NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that it will premiere Chris Carter's British Invasion, a new weekly three-hour show dedicated to the artists and music of the British Invasion, on Sunday, April 7, at 9:00 am ET.
Chris Carter's British Invasion will cover all aspects of the British Invasion and feature artist interviews as well as hits, album tracks, B-sides, and live recordings from iconic artists including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Mott The Hoople, The Move, The Creation, Oasis, and many more.
"Chris Carter's British Invasion will be an exciting addition to our weekend lineup of music programming for the generation that lived it and for those who missed it," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "There is no one better than Chris Carter to guide SiriusXM listeners nationwide through the hits and album tracks from one of the most vibrant, groundbreaking, and fun musical periods in rock."
"As listeners already know, the British Invasion of 1964 to 1968 is the heart of the Underground Garage format here on SXM 21, but this will be our first show dedicated to the music and era that defines our identity," said Steven Van Zandt, creator and producer of SiriusXM's Little Steven's Underground Garage channel and E Street band member.
Chris Carter's British Invasion will air Sundays at 9:00 am ET, with an encore presentation Mondays at midnight, on Little Steven's Underground Garage, via satellite on channel 21, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
Renowned British music expert and Underground Garage host Chris Carter has had the honor of personally interviewing Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Dave Davies, Donovan and other British rock royalty. Carter was a founding member of the alternative rock band Dramarama and wrote and produced the award-winning documentary film 'Mayor of the Sunset Strip' about legendary DJ Rodney Bingenheimer.
SiriusXM's Little Steven's Underground Garage channel, created and produced by E Street band member "Little Steven" Van Zandt, plays the best rock and roll records ever made—new and old. Listeners will hear all sixty years of Rock 'n Roll including the early Rolling Stones, The Ramones, The Byrds and The White Stripes.
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