Al Galpin



Second Hand Songs

SecondHandSongs is a weekly show all about cover versions. Each week we bring you an hoursworth of the best cover versions, from those which are hits in their own right to hidden gems, foreignlanguage covers, songs you didn’t realise were covers and more. On each show we will be focusing in on one or two songs to bring you the story of the song (TheCover Story), as well as creating […]

Al “Bear” Galpin is a Podcaster & Radio Presenter. As well asSecondHandSongs he’s also host of The Bear Cave Radio Show and co-host of the 3 Amigos podcast. He’s also the founder of SuperPod: TheCharity Podcast Festival.Al got his radio start at Southampton Hospital Radio before studyingRadio Production at University, helping to set up a new student radiostation and presenting on local commercial radio in the North West ofEngland.Cover versions have long been a musical passion of Al’s, and he saysthat getting to bring you his favourites and discover new covers throughthis show is a real delight.Outside of audio-stuff he’s a keen Southampton FC and Boston Red Sox fan, and Pointless finalist.He’s keen on comics, country music and chocolate as well as burgers, bunnies and bourbon. Andapparently alliteration

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