Sunday Music #19

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here is nothing we love more here at Jammy Toast than listening to some of our favourite tunes. From time to time we will post a music video from an artist or genre that we think will be enjoyable to you; our friends. We often feature music that you may not have come across before, or music that maybe you just missed the first time around. Try and listen with an open mind, you never know, you may find something you can add to your iPod. If you have any music videos you would like us to feature then drop us a line – we are always happy to listen to requests but we cannot promise to feature everyone’s favourite

Great Easton Express #4

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ack in 1975, Radio City employed a then unheard of – at least by us – DJ by the name of Phil Easton. He started an evening radio show at 6:30 each week day called The Great Easton Express. On this show he featured all the news and sounds in rock music and it became essential listening each evening. The show ran for twelve years culminating each year with a Battle of The Bands competition at the Liverpool Empire Theatre. In 1988, with the popularity of rock music in decline, he moved on to other things and finally ended up presenting the City Talk Breakfast Show every day. He died in 2009 at the age of 59 after suffering a suspected brain haemorrhage at his home. In his memory, here at Jammy Toast, we have decided to resurrect one of our favourite features from his show where he would select a favourite album and then feature his three favourite tracks from that album. Today we would like to feature

Bear Music #25

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here is nothing more we love here at Jammy Toast than listening to some of our favourite tunes. From time to time we will post a music video from an artist or genre that we think will be enjoyable to you; our friends. We often feature music that you may not have come across before, or music that maybe you just missed the first time around. Try and listen with an open mind, you never know, you may find something you can add to your iPod. If you have any music videos you would like us to feature then drop us a line – we are always happy to listen to requests but we cannot promise to feature everyone’s favourite…

Bear Music #12

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here is nothing more we love here at Jammy Toast than listening to some of our favourite tunes. From time to time we will post a music video from an artist or genre that we think will be enjoyable to you; our friends. We often feature music that you may not have come across before, or music that maybe you just missed the first time around. Try and listen with an open mind, you never know, you may find something you can add to your iPod. If you have any music videos you would like us to feature then drop us a line – we are always happy to listen to requests but we cannot promise to feature everyone’s favourite…

Lemmy Dies

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ne of Jammy Toast’s greatest friends has died only two days after learning he had cancer. Motorhead frontman and former Hawkwind member Lemmy passed away after a short battle with a very aggressive cancer. Lemmy joined Hawkwind in 1972 and sang on their biggest hit single Silver Machine before being sacked following his arrest for drugs possession on a Hawkwind tour of America and Canada. He went on to form Motorhead – the name is US slang for someone who takes speed – in 1975 and recorded 22 albums, including Ace of Spades, as he became one of music’s most recognisable voices and faces.

Musical Sunday Special

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long time ago came a man on a track… or so the song goes. Or another way of putting it; a long time ago (May 2008 to be precise) someone here at Jammy Toast came up with the great idea of turning Sunday’s into musical fun days. The idea being that Sundays are that boring they need livening up with some great tunes. This idea grew into what is now BearTube and it is my job to pick the tunes and look after BearTube – I think Davidd is getting too old for the job if you ask me anything. Anyway, this week, instead of selecting a music video, we have taken it a step further and this week have a whole concert…

Forty-Four Year Journey Sideways Through Space

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ne of Jammy Toast’s favourite rock bands has just finished their latest tour, forty-four years after their first foray in the music business. Space Rock pioneers Hawkwind are currently promoting the re-release of their classic 1975 album; Warriors on the Edge of Time. Many things have changed in the music business over the years but Hawkwind, who have gone through many line-up changes and incarnations of style, have stuck pretty much to their guns. The band has never sold out to success and many times even turned their backs on fame and fortune to stay true to their beliefs.