EP86 - Martin Hopewell - Booking Agent - The Jam, The Style Council, Paul Weller Solo - ”Climbing, forever trying...”

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Episode 86 hears from legendary booking agent Martin Hopewell - a man who was a key part of the Weller set up for 28 years from The Jam in 1977 to The Style Council to Weller solo - right through to Studio 150.

From smaller boutique agency Cowbell through to World Service which became part of the mega super agency Primary Talent…

Listen for some amazing stories from the chaos of a punk festival in Paris to life on the road with gigs around the U.K. and Europe - to Japan and Australia - and a massive appreciation of Paul’s incredible work ethic.

We also hear about his huge love and appreciation for the Weller family and special memories of John Weller, Paul's dad and manager who sadly passed away in 2009.

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