Interview – Jools Holland

Release name: Interview


Label: Warner Strategic Marketing

Label code: SAM00622

Format: CD, Promo

Country: UK

Release date: 2002

Genre: Rock, Blues, Non-Music

Style: Interview


Interview – Questions
1 First Of All, Tell Me About Your Background In Music And TV
2 In These Days Of Hightech Recording And Performance, What Attracts You To The Raditional Big Band Sound?
3 What’s The Title Of This Album?
4 What Got This Project Started?
5 How Did You Manage To Assemble Such An Impressive List Of Guests?
6 Where Do You Fit Into The Tradition Of British Rhythm & Blues?
7 Many Of The Songs On Here re 20th Century Classics – How Have You Updated Them?
8 What Sort Of Sound Are You Aiming For And How Do You Achive That?
9 There’s Quite A Live Feel To These Recordings…
10 So Let’s Look At The Tracks One By One, Starting With Sting…
11 How Did The George Harrison Collaboration Come About?
12 Do You See It As A Fitting Finale To George’s Songwriting Career?
13 Although This Song Was Recorded At The End Of George’s Life, There’s A Timeless Quality About His Voice Isn’t There?
14 Let’s Move On To Paul Weller…
15 The Next Track Is A Waltz You’ve Written WithSam Brown…
16 You’ve Also Written A New Song With Former Clash Man, Joe Strummer…
17 Has Dr. John Always Been A Hero Of Yours?
18 Yell Me About Ruby Turner And Her Performance…
19 How Did You Get To Know One Of The UK’s Top Young Rock Acts, The Stereophonics?
20 The Next Song Combines The Talents Of Pink Floyd Guitarist David Gilmour And Soul Singer, Mica Paris…
21 Suggs, The Singer From Madness, Is Another Of Your Contemporaries…
22 Eric Bibb Will Be A New Name To Many People…
23 How Far Do You And Mark Knopfler Go Back?
24 Van Morrison Is Another Artist You Clearly Have A Lot Of Respect For…
25 You And Your Old Squeeze Mate Chris Difford Must Be Very Used To Working Together…
26 How Long Have You Known John Cale?
27 Tell Me About Recording “I’m Ready” With Steve Winwood…
28 Marc Almond Has Done A New Version Of One Of His Old Hits…
29 Next Up Is Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall…
30 Then We Have Another Squeeze Vocalist, Paul Carrack…
31 Was It A Thrill To Work With The Blues Legend Taj Mahal?
32 Many Will Be FamiliarWith The Next Song, “I’m In The Mood For Love”, Performed Here By Jay Kay From Jamiroquai…
33 And Finally We Have Eric Clapton…
34 Do You Feel You’d Like To Continue This Project And Make Another Album In The Same Vein?
35 What Have Been The Most Exciting Thing About Making This Album?
36 ID – “I Am Jools Holland And I’ve Got A Brand New Record Out Entitled “Big Band Rhythm & Blues” – Me With My Friends+ (With Piano)
37 ID – “I Am A Band Leader And Bloke, Jools Holland – This Is A Track From My New Record”
38 ID – “I Am Jools Holland” (With Piano)


  • Phonographic Copyright ℗ – Warner Music UK Ltd.
  • Copyright © – Warner Music UK Ltd.
  • Made By – Disctronics


  • Interviewer, ProducerSally Stratton


This interview was recorded at Jools Holland’s studio in London, England in February 2002

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  • Matrix / Runout: SAM 00622 02

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