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Fingers Crossed for top night with Mott legend – the Ian Hunter interview

Ian Hunter was at home in Connecticut when I called, having a few days to himself before returning to the UK with The Rant Band for the latest run of shows to promote last year’s acclaimed Fingers Crossed album. He’s … Continue reading

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The Blue Aeroplanes – Manchester, The Ruby Lounge

It’s official. The Blue Aeroplanes are no less a beguiling sight and feast upon the left-over mince pies now as they were three decades before. This Bristol septet have just delivered the finest LP of the year (it’s only January, … Continue reading

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Further Adventures of The Wonder Stuff – the Miles Hunt interview

Miles Hunt was taking a break from archiving material in the studio when I caught him on the phone at his rural Shropshire base, not far from his Black Country roots. “Not so far at all. It’s still Midlands, innit”. … Continue reading

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Taking the low road to success – the Thea Gilmore interview

It’s been a long time coming, but Thea Gilmore is finally getting true recognition, with her fan-base ever-growing and each album outselling the last – 17 years after her debut. She has admirers in high places too – Joan Baez … Continue reading

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Beyond the fringe – the Roger McGuinn interview

I feel those of us who spent our teenage years watching guitar bands owe something of a debt to Roger McGuinn. My arrival on the London gig circuit properly came in the mid-’80s, amid a plethora (or a plectra, maybe?) … Continue reading

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Kershaw still switched on, with an appetite for adventure

In a more in-depth version of a feature he did for the Lancashire Evening Post, the blogger talks to a forthright broadcaster who’s seen more than his fair share of drama over the years – on and off air. A … Continue reading

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