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Spellbound: the Story of John McGeoch


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Pete Mitchell pays tribute to one of the more revered and influential but less well-known rock guitarists, Scottish-born John McGeoch, who played with post-punk-era acts such as Magazine, Public Image Limited, Siouxsie and the Banshees, and Visage.
McGeoch, who in 2004 died in his sleep, aged 48, inspired bands such as the Smiths, U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Strokes.
Praising his style are ex-Buzzcocks/Magazine star Howard Devoto, Siouxsie Sioux, Aztec Camera's Roddy Frame and renowned ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr. Producer Kerry Reece
Radio choices: pages 130-131


Unknown: Pete Mitchell
Unknown: John McGeoch
Unknown: Howard Devoto
Unknown: Siouxsie Sioux
Guitarist: Johnny Marr.
Producer: Kerry Reece

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Spellbound: the Story of John McGeoch

BBC Radio 2, 2 February 2008 20.00

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