5 Minute Interview with David Hammond

How and why did you get involved with Irvine Beat FM? : I joined in the second year because my old friends were here and it sounded great and being a local lad I wanted to get involved in being of the new local sound

What are your favourite types of music? : Anything from the 80s! Love Chic, Disco and very sad fact I love library music.

Name your favourite artist(s) : Chic, Spandau Ballet, Keith Mansfield (library music)

Name your favourite album(s) : The Very Best of ELO, anything by Nile Rodgers.

Name a song that makes you hit “Repeat” when you listen to it : She’s Out of My Life – Michael Jackson

Name a song you can’t help singing along to: It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere – by Alan Jackson

Favourite novelty song : Fandabidozi by the Krankies

Favourite concert(s)/gig(s) : Human League in the Barrowlands years and years ago

Can you sing? If so, what’s your Karaoke favourite? : A DJ once said I was singing in the key of Yale.

What do you love about Irvine? : The fish and chips

Best view(point) in Irvine? : Irvine Beach looking up the North Ayrshire coast

If someone visits Irvine for the first time, where MUST they go? : The Job Centre

What’s your favourite breakfast? : A full Scottish

What’s your favourite dinner? : Sunday Roast

What’s your favourite biscuit? : Kit Kat

If it’s my round, what drink should I get you? : A triple vodka and lemonade

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

When did you last have a lie-in? : Sunday morning

What are the last three things you bought? : Blackpool rock, a book and a sunday roast dinner

Do you have a hero? : Yes I do! TJ Hooker

Have you met anybody famous? : Al Waxman from Cagney & Lacey

Who was your favourite interviewee? : Chesney Hawkes

Who would you most like to interview? : Joan the Freak Ferguson from Prisoner Cell Block H

Do you look like any celebrities? : When I was younger I used to get called Rick – Rick Astley

Any other questions and answers you would like to add? : Radio heroes – Kenny Campbell, Steve Wright and Tony Currie

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