Sir Bob Geldof - Tales of Boomtown Glory

Season 1, Episode 11
Jun 07, 2020, 05:36 PM

Sir Bob Geldof is one of the most influential voices of his generation - with a career that has dominated the charts and the news headlines in equal measure. From the Boomtown Rats to Band Aid and back again; always original, always honest and never dull, this is a frank and passionate analysis of the lyrics that represent moments of pure pleasure and extreme pain.

Richard Kilgarriff talks to Sir Bob Geldof about his remarkable career in music and philanthropy; looking at the world through a lens of lyrics and songs that capture significant moments of personal, cultural and political upheaval over forty-four years in and out of the spotlight.
You can get a copy of Tales of Boomtown Glory with a bookplate signed by Sir Bob from our independent bookshop partner HERE.