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DEAD BYRDS CAN FLY

By Colin Larkin September 08, 2017 13:31

DEAD BYRDS CAN FLY

Requiem For The Timeless Volume 2. Johnny Rogan is one of our most established and best music biographers. He not only writes well, but he writes beautifully. This is best exem...

A Book At Bedtime

By Colin Larkin June 14, 2017 13:04

A Book At Bedtime

Instead of tuning in for your daily dose of A Book At Bedtime on the radio, or instead of struggling through 10 pages of that novel you need to finish - just give this a listen....

It Is 50 Years Ago Today

By Colin Larkin June 14, 2017 13:04

It Is 50 Years Ago Today

On June 1st 1967 who would have dreamt that 50 years later we would still be amazed by this pivotal album. Critics usually favour Abbey Road or Revolver, but that is likely to c...

Stills Waiting

By Martin Dee June 14, 2017 13:03

Stills Waiting

Stephen Stills, Change Partners: The Definitive Biography by David Roberts In writing a negative review of a biography that purports to be 'definitive' you must spell out why. ...

Farewell To Chuck

By Colin Larkin March 19, 2017 07:47

Farewell To Chuck

Chuck Berry was by common consent the biggest influence on rock and pop music of the twentieth century. While Elvis Presley and The Beatles may have been bigger commercial attra...

John Wetton RIP

By Phil Ward-Large February 03, 2017 10:06

John Wetton RIP

Today (31st January 2017) the rock music community has suffered yet another tragic loss with the passing of John Wetton from cancer at the age of sixty-seven. Born in Derbyshir...

TRUMP FOLLOWERS BANNED

By Colin Larkin January 30, 2017 09:19

TRUMP FOLLOWERS BANNED

TRUMP FOLLOWERS BANNED Although we are independent, we have to draw the line somewhere. When it comes to Racism, Mysogyny and modern day Facism. We have therefore banned any su...

Psychedelia And Other Colours

By Colin Larkin December 13, 2016 15:18

Psychedelia And Other Colours

The annual troll through the best Music Books of the year is underway by the News Media. Music Books take up a small corner in their world and most of the house in my one. Those...

How Could America Be So Stupid?

By Colin Larkin November 09, 2016 11:40

How Could America Be So Stupid?

Jonathan Freedland's piece in the Guardian is superb and frighteningly true. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/09/donald-trump-us-president-nightmare  

It's The Words . . . Stupid!

By Colin Larkin October 14, 2016 09:50

It's The Words . . . Stupid!

Yesterday the greatest musical poet of all time was recognised by the academic posho elite and received the Nobel Prize For Literature. In typical Bobness modesty he performed a...

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