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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.
There are times in any music lover life when you’re there, right at the start of a great band, they soundtrack an instrumental part of your life and you know you’ll be together regardless, through the ‘jazz funk concept album’ even.
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.
Summer is here and that means festival time and once again the Copenhagen ( Denmark) Psych Fest kicks out another great line-up for one of Europe's best up and coming Psych Fest.
Wanda Jean Jackson was born in 1937 in Maud, Oklahoma. Her father taught her to play the piano and guitar.
Roderick David Stewart was born in Highgate, North London in 1945, the youngest of five children of Robert Stewart and Elsie Gilbart.
April 28th 1996, Maine Rd, Manchester City Football Ground, we arrived early, very early, in fact very, very early, 9am to be precise.

2017 sees 30 years of Acid House. I’m not usually one for anniversaries; I was happy to hear that Joe Corre - Malcolm McClaren’s son - was going to burn his collection of punk memorabilia to celebrate 40 years of “punk” and that a gang of octogenarians in Bermondsey trashed a load of old washboards to celebrate 60 years of skiffle.
William Robinson, Jr was born in 1940 in Detroit. He grew up in a poor neighborhood, and was brought up by his elder sister after his mother died when William was young.

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