Geoff Barker is widely recognised as one of the UK’s leading rock n roll authorities presenting and producing programs in an impressive BBC career stretching back over nearly 35 years.
With an encyclopedic knowledge covering rock n roll. Rockabilly, Rhythm & Blues, Doo Wop, and more, Geoff has built a major following for his energetic radio shows.
Geoff has also produced many music documentaries for BBC Radio 2 and BBC World Service plus profiles of: Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Eddie Cochran, Bill Haley, Carl Perkins, Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Sam Phillips & Sun Records, Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Billy Fury, Lonnie Donegan, and many more.
Geoff has interviewed hundreds of key figures in Rock n Roll and is able to draw on this vast personal archive for his shows.
But Geoff also champions those playing contemporary Rock ‘n Roll, in many cases giving them their first radio exposure.
‘Roll over Beethoven’ uniquely covers all aspects of the genre, with original classics, great rarities sitting alongside fresh new music.