5 Minute Interview with Andi Struthers

How and why did you get involved with Irvine Beat FM? : For as long as I can remember, I have always loved all types of music and been fascinated by anything and everything to do with the radio world. I got involved, initially, with Hospital Radio, completed a few radio courses, and was lucky enough to have been involved with Irvine Beat FM previously, and delighted to be involved again.

What are your favourite types of music? : Favourite would be Soul/Disco Music, followed by everything from Classical to Country

Name your favourite artist(s) : Luther Vandross, George Benson, Bobby Womack, David Bowie, Stephen Bishop, Vince Gill

Name your favourite album(s) : Isley Brothers – 3 plus 3, Bobby Womack – The Poet, Stephen Bishop – Careless, David Bowie – Young Americans.

Name a song that makes you hit “Repeat” when you listen to it. : Chaka Kahn- Ain’t Nobody

Name a song you can’t help singing along to : Chic – Everybody Dance

Favourite novelty song : David Bowie – Laughing Gnome

Favourite concert(s)/gig(s) : Frankie Beverly and Maze at Hammersmith London, Earth Wind and Fire at Apollo, Barry White at Edinburgh Playhouse, AWB at ABC in Glasgow, George Benson at SECC, and good old Billy Ocean at Motherwell.

Which, if any, musical instruments can you play? : Accordion, when I was younger, poor neighbours!!!!

If someone visits Irvine for the first time, where MUST they go? : Harbour Art Centre, walk along beach, and then lunch at Ship Inn.

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