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The sublime Supa Dupa Fly at 25: Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott talks to NME's Andy Crysell and to i-D's Bethan Cole in late 1997. Plus contemporary reviews of Missy's brilliant debut by MOJO's Lloyd Bradley and this week's featured writer Chris Roberts

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Chris Roberts meets Blondie's Debbie Harry in an exclusive audio interview from 2003. Plus Chris reviews Radiohead at London's Festival Hall (Uncut, 2000) and looks back on the life and music of Talk Talk's Mark Hollis (Prog, 2020)…

The Long Goodbye

No Depression's John Morthland considers the greatest hits of Mickey Gilley (1936-2022), pictured left with John Travolta, and High Fidelity's Sam Sutherland reports on the Urban Cowboy phenomenon that propelled Jerry Lee Lewis' cousin to country fame in 1980.

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Ira Robbins telephones Radiohead's Thom Yorke and Colin Greenwood in 1993 and Jim Sullivan hears about the new OK Computer – 25 years old this month – from drummer Phil Selway in 1997.


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Episode 127

Chris Roberts talks about Radiohead & Missy Elliott and recalls his days on Sounds and Melody Maker.

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