Clive Richardson grew up in London at the birth of the soul era, as first Motown then Stax created their musical impact on the youth of the UK. Forming a fan club for Atlantic singer Don Covay was the foundation of his journalistic career as contributor to Soul Music magazine, then as editor/publisher of Shout soul fanzine from 1967 – 1974, and as regular contributor to Black Echoes wekly music paper in the late 1970's.
Clive began his broadcasting career on pirate station JFM Radio in 1980, moving on to Solar Radio, thence to legal London stations RTM, Kiss 100FM and Millennium before returning to Solar Radio (Sky channel 0129) in 2000.
He is also Label Manager for Shout! records, launched in 2000 to re-issue classic soul music, and consultant to Fantastic Voyage Records, originating vintage gospel and soul re-issues.