Jim McCarty

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 20:09 | Category : Podcasts
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Jim McCarty, legendary Yardbirds drummer and songwriter, talks about the re-release of the lost gem of album that he made as part of Shoot, alongside music from The Yardbirds, Renaissance and much more. Shoot – The Neon Life (On The Frontier, EMI, 1973) The Yardbirds – I’m A Man (Five Live Yardbirds, Columbia, 1964) The Yardbirds – Heartful of […]

Five’s Company – Friends and Mirrors

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 20:48 | Category : Reviews
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By Jason Barnard For the first time Grapefruit/Cherry Red have compiled the complete recordings from Chelsea based beat band, Five’s Company. The band released three singles in 1966, Ango-Dylan hybrid ‘Sunday For Seven Days’, the jaunty 60s pop of ‘Some Girls’ and excellent Ray Davies cover – ‘Session Man’. Rejected 4th single ‘Friends and Mirrors’ […]

The Hives – Howlin’ Pelle Interview

Friday, 3 February 2017, 20:49 | Category : Interview
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Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist is frontman for The Hives, the Swedish band responsible for a string of insanely hypnotic rock tracks. With a back catalogue containing anthems such as ‘Tick Tick Boom’, ‘Go Right Ahead’ and ‘Walk Idiot Walk’, ‘Main Offender’ and ‘Hate To Say I Told You So’ their live shows are always hotly anticipated. Jason […]