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Postby Kim » Tue Jul 29, 2003 7:07 pm



Does anyone remember the name of the "correspondent" who use to do a (one hour? half hour-- can't remember) show on Sundays called "Live from London". This would have been 1984-ish. I use to LOVE that show-- he would always feature the latest UK bands as well as talk about up & comers, peppered with catty gossip dishes on music celebs. What was this guy's name? It's driving me crazy!!


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Live From London

Postby Glen » Tue Jul 29, 2003 7:26 pm

Lee Carter. See his article in the Personalities section.
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Live From London

Postby Glen » Tue Jul 29, 2003 7:33 pm

There is an entry by Lee Carter in the Testimonials section - a good read.
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Live From London

Postby Japetto » Sat Mar 05, 2005 2:49 am

It was one of the best I've read
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Re: Live From London

Postby Helen725 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:38 pm

I remember Live From London when I was 17, I would listen to the show every week. Coincidently, I was at my parents house today and I found an old scrapbook that I put together when I was a teen. To my surprise, I saw that I had transcribed every show from May 1985 to August 1985. Including the top songs in the U.K. Music charts. I even transcribed word for word, an Interview that Morrissey did in which he said that a person is most alert and aware of things when they are 17. Lee Carter made U.K. Music so exciting and new and I couldn't wait to hear the latest fashion news from London each week. This brings back so many memories!!
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Re: Live From London

Postby admin » Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:02 am

Helen725 wrote:I remember Live From London when I was 17, I would listen to the show every week. Coincidently, I was at my parents house today and I found an old scrapbook that I put together when I was a teen. To my surprise, I saw that I had transcribed every show from May 1985 to August 1985. Including the top songs in the U.K. Music charts. I even transcribed word for word, an Interview that Morrissey did in which he said that a person is most alert and aware of things when they are 17. Lee Carter made U.K. Music so exciting and new and I couldn't wait to hear the latest fashion news from London each week. This brings back so many memories!!


Lee will LOVE this. I'm going to point him here to read this.
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Re: Live From London

Postby weasie » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:41 pm

I also listened to Lee's show religiously and enjoyed it very much. I still use the term "sunshine superboy" often, which was a phrase that I heard Lee use to describe Nick Heyward. :D

I had the pleasure of meeting Lee in person and socialized with him on a handful of occasions. I hope that life turned out well for him. I wonder if he still has the 'L' belt... :P
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Re: Live From London

Postby Helen725 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:02 pm

I had quite a few nice conversations with Lee Carter by E-mail a while back. We conversed about music and books and the shops on Yonge Street during the 1980's. He said that he's doing quite well and he's working as a writer presently.
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Re: Live From London

Postby imriej » Wed May 22, 2013 5:07 pm

Heard Lee doing a report on the morning show at Jazz FM91 a month or so ago. He was filling in for someone, I think. It was on live jazz in and around Toronto, I think….


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