News archive: Ray O’Brien

  • Port Sunlight Summer Festival

    Here Comes The Sunlight

    Radio Clatterbridge is to mark the first time John, Paul, George and Ringo officially appeared on stage together this week. It's 50 years since The Beatles performed at Hulme Hall in Port Sunlight.

  • Tony Spins The Discs

    Tony Spins The Discs

    Spinners singer Tony Davis paid a visit to Radio Clatterbridge this morning to do some spinning of his own. Tony, who was a founder member of the legendary folk quartet, got the chance to hear some of his favourite music…

  • Bobby Bounces Back

    Bobby Bounces Back

    Rock 'n Roll legend Bobby Vee has told Radio Clatterbridge how he had to change the name of his band, after seeing Cliff Richard in concert. Speaking to Vic Charles on air today, Bobby revealed how his backing musicians had…

  • New Year, New Team

    New Year, New Team

    The members of Radio Clatterbridge have voted in the new team who will guide the station through 2004. At today's Annual General Meeting, the Committee welcomed Ray O'Brien as Publicity Officer. He replaces Andy Bonner, who has held the position…

  • One Of The Fourmost

    One Of The Fourmost

    Ray O'Brien's special guest on today's Mersey Sounds was the Sixties rock 'n roller, Billy Hatton. Billy who was a founder member of the 60's top group The Fourmost talked to Ray about his experiences during the heady days of…

  • Brookside Closed

    Brookside Closed

    Merseyside's long-running TV soap, Brookside, comes to an end next week - and one of it's former stars came into Radio Clatterbridge this morning to mark its passing.Actress and comedienne Pauline Daniels played Maria Benson in the scouse show and…

  • Our Friend Faron

    Our Friend Faron

    Radio Clatterbridge's Merseybeat expert, Ray O'Brien, has been mixing with the stars again. Faron (from the popular sixties band Faron's Flamingos) popped down to the studios today to preview some previously unheard tracks from his latest album. The singer recalled…

  • Dead Ringer For Ringo

    Dead Ringer For Ringo

    Has Radio Clatterbridge made another sensational Beatles scoop? The station's Merseybeat expert, Ray O'Brien, was at the final day of the Mathew Street Festival in Liverpool today when he was spotted with a familiar face from the Fab Four. You…

  • Mike Byrne Interview

    Mike Byrne Interview

    Beatles contemporary Mike Byrne was a guest on Ray O'Brien's Mersey Sounds programme this morning. Mike was promoting his new CD, I'll Be There, which is a tribute to Bobby Darin. He explained how Liverpool's Beatles Story museum will be…

  • Rock Around The Clock

    Rock Around The Clock

    After years of preparation, Radio Clatterbridge today launched its new 24-hour service. The station can now be heard around the clock by patients and staff at Clatterbridge Hospital. There is a host of new programmes, featuring hourly news and community…