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The Faces – 5 Guys Fell Out of a Bar


The Faces Faces: You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything (1970-1975) (Rhino box set) There, it’s been said.  The Faces were never as good as we all thought they were. Live, they were sensational, and all the old clichés …

Tim Bowness and his Burning Shed


Of all the labels operating on the fringes of the modern musical mainstream, sanctuaries for the ever broadening diaspora that is fleeing what were once regarded as the major labels of this world, Burning Shed has long stood as a …

Bruce Rowland – 1939-2015


Bruce Rowland, who passed away last week, was one of the last great early seventies session men, the propulsion behind a stream of classic hits – and classic festivals, too; as a member of Joe Cocker’s Grease Band, that’s him …