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Great Music Stories is fully independent interview website – and not tied to any specific media outlet. The focus has always been on the stories behind the music.

In addition to running Great Music Stories, in previous years I have produced and presented music shows on local radio where I have played new music and featured some of my Great Music Stories interviews.

As lockdown started I set up Great Music Stories radio as a spin-off of the Great Music Stories interview platform. Some of the radio shows from lockdown will be shared here for listen again in the weeks ahead.

Wildfire – the lost tapes: 25 July 2021

In 2018 Wildfire Festival didn’t happen, but we had already done preview interviews with 20 or so bands, which ended up never airing. Three years on for Spirit of Wildfire 3 weekend, we dug out some of these interviews from the GMS archive for an airing, an interesting snapshot of …

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GuyB’s Wildfire Story: 25 July 2021

An hour from the Spirit of Wildfire 3 radio fest, I took an hour out to reflect on some of the standout moments and standout bands from my trips to Wildfire Festival since June 2016. Music includes: Massive Wagons, Jokers, Screaming Eagles, Inglorious, Broken Witt Rebels, Fireroad, Samarkind, Skam, Tarot …

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Friday Rock Show: 16 July 2021

The first hour of the Friday rockshow, news and music from a new generation of unsigned and rising bands: Music includes: Skam, The Autumn Killers, Thundermother, Inglorious, The Ellis Mano Band, Badflower, Scarlet Rebels, Amongst Liars, plus a quick interview with Safron from Irish rockers Safire and North Atlas.

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Friday Rockshow: Top 50 of 2020 (Part 2 of 2)

6 November 2020, from the rock caravan, we played the 50 bands of 2020 as chosen by the listeners from an original list of 188 acts. The vote closed earlier in the day, and a feast of great music from rising bands followed. Music includes: King Creature, The Quireboys, Lynne …

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Friday Rockshow: Top 50 of 2020 (part 1 of 2)

6 November 2020, from the rock caravan, we played the 50 bands of 2020 as chosen by the listeners from an original list of 188 acts. The vote closed earlier in the day, and a feast of great music from rising bands followed. Music includes: Twisted Illusion, White Raven Down, …

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FRIDAY ROCKSHOW – 3 April

In such challenging times, my Friday show is dedicated to the NHS, the amazing work being done by amazing people to save lives. Album and Band of the month for April revealed and a run of touching tributes to our doctors and nurses and support workers from wide range of …

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