Category Archives: folk rock

The Power of Three

A couple of weekends ago my peaceful weekend was interrupted by a phone call from a nice man called Ray. I was expecting a call as the following I was due to play a gig and the support band had … 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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Believe it or not, there was a time when folk rock, just like Dylan going electric, was a bit daring. There are several shades to the debate, the argument of the ultra-purists is something along the lines that any accompaniment … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Mr Fox

Over the last few days via the miracle of Spotify I have been indulging in a bit of a beach boys binge while reading the biography of Carl Wilson. I still find it a humbling event, being able to listen … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Mr Fox

Over the last few days via the miracle of Spotify I have been indulging in a bit of a beach boys binge while reading the biography of Carl Wilson. I still find it a humbling event, being able to listen … Continue reading

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Its Christmas ! 

A merry Christmas to the many (??)  Future is Past readers wherever you are in the world and especially to everyone who has taken the time to like or comment on any of the articles. Stay tuned for more 70s … Continue reading

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