The Hanley Brothers at Classic Album Tuesdays

Steve and Paul Hanley were special guests of Classic Album Tuesdays and talked to guest host Gavin Hogg about The Fall album Perverted By Language. Here they talk about the album, their respective books (The Big Midweek and Leave The Capital), playing with Brix & The Extricated, and they take questions from the floor.

On the evening, Perverted By Language was played in full on vinyl. Here, just a single track is included for educational purposes.

Running time 47:35. Recorded at Edward’s, Sheffield on 28 November 2017. Both brothers are audibly suffering from a cold virus, which it appeared that 80% of the nation was carrying at that time.

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Mickey Bradley Radio Show | Leave The Capital Special

Paul Hanley met up with Mickey Bradley of The Undertones at Louder Than Words Festival in Manchester. They exchanged signed books. (Paul once stood in on drums for The Undertones at a gig in the Shetland Islands which is a whole story in itself!) When Mickey got back home it was clear he was fired up by the book and dedicated half of his weekly record show on Radio Ulster to the it. Even that wasn’t enough to satisfy his enthusiasm, he did the same the following week with the second part of the book. We’ve wired both together here seamlessley for your enjoyment. You may have heard books reviewed on the radio before, but we wager you might not have heard a book review quite like this. Click play above to listen.

The Mickey Bradley Record Show goes out every Tuesday on BBC Radio Ulster. Thanks to the wonders of iPlayer, you can hear it wherever you are. Tune in here for recent shows.

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Paul Hanley on the Mike Sweeney Show | BBC Radio Manchester

Paul Hanley talks with Mike Sweeney on BBC Radio Manchester about Leave The Capital. Mike makes it abundantly clear that he loved the book. Recorded on the morning of the book launch: 26th October 2017.

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PODCAST: Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years With Clinton Heylin

 

Clinton Heylin discusses Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years with a capacity audience at Edward’s, Sheffield. Organised The CAT Club, and hosted by their very own Rev Reynolds. The evening begins with Clinton reading from his book and playing tracks from the era – including some rare Bob Dylan onstage ‘raps’ – and is rounded off with a lively Q&A before retiring to the bar to listen to Dylan’s classic gospel album Slow Train Coming and discussing the evening over a pint. Click play above to listen to a podcast of the event.

Recorded at Edward’s, Glossop Road, Sheffield on 14 November 2017. Running time 1:05:45.

Click here for more on Clinton Heylin’s book Trouble In Mind: Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years – What Really Happened

A History of Manchester Music in 13 Recordings

Paul Hanley’s book Leave The Capital refashions the history of Manchester music. He tells his story by plotting through 13 key recordings that helped shape the city and its music. These are the recordings. Click above to listen on Spotify or YouTube. Click here for more details on the book.

Leave the Capital: A History of Manchester Music in 13 Recordings.

‘Look Through Any Window’
The Hollies

‘Bus Stop’
The Hollies

‘No Milk Today’
Herman’s Hermits

‘East West’
Herman’s Hermits

‘A Groovy Kind Of Love’
The Mindbenders

‘Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs’
Brian and Michael

‘I’m Not In Love’
10cc

‘Everybody’s Happy Nowadays’
Buzzcocks

Unknown Pleasures
Joy Division

‘Bankrobber’
The Clash

Perverted By Language
The Fall

The Smiths
The Smiths

‘So Young’
The Stone Roses

Published in November 2017.

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Val Cale Reads From The Blackstuff

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Val Cale reads two extracts from The Blackstuff: ‘Daffy Duck’ and ‘Bangkok Market’. Recorded in 2001.

Play Daffy Duck:

Play Bangkok Market:

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