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 ...

The Doors Soft Parade By the summer of 1969 when the Doors released their fourth studio album The Soft Parade, the Doors were one of the biggest bands in America. The mixture of music and Jim Morrison’s lyrics were an incredibly potent brew. The Soft Parade, however, added something a little different to the mix. Alongside the musical ...