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Sax in the 70’s

Last week I made a case for the temporary death of the saxophone in the 70’s. This week with a bit of racking of the brain I have come up with a small tribute to the people who honked and … Continue reading

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Another 5 Years

Bowie began the second half of the 70’s in a very bad way indeed. Physically and mentally he was in poor shape as a direct result of his cocaine addiction. If you know anyone who’s been made a better person … Continue reading

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Unsung Heros…. Raphael Ravenscroft

What makes a great record? A great song is some sort of ethereal combination of lyrics and chords, everyone from Bob Dylan to Ed Sheeran has traded in the concept of the perfect song, the sort of thing that can … Continue reading

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Oh Ho Ho………Its Pilot

By the mid 70’s my record collection had hit double figures. I had the Beatles ‘blue’ compilation album, 24 Caret Purple and, bizarrely , the Jesus Christ Superstar Soundtrack. I bought the latter because it was cheap of course. All … Continue reading

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Why Moulty ?

Sometime in the mid 70s my friend Phil obtained the NME book of Rock.It was quite a slim volume there wasnt that much rock about and to some extent it had lost its way.   Among the A-Z entries under … Continue reading

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