Who or what inspires you?
My past, present and future
Why do you love Radio Venice?
Because of its accessibility
Favorite song right now?
Sleaford Mods – Tweet, tweet, tweet
Favorite album right now?
The Dead Brothers – Black Moose
Latest hobby you picked up?
Last thing you read?
The Descent of Man
Best breakup song?
Don’t break my heart – UB40
Favorite quarantine activity?
Favorite comfort food?
Ben Jerry’s Cherry Garcia
Favorite instrument …
… and does it have a name?
No but it’s played so much the mat finish is now gloss
The band consists primarily of husband and wife Darren and Sally Long who play and collaborate with various other musicians depending on their location. In the UK the band includes Dr John Maddock, a luthier, mandolin and banjo player, Anna Crabtree on violin and Ian Stewart on bass.
Josiah J, their producer has also added much to their sound with his exceptional multi-instrumentalist skills. In Los Angeles they enjoy collaborating with Steve McCormick and Heather Donavon of Love Me In The Dark among others. In Germany they have connections playing with a Rockabilly band.
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Black Tar Roses on Radio Venice
Radio Venice S17.E04 – June 6, 2021