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Ray Thomas Recalls the Magnificent Moodies


With the Moody Blues firmly entrenched among the giants – and, indeed, the founders – of prog rock, it is often easy to forget that, for three years before Days of Future Passed in 1967, they were a finely functioning …

Silent Nights with the Rowan Amber Mill


It’s often easy to overlook holiday music.  After all, we only listen to it for a few weeks a year (which is weird… a little like only listening to love songs when we’re in love; to the Beach Boys when …