Phil Greenfield


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Recorded 21 Feb 2023 - First broadcast 25 Feb 2023 - Hosted by George Matlock

🚀 Episode aka “The Man who Turned Down Elton John’s Job offer”, tells the story from road manager Phil Greenfield. Phil handled logistics and sounds for Hookfoot, Caleb Quaye’s band which also featured Roger Pope and Ian Duck. Phil has no chip on his shoulder as he tells us how Elton forgave him for snubbing a job and came back for a stint at Elton’s Wembley Stadium gig in 1975. He captures the mood of the audience stunned that Elton chose to take the stage and premiere his entire new autobiographical album Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy.

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