Jeff Christie – For All Mankind

Sunday, 25 January 2015, 14:15 | Category : Articles, Leeds
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It’s 45 years since Christie’s ‘Yellow River’ topped the charts around the world and it’s that country rock sound and their self-titled debut album that band leader and songwriter, Jeff Christie, is best known for. However, the long player’s follow up ‘For All Mankind’, including its title track, moved the band’s sound forward, nearer towards Jeff’s British contemporaries […]

Jeff Christie

Saturday, 27 December 2014, 15:13 | Category : Podcasts
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To coincide with the forthcoming release of Jeff Christie’s excellent new single For All Mankind due out on on 21 January 2015; Jeff, one of the best British songwriters of his generation, joins Strange Brew host Jason Barnard to talk about his career in The Outer Limits and Christie. Elton John – Yellow River (Chartbusters Go Pop! […]

Immediate Records

Immediate records was a microcosm of the sixties music scene. Set up by ex-Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham and Tony Calder, Immediate played host to the British folk and blues scene and US imports before blossoming into psychedelia, early prog and post-psych. Nico – I’m Not Sayin’ (Single A-side, Immediate, IM-003,1965) Mick Softley – I’m […]

Leeds Beat!

Leeds was not known as a musical hotbed in the 1960s. I just don’t understand! But if you dig a little deeper the city brought the world some of the greatest music ever made. Amazing Friendly Apple Promo Sheet – 1968 Here’s just one more chance to hear long forgotten bedrocks next to worldwide smashes. […]