and Ronnie Wood, Imelda has enjoyed critical acclaim and success. Her new album ’11 Past The Hour’ is due out in April and she can sure tell a great story…sit back and enjoy another worthy guest to Rockonteurs.
     
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    S1E30: Gary Numan

    S1E30: Gary Numan

    This week on Rockonteurs, Guy Pratt and Gary Kemp are joined by the synth master. Hugely influential and pioneering, we are delighted to welcome Gary Numan to the show. Gary releases his 18th studio album ‘Intruder’ on May 21st.
     
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