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Remembering Rick and Status Quo – the John Coghlan interview

In the BBC documentary Hello Quo, there’s revealing footage of a jam session at Shepperton Studios featuring the original members of Status Quo, for the first time since drummer John Coghlan left 31 years earlier. That 2012 meeting led to … Continue reading

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About the Young Idea – talking about The Jam with Nicky Weller

From the moment you turn right at the desk inside the Cunard Building’s The Jam – About the Young Idea exhibition and head down a mock London Underground tunnel lined with promo posters publicising the original records, you’re in for … Continue reading

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Going back 25 years, ending up 10,000 miles from Kingfield

Woking’s National League defeat at Altrincham on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016, won’t stay in the memory bank for long for too many Cardinals fans, despite the latest party-piece goal from free-kick maestro Giuseppe Sole. For a moment there in the … Continue reading

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Took a long time to come – the Colin Blunstone interview

Some songs provide the soundtrack for key moments of our lives, whenever they were written. And many of those on mine were penned before I was even born, including at least a couple from The Zombies. I’m not quite sure … Continue reading

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Time for Truth – the Rick Buckler interview

There have been insider accounts of the story of The Jam from various angles since Paul Weller called time on the band in late 1982. The first to made an impression on me – and I was barely 15 when … Continue reading

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What the Rambling Railwayman did next – the Geoff Burch story continues

Those who have been with me for a while on this blog know it involves a broad church of interests, from comedy and football (two subjects sometimes inter-linked, I admit) to music. There are other passions highlighted too, including nostalgia … Continue reading

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Starting to believe again – my distant life with the Cardinals

Now we’re a third of the way through the season, there’s a real sense of belief in the ranks around and about Woking FC. And if nothing else, the fact that we now have 30 league points to our name … Continue reading

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