Paul Charles on ‘ABC to XTC’ with John Connolly


Seeing the interview with Paul Charles in this week’s issue of Hot Press magazine reminded me of the special ABC to XTC show John Connolly hosted just over a year ago when he spent an hour talking to the author and music business insider. If you don’t know who Paul Charles is this interview is a perfect starting point. Charles’ latest book ‘The Last Dance’ which “tells the fictional story of an irish showband” is out now on New Island.

ABC to XTC is an RTE 2XM radio show hosted by author John Connolly. I have yet to read any of John’s work but I am a fan of his radio show which takes a look at the less travelled side of 80s music, with an occasional excursion right up to the present. My favorite shows are those where he looks at post punk or US independent music but his show is always entertaining thanks to John’s anecdotes.

ABC to XTC Paul Charles interview (2011)

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2 Responses to “Paul Charles on ‘ABC to XTC’ with John Connolly”

  1. john dundon Says:

    hi

    its a geat read , really entertaining , a love story to the background of the irish showband days , highly recommended as are the Detective Kennedy books

  2. Fanning Sessions Says:

    Paul Charles talked to Dave Fanning on 17th August while Dave was filling in for Ryan Tubridy http://podcast.rasset.ie/podcasts/2012/pc/pod-v-17081223m48stubridypaulcharles-pid0-1428096_audio.mp3

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