Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Stick Thing and Other Instruments

Musical instruments were expensive in the 70,s relatively speaking. I wore out a guitar catalogue just gazing at the impossibly expensive instruments for hours on end. A cheap electric guitar could set you back £70 in the days when I … Continue reading

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An audience with Gentle Giant

And so at some point I was ready to attend my first gig. I cant remember how it happened but as is often the case in adolescence my first gig was really the result of one of my peers deciding … Continue reading

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Cheap as Cheese

Camembert Electrique the third, but first real, album by Gong was released in 1971 when, to be honest I wasn’t really ready so I missed out on the offer of a whole album for 59 pence. However a few years … Continue reading

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Harveys House of Horrors

Its arguable that there is just too much music about on the TV these days and ironic given the years that produced some of the best rock music ever were so poorly recorded. To have no video evidence of ,say, Nick … Continue reading

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