How and why did you get involved with Irvine Beat FM? : I like the idea of the Irvine having its own radio station, with the focus being totally on the Irvine area.
What are your favourite types of music? : Absolutely every kind, I have a very large vinyl and CD collection with artists as diverse as Frank Sinatra through to Black Sabbath
Name your favourite artist(s) : Bruce Springsteen, Deep Purple & Elton John
Name your favourite album(s) : Bob Dylan – Blonde on Blonde Elton John – Don’t shoot me… Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run
Name a song that makes you hit “Repeat” when you listen to it : Bruce Springsteen – Jungleland…….epic
Name a song you can’t help singing along to : Train – Hey Soul Sister
Favourite novelty song : Star Trekin’
Which, if any, musical instruments can you play? : Guitar and Bodhran Drum
Can you sing? If so, what’s your Karaoke favourite? : I sing with my guitar but I’m hopeless at Karaoke
What do you love about Irvine? : The Harbour and some of the old buildings around the Town.
Best view(point) in Irvine? : The Harbour
Irvine Meadow or Irvine Victoria? : Irvine Meadow
If someone visits Irvine for the first time, where MUST they go? : The Harbour.
What’s your favourite breakfast? : A Fry Up
What’s your favourite dinner? : Haggis
What’s your favourite biscuit? : Kit Kat
If it’s my round, what drink should I get you? : A pint of Bellhaven Best please
If you have a day off and some cash in your pocket, what would you do? : Go to my favourite record shop
When did you last have a lie-in? : Sunday
What are the last three things you bought? : A Loaf, Milk & The Sunday Mail
Do you play any sport? : Some Golf
Do you follow any sport/teams? : Celtic
Do you have a hero? : Lots of heroes, for different things
Have you met anybody famous? : I don’t know if this counts, but I’m Facebook friends with Ed Manion from Bruce Springsteen’s E street band. We converse regularly and I have had great history lessons about the history of the New Jersey music scene, straight from the horses mouth…so to speak.
Favourite film? : Midnight Express
Favourite Book? : Rod Stewart’s autobiography