Phil Swern, also known as “the collector” holds a unique position in music history. He is the only person in the world to have a complete collection of every UK top 40 chart hits since records began in 1952.
Is best known by the general public for his work with for radio work and his contribution PopMaster Quiz on radio two is Ken Bruce show. This multi-talented author also produced the Bob Harris Show in the 1990s and has worked with many broadcasters since he produced a Horace Faith‘s recording of Black Pearl in 1970 many other magicians the The Pearls, Polly Brown, and R&J Stone who reached number five in UK singles chart in 1976.
His work with Ken Bruce in particular has challenged audiences in the hugely popular Popmaster Quiz Show, which is also in print as the Popmaster Quiz Book which he collaborates on with Neil Myers.