Route 66
Route 66

The UK’s best rock & blues radio show*. Broadcast 6-8pm every Sunday evening on Stockport’s Pure 107.8 FM. As well as great tunes, Rory brings you exclusive interviews, new releases, gig info and music news all fully jocked up. *Probably. Every week the show is rebroadcast around the world via a growing roster of radio stations who syndicate the Route 66 Radio Show.

New Robin Trower album track (Show 228)

Featuring a new track from Robin Trower’s forthcoming album ‘Time and Emotion’ and tracks from Gun, Kiss, ZZ Top, The Who and more. As of this week, Route 66 will be a weekly one hour show. Rory is refocusing some…

Elles Bailey Exclusive First Plays & Interview (Show 227)

Elles Bailey is a singer / songwriter from Bristol who will release her debut on the 1st of September. We’ve managed to get our hands on a copy of ‘Wildfire’ so we have an exclusive first play of four brand…

New Jonny Lang & Elles Bailey tracks (Show 226)

In the wake of another terror attack in the UK, this time in London, we play tribute to those involved. We have some great tracks by London bands as well as new music from Jonny Lang and Elles Bailey.

Last Show On Pure 107.8 (Show 225)

Pure Radio is closing down. The station is moving to new studios, the name will change and so will some of the presenters. However, Route 66 will remain on the air every week for the foreseeable future. This week we…

Mollie Marriott & New Snakecharmer (Show 224)

Mollie Marriott, the daughter of the late Small Faces and Humble Pie singer Steve Marriott joins Rory this week to chat about her debut album, performing as a backing singer and her memories of her dad. We also have new…

Wilko Johnson interview (Show 223)

Wilko Johnson is our guest this week on Route 66. His band, Dr Feelgood formed in 1971 playing British pub rock and Wilko became well known for his choppy guitar style. He was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2013 and…

By Royal Appointment (Show 222)

This week we have new tracks from Cheap Trick, Marq DeSouza Johannes Maria Knoll, Jarkka Rissanen & Sons of the Desert, Sheryl Crow and Brad Paisley featuring John Fogerty.

Dan Patlansky & London Runners (Show 220)

Dan Patlansky chats to Rory ahead of his UK tour next month and there are new tracks from Dave Hunt, Roger Waters and Brothers Osbourne.

Return of the Rockin’ Jock (Show 219)

Rory is back from honeymoon and he’s launched the mother of all radio shows. Featuring new music from the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Samantha Fish and Vanessa Collier along with classic tracks from Gerry Rafferty, AC/DC and The Choir Boys. We…