One of the joys of presenting this radio show, is being able to contact some of my musical heroes to ask them if they'd like to participate on the program. Sometimes they agree, and sometimes they follow through and put their heart and soul into recording something brilliant.
Robert George (Doc) Cox was the only child of a mixed marriage, one man and one woman and was born at an early age in Sheffield, Yorkshire, in 1946. Doc is also known as Ivor Biggun writer and singer of risqué songs, including a RuDE one about a Filthy Habit long ago in a galaxy far away, a record that stormed the top twenty charts helped a bit by DJ John Peel who played it at music festivals every time the generators broke down and the stage, or Hawkwind collapsed.
The song he played was Ivor Biggun's "The Winker's Song (misprint) , other DJ's featured it and low and behold began to sell in frightening quantities, it ended up at number 12 in the UK pop charts in 1978 which Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten picked as his single of the week as guest reviewer in the New Musical Express.
Recently announced is the Complete Works Of Ivor Biggun, a 5-CD Set including the Winker's Album, Handling Swollen Goods, More Filth! Dirt Cheap!, Partners In Grime, and a bonus disc of previously unreleased material dating up to the 2020's - Something Old, Something Borrowed, Mostly Blue.
Ivor Biggun is here with Dr. Gonzo to introduce a small sample from the Big Box Set on And This One's Introduced By...