Tag Archives: England

Follow the 'Shooting Star' of Paul Rodgers, Part 1

In the mid-1960’s, a teenage lad from the industrial town of Middlesborough, England, headed to London to make music. His band got a gig, and a gig meant money, food and freedom. On the way to the group’s breakthrough concert, however, the unthinkable happened: The van broke down.

Footnote Archives: Blast off with Ramases and 'Space Hymns'

Rock ’n’ roll and Egyptology have long been fairly substantial companions. Not one of them, however, ever shared the convictions of Ramases, a central heating salesman from Sheffield, England, who believed himself to be the reincarnation of an Egyptian god and who, in the heady days of late 1960s England, found a lot of other people ready to believe him as well.