Category Archives: prog 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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Classic Albums I’ve Missed

I realised the other day when having an exchange with Kcorsini from Bourbon and Vinyl blog (if you haven’t already check it out) that there’s an awful lot of classic musical albums that I haven’t actually listened to. I know … Continue reading

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Eight fingers,Two hands,Four strings

As the 1970s became the 1980s Phil, my old friend from school and myself set about forming a new band. Phil had moved up to Nottingham after finishing a degree and was living on a council estate on the outskirts … 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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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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