Tag Archives: 70’s

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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BOLAN Gives His Fans ‘HOT LOVE’ – uDiscover

It was ‘Ride A White Swan’ that lit the fire, and ‘Hot Love’ that set T. Rex ablaze. 44 years ago today, the band’s second big hit single gave Marc Bolan what he had always dreamed of: his first No. … Continue reading

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DEEP PURPLE: Rock & Classical Married – uDiscover

These days we’re very used to the worlds of rock and classical music coming together. In 1969, for the most part, they lived at very different addresses, until the composing genius of Jon Lord brought them together in the groundbreaking … Continue reading

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‘THAT’LL BE THE STARDUST!’ – A Fiery Welcome…

It’s fabulous to be in a position to finally welcome home my radio drama production of “That’ll be the Stardust!”.  It’s been 3 years since it temporarily jumped off its own domain on the worldwide web, and during this time a lot … Continue reading

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LED ZEPPELIN: Dusting Em Off -– “Houses of the Holy” | Consequence of Sound

By JGerber Led Zeppelin’s fifth studio album, Houses of the Holy, did not really require dusting off. It’s been on steady rotation since hearing it in its entirety my sophomore year of high school. I grew up on a decent … Continue reading

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ELVIS PRESLEY: ‘Showroom Internationale’ Numbered 2LP Set To Be Released For Record Store Day | The Official Elvis Presley Site

Elvis Presley ‘Showroom Internationale’ Numbered 2-LP Set To Be Released For Record Store Day LEGACY RECORDINGS ANNOUNCES LIMITED EDITION VINYL EXCLUSIVES FOR RECORD STORE DAY’S ANNUAL BLACK FRIDAY EVENT (FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2014) New David Bowie 10″ Single Leads Legacy’s … Continue reading

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“FESTIVAL EXPRESS” – Review | worldfilm.about.com

Rail…Riots…Rock ‘n’ Roll – And, Janis is on ‘it’… Review by worldfilm.about.com In the Summer of 1970, a number of rock bands, including the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, the Band, and Buddy Guy, played a series of festivals across Canada. … Continue reading

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T.REX’s First Eight Albums Being Assembled in Vinyl and CD Box Sets ~ VVN Music

T. Rex’ First Eight Albums Being Assembled in Vinyl and CD Box Sets ~ VVN Music. http://music-news.com/ With the current comeback of the vinyl format, fans of T.Rex are in for a treat this Christmas withe Demon Music release on … 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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