Tag Archives: Andrew Loog Oldham

Brett Smiley Breathlessly Brett Album Cover 1974

18/1/16 – Brett Smiley – September 25th 1955 – January 7th 2016 / Breathlessy Brett – 1974 – Space Ace – Russell Harty Show – 1974

Discovered by Stones manager and producer, creator of Immediate records, Andrew Loog Oldham, it was the Glam era and Smiley’s catchy tunes,  good looks and Bowie-esque demeanor had Loog Oldham convinced that the kid was heading for stardom. Having read all the recent contradictory personal accounts of the facts involving Brett Smiley’s short rise and fall, I […]

Nico - I'm Not Sayin' Single Cover 1965

22/6/15 – Nico – I’m Not Sayin’ – 1965

Nico’s first single, before Chelsea Girl and before The Velvet Underground, but still involved with heavy friends. Brian Jones and Jimmy Page producing and playing guitar, can’t confirm who was doing what as the information contradicts itself, but let’s presume Jimmy was playing the guitar and Brian was producing. The single was released by Stones manager Andrew […]