What’s on ‘Built For Speed’, Friday 11th December 2015

This week on ‘Built For Speed’ CJ tells us all about the Chris Cornell gig from last Friday at the Palais.  We also take a look at two new release films: Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea which tells the story that inspired Herman Melville’s epic novel Moby Dick and gambling addiction drama Mississippi Grind which stars Ben Mendelsohn. 

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What’s on Built For Speed, Friday 2nd August 2013

This week on Built For Speed we’re up to our ears in controversy as we look at the most notorious bands in rock history.  From the Sex Pistols’ salute to the Queen to Jarvis Cocker’s revealing performance at the 1996 Brit Music Awards, we shine the spotlight on the artists who have caused public outrage and moral panic.  Ably assisting us in our

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Built For Speed, Playlist, Friday 12th April 2013

1.     LED ZEPPELIN – Over the hills and far away. 2.     THE REPLACEMENTS – Raised in the city. 3.     ARETHA FRANKLIN – Since you been gone. 4.     ELVIS – One Night. 5.     THE CLOUDS – Souleater. (Aus) 6.     FRANKIE VALLEY AND THE FOUR SEASONS – Oh what a night. 7.     JAMES REYNE – Fall of Rome.(Aus) 8.     RICK SPRINGFIELD –

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Whistling Past The Graveyard – Posthumous Releases on Radio Ga Ga this week

At the risk of turning Radio Ga Ga morbid after having done specials on “Murderers”, “They Died in Hotel Rooms”, “The 27 Club” and “Rock Stars who Died in 2011” we turn our hand to posthumous releases. Songs which were released after an artist had passed away. So…John Lennon, Otis Redding, Eddie Cochran, Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse, Luther Vandross, Buddy

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