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Culture Club - Marion McKeone

Last Word listeners will know her best for her weekly contributions to our US slot, but Marion McKeo...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

7:01 PM - 24 Feb 2021



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Culture Club - Marion McKeone

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

7:01 PM - 24 Feb 2021

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Last Word listeners will know her best for her weekly contributions to our US slot, but Marion McKeone is this week's Culture Club inductee.

She joined Matt to talk about her favourite music, books and authors, TV shows and movies.

First Single Ever Bought: Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel - Judy Teen

Favourite Albums: Stone Roses - The Stone Roses, Pulp - Different Class, Merle Haggard - Silver Wings, Johnny Cash - Live at Folsom Prison and San Quentin, Sam Cooke - Live at the Apollo, Prince - LoveSexy, George Michael - Faith, Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris - Return of the Grevious Angel, any Hank Williams, The Clash - London Calling, Ian Dury - New Boots and Panties, Pogues - Rum Sodomy & the Lash, Nick Cave - Let Love In, Rihanna - Loud, Ramones - Rocket To Russia, Alabama 3 - Exile on Coldharbour Lane, Blondie - Parallel Lines, The Jam - All Mod Cons, Tex Edwards - Out On Parole, Migos - Culture, Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP, Radiohead - The Bends

Best Gigs: The Clash and the Virgin Prunes in 1978, Bob Marley in Dalymount Park 1980, Merle Haggard at the Oakland Paramount in 2016, Glastonbury 1984 (Ian Dury, The Smiths, Elvis Costello, Hank Williams III and Rev Horton Heat at Red River Austin 2003, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson at The Travellers Friend in Mayo 1992, New Orleans Jazz Festival 2015, Wham! farewell concert at Wembley 1986, Guns N Roses at The Forum LA 2019, Nick Cave at The Greek Theater 2017 (and the Birthday Party at the Electric Ballroom Camden 1984)

Favourite Band/Artist: Cardi B

Favourite Books/Authors: The Border Trilogy by Cormac McCarthy, American Pastoral by Philip Roth, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, My Traitor's Heart by Rian Malan, The Butcher Boy by Pat McCabe, Michael Connelly

Favourite TV Shows: The Virginian, The High Chapparal, The Sopranos, Episodes, The Thick of It, Call My Agent

Favourite Movies: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Heaven's Gate, Blades of Glory, Pulp Fiction, Parasite, The Death of Stalin

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