The Who & The Faces At The Oval

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In 1971 The Faces were on a roll. Over the August Bank Holiday weekend they triumphed at the Weeley Festival near Clacton on Sea before an audience of 100,000, and the following week played the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London’s South Bank Centre where DJ and man-about-town Jeff Dexter was press-ganged into acting as DJ Read More

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Rock & Roll’s Untold Stories: Ian Dury Meets Omar Sharif

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This is an extract from Sex & Drugs & Rock’n’Roll: The Story of Ian Dury by Richard Balls. Although Ian declined to be interviewed by Richard, the great man raised no objections when Richard talked to his family, friends and musical colleagues, over 50 people in all. In the event, the book was completed just days before Ian’s Read More

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Rock & Roll’s Untold Stories: George Harrison’s Questionable Dentist

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“The first conscious inkling of the East and all the musical, philosophical and spiritual treasures it harboured came the previous year [1965], during the making of Help!. The film was one of The Beatles’ least soulful, least committed projects, in which alternative spirituality was mockingly played for the broadest of laughs: “See what you’ve done with your Read More

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