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Tomorrows World

8/7/17 – James Last – Silver Machine – 1974 / Röyksopp – This Must Be It (featuring Karin Dreijer Andersson) – 2009 / Eroc – Norderland -1975 / Richie Havens – Strawberry Fields Forever – 1969 / Robert Wyatt / Gilad Atzmon / Ros Stephen – Laura – From For The Ghosts Within – 2015 / Guru Guru – Oxymoron – 1972 / Tomorrow’s World Present Kraftwerk – Autobahn – 1975 / Tomorrow’s World Present The CD – 1971 / Stephen Fry’s 100 Great Gadgets – Eighties / Frankfurt Record Stores – Mythos – Sick Wreckords

On a scorching hot German day we left Olivia’s secret village for a trip to Frankfurt with her Mum. Siv flying to Sweden to see relatives, Olivia and I having a day exploring Frankfurt or in truth checking out some record stores. Leaving at 7 AM was tricky for night owls and once Siv had […]

Lemmy B:W Seventies

7/1/16 – Lemmy – 24th December 1945 – 28th December 2015 – Hawkwind – Silver Machine – 1972 / Motörhead – Ace Of Spades – 1980

In response to Lemmy’s sudden death at the end of last year, I decided to write about his music from the sixties, up to and including the first Motörhead album. Ten days and eight thousand words later, I thought I would conclude with some articles and obituaries for this most loved musician. I’ve added two […]

Ian Mclagan B:W Peace Sign pic

5/12/14 – Ian McLagan – 12th May 1945 – 3rd December 2014/Bobby Keys – 18th December 1943 – 2nd December 2014/Raphael Ravenscroft 4th June 1954 – 19th October 2014/Manitas de Plata (Ricardo Baliardo) – 7th August 1921 – 5th November – 2014/Acker Bilk 28th January 1929 – 2nd November 2014/Clive Palmer 14th May 1943 – 23rd November 2014/Nick Talbot – 1977- 2014

The departure lounge has been rather full in recent weeks, it’s hard to keep up and losing all these musicians after following them your whole life (although inevitable) it’s rather depressing to have them leave us. The loss today of Small Faces/Faces keyboardist, Ian McLagan is just too sad for words and the Small Faces […]