Tag Archives: the Beatles

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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Lindisfarne: The Folk Rock Oasis

So.. I had three albums, admitted one of them was by the Beach Boys but it still made for a good evening in. At some point though I begun to become more interested in pop and rock music in general … 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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