The modfather gives shout out to singer on Radio One
Using the programme as an opportunity to sing the praises of Winehouse, Weller declared her “one of my favourite all-time singers.”
He added: “I’ve been lucky enough to work with her – she is an amazing, great talent and, despite what all the papers say, she is a great role model for people and I don’t think the drugs and the drink and all that make a scrap of difference really. I think you should judge people on their talent and on that level she’s up there, a major talent.”
The programme, which will be broadcast on September 20 at 9pm, will also be available to listen to again on the radio station’s website.
Weller kicks off a long list of guest slots which will see the likes of Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl and Noel Gallagher grabbing the mic at the radio station.