John Cooper Clarke

Performance poet and punk scene stalwart John Cooper Clarke joins Jools and Jim for the second Joyride of this series.

From the Liverpool’s brutalist cathedral to an imaginary double-doored noodle bar, John whisks Jools and Jim off on a whimsical journey featuring missiles of Motown gossip, Bernard Manning’s personal manner and a rather “boring technique”.

John extolls the virtues of inventing your own profession, and the three discuss Pam Ayres, the benefits of affecting an American accent, and superior swear words…

A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast.

Produced by Molly Stewart.

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