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The death of a teenybopper

Bernadette Whelan

42 years ago, Bernadette Whelan, a 14-year-old David Cassidy fan, died by “traumatic asphyxiation” in a hysterical crush of a concert crowd. Goldmine looks into the tragedy that occurred back in 1974 at a David Cassidy show in the sports arena, White City.

Strawbs on the Road – part two

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In part one, Dave Cousins celebrated Strawbs’ on-going US tour with some words about the current band, recent music, and the astonishing revision of their 1974 Hero and Heroine album that lies at the heart of their live set. But …

Book reviews – Murder Ballads, Piracy, Rare Bowie and Rip-offs

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David Bowie – Rare Records Price Guide Volume One (Singles 1964-2016) by Tamsin Darke Createspace ISBN 978-1523856268 https://tamsindarkebowiepriceguide.wordpress.com Goldmine’s latest price guide gives David Bowie a couple of pages.  Record Collector’s smaller format surrenders a couple more.  Tamsin Darke’s prosaically …