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Posted on in Throw Back Thursday

The Who, Kings Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester 6th October 1975

Life was much simpler in 1975. NME was a decent music paper featuring quality writers, gig tickets were obtained by either sending a cheque with a stamped addressed envelope to the promoter or queueing up outside the venue, and beer was about 25p a pint. The summer of ’75 had seen the music papers full of stories about The Who and the tensions within the band, full on fist fights… Keep Reading

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New Music – Roger Daltrey – ‘As Long As I Have You’

Roger Daltrey returns with his 9th solo album A mix of Blues, Soul and Acoustic Rock creates a brilliant album  Daltrey may be a lot more well known for fronting The Who, but his relatively overlooked solo career has plenty of hidden gems. From ‘McVicar’ to ‘Under a Raging Moon’, but now there is another album joining the mix. His first solo album since 1992, but well worth the wait… Keep Reading

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Wilko Johnson, Manchester Academy

I first saw Wilko Johnson playing with Dr Feelgood in a marquee at the Uppermill Festival back in the late seventies. Then again with his group The Solid Senders at the now famous Mayflower Club in Belle Vue Manchester. He then disappeared off my radar somewhat until his much publicised cancer and then almost Lazarus like recovery. A highly successful album with Roger Daltrey followed, “Going Back Home”, and then… Keep Reading

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1st MARCH: A Busy Day In The World of Music News History

1958, Buddy Holly played the first of 25 dates on his only UK tour at the Trocadero, Elephant & Castle, London. Also on the bill was Gary Miller, The Tanner Sisters, Des O’Connor, The Montanas, Ronnie Keene & His Orchestra. 1961, Elvis Presley signed a five-year movie deal with producer Hal Wallis. During his career, Elvis made over feature films 1967, Working at Abbey Road studios, London, The Beatles started… Keep Reading

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