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 […]

Rolling with Michael Des Barres

Saturday, 22 March 2014, 21:12 | Category : Articles
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With a CV to die for Michael Des Barres has successfully straddled the music and acting worlds for almost half a century. Already ahead of the curve by the early 70s fronting glam punk pioneers Silverhead he continued to release exciting, hip-swaying rock with bands Detective, Chequered Past and The Power Station plus his solo […]

Joey Molland – From Liverpool to Memphis

Monday, 10 February 2014, 19:14 | Category : Articles
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As he releases his new album ‘Return To Memphis’, Jason Barnard speaks to Badfinger legend Joey Molland about his incredible career. In a new extensive feature read about Joey’s early years in Liverpool, the huge highs and lows of Badfinger, historic sessions with George Harrison and John Lennon, to his solo rebirth: http://thestrangebrew.co.uk/articles/joey-molland-from-liverpool-to-memphis

Tony Hazzard – From the Heart to the Heart

Friday, 15 June 2012, 9:53 | Category : Tony Hazzard
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Tony Hazzard is one of the sixties and seventies most successful songwriters, penning hits for Herman’s Hermits, The Hollies, Manfred Mann, The Tremeloes, Richard Barnes, Lulu, Andy Williams plus writing tracks for many other artists. Tony Hazzard today (used with kind permission)  However, he’s also notable for his session work including three of Elton John’s […]

Tom Hartman of The Aerovons – World of You

Saturday, 25 June 2011, 12:22 | Category : Articles
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Jason Barnard speaks to Tom Hartman of The Aerovons The Aerovons, often know as “the American Beatles”, bucked the trend of the British invasion and sought inspiration from England, then the creative hub of the music industry. Their leader and singer Tom Hartman wrote, and subsequently produced and recorded an album’s worth of material at […]