Narrated "A Kind of Magic", a two part program about the life and career of singer Freddie Mercury
(broadcast 26 August & 2 September 2006 on BBC Radio 2).
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are the most important act in the history of recorded music. The Beatles
were a truly experimental group but because they were so popular people didn't even realize they were experimenting. No album has ever had the effect that Sergeant Pepper had. The phrase 'concept album' becomes popular after Sergeant Pepper. And that was the ultimate achievement in rock music to that point. The ...
Received the Outstanding Contribution to Music Radio Award from the Radio Academy in 1996.
Professor of Pop