Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Clash sort it out

Sometime in the spring of 1977 journalist Tony Parsons boarded a train on the Circle Line to meet all three members of The Clash, and so began one of the defining interviews of the era.Parsons had responded to an advertisement … Continue reading

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Roadrunner……twice

One of the landmark gigs of 1976 was Patti Smith at the Roundhouse in London. I’ve written about Patti before, in fact I’ve even written about seeing her at the Roundhouse 40 years later, treat yourself and dig it out … Continue reading

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It Was 40 Years Ago Today………Marquee Moon

I have to admit I love a guitar solo.For some reason I seem to have some mental problem with lyrics, I usually have a vague idea of what a song is about but ask me to repeat the words verbatim … Continue reading

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Into the Dark

On the 23rd of January I woke to a traditionally cold damp dark Monday morning. Unwilling to face the beginning of a working week I took the unusual step of checking my twitter account to discover immediately that Jaki Leibezeit … Continue reading

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