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London Calling - 10th April 2013 - Thatcher Years (Part 2)

London Calling - 10th April 2013 - Thatcher Years (Part 2)

Playing tracks by

Rip Rig and Panic, The cure, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, 23 Skidoo, Culture Club and more.

Margaret Thatcher, the most divisive and despised British Prime Minister of modern times, didn't do a great deal for British music in her tenure at no. 10 Downing Street. However, it was a remarkably fertile time for British music - From full on protest via the dancefloor to pure escapist pop!. This is the second half of the first of two shows dedicated to the music created during one of the most turbulent times in Britain's recent history.

First broadcast on Sydney radio station 2RRR (88.5FM). Hosted by Andy Franks on Wednesday 10th April 2013.

Part 2 will be broadcast next Wednesday evening 7pm-9pm (EST) on 2RRR, you can listen live either on FM or via or you can of course wait until posted here on Mixcloud.


Mark Robertson

nice finish