Tony Prince – The Royal Ruler

Sunday, 4 December 2016, 14:13 | Category : Articles
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By Jason Barnard Tony Prince, former DJ on the boat that rocked, Radio Caroline went on to became DJ & Programme Controller of Radio Luxembourg. His role cannot be overstated, Tony and the station shaped broadcasting as we know it, bringing popular music to Europe from the 1960s to early 1980s.  Tony talks to Jason Barnard about his […]

Tony Klinger

Monday, 4 July 2016, 19:59 | Category : Articles
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Tony Klinger’s 50 year career has straddled the world of film and music, highlighting the symbiotic relationship between the two art forms. Of particular note is his work on Deep Purple and Roger Glover’s ‘Butterfly Ball’ and The Who’s ‘The Kids Are Alright’.  Speaking to Jason Barnard, Tony vividly recalls his time working across both […]

Rod Argent – And We Were Young Again

Saturday, 2 July 2016, 12:38 | Category : Articles
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“You took my hand and we were young again and magically the years just fell away.” The Zombies (2015) Rod Argent and The Zombies are undergoing a remarkable renaissance at what is typically perceived as the twilight of a band’s career. Their latest album  ‘Still Got That Hunger’ climbed the US charts whilst the group packed out live shows on both […]

Mike McGear McCartney Interview

Sunday, 15 May 2016, 14:32 | Category : Articles, Beatles
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Liverpudlian Mike ‘McGear’ McCartney is a chart topping singer, songwriter and photographer. As well as being one third of comedy-poets The Scaffold he was co-founder of super-group GRIMMS and successful solo artist. However it’s the reissue of the legendary McGough and McGear album that draws us here. Recorded in 1967 and assisted in production by his brother Paul, musicians on the […]

The Krew – Part 1

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 21:08 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton The Krew: Beryl Marsden – lead vocals Steve Aldo – lead vocals Tommy Murray – lead guitar Howie Casey – tenor saxophone Alan Reeves – organ Archie Legget – bass Eddie Sparrow – drums The Krew, clockwise from top left: Tommy Murray, Beryl Marsden, Steve Aldo, Archie Legget, Eddie Sparrow and Howie […]

Malcolm Tomlinson

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 20:30 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton and David Mandel Malcolm Tomlinson, who died 2 April at 69, was a veteran of the London rock scene during the early-late 1960s, backing visiting soul acts for Roy Tempest’s Agency and cutting a BBC radio session with Elton John. He transplanted to Toronto in 1969, forging a solid reputation as a […]