Created on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 22:30
Former Old Grey Whistle Test presenter releases never-before-heard interviews with music legends, exclusive to audioBoom
audioBoom's partnership with Bob Harris continues to grow - with the radio legend set to release previously unheard interviews with some of the biggest names in music. 'Whispering Bob's Legends Vault' will be available exclusively on audioBoom's online platform, iOS and Android apps.
Whispering Bob is renowned for interviewing legendary musicians before they hit the big time. Now, for the first time ever, these previously unreleased 'legends interviews' will be made public. 'Whispering Bob's Legends Vault' will consist of six unheard interviews to be released biweekly across a period of 12 weeks. Beginning on Friday 29th May, a long-listen will be released every other Friday, with the first an interview with Led Zeppelin frontman, Robert Plant.
audioBoom users have already been reaping the rewards of the audioBoom & Bob Harris partnership. His channel (WhisperingBobTV), which features his live 'Under The Apple Tree' sessions and more, has had over 43,000 listens on the platform. Now with 'Whispering Bob's Legends Vault' audioBoom users will be able to listen to the man himself chat with artists whose music has stood the test of time.
Bob Harris says: "I am so happy to be working with audioBoom to uncover some of the gems from my extensive archive of classic interviews for the 'Whispering Bob's Legends Vault' channel."
Robert Proctor, CEO of audioBoom says: "Working with Bob Harris is a real pleasure, he's one of the few legends of radio and it's brilliant to have him exclusively on audioBoom. I'm personally very excited to listen to the never-heard-before interviews and I'm certain our users will feel the same. The ever-growing exclusive content we now have on audioBoom is extremely exciting and further evidence that we are the best spoken-word platform in the world."
About Bob Harris
Bob Harris has been working with the BBC for over 40 years, rubbing shoulders with some of the true greats of music along the way. As the host of the Old Grey Whistle Testhe made a habit of launching some of the world's biggest artists and this has been recognised with the Americana Music Association of America Trailblazer Award, a UK Heritage Award, and a Mojo Medal, as well as his OBE for services to broadcasting.
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