5 Minute Interview with Andy Rutherford

How and why did you get involved with Irvine Beat FM? : I started off in hospital radio way back in the very early 1980s. Then I got a phone call asking if I was interested doing the mid morning show on Irvine Beat FM back in 2011

What are your favourite types of music? : The 1980s. The best decade for music. Fact

Name your favourite artist(s) : Female artist called Rumer. She sounds very like Karen Carpenter.

Name your favourite album(s) : My top 3 albums are Rumer – Boys Don’t Cry, any of the Enya albums and Spandau Ballet – Through the Barricades

Name a song that makes you hit “Repeat” when you listen to it : Jim Capaldi – Love Hurts. Cracking song

Name a song you can’t help singing along to : Glen Campbell – Wichita Lineman. It makes me want to belt out the words. (Sing) I am the lineman for the counteeeee. Sorry. Getting carried away there

Favourite novelty song : The Firm – Star Trekking

Which, if any, musical instruments can you play? : I used to play the drums. That was about 30 year ago though. lol

Can you sing? If so, what’s your Karaoke favourite? : Sing… Me. Eh. Lets leave this to one side for the moment lol

What do you love about Irvine? : The Marymass

Best view(point) in Irvine? : From the roof of the high flats. Well kewl

Irvine Meadow or Irvine Victoria? : Irvine Meadow

If someone visits Irvine for the first time, where MUST they go? : Primark

What’s your favourite breakfast? : Fry up mmmmm

What’s your favourite dinner? : Steak Pie

What’s your favourite biscuit? : Jaffa cakes

If it’s my round, what drink should I get you? : Council juice

If you have a day off and some cash in your pocket, what would you do? : Go to cash generator

When did you last have a lie-in? : A lie in? Whits that?

What are the last three things you bought? : CDs on eBay

Have you met anybody famous? : Yes my shadow

Do you have any secret talents? : Yes, but it wouldn’t be a secret if I told you now would it?

Favourite film? : Private Parts

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