The Frantic Four. Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Alan Lancaster and John Coghlan… yes, they were Status Quo between 1970 and 1976. And now the band are releasing some quality recordings of those days.
As big deals go, this was a whopper. The classic Status Quo line-up, the Frantic Four of early-mid 1970s fury and… okay, lesser returns in the years that followed… broke up in 1981 when drummer John Coghlan bade a very …
Goldmine Magazine announces its 23rd set of 10 inductees into the Goldmine Hall of Fame, and this group defies categorization, with The Ramones and Mitch Miller landing side by side
Status Quo worked its way through psych, blues, a patented heavy-riff boogie, a sort of sour-pop boogie, and now, its has struck a balance in its sound.
This Market Watch countdown might be shorter than some of the others we’ve seen in Goldmine, but the records are just as sweet, with a mix of psychedelia, funk, hard-rock, British Invasion and even an historic recording.
Status Quo, one of the most long-lasting UK rock bands of all time, will release their latest CD “Quid Pro Quo” on July 12, courtesy of Eagle Rock Entertainment.
We’ve got a something for almost every collector’s tastes in this Market Watch countdown: a withdrawn release, a boutique pressing and even an old-time rarity.
Absolute Radio will broadcast a documentary about the 25th anniversary of Live Aid next week. The documentary will be aired in two parts. The first will be broadcast on Monday, July 12th at 10 p.m. BST (5 p.m. Eastern) and part two can be heard the following night at the same time.
Out of left field, and completely out of character for them, U.K.’s Status Quo weaved one of the most enduring magic spells of the psychedelic era, 1968’s “Pictures Of Matchstick Men.”
We’ve looked back at the troubling news of the day and songs and albums that marked 1968. In this, the final installment of our rewind to 1968, we check out the musical schizophrenia that existed in the "popular" music of the day. Plus, we take a look back at the #1 songs and albums of 1968 on each side of the pond of that year.