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Understanding Vinny Peculiar – in conversation with Alan Wilkes

It would be all too easy to point out that Alan Wilkes, the inspiration behind Vinny Peculiar, has flirted with indie stardom but never quite attained that elusive crossover fame. But don’t think for one moment this Worcestershire-born and bred … Continue reading

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Sweet inspirations, five decades on – the Andy Scott interview

  Can it really be half a century since the pre-glam incarnation of The Sweet threw their first chord shapes, and 45 years since the era-defining ’Blockbuster’ saw the band in their pomp top the UK charts? What’s more, it’s … Continue reading

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