Spencer Leigh


“On the Beat” Programmes on BBC Radio Merseyside.

On The Beat is broadcast on 95.8FM and 1485AM , from 7pm to 8pm on Sundays. It is also online and available on Listen Again for a month.


On The Beat No 1862, Sunday 8 January 2017, 7-8pm
Elvis special with Ray Connolly and Russell Watson. Did Elvis always sing in tune?

On The Beat No 1863, Sunday 15 January 2017, 7-8pm
Live recordings from The Cavern to celebrate its 60th anniversary

On The Beat No 1864, Sunday 22 January 2017, 7-8pm
Frank Allen of the Searchers

On The Beat No 1865, Sunday 29 January 2017, 7-8pm
Peter Asher of Peter and Gordon and Albert Lee

On The Beat No 1866, Sunday 5 February 2017, 7-8pm
Tony Sherdian Jr on his father

On The Beat No 1867, Sunday 12 February 2017, 7-8pm
Graeme Clark of Wet West Wet

On The Beat No 1868, Sunday 19 February 2017, 7-8pm
Dave Mason of Traffic

On The Beat No 1869, Sunday 26 February 2017, 7-8pm
Steve Forbert plus Dave Pegg (Fairport Convention)

On The Beat No 1870, Sunday 5 March, February 2017, 7-8pm
Dave Kelly from the Blues Band

On The Beat No 1871, Sunday 12 March 2017, 7-8pm
Juke Box Jury with Jean Catharell, Colin and Sylvia Hall and Normn Killon

On The Beat No 1872, Sunday 19 March 2017, 7-8pm
Gary Brooker of Procol Harum

On The Beat No 1873, Sunday 26 March 2017, 7-8pm
American country star Marty Stuart

On The Beat No 1874, Sunday 2 April 2017, 7-8pm
Liverpool acts sing Chuck Berry

On The Beat No 1875, Sunday 9 April 2017, 7-8pm
Music book review show

On The Beat N0 1876 Sunday 16 April 2017, 7-8pm, singer/songwriter Albert Hammond

On The Beat No 1877 Sunday 23 April 2017, 7-8pm, music writer Jon Savage on 1967

On The Beat No 1878 Sunday 30 April 2017, 7-8pm, country star Kimmie Rhodes