He’s a very hard act to follow so just who will replace Robert Peston at the BBC, now that he is off to ITV? Will Auntie opt for the progressive style that he has pioneered to take the BBC into the 21st Century or opt for a more conservative choice, taking them to possible oblivion?
Who should replace Robert Peston at the BBC? – answers please
I took Robert and Dr Andrew Sentance to meet George Clinton, The Godfather of P-Funk, earlier in the year. It was a great opportunity to learn of his life and loves outside the BBC, and especially his love for music of many genres from David Bowie to Punk, P-Funk and beyond. I composed the song “Pestonomics” in his honour and it will form the basis our our charitable campaign for 2015, with all proceeds going to Cancer Research UK. Download the song by clicking the picture. With your help, perhaps it will be a Christmas No 1?
With the Godfather of P-Funk – Mr George Clinton
I am extremely grateful to Kristine Wilkinson Hughes, singer/songwriter, My Girl The River, Wonderful Productions and The Frogs Chorus, who stepped in at the last minute to provide superb female vocals for the track and Rowena Morgan, The Musical Geisha, for connecting me to Kristine in the first place. I crowdsourced ideas for the lyrics from social media and several people have already observed that the song has some of the most doubtful rhymes known to man or woman – quite a result I feel !! :-) Here are the words:
Who gets your vote to replace Robert Peston at the BBC?
Crowdsourced lyrical ideas from the following people:
Gary Lee Connor
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