Rock's Backpages (http://www.rocksbackpages.com) is the world's only comprehensive archive of music journalism. Every week, Barney Hoskyns and Mark Pringle pick their highlights among the 50+ new pieces added to the database, and present an exclusive excerpt from the week's new audio interview.
Hosted by Barney Hoskyns and Jasper Murison-Bowie with special guest Ian Penman
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Produced by Jasper Murison-Bowie
Pieces discussed: Pole, John Fahey, Nina Simone, Kate Bush, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons audio, The Truth About the Pop Idles..., Arif Mardin, Modern Lovers, The Cramps, Madness, Stone Roses, Swells on War, Prince