Francis Rossi of Status Quo explains why the band decided to call it a day after this farewell tour.

With a career spanning twenty two years Status Quo are on the Irish leg of their 'End of the Road' tour. 

Francis Rossi talks about the impact of a life in a rock and roll band, the music business.the video for Status Quo's latest single 'Marguerita Time'. 

You get bored. Some nights you're standing there, you don't fancy going on. You get out there and sometimes it's all right. The audience makes you feel good.

The interview is momentarily interrupted by guitarist with the band Rick Parfitt. 

Francis Rossi believes that the time right now to call it a day on touring as the band is

Riding on the crest of a wave. 

This episode of 'Youngline' was broadcast on 16 April 1984. The reporter is Peter Mulryan.