Spencer Leigh


“On the Beat” Programmes on BBC Radio Merseyside.

On The Beat is broadcast on 95.8FM, 1485AM, Freeview 722 and digital on-line from 7pm to 8pm on Sundays. It is repeated the following Wednesday at midnight. It is also online and available on Listen Again for a month.

On The Beat No 1994, Sunday 28 July 2019,  7-8pm
Allan Clarke, former lead singer of the Hollies, who is about to release a new album.

On The Beat No 1995, Sunday 4 August 2019, 7-8pm
Ric Lee, Drummer with Ten Years After.

On The Beat No 1996, Sunday 11 August 2019,  7-8pm
Graham Jones of Proper Records  on the vinyl revival. Graham has written the books, Last Shop Standing and The Vinyl Revival, and he has visited every one of the 300 UK stores selling new vinyl product.

On The Beat No 1997, Sunday 18 August 2019,  7-8pm
Brian Jones from the Undertakers plus live music from the Ragtag Misfits.

On The Beat No.1998, Sunday 25 August 2019

Record producer Jack Douglas

On The Beat, No.1999, Sunday 1 September 2019

Reviewing the Beatles Convention with Hellfire Preachers (playing Beatle songs live), Brian Epstein Statue Committee, writer and director of ‘This Girl, Mike Howl, and Jeff Pulkmans, author of The Beatles In Hamburg.

On The Beat No.2000, Sunday 8 September 2019

Ken Kelly, the owner of Liverpool’s Audio Visual label which ran from 1985 to 2005, live music from Tim Lee and a chat with Christian Francis-Davies, the director of The Cavern – The Beat Goes On.

On The Beat No.2001, Sunday 15 September 2019

What about our future in space? Ian McNabb playing songs from his recent album live.

On The Beat No.2002, Sunday 22 September 2019

Adrian Allan on Paul McCartney: A Musical Appreciation with Billy Kinsley of the Merseybeats