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Sgt Pepper Documentary Trailer

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June sees the 50th anniversary of the release of the Sgt Pepper LP and the It Was Fifty Years Ago Today documentary by Alan G Parker will be out to celebrate the fact. Visit the film website for details of showings and pre-orders are already available via Amazon UK for the DVD/Blu-Ray release in July. In the meantime here’s the… Read more »

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Schedule for International Pop Overthrow Liverpool 2017

The schedules are up for IPO Liverpool 2017! This is the moment the regulars pop over to see who’s back and when they are playing, and to begin research on the artists we aren’t familiar with. May isn’t far away and logistics need working out. IPO Liverpool is one of my favourite times of year, it’s right up there with… Read more »

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Music Makes in my Etsy Shop

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Last night was spent making stuff and the first bits are up in my etsy shop.  Imagine necklaces are back in stock and I made a fab little music necklace featuring a circular charm with a little music note dangling in its centre. It was a bit foddly but I’m really pleased with the result and will be making more soon. … Read more »

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B-Leaguers and Hooligan Crooners Team Up

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  Great news from the B-Leaguers Camp!!! Original  punk rock and roll band, B-Leaguers and original old-school punksters, Hooligan Crooners, are excited to announce the release of a split mini-album, ‘Tales From A Punk Rock Road Trip’  on March 31st (PWVA Records) A collection of good, honest punk rock and roll songs, B-Leaguers (UK) and Hooligan Crooners (France and Holland)… Read more »

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Music As Medicine

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Earlier this week I was trying to explain why I like to have as much of my music with me as possible on my mp3 player. The best analogy I could come up with was that it’s like medicine – you need the right medicine and dosage for different ailments – you don’t take indigestion pills for a headache for… Read more »

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Review – The Beatles: All Our Yesterdays

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I’ve seen a couple of graphic novels telling the story of the Beatles. Some try and cram too much into a small book, others over egg the narrative with knowing references. This one concentrates on the story of the group up to the release of their first single. It’s by no means a comprehensive study of the period, but it… Read more »

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Pondering on past losses.

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Losing musicians affects me in different ways. Sometimes I can play the music in celebration of all that they were and other times I need to avoid hearing them for a little while as it makes me feel far too sad. At the moment parts of my music collection are still laying low from 2016. I was just about beginning… Read more »

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