Rockonteurs with Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt

By Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt

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Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.


Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.


Guests include Sir Bob Geldof, Roxy Music’s Phil Manzanera, super-producer Trevor Horn, Chris Difford of Squeeze and their bandmate from A Saucerful of Secrets, Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason


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S1E36: Bernie Marsden
01:04:34

This week on Rockonteurs, Gary and Guy are joined by rock and blues guitarist Bernie Marsden. His musical DNA connects bands and artists like UFO, Deep Purple, Cozy Powell and, of course Whitesnake – where he joined David Coverdale and co-wrote some incredible hits like ‘Fool For Your Loving’ and ‘Here I Go Again’ – Bernie’s book ‘Where’s My Guitar’ is out now.

 

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May 08, 2021
S1E35: Giles Martin
01:14:44

This week on Rockonteurs, it’s a Beatles history lesson thanks to the man now hugely responsible for their legacy, the wonderful Giles Martin.

Giles talks to Guy and Gary from his studio at Abbey Road about maintaining his father’s legacy, preserving the ground breaking sound of The Beatles and working in the most famous recording studio on the planet.

 

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May 01, 2021
S1E34: Steven Van Zandt
01:09:49

This week on Rockonteurs, Guy and Gary are very excited to welcome to the show actor, musician, songwriter and a member of the mighty E Street Band, Bruce’s right hand man and quite simply, the dude. It’s Stevie Van Zandt!

 

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Apr 24, 2021
S1E33: Mike Rutherford
01:02:43

This week, Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt welcome to the Rockonteurs podcast founder member of Genesis and Mike + The Mechanics, Mike Rutherford. Mike talks to Guy and Gary about his career, his catalogue of incredible songs, Genesis transformation from Peter Gabriel to Phil Collins and of course the upcoming Genesis reunion tour.

 

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Apr 17, 2021
S1E32: Sharleen Spiteri
00:55:41

This week Guy and Gary chat to Sharleen Spiteri. In a wonderfully full and frank conversation, Sharleen discusses her influences, her incredible career with Texas, and the upcoming new album ‘Hi’ – which is out in May.

 

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Apr 10, 2021
S1E31: Imelda May
00:58:41

In this week’s episode of Rockonteurs, Gary and Guy caught up with Irish singer, songwriter Imelda May. Championed by artists from Bono, Jeff Beck and Ronnie Wood, Imelda has enjoyed critical acclaim and success. Her new album ’11 Past The Hour’ is due out in April and she can sure tell a great story…sit back and enjoy another worthy guest to Rockonteurs.

 

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Apr 03, 2021
S1E30: Gary Numan
01:06:04

This week on Rockonteurs, Guy Pratt and Gary Kemp are joined by the synth master. Hugely influential and pioneering, we are delighted to welcome Gary Numan to the show. Gary releases his 18th studio album ‘Intruder’ on May 21st.

 

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Mar 28, 2021
S1E29: Glen Matlock
01:02:54

This week we speak to one of the artists who so perfectly sums up this show. We welcome to Rockonteurs, a punk icon and one hell of a storyteller!

It’s only a Sex Pistol! Guy Pratt and Gary Kemp welcome, Glen Matlock.

 

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Mar 21, 2021
S1E28: Jon Bon Jovi
00:54:25

This week on Rockonteurs we welcome a genuine rock god to the show, the one and only Jon Bon Jovi joins Guy and Gary to chat about his latest album, the highly charged ‘2020’. We also reminisce about those iconic albums of the 80’s, 90’s and beyond and discuss his plans for getting back out on the road…

 

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Mar 14, 2021
S1E27: Midge Ure
01:14:53

In this episode, Guy and Gary speak to an artist who is neatly woven into the very fabric of music in the late 70’s, 80’s and beyond. A hugely successful solo artist in his own right but also the driving force in Slik, Rich Kids, Ultravox and Visage. He was also part of Thin Lizzy, wrote Do They Know It’s Christmas, co-organised Band Aid and Live Aid, and nearly ended up in the Sex Pistols! And Let’s not forget that Vienna is still the greatest song to never go to No.1!

Welcome to Rockonteurs, Midge Ure!

 

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Mar 07, 2021
S1E26: Alice Cooper
00:33:58

In this week’s episode, Guy and Gary speak to an artist whose career spans over 50 years. Famed for his theatrical live shows and a stunning back catalogue of songs, Alice Cooper is about to return to his roots with his  21st studio album ‘Detroit Stories’. Produced by his long-time collaborator Bob Ezrin, this album is getting great reviews and in this episode he shares some incredible stories that include tales of living with Pink Floyd.

 

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Feb 28, 2021
S1E25: Tim Burgess
00:54:02

This week on the show, Guy and Gary talk to a lockdown hero. Tim Burgess has been doing his bit to keep the music alive during the last 12 months with his joyous Twitter Listening Parties. We discuss those, securing Paul McCartney to take part, recording during a global pandemic and get the lowdown on fronting The Charlatans.

