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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.

Robert George Meek was born in 1929 in Newent, England. Joe’s mother wanted a girl and dressed him as a girl. Whilst his three brothers were outward going young Joe was introverted and enjoyed staging magic shows for other children and dressing up for his own elaborate theatre productions.

Saturday, 22 June 2019 14:58

A Brief History of Skiffle

During the Depression, Jug music became a fashionable way to play traditional US folk and blues standards. Makeshift instruments including guitars made from a gallon can with a neck attached and strings or alternatively homemade banjos with a tanned hide stretched across a hoop and a fretted neck added with four strings were played.

Friday, 07 June 2019 10:24

Rocketman – Elton John Biog

Another rock biopic, this time the story of Sir Eton Hercules John Esq., (Taron Egerton). Not something I was particularly looking forward to, especially after Bohemian Rhapsody,

Wednesday, 01 May 2019 08:19

The HU  - Mongolian Heavy Metal 

Just when you thought you might have heard everything Heavy Metal has to offer, along comes The HU Band.

Paul ‘Koss’ Kossoff was born in London in 1950 and the son of famous British character, actor, David Kossoff (Kid for Two Farthings). He learned to play classical music but was always interested in blues and soon mastered the guitar.

Thursday, 04 April 2019 15:10

A Short Biog of The Walker Brothers

Scott Engel (1943 - 2019) came from Ohio and was a teen idol in the making in the late 50s, making several appearances on Eddie Fisher's TV series (Carrie Fisher’s father).

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