Tag Archives: rock music

Danny Kirwin is Missing

‘Thank you, Danny Kirwan, you will forever be missed’ Mick Fleetwood via Facebook As ever, with my eye for a bargain, I recently purchased a 5 CD set of Fleetwood Mac. There is always something fascinating about a band’s wilderness … Continue reading

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An audience with Gentle Giant

My first ever rock gig and one of my earlier posts And so at some point I was ready to attend my first gig. I cant remember how it happened but as is often the case in adolescence my first … 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 Three Record Rule and Dr Feelgood

It’s a sad but true fact that almost every artist has a sell by date. The rule I usually live by is that no one needs more than 3 CDs from any one artist, once you’ve got three that’s enough, … Continue reading

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Don’t Dictate

One of the things that comes up time and time again when researching the early days of punk is the resourceful nature of virtually all of the protagonists. Whether it was Steve Jones nicking enough equipment to equip the Sex … Continue reading

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The Mighty Slits

“People didn’t know whether to fuck us or kill us, because we looked like we’d come out of a porn magazine.” Becoming a parent raises a whole load of issues. There is no right or wrong for most of us, … Continue reading

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Women

October 1978. I’ve just started a humanities course at Trent Polytechnic in Nottingham. As an ice breaker I am invited to a cheese and wine party to meet the tutors. There’s some cheese and there’s some wine and there’s a … Continue reading

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