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The Interview: Rick Buckler

Different versions of The Jam story have been told ever since Paul Weller called time on the band in 1982. Drummer Rick Buckler tells MALCOLM WYATT …


Hundreds of scooters to return to Clacton seafront for massive fundraising ride-out

HUNDREDS of scooters will rumble along Clacton seafront in a spectacular showing to raise money for charity.<p>Last year, about 500 riders flooded into …

5 Ways Muddy Waters Changed Music: Amplified Blues, Chuck Berry and More (A 100th Birthday Tribute)

Today marks what would've been the 100th birthday of blues legend <b>McKinley "Muddy Waters" Morganfeld</b>. Kind of. Different sources have indicated …



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To be someone

Many styles and trends have floundered in the ever-changing oceans of time. But Mod is, seemingly, eternal.<p>But what makes one? Is it the music? …

Birmingham, UK

KITTEN CASINO with guest DJ Dave Edwards


The Britalian Job

The first "Britalian Job" of 2015 is booked.<br>No more rushing home from work on a Friday night as, due to popular demand, we are having the first …


New Fender

Le Beat Bespoké 6 LP Preview

I recently caught up with NUTs Head Honcho and <b>DJ Dr Robert</b> and spoke to him about the 6th in the series of the mighty fine Compilations Le Beat …


Stockton Calling 2015

Home England Music News UK Stockton Calling 2015<p>David Pottinger England, Music, News, UK<p>Festivals have moved a long way since their beginnings, and …


Yardbirds Discuss Their Hey-Day Years With Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page

With hits like For Your Love, Shapes Of Things and Heart Full Of Soul, The Yardbirds were one of the most influential of the early 1960s blues-rock bands. They also enjoyed the distinction of having three of the world’s great guitarists – Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page – in the band at …


Now I can see what's behind me

Terry O'Neill, accidental photographer, on his superstar subjects | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

For five decades, Terry O'Neill's work has graced iconic album sleeves, film posters and magazine covers. Today it hangs in some of the world's most …

News (China)

Dancing your life away in a Northern Soul town

The all-night dance clubs across Britain, mostly in the north of England, which were the sweaty, speed-fuelled basis for what became known as the …


The Who’s Ten Best Moments, Told by Musical Director Frank Simes

Born in Tokyo to an American father and a Japanese mother, Simes was attracted to music early on. He formed his first band, Sunrise, at age 14 and …


Pete Townshend’s Orchestral Version of "Quadrophenia" to Be Released in June

New details have been revealed about the recently announced orchestral version of <b>The Who</b>‘s classic 1973 rock opera, <i>Quadrophenia</i>, that <b>Pete Townshend</b> …


March of the Mods, Hartlepool

Time for Truth – the Rick Buckler interview

Going Underground: Rick Buckler, down in the tube station, mid-afternoon (Photo: Tony Briggs)<p>There have been insider accounts of the story of The Jam …



Review: ‘Lambert & Stamp’ depicts backstage story of The Who

The teenage revolution was in full force on the fall 1964 night that Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp stumbled into the Railway Tavern, a London pub where …

Pete Townshend

Mods and Rockers head for Walton

SCOOTER riders and bikers will be heading to Walton on Sunday to mark the many years of the Mods and Rockers bank holiday rides to the coast.<p>The ride …

Sports Technology

Mods turn on the style at charity night

The event, called A Space, will be held at the Bradmore Social Club, Wolverhampton, on April 4 at 7.30pm.<p>It was organised by Scott Townsend, a mod …

Birmingham, UK

Hartlepool March of the Mods raises £18,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

A BANGING music event to raise cash in the battle against teenage cancer raised a whopping £18,000.<p>The March of the Mods was started over …