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Mott The Hoople Seventies Pic B:W

20/1/16 – Dale Griffin – AKA Buffin – 24th October 1948 – 17th January 2016 / Mott The Hoople – Saturday Gigs – 1974

Although another December/January Rock and Roll Death has us wondering when it’s going to stop, in Buffin’s case it wasn’t a surprise. Diagnosed with Alhzeimer’s in 2006 at the age of 58, it was never going to end well. At the Mott The Hoople reunion gigs in 2009 fellow Herefordshire drummer, Pretender, Martin Chambers stepped in […]

Stealers Wheel

29/5/15 – Stealers Wheel – Stuck In The Middle With You – 1972

You might have guessed something was up when Gerry Rafferty didn’t appear in the video for Stealers Wheel’s Top Ten international hit Stuck In The Middle With You. Joe Egan his partner in the band is seen here singing the song, although on the record he only sang the backing vocal. Rafferty had left and […]

Spooky Tooth The Last Puff 1970

24/5/15 – Spooky Tooth – The Last Puff/ I Am The Walrus – 1970

Sometime after Mick Jones returned from France he joined Wonderwheel, Gary Wright’s solo project after he had left Spooky Tooth in 1970 following the experimental Ceremony album released in 1969 and made in collaboration with French electronic tinkler Pierre Henry. Spooky Tooth would in fact