In the world of reggae reissues, two labels have led the field this year. A third is about to make its bow, as the legendary Trojan gears up to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, but for now, Cherry Red’s Doctor Bird …
Linda Clifford excelled while most of disco’s most dramatic performers were seriously thinking about switching on the auto-pilot, and letting the machines make the music.
It’s one of the great What Ifs of the early 1970s. What If Mick Ronson had joined Elton John’s band instead of David Bowie’s? It’s not that far fetched. Early in 1970, producer Gus Dudgeon recruited Michael Chapman and his …
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Roger Glover and others gathered to tell the tale of… well, a musical adaptation of illustrator Alan Aldridge and poet William Plomer’s ‘The Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper’s Feast,’ a delightful tale that combined semi-psychedelic intent and art into one of the most enduring childrens’ books of the age.
Five CDs round up what is surely the last word on the Dolls’ unreleased archive, at least so far as listenable artifacts are concerned.