Tag Archives: 1968

‘SHAKY’ and THE SUNSETS: Legends in the ‘Rockhouse’

“Long before the Stray Cats, Matchbox, Polecats, Jets and all the now well known Rockabilly bands, there was Shakin’ Stevens and The Sunsets. Their music was Rockabilly.” – Paul Barrett, 1981. The late 60’s and early 70’s Rock ‘n’ Roll … Continue reading

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THE WHO – A Love Affair With Festivals | uDiscover

Given the way history is often written you may well be surprised to hear that The Who’s first major festival performance was not at The Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, but two years earlier, in August 1965 when they co-headlined … Continue reading

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JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE: Miami Pop Festival | PopMatters

BY J.C. MACEK III 12 December 2013 Previously unreleased live tracks of some of Hendrix’s best… in the RAW! Be they clichés or universally accepted facts, there are a few things that most every music fan knows about the late, great Jimi … Continue reading

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THE BEACH BOYS: ‘Smiley Smile’ / ‘Wild Honey’ | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

The Beach Boys Smiley Smile Capitol; 2001 By Spencer Owen; March 29, 2001 In the mid-60’s, Brian Wilson declared a race to the next major development in record production techniques. Everything looked good in Wilson’s Beach Boys camp. He’d just produced one … Continue reading

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T. REX No. 1 That Took Four Years – uDiscover

Tyrannosaurus Rex would understandably have thought they’d cracked it when their first album, the expansively-titled ‘My People Were Fair and Had Sky in Their Hair…But Now They’re Content to Wear Stars on Their Brows’ hit the UK charts. Released in … Continue reading

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“GOLD1E” Interview with Writer, TONY G. MARSHALL

Cosmic Dwellings explores the main character, the action and the inner turmoil of the planned 15-story crime-fighting ebook serial entitled “GOLD1E” with writer, Tony G. Marshall… Cosmic Dwellings: With an intricately detailed nightmare, ever-growing suspense and mystery, along with issues … Continue reading

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THE BOLAN CHILD…

It’s ironic that BBC Radio 1 shares the same birthday with the late Marc Bolan: September 30th. However, Marc is the elder national institution by 20 years (b.1947), and he was just 20 years old in 1967 when he began … Continue reading

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Led Zeppelin: Breaking down Communication – Part I…

Retrospectively, we always appear to relate certain shades of sixties pop culture to a type of ‘monochrome’ reflection. Having knowledge of the development of photographic and televisual images during this period can only slightly began to mix a little colour into these ‘colourless saturations’ of musings. It’s all relative … Continue reading

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MARC BOLAN – Hard On Love | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic

‘Cosmic Dwellings’ welcomes the chance to share alternative reviews of some of the ‘retro’ rock that we ‘crave’, therefore we thought we’d give a little promo to this review of a Marc Bolan rarity… “Hard On Love” – Marc Bolan Review … Continue reading

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