Two Big Egos in a Small Car

Episode 83: Covid arts update; Bobby Elliot and The Hollies' 60th Anniversary Tour; Michael Bracewell's London culture book, Souvenir; U2's Achtung Baby at 30; Ed Sheeran Copyright

March 21, 2022 Graham Chalmers and Charles Hutchinson Season 2 Episode 83
Two Big Egos in a Small Car
Episode 83: Covid arts update; Bobby Elliot and The Hollies' 60th Anniversary Tour; Michael Bracewell's London culture book, Souvenir; U2's Achtung Baby at 30; Ed Sheeran Copyright
Show Notes


With Covid still causing cancellations and postponements in the performance world, Graham and Charles contest the rights and wrongs of current government policy for live shows. Graham reports on his interview with Bobby Elliot, veteran drummer with The Hollies as they embark on their 60th anniversary tour. Graham also takes a look at  Souvenir, Michael Bracewell's book on the London of the '70s and '80s and the artists it inspired. Charles and Graham reflect on the 30th anniversary of U2's album, Achtung Baby with Charles wondering what U2 are doing now. Graham comments on how the ongoing court case between Ed Sheeran and Sami Chokri and Ross O'Donoghue is shaping up over part of Sheeran's global hit, Shape Of You.