Toby Twirl

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 8:11 | Category : Articles, Beat, Unreleased
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It seems incredible that it’s taken 50 years for pop-psych band Toby Twirl to release their first long player. Originally formed in 1968 in Newcastle, they recorded three now highly revered singles for Decca in the late 1960s. Jason Barnard speaks to John Reed, with contributions from band mates Barry Sewell, Nick Thorburn and Dave […]

What About Us?

Jason Barnard speaks to the author of “What About Us?”, Bruce Welsh, an excellent new rocklopedia of Britain’s other recording groups 1962-1966. Bruce picks some of his favourite tracks from almost 1700 singles he researched from the essential period of British beat. Bruce Welsh and Jason Barnard  The Redcaps – Talkin Bout You (Single A-side, […]