Band - The Beatles
Drummer - Andy Newmark
Beatles Album - Abbey Road
Non Beatles Album - The Royal Scam - Steely Dan
Pop Song - Baker Street Gerry Rafferty
Guitarist - Allan Holdsworth
Bass Player - Mark King
Jazz Pianist - Bill Evans
Male Vocalist - Gerry Rafferty
Female Vocalist - Barbra Streisand
Song I Wished I Played Drums On - Wuthering Heights Kate Bush
Actor - Al Pacino
Movie - A Bronx Tale
Live Concert - Level 42 At Royal Albert Hall 2001
Comedian - Rodney Dangerfield
British Comedy - Love Thy Neighbour
Football Team - Aston Villa
Football Match - Italy 3 Brazil 2 - 1982 World Cup ( Italy won the tournament!!)
All-time Football Player - Michel Platini
All-time Tennis Player - Byorn Borg
Here is a collection of people that I have met, been introduced to or had a lengthy chat with over many years (in no particular order) except that Julian Lennon was the most impressive as he did not just want to speak about himself and I spoke with him for nearly two hours.
Mark King (Level 42)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys)
Eric Singer (Kiss)
Richard Lush (Engineer on The Beatles Revolver and Sgt Peppers)
Manny Elias (Drummer Tears For Fears, Julian Lennon)
Simon Phillips ( Drummer The Who, Toto)
Andy Newmark (Drummer John Lennon, George Harrsion, Roxy Music)
Louie Shelton (Guitarist The Monkees, Seals and Crofts)
Allan Holdsworth (Jazz Rock Guitarist)
Chad Wackerman (Drummer Frank Zappa, Barbra Streisand)
Gary Husband ( Drummer Level 42, John McLaughlin)
Mike Lindup ( Keyboards Level 42)
Jimmy Johnson ( Bass Player James Taylor, Allan Holdsworth)
John Robinson (Drummer Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones)
David Palmer (Drummer ABC, Rod Stewart)
Billy Cobham ( Drummer Mahavishnu Orchestra)
Gavin Harrison (Drummer Level 42, Porcupine Tree)
Ricky Lawson (Drummer Steely Dan)
Liam Genockey (Drummer Steeleye Span, Gerry Rafferty)
Martin Elliott (Bass Player Michael Nyman Band)
Vinnie Colaiuta (Drummer Sting, Frank Zappa)
'Women and musicians first!'
'It's been a pleasure trying to play with you'
'The older I get the better I was'
'Is that the banjo player Porsche parked outside?'
'Please write all song requests on the back of a $50 dollar note'
'Most producers - "that was perfect, lets do one more'