The Rock SHOW - Sunshine Radio -- Featuring Don Airey
THE ROCK SHOW ON SUNSHINE RADIO -- SUNDAY 6PM-9PM -- March 30th.
Pic 1 - Don Airey live with Deep Purple
Pic 2 - The Last Republic - ones to watch.
This week’s special guest on the Rock Show is DEEP PURPLE Keyboard player DON AIREY.
Don’s career reads like a Who’s Who of rock. He’s played with Rainbow, Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne, Thin Lizzy, UFO, Jethro Tull, Judas Priest and Queen’s Brian May among others. He’s been a member of DEEP PURPLE for the past 6 years.
His new solo album A LIGHT IN THE SKY is the Rock Show’s album of the week.
Tune in from 6pm to hear Don talk to presenter Jeff Collins about the making of his new album, playing at the Kremlin with DEEP PURPLE in front of new Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his predecessor Vladimir Putin (both big fans of the band!), and the highs and lows of his extraordinary career, including the effects of witnessing the tragic death of Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist RANDY RHODES in an aircrash.
The Rock’s Show’s New Band Of The Week is the highly rated INCH HIGH. The Northern Irish rockers have recently toured with the Tygers Of Pang and will be releasing a new album soon.
Also on the show, The Rock Show’s featured live act will be THE LAST REPUBLIC - A Welsh act who recently recorded some material at Monmouth’s Monnow valley studios with Radiohead and Roger waters producer, Chris Sheldon. Tune in for exclusive live tracks from one of the band’s recent electrifying performances.
All that plus three hours of the best classic rock tunes around.
Jeff’s previous guests on the Rock Show have included Black Sabbath drummer Vinny Appice, Fish, Paul Carrack, Stuart Cable, Paul Rodgers, Richie Edwards from The Darkness, Marillion’s Mark Kelly, ELP’s Keith Emerson and Whitesnake’s Neil Murray, Geoff Downes and John Wetton (Yes and Asia) and Yes and King Crimson drummer Bill Bruford.
The Rock Show on Sunshine Radio: 106.2 fm across Herefordshire and 107FM and 107.8FM across Monmouthshire.
Listen Online at www.sunshine-radio.net.
Jeff Collins is also the author of the best selling ROCK LEGENDS AT ROCKFIELD and has just finished his latest book about former Stereophonic’s drummer Stuart Cable, which is due out in September 2008.
Pictures by Andrew Pritchard --- www.myspace.com/rockhardphotography