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‘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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PINK FLOYD: ‘The Wall’ Turns 35 – Roger Waters Revisits Pink Floyd’s Enduring Rock Opus | Billboard

Billboard Touring Awards: Roger Waters, Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen Win Big Pink Floyd’s The Wall — a dark and enduring rock masterpiece that deals with personal alienation juxtaposed against a backdrop of war and government corruption — has been presented … Continue reading

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BRYAN ADAMS Remembers The Fifth Of November – uDiscover

  November 5 is a significant date in the life of Bryan Adams. On this day in 1984, the Canadian rock star and acclaimed photographer released his multi-million-selling ‘Reckless’ album, on his 25th birthday. So congratulations are in order, as … Continue reading

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‘HEART’: Woven Colors…

I’m just a… “MASHALLAH!” came the cry crashing through an ambiguously deserted landscape: the lone prominent vocal, the thrashing lead ‘axe’ which resonates with a deathly ‘boom’ of bass and drums – integrated with a flourish of orchestral textures – all now serving to … Continue reading

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STRAY CATS: Hot Rods, Harleys and Hormones…

With an everlasting eagerness to learn about, and listen to, those early ‘ringin’ rumbles’ of Rock ‘n’ Roll music as we know it, during the dawn of my early teenage years, was both a rapturous blast of discovery and a healthy part of … 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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