Spellbound - The Story Of John Mcgeoch

The story of one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past 30 years.

During his life, John McGeoch performed with no fewer than nine bands on the cutting edge of music, including Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees, PIL, The Skids and Visage.

Pete Mitchell talks to Howard Devoto, Siouxsie Sioux, Roddy Frame, and Johnny Marr among others, as he shines a light on the life of this unsung guitar hero.

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The story of one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past 30 years.

During his life, John McGeoch performed with no fewer than nine bands on the cutting edge of music, including Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees, PIL, The Skids and Visage.

Pete Mitchell talks to Howard Devoto, Siouxsie Sioux, Roddy Frame, and Johnny Marr among others, as he shines a light on the life of this unsung guitar hero.

*20080202

The story of one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past 30 years.

During his life, John McGeoch performed with no fewer than nine bands on the cutting edge of music, including Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees, PIL, The Skids and Visage.

Pete Mitchell talks to Howard Devoto, Siouxsie Sioux, Roddy Frame, and Johnny Marr among others, as he shines a light on the life of this unsung guitar hero.

6M01*2009012220110407

Pete Mitchell tells the story of the unsung new wave guitar hero who played for Magazine.

Another chance to hear the story of John McGeoch, one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past thirty years.

Born in Scotland and raised in Manchester and London, John McGeoch was described as the "post-punk Jimmy Page", a man with an experimental, uncompromising and unique style.

He was a distinctive player who could conjure up dramatic riffs and sounds.

He performed with no fewer than nine bands, including Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Public Image Ltd.

Pete Mitchell talks to Howard Devoto, Siouxsie Sioux and Johnny Marr among others, as he shines a light on the short life of this unsung guitar hero.

6M01*2009012220110407

Pete Mitchell tells the story of the unsung new wave guitar hero who played for Magazine.

Another chance to hear the story of John McGeoch, one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past thirty years.

Born in Scotland and raised in Manchester and London, John McGeoch was described as the "post-punk Jimmy Page", a man with an experimental, uncompromising and unique style.

He was a distinctive player who could conjure up dramatic riffs and sounds.

He performed with no fewer than nine bands, including Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Public Image Ltd.

Pete Mitchell talks to Howard Devoto, Siouxsie Sioux and Johnny Marr among others, as he shines a light on the short life of this unsung guitar hero.

6M02 LAST20090123

Pete Mitchell concludes the story of John McGeoch.

6M02 LAST*2009012320110408

Pete Mitchell concludes the story of John McGeoch, one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past 30 years.

Pete Mitchell concludes the story of John McGeoch.

Pete Mitchell tells the story of the unsung new wave guitar hero who played for Magazine.

Another chance to hear the story of John McGeoch, one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past thirty years.

Born in Scotland and raised in Manchester and London, John McGeoch was described as the "post-punk Jimmy Page", a man with an experimental, uncompromising and unique style.

He was a distinctive player who could conjure up dramatic riffs and sounds.

He performed with no fewer than nine bands, including Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Public Image Ltd.

Pete Mitchell talks to Howard Devoto, Siouxsie Sioux and Johnny Marr among others, as he shines a light on the short life of this unsung guitar hero.

6M02 LAST*2009012320110408

Pete Mitchell concludes the story of John McGeoch, one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past 30 years.

Pete Mitchell concludes the story of John McGeoch.

Pete Mitchell tells the story of the unsung new wave guitar hero who played for Magazine.

Another chance to hear the story of John McGeoch, one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past thirty years.

Born in Scotland and raised in Manchester and London, John McGeoch was described as the "post-punk Jimmy Page", a man with an experimental, uncompromising and unique style.

He was a distinctive player who could conjure up dramatic riffs and sounds.

He performed with no fewer than nine bands, including Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Public Image Ltd.

Pete Mitchell talks to Howard Devoto, Siouxsie Sioux and Johnny Marr among others, as he shines a light on the short life of this unsung guitar hero.