Mike McGear McCartney

Saturday, 20 February 2016, 10:17 | Category : Interview, Podcasts
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Mike ‘McGear’ McCartney joins Jason Barnard to talk about the expanded reissue of 1968’s McGough & McGear album out now on Esoteric. McGough & McGear – ‎So Much (McGough & McGear, Parlophone, 1968) McGough & McGear – ‎Ex Art Student (McGough & McGear, Parlophone, 1968) The Scaffold – 2 Day’s Monday (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1966) The Scaffold […]

The Hummingbirds

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 21:00 | Category : News, Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Following in the rich vein of the Liverpool forefathers, The Hummingbirds are gently kicking up a storm with their Mersey enthused Americana. With new single ‘Knocking On My Door’ being pushed by Q Magazine everything bodes well for the forthcoming album ‘Pieces of You’. Bristling with pop hooks, ‘Knocking On My Door’ rattles […]

The Loose Ends

Monday, 8 February 2016, 19:33 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton Formed in Bexley Heath, Kent in late 1963, The Loose Ends were fronted by Lahore-born singer Alan Marshall and his bass playing cousin Rick Marshall. The group released the superb freakbeat version of George Harrison’s “Taxman” plus rare cover of Moody Blues’ track “Send The People Away”. The Loose Ends, 1966, left to right: […]