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Mark Ellen, David Hepworth and Alex Gold
Word In Your Ear
Mark Ellen and David Hepworth have been talking about and writing about music together and individually for a collective eighty years in magazines like Smash Hits, Mojo and The Word and on radio and TV programmes like "Rock On", "Whistle Test" and VH-1.Over thirteen years ago, when working on the late magazine The Word, they began producing podcasts. Some listeners have been kind enough to say these have been very special to them. When the magazine folded in 2012 they kept the spirit of those podcasts alive in regular Word In Your Ear evenings in which they spoke to musicians...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 65 ratings
Great listen for music fans
If you like music this is full of information & opinions about music mostly from 60s-90s from two journalist/author/broadcasters. A brilliant show, enjoy every episode. Thanks for taking the effort to record these discussions
guinnessx1 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/20/21
Perhaps the most wonderful aspect of the Word is that David Hepworth and Mark Ellen’s passion for rock music remains completely undiminished despite having covered it for well over 50 years. The knowledge is encyclopedic but it’s their humour, humility and sheer genuineness that shine through on...Read full review »
steeviec71 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 11/05/21
Words fail me - unlike Word
Begun in the golden days of Word Magazine, evolving through Word In Your Ear nights in Islington, and now, courtesy of lockdowns, back to its roots of two cocoa tins and a bit of string, Mark Ellen and David Hepworth are the rock raconteurs par excellence. I was there for the first one and I...Read full review »
Dave B39 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/16/21
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