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Sounds of the 70s with Johnnie Walker

Jim Lea

Duration: 1 hour, 56 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 2Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 2

Slade bassist and songwriter Jim Lea joins Johnnie to share his memories of the decade, including the moment he found out Slade had their first number one, and convincing a then unknown Freddie Mercury that he should give writing records a try.

Also on the show, Johnnie digs out some of the best of the BBC archive, and another listener helps to add a classic seven-inch single into Johnnie's Jukebox. Show less

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