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Pretender

“I know that the Pretenders have looked like a tribute band for the last 20 years. … And we’re paying tribute to James Honeyman-Scott and Pete Farndon, without whom we wouldn’t be here. And on the other hand, without us, … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up The Day Job

Writers as rock stars Even by the mid 70’s the star maker machinery behind the popular song was still in its infancy. The rock writer had traditionally either been a slick Tin Pan Alley product churning out press releases for … Continue reading

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Unsung Heros Nick Kent

Ok as a writer Nick Kent was not unsung in fact if anything he’s been somewhat over romanticised but to point out his limitations as a writer is a bit like stating all Marc Bolan’s songs sound the same. Kent’s … Continue reading

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