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October 30, 2019

FINAL CALL FOR: ...And The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway This November will see the Genesis album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway celebrate its 45th Anniversary. If it was a wedding anniversary, then it would be the sapphire anniversary. Staying with the wedding thing, it is odd then that merely six months after the release the band and singer ...

October 27, 2019

Paul Barrere 1948-2019 RIP

Paul Barrere RIP As the announcement of the death of Little Feat’s guitarist was announced, I cast my mind back to a band I first became aware of around the time Paul Barrere joined. When I ask musicians who their favourite band is, they will probably say Little Feat. They tend to come out very high in the Top 10 likes of musicians. The ...

Welcome To The Library: Part One – Some Kind Of Dialogue As many of you know, I have published a number of books over the last six years. The books are, of course, music-related, and have been very well received. Like most professional journalists and broadcasters, my initial toe in the water was in the mid-nineties when I was asked to write ...

  Steve Hackett: Still Selling England By The Pound 2019 Tour Steve Hackett was the guitarist with Genesis between 1971 and 1977. Following his departure from the band Steve went into a solo career which has enjoyed highs and some lows. His solo career took an upswing when he decided to re visit his time with his former band and ...