Monthly Archives: August 2016

Unsung Heros Nick Kent

Ok as a writer Nick Kent was not unsung in fact if anything he’s been somewhat over romanticised but to point out his limitations as a writer is a bit like stating all Marc Bolan’s songs sound the same. Kent’s … Continue reading

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Things were happening but they were mainly happening in London. Dr Feelgood had vitalised the pub rock scene and in their wake new bands were springing up, from the East there were Eddie and the Hot Rods from Canvey Island, … Continue reading

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101ers

From 1974 onwards I was completely under the spell of the New Musical Express (NME). This was my window on the world of music and I slavishly lapped up every word by the likes of Charles Shaar Murray and Nick … Continue reading

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The Clash – Opher’s World pays tribute to genius.

If the Sex Pistols were the battering ram used to knock the doors down then the Clash were the style and substance. Where the Sex Pistols were brash the Clash were cool. Where the Sex Pistols were … Source: The … Continue reading

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