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Episode 128 – Terry Edwards – Musician

My guest on Episode 128 of The Paul Weller Fan Podcast is Terry Edwards. A musician who has largely been in the studio, on the radio or onstage somewhere in the world since the age of 20. Terry sings and plays an array of musical instruments – sax, trumpet, guitar, keyboards, flute – with a…

The Story of Stone Foundation – Rise Above It – Review

A Film by Mono Media Films Our lives are packed full of moments. Many of them ordinary experiences. Forgotten in an instance.And yet, there is a power and beauty behind those moments that do happen to transform into unforgettable ones. A single experience, a moment, shared between friends, that can shape the future of a…

Episode 118: Bruce Foxton – The Jam

It’s a huge honour to be able to bring you this podcast chat as I’m joined by The Jam legend, Bruce Foxton. A man whose bass lines, and style of playing, are amongst some of the most recognisable on the planet – often identifiable after just a few notes.

Episode 102: Claire Mahoney – Editor of Detail Magazine, Author of Welsh Mod and fan of The Jam, Style Council and Paul Weller…with a penchant for the 60s and good music.

For Episode 102 of the Paul Weller Fan Podcast, I am joined by journalist, editor and broadcaster Claire Mahoney – an active member and influential promoter of the Mod scene with a passion for music, fashion, art and culture. We’ll hear all about her teenage discovery of The Jam, and a love affair that has…

Episode 95: Phil Veacock – Saxophone player and arranger on his love of The Jam, The Style Council and creating with Paul Weller in recent years…

Phil Veacock is best-known as the main arranger, musical director and tenor saxophonist of Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra. Phil has multiple connections and credits with Paul Weller with arrangements and performance on every Weller album since 2017’s A Kind Revolution, right through to 2021’s number one LP, Fat Pop (Volume 1).

Episode 93: Rod Argent from The Zombies…

In this episode of The Paul Weller Fan Podcast, I’m delighted to be joined by musician, singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer – Rod Argent. In a career spanning more than 50 years, Rod is the keyboardist, founder and leader of the English rock band The Zombies. Their second album Odessey and Oracle is often…

Episode 77: Tom Doyle – White Label + Music Journalist

Tom Doyle is an acclaimed music journalist, author, and long-standing contributor to music magazines Sound on Sound, Mojo and Q. Over the years, he has been responsible for key magazine profiles of Paul McCartney, Elton John, Yoko Ono, Keith Richards, U2, Madonna, Kate Bush, and R.E.M., among many other artists. As a musician, he’s one…

2021…Thanks for Listening and All That!

If you’d have told me at the beginning of January 2021 that this year, my podcast would have featured two actual members of The Jam and Paul’s partner in music throughout the whole of The Style Council, I’m not sure that I would have believed you. Let alone getting to chat with a fella who…

Episode 71: Villagers – Conor O’Brien

I am constantly amazed by the guests who say YES to coming on the podcast. So many hugely talented individuals with connections to Paul Weller – and I was absolutely blown away to get a message back a few months ago that the huge talent that is Conor O Brien, otherwise known as the man…

Stone Foundation & Paul Weller – A magical collaboration…

Stone Foundation are a fabulous band and for us Paul Weller fans, they’ve also created some amazing collaborations that have given us some extra (and very, very special) Weller-related releases outside of his own solo work over the past few years.

The Paul Weller Fan Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is just around the corner so here’s a quick guide to what’s new in 2021 for Paul Weller Fans… We’re talking books, art, albums, jewellery, mugs, badges even Xmas cards that feature the main man!

The World’s Greatest Paul Weller-related Books

If you’re looking for a guide to the best Paul Weller-related books around then here are some of my favourites from the podcast series with a few from my wish-list of potential guests for added spice!

Episode 66: David Lines – ‘The Modfather’ Author

In this episode, Dan chats to David Lines – author of the fabulous book – The Modfather – My Life with Paul Weller – what you’ll hear is heaps of passion and brilliant stories for a man who has loved it all – The Jam, The Style Council and the Solo Paul Weller…

Episode 53: Steve Brookes – Co-Founder of The Jam

It was another very special moment when in August 2021, I was joined on the Paul Weller Fan Podcast by Steve Brookes – co-founder of The Jam with his childhood best mate Paul Weller. AMAZING! and what a lovely guest he was too – so warm, friendly, funny, open and honest. We talked about those…

Episode 43: Daniel Rachel – Award-Winning Author

Musician, turned award-winning author, Daniel Rachel was a fabulous podcast guest on Episode 43 of The Paul Weller Fan Podcast – funny, engaging, super-smart, an in-depth knowledge and love of his subject matter – what more could you ask for as a host?

Episode 8: Daniel J. Ash AKA Teenage Waitress

Singer, Songwriter, Daniel J. Ash AKA Teenage Waitress joined the Paul Weller Fan Podcast on Episode 8 in January 2021. A huge Weller fan, Daniel shared tales of meeting his hero, supporting Paul on tour, creating music at Black Barn and more!

Episode 3: Russell Hastings – From The Jam

Russell Hastings is a British guitarist and vocalist primarily known for his work with From the Jam who joined me on Episode 3 of The Paul Weller Fan Podcast. We hear how, growing up, Russell was always a big music fan and developed an untethered passion for the Jam, first seeing them in Portsmouth and…

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