 

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Feb 21, 2021
S124: Billy Corgan
01:02:42

In this week’s episode of Rockonteurs, Guy and Gary speak to Billy Corgan. Billy chats openly about his introduction to music at a young age, his love affair with British bands of the 80’s, and the formation, break up and reconciliation of his incredible band The Smashing Pumpkins. He also recounts the time he heard Nirvana’s album Nevermind for the very first time and discusses the stories behind the Pumpkins most recent album CYR.

 

 

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Feb 14, 2021
S1E23: Hank Marvin
01:07:48

In this week’s episode, Guy and Gary speak welcome the guitar hero’s guitar hero, Hank Marvin, a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter, known as lead guitarist for the Shadows. Hank Marvin takes us through his career, legends he’s met and worked with throughout the years.

 

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Feb 07, 2021
S1E22: Roland Orzabal
01:03:45

In this week’s episode of Rockonteurs, Guy and Gary talk to Roland Orzabal from Tears for Fears. They are a British band who created some of the defining albums of the 80’s and achieved huge success on both sides of the Atlantic. In this open, honest and revealing conversation, Roland discusses his first meeting with Curt Smith, the highs and lows of 80’s stardom, missing out on Live Aid and how he and his band mate are soon to release a new record that they are both incredibly excited about.

 

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Jan 31, 2021
S1E21: Johnny Marr
01:00:02

In this week's episode Guy and Gary speak to acclaimed guitarist and songwriter of The Smiths, Johnny Marr. Johnny Marr takes us through his band playing experiences, his solo career and meeting Morrissey.

 

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Jan 24, 2021
S1E20: Mark King
01:04:37

In this week’s episode Guy and Gary talk to acclaimed bassist, founding member of Level 42 and all round lovely bloke Mark King. Mark is a hugely talented musician and takes us through his career which reveals a vast array of connections to other band and artists and some cracking stories to share with us.

 

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Jan 17, 2021
S1E19: Brian Johnson
00:58:36

This week on the show, Guy and Gary speak to AC/DC frontman and nicest man in rock, Brian Johnson! Brian continues to lead one of the biggest band’s in the world and just recently AC/DC returned with their long awaited new album ‘Power Up’. It went to number one around the world!

 

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Jan 10, 2021
S1E18: Lol Creme
01:00:41

This week Guy and Gary speak with musician, video director and all round lovely bloke Lol Creme.

 

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Jan 03, 2021
S1E17: Boy George
01:01:05

In a fun, frank and utterly compelling chat George talks to Guy and Gary about his career, the highs and lows of his mega stardom and his very first encounter with Spandau Ballet.

 

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Dec 27, 2020
S1E16: Suzi Quatro
00:38:51

This week Guy and Gary speak to Suzi Quatro about her incredible career, her planned live dates in 2021 and her Christmas single ‘My Heart and Soul (I Need You Home for Christmas) that is out now.

 

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Dec 20, 2020
S1E15: Peter Frampton
00:48:17

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 15 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Peter Frampton.

 

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Dec 13, 2020
S1E14: Billy Idol
00:47:53

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 14 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Billy Idol.

 

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Dec 06, 2020
S1E13: Nile Rodgers
01:12:10

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 13 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Nile Rodgers.

 

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Nov 29, 2020
S1E12: Stewart Copeland
01:01:23

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 12 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Stewart Copeland.

 

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Nov 22, 2020
S1E11: Dave Stewart
00:40:32

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 10 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Dave Stewart.

 

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Nov 15, 2020
S1E10: Nick Lowe
00:40:43

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 10 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Nick Lowe.

 

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Nov 08, 2020
S1E9: David Coverdale
00:51:38

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 9 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to David Coverdale.

 

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Nov 01, 2020
S1E8: David Crosby
00:55:00

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 8 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to David Crosby.

 

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Oct 24, 2020
S1E7: John Taylor
00:57:50

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 7 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to John Taylor from Duran Duran.

 

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Oct 17, 2020
S1E6: Ian Le Frenais
00:38:38

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 6 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Ian Le Frenais.

 

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Oct 10, 2020
S1E5: Trevor Horn
00:38:06

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 5 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Trevor Horn.

 

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Oct 03, 2020
S1E4: Phil Manzanera
00:42:37

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time. Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 4 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Phil Manzanera.

 

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Sep 26, 2020
S1E3: Chris Difford
00:35:26

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 3 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Chris Difford, lyricist and founding member of Squeeze.


 

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Sep 19, 2020
S1E2: Bob Geldof
00:58:21

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 2 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Bob Geldof.

 

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Sep 12, 2020
S1E1: Nick Mason
00:38:26

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music.

Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass player who shaped songs for the likes of Madonna and Pink Floyd, you’ll hear exclusive stories of life on the road, in the studio and what really happened behind the scenes from artists who wrote, performed and produced the some of the biggest classic rock and pop tracks of all time.

Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. In episode 1 Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt speak to Nick Mason from Pink Floyd.

 

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Sep 05, 2020