Category Archives: glam rock

Personality Crises

The third band from the states that really influenced British punk had a similar career pattern to the MC5 and the Stooges. Underappreciated even derided in their lifetime they released enough material to at least have a small if slightly … Continue reading

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London  SS

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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1976 Number 1 Records

So here is 1976 I the form of number one records. And its every bit a grim as I remember, glad I didn’t make this up 10 January “Bohemian Rhapsody” Queen Bloody Bohemian Rhapsody, It will always be there along … Continue reading

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The Long Hot Summer

The early 70s were pretty much the late 60s, by 69 the hippie dream had started to fall apart just couple of years after it had started. The early 70’s were superficially grim at least economically in the UK. There … Continue reading

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Unsung Heros Georg Kajanus

WHO? Well lets give the man his full name; for a start we are talking about Prince Georg  Johan Tchegodaieff singer, guitarist, artist,  composer, songwriter, inventor of the Nickelodeon and all round renaissance man. Most importantly for the purposes of … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes …Mickey Finn

I’ve always like the idea of a band incorporating a member who’s musical contribution is minimal. It sends out a very strong message that the band is more than just about music and money. Of course bands are mainly about music … Continue reading

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5 Years

With the passing of the 70’s many of the old guard were beginning to feel the effects of their own mortality. Now in their 30’s and heading for the impossibly old age of 40 they were now heading into virgin … Continue reading

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