Tag Archives: the Beatles

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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Happy Xmas (war is over)

In the days before The One Show, a popular magazine style TV show there was Nationwide, a popular Magazine style TV show. I tended to miss Nationwide ┬ábecause it coincided with our family dinners, these were the days where families … Continue reading

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Spanking the Skins again

I now had a drum kit in my bedroom, it sounded pretty dire but it was a big step up from a cushion so I wasn’t complaining. I was now faced with the question ‘what do I do now?’ In … Continue reading

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George Martin in the 70’s

Ah ..could we ever have enough of the Beatles ? The latest chance to rake over the ashes once again comes with the death of George Martin who inevitably is the ‘5th Beatle’ (along with Brian Epstein,Pete Best,Stu Sutcliffe, Mal … Continue reading

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Macca’s Manic Months

The shadow of the Beatles dominated the 70’s, a decade bookended with their breakup and John Lennon’s assassination. Barely a month went by without some rumour of a ‘reunion’ as if that would bring back the 60’s and everybody would … Continue reading

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My First Vinyl Experiences

As the 60’s came to an end there must have been a huge ‘what’s next’ question mark hanging over the nation. In 1970 the Beatles split, I can’t even remember this which is weird as I can remember the 70s … Continue reading

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