Monday, 24 October 2016 16:27

The Heavy, Heavy Soul of Paul Orwell


I love the sixties. The culture, the music clothes, the cinema, the girls… I mean Francoise Hardy… Then again ditto the seventies.
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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 17:14

Otis Ray Redding, Jr (1941 - 1967)

Otis Redding Jr was born in 1941 in Dawson, Georgia. When he was three the family moved to Macon where his father was a minister.
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Monday, 12 September 2016 16:12

Timothy Leary - Documentary



Timothy Leary was early advocate of LSD experimentation. Leary taught psychology at Harvard and by 1960 was doing experiments with LSD and other...

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Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:37

Small Faces Documentary



Documentary retrospective on the very influential British Invasion band, the Small Faces. Includes archival interviews with Ronnie Lane and Steve Marriott
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Fame released three singles and an EP that year, kicking off with his second number 1 single 'Getaway', and once again produced by Denny Cordell.
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After an aborted attempt to release a single, it was decided to record a live album at The Flamingo. Ian Samwell would produce the record and Glyn Johns would engineer the session.
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Of all the groups and artists that I have listened to, and worked with over the past five decades, the one that influenced me the most was Georgie Fame.
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Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
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I should give prior warning here that this interview involves lots of exclamation marks. But believe me, there could have been many more. Let’s just say that the septuagenarian soul legend on the other end of the line lives life with a permanent exclamation mark.
Published in Music
Monday, 20 June 2016 13:24

Sir Rod Stewart on ZANI

Roderick David Stewart was born in Highgate, North London in 1945, the youngest of five children of Robert Stewart and Elsie Gilbart.
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