5 Minute Interview with Iain Rose

How and why did you get involved with Irvine Beat FM? : Familiar with Irvine Beat FM as a really successful, established and vibrant Community Ayrshire Radio Station.  Was keen to be involved.  Introduced by other presenter.

What are your favourite types of music? : Soul, Groove, Disco, Smooth Jazz, Easy Listening.

Name your favourite artist(s) : Earth Wind and Fire, George Benson, Lionel Ritchie, Billy Paul, Stevie Wonder, Tavares, Kenny G, Peter White.

Name your favourite album(s) : Songs in the Key of Life – Stevie Wonder

Name a song that makes you hit “Repeat” when you listen to it : Baby Don’t Change Your Mind – Gladys Knight & The Pips

Name a song you can’t help singing along to : Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles

Favourite novelty song : Mahna Mhana – Muppets

Favourite concert(s)/gig(s) : Simply Red

Which, if any, musical instruments can you play? : Used to play the Chanter (didn’t get to Bagpipes level) Oh…and the Mandolin …(Long time ago)

Can you sing? If so, what’s your Karaoke favourite? : Sing – No can do!

What do you love about Irvine? : Great coastal location.  Love the development that is taking place.

Best view(point) in Irvine? : Harbourside

If someone visits Irvine for the first time, where MUST they go? : Follow the rainbow to the ‘Wind Turbine Generator’ (WTG) and at the foot you will find a treasure – Irvine Beat FM 107.2

What’s your favourite breakfast? : Shreddies

What’s your favourite dinner? : Steak Pie

What’s your favourite soup? : Chicken & Rice

What’s your favourite ice-cream flavour? : Toffee or Fudge (with bits)

What’s your favourite biscuit? : Chocolate Mini Rolls (out the fridge)

What’s your favourite fruit? : Green Grapes

What’s your favourite vegetable? : Asparagus

If it’s my round, what drink should I get you? : Pint of Lager (T)

If you have a day off and some cash in your pocket, what would you do? : Go buy a CD or hardware to fix something!

When did you last have a lie-in? : What’s that?

What are the last three things you bought? : Fuel, CD, TV

Best holiday ever? : Camping in the Black Isle

Best day out? : Drive to Oban for the day.

Do you play any sport? : Team Tennis

Do you follow any sport/teams? : Tennis – Andy Murray

Do you have a hero? : Andy Murray

Have you met anybody famous? : When I worked in Radio & TV. Raquel Welch; Brigitte Bardot, Charlton Heston…….and more

Who was your favourite interviewee? : Tiger Tim – Radio Clyde

Who would you most like to interview? : Daniel Craig – 007

Do you have any secret talents? : Mibby…

Favourite film? : Gladiator

Favourite TV shows? : Coast, Planet Earth, Impossible Engineering, How it’s Made

Favourite Book? : No favourite – Don’t read many books. Like to keep Busy.

Do you look like any celebrities? : Some say Ally McCoist – (Can’t figure that one out!)

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