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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.
“The Devil Should Not Have All The Best Tunes” – The Reverend Rowland Hill, Pastor Of Surrey Chapel, London, 1884
Many believe the name Bolan came from the name, Bob Dylan. In 1967 now Marc Bolan, he joined John’s Children who were a dynamic live band.

One of the by-products of popular culture’s ’nads being held in the vice-like grip of TV ‘talent’ shows and phone polls is that the language of Art has been hijacked by those that respect or understand it the least. Thus, we hear a lot about the ‘Artist’ and their ‘Journey’ when neither term applies.

I have no motivation today. I'm slumped in, as described by a high street shop, my 'lounge-wear' and despite being North of 5 cups of coffee I still languish somewhere near Southampton.
The August Bank Holiday weekend sees another year for Rugby's charity raising event, The Pig and Applestock Festival; now in it's impressive fifth year (and which has raised almost £10,000 for the Leicestershire MS Therapy Centre.) ZANI caught up with festival organiser, Nick Hargreaves, to talk festivals, bands and great community spirit.
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.
Team captain, Alexanko, going before the camera to demand that his president resign with immediate effect - ‘President Nunez has deceived us as people and humiliated us as players. In conclusion, although this request is usually the preserve of the club, the squad suggest the immediate resignation of the president.”
Its Saturday evening and I pop into a new venue in Dalston- or at least new to me, to see if it really lives up to its rock n roll name Cherry Cola.
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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ZANI was conceived in late 2008 and the fan base gradually grew by word of mouth. Key contributors came from those of the music, film and fashion industry and the voice of ZANI grew louder. So, when in 2013 investor, contributor and fan of ZANI Alan McGee* offered his support to help restyle and relaunch the site it was inevitable that traffic would increase dramatically and continues to grow. *Alan McGee co-founder of Creation Records and new label 359 Music..

 

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