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Monday, 18 November 2019 18:47

A Short Biog of Janis Joplin

Janis Lyn Joplin was born in Port Arthur, Texas, in 1943. She had two younger siblings, Michael and Laura Growing up her parents felt Janis needed more attention than their other children and at school, she was never part of the crowd and proved to be a misfit.

Hector Castro was born in 1904, Montevideo. As a young boy (aged 13), he accidentally amputated his right forearm while using an electric saw to cut wood.

Friday, 18 October 2019 11:21

A Short History of The Animals

They started as the Kansas City Five with Alan Price (pianist), John Steel (drummer), and Eric Burden (vocalist). In 1962, Eric left to try his luck in London and Alan Price formed The Kontours which became the Alan Price R&B Combo with big Bryan “Chas” Chandler (bassist) and John Steel on drums.

The label was started in 1979, by Jerry Dammers of The Specials in the wake of the UK ska revival. It catered mainly for the musical tastes of skinheads, rudies and mod revivalists and released ska- and reggae-influenced music.

Friday, 06 September 2019 14:27

A Short Biog of Adam Faith

Terry Nelhams was born in 1940 in Acton, London. He was the third of five children and even as a child had an entrepreneurial spirit. He kept up a series of paper rounds and sold papers from a pitch which enabled him to afford a few luxuries as a twelve-year-old.

Thursday, 15 August 2019 14:59

Was Elvis Presley Scottish?

Elvis Presley visited UK soil (Prestwick Airport) for the first and only time on March 3rd, 1960. He was on a stop-over on the way back from his two-year military service in Germany.

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 13:10

Yesterday

What do you get when you mix science fiction with the Beatles, answer is a fab wee feel film and for fans of both genres not to be missed at a cinema near you As if from the Twilight Zone,

Martha Rose Reeves was born in 1941. in Eufaula, Alabama. The oldest of 11 children to Elijah Reeves and Ruby Lee Reeves, the family moved to Detroit, Michigan,

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 16:34

A Short History of The Meters

The Meters were put together in 1965, when keyboard player Arthur 'Art' Neville (1937-2019) recruited George Porter, Jr. (bass guitar), Joseph (Zigaboo) Modeliste (drums) and Leo Nocentelli (guitar, vocals) . Art was born in New Orleans in 1937 and grew up in a musical family.

Sunday, 07 July 2019 11:15

The Mule

Set in the 80s, and based upon a true story, Earl Stone (Clint Eastwood) was a successful horticulturalist and War Veteran, who falls on hard times and has had to close his business. Alienated from his daughter (Alison Eastwood) and former wife (Dianne Wiest), he tries unsuccessfully to make amends with his grand-daughter (Taissa Farmiga) for being a neglectful husband and father.

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