Category Archives: folk rock

Nic Jones, Annarchie Gordon

This could be my least loved post, not helped I’m sure by me originally titling it ‘ Annarchie Gordon ‘ which means naff all to everyone( well almost). By way of a postscript I found a tape I had made … Continue reading

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Lindisfarne: The Folk Rock Oasis

This was my second post after I had knuckled down to putting some work in after my initial false start. I’m pretty confident no one will remember this as virtually no one read this in the first place. Shockingly Lindisfarne … Continue reading

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The Bunch Rock On

One of my favourite podcasts is produced by ex-magazine The Word. Every so often ex members of the team gather to publicly shift through rants theories and conspiracies as well as interviewing people who are genuinely interesting. One of the … Continue reading

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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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Folk Rock Drummers

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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