Recap! Simon Warner Discusses Text, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll on BBC Radio Merseyside

In case you missed it, Simon Warner appeared on Spencer Leigh’s popular talk show On the Beat on BBC Radio Merseyside last Saturday. The pair discuss Warner’s new book Text, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Beats and Rock Culture, the Beats, The Beatles, soccer, and much more. If you missed the program when it aired, you can stream it here. For more on Warner, check out his blog post from last summer, and be sure to pick up a copy of Text, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll!

Simon Warner of Text, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll on BBC Radio Merseyside this Saturday!

This Saturday (January 17th), Simon Warner of Text, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Beats and Rock Culture will be a guest on Spencer Leigh’s music and talk show On the Beat on BBC Radio Merseyside. A journalist, lecturer, and broadcaster who also teaches Popular Music Studies at the University of Leeds in the UK, Simon will be chatting about his book, the Beatles and the Beats, Allen Ginsberg’s visit to Liverpool, the Mersey Poets, and more. Be sure to catch the show, but if you can’t, it’ll also be available…