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Mega Dodo – the Biggest Bird Around

“I have my music teacher to thank for my musical tastes. He played Pentangle’s Basket Of Light during one lesson and it was a revelation. I’d been listening to the usual musical fare, Deep Purple, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, 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 …

Kevin Godley’s got Hog Fever

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It’s difficult to say what Kevin Godley is most famous for. For some, it’s his four years behind the drum kit with 10cc, a period during which he played, sang and wrote some of the most deathless songs in that …