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The continuing adventures of the Magic Band, the Mothers of Invention, and the Muffin Men – the Denny Walley interview

Do you know the Muffin Men (‘the Muffin Men?’ I hear you ask. Yes, the Muffin Men), presumably based in Liverpool’s Drury Lane or Mulberry Place? Chances are that you might. They’ve been doing the rounds for more than a … Continue reading

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Going Going … This Boy Can’t Wait – a writewyattuk exclusive

I don’t tend to do ‘breaking news’ and ‘exclusive’ splashes on this website, leaving that to the … yawn … competition. But when you’ve got it, perhaps you should flaunt it after all. Go, Man, Go, as a wise man once … Continue reading

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Look to get to know him well – back in touch with Howard Jones

It was a cold, grey day as Howard Jones looked out on to the Somerset Levels from his West Country home studio when we caught up on the phone ahead of his latest solo tour. But Spring was on the … Continue reading

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On the write wavelength – the Jenn Ashworth interview

Jenn Ashworth is part-way into a busy schedule of promotional visits, travelling to and from her North Lancashire base spreading the word about newly-published, critically-acclaimed novel Fell, a haunting, mysterious tale set on the edge of Morecambe Bay. Born in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Songs of Stage and Screen, with Blake’s Stephen Bowman

It was the morning after the night before when I spoke to Stephen Bowman, one of the three mighty voices behind close-harmony group Blake. But this is a tale of a rare night when this top-selling trio didn’t have to … Continue reading

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Reimagining The Blow Monkeys – the Dr. Robert interview

Robert Howard, aka Dr. Robert, lead singer, guitarist and main songwriter with The Blow Monkeys, spends a fair amount of time visiting Andalucia, Spain these days. Born in Scotland, he’s certainly got around, having initially formed a band on returning to … Continue reading

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The fairy godmothers of swing-pop drop by – The Puppini Sisters interview

Marcella Puppini and Kate Mullins are sat by the phone, the two founding members of The Puppini Sisters well and truly in the festive spirit. They’re clearly looking forward to their Christmas tour, those eight dates including visits to The … Continue reading

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