Tag Archives: New York City

Whole lotta Sweet’n’Sour shakin’ goin’ on – Baby Shakes talk transatlantic special relationships with The Undertones

There was always a healthy relationship between the NYC and UK punk and new wave scenes, each movement inspiring the other, from the inspirational effect of the New York Dolls and Ramones on the Sex Pistols and The Clash onwards, … Continue reading

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‘Eddie’s my name!’ In conversation with Eddie Holman

Eddie Holman was up at 5am the day I called him, and two hours later the 68-year-old Baptist minister and soul legend was definitely on a roll. That was Philadelphia time, five hours behind the UK, the man credited with … Continue reading

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Spin (and) the bottle – the Chris Barron interview

AMID a harsh stateside winter, MALCOLM WYATT spoke to a housebound Chris Barron to talk about the Spin Doctors’ past and present, ahead of a three-date UK visit which includes a brief trip to Lancashire. If you reckon the Spin … Continue reading

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