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October 23, 2019

King Crimson Boxed Off

King Crimson Boxed Off   I would like to bring to your attention some quite magnificent boxed sets from King Crimson. If  Prog is the relative in the family you rarely see, then King Crimson are the darker end of that branch of the family. Panegyric is the label that has been working through the vaults over the last few years to bring ...

  Marc Bolan and T.Rex: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame I was just 12-years-old when Marc Bolan flew into my life; it was October 1970. I heard the song “Ride A White Swan” on the national radio station Radio1. The song was deceptively simple and short, but in the two and a half minutes it took me to listen to it, I became Marc’s ...

Brian Chatton: Once A Warrior Brian Chatton was the keyboard player with Lancashire band The Warriors. While the Warriors were not the biggest band to come out of Lancashire – that accolade belongs to a certain Liverpool band – the Warriors built up quite a following at the Cavern in Liverpool. Major success eluded them, but some of the ...

October 18, 2019

Books You Should Check Out

Books You Should Read I just thought I would mention a few books I have been reading lately. First of all, as many of you know, I am suffering from failing vision, so in order to read these days, I need high prescription lenses and a magnifying glass. I suppose watching me must be interesting, but I need to try a read for as long as I can. It is ...