The Bobby Patrick Big Six

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 20:15 | Category : Welcome
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By Nick Warburton The Bobby Patrick Big Six were arguably among the pioneers of British rock music. Overlooked in their native Britain, the Glaswegian sextet was one of the first British groups to perform on the Hamburg rock scene during the early 1960s. Bobby Patrick Big Six – 1963. Back row from left to right: […]

George Young, Harry Vanda and George Alexander

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 19:37 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton The legendary Marcus Hook Roll Band’s classic album Tales of Old Grand-Daddy is being re-issued on 2 June with two previously unreleased tracks and three rarities. The album saw former Easybeats Harry Vanda and George Young collaborate with Young’s older brother Alex Young (George Alexander of Grapefruit fame) on the UK recordings. However, it […]

Apple Core

There’s a great new cd out featuring the best of Apple Records. However, the label features so much more. The Strange Brew Podcast delves deep into the Apple Core. From publishing demo’s, out-takes, rarities, Beatle classics to the world premiere of Sidewalk Society’s brilliant cover of rare Apple gem “In The First Place”! Badfinger – Apple of My […]