Join Martin every Thursday evening from 7-9pm for Martin Deacon's Soul Selections.
Growing up in Leyland in the 1970s it was very difficult to avoid the influence of Soul music.
My 'Road to Damascus' moment was when I heard the piano intro to the O'Jays 1972 hit 'Backstabbers', from then on I was 'sold'.
My favourite band has to be the O'Jays.
Favourite male vocalist. Marvin Gaye.
Favourite female vocalist. Gladys Knight
All time top three singles: Bobby Hutton 'Lend a hand'
Moses Smith 'Girl across the Street'
Lew Kirton ' Talk to me'
A place I would like to live (if not Leyland): Amalfi Coast
Hobbies: Reading, walking, music, Preston North End.
Favourite food: Fish and Chips or a nice Curry.
Pet hate: People being inconsiderate to others.