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Joe Jackson Interviewer

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Joe Jackson goes to war for Christy Moore in 1996. Had Christy sold out or not? You decide!

In 1996 music critic Diarmuid Doyle wrote in the Irish newspaper the Sunday Tribune, a scathing review of Christy's latest album Grafitti Tongue, and he clai...

Nick Cave 1994 Part One. Nick on Scott Walker, Leonard Cohen and Elvis Presley

This is the first part of a ninety-minute interview I did with Nick at the time of the release of his album Let Love in. We kicked off by talking about his p...

Joe Jackson celebrates the "unbearably sensual" singing voice of Doris Day

In 1995 I wrote for The Irish Times an article in which I said the recordings of Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett and, in particular, Doris Day needed to be serio...

  Neil Sedaka, Barry Manilow, Dont Compare, The Joe, Jackson, It Works, Interview, Youtube, Nailed It

A Celebration of Sedaka. "Don't compare me to Manilow. I have balls, soul, substance. He doesn't."

This is a personal appreciation of the music of Neil Sedaka. It's a radio show broadcast I did in 1997, having interviewed Sedaka twice and whose music I hav...

  Finding My Father, The Joe, Latest Books, Jackson, Interview, Gay, Celebrities, Youtube, Celebs

Joe Jackson celebrates Gay Byrne. The chat with Gay that helped me find my father's family.

In early 1997 Gay Byrne, Ireland's finest and most famous broadcaster interviewed me about my latest book, Troubadours and Troublemakers, an anthology of my ...

  David Gray, Van Morrison, The Joe, Meeting Someone, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Insight, Jackson, Interview

David Gray. The Music That Made Me. Gray talks in-depth about Dylan. Morrison and Springsteen

As a music interviewer, it is always a joy to meet someone who speaks with passion, insight and intelligence about their heroes. Here, David Gray, in part on...

  Gene Pitney, Ricky Nelson, The Joe, Classic Songs, The Creator, Jackson, Interview, Writing, Youtube

Gene Pitney talks about hello Mary Lou, the classic song he wrote for Ricky Nelson

It was a joy for me, as a life-long fan of Gene Pitney, to meet and interview the man in 2002 for a radio series I was presenting on RTE, Ireland's national ...

  Mack The Knife, The Joe, Jackson, Interview, Singer, My Love, Youtube, Singers, Youtubers

George Benson talks about recording with Frank Sinatra the astounding Mack the Knife

One of the great joys during an interview with a singer or musician is when I get to ask them about a recording I love. What follows, as part of what I call ...

  The Joe, Mafia, Jackson, Toms, Interview, Gay, Youtube, Youtubers, Jackson Family

Tom Jones 1992. “I was propositioned by Joe Meek.” Tom talks about the “gay mafia” in British pop.

I have uploaded five podcasts thus far based on my three in-depth interviews with Tom Jones. In this clip from the 1992 interview, Tom revealed for the first...

  The Joe, Biography, Jackson, Interview, Childhood, Youtube, Infancy, Biography Books, Childhood Memories

Sinead O Connor 2001 Remembering. Her most revealing interview, ever.

Sinead once asked me, not long after this interview took place if I would be interested in working with her on her biography. However those exchanges came to...

  The Joe, Going Out, Jackson, Singing, Interview, Songs, Youtube, Song Books, Youtubers

Tony Joe White on Elvis going "out there" singing his song, Polk Salad Annie

I became an Elvis fan when I was nine, and a fan of Tony Joe White when I was eighteen. So it was heaven, twenty or so years later, to sit and chat with Tony...

  The Joe, Leonard Cohen, Your Man, Conversation, Jackson, Singing, Interview, Album, Youtube

Leonard Cohen 1988 on I’m Your Man and the quest to sing and speak with a voice that is true.

In my eBook, Hallelujah: A Conversation with Leoanrd Cohen, I tell the tale of how meeting LC, my lifelong hero, led to me deciding to become an interviewer ...

  Gabriel Byrne, The Joe, Referee, Two By Two, Jackson, Interview, Youtube, Youtubers, Jackson Family

Gabriel Byrne versus Eoghan Harris 1988. Referee: Joe Jackson

The 1988 interview I did with Gabriel Byrne was the focus of an earlier podcast I posted, and it is one of the two major interviews, and a backstory, that ma...

  The Joe, Joan Rivers, Jackson, Interview, Fashion, Moda, Fashion Styles, Fashion Illustrations, Jackson Family

Joan Rivers 2004. The Joe Jackson Interview

July 9, 2020The Daily Mail picked this programme as a Radio Highlight of the Week August 2018. ‘Joe Jackson interview Joan in 2004 ahead of her first Irish ...

  The Joe, Fleetwood Mac, Brother, Jackson, Interview, Music, Youtube, Musica, Musik

Status Quo. Francis Rossi talks about the Everly Brothers, copying Hendrix, coke, Bono, and God

A wide-ranging interview I did with Francis Rossi, who talks, a lot, about The Every Brothers, early Fleetwood Mac, Pictures of Matchstick men, In My Chair, ...

  The Joe, Soul Searching, Einstein, Drugs, Jackson, Interview, Youtube, Finding Yourself, Youtubers

Mrs Brown Defrocked! Brendan O' Carroll Soul Searching and Uncensored

Brendan O Carroll Soul Searching and Uncensored. Part One. Brendan talks about groupies, gays, drink, drugs and his definitively Irish sense of humourThis is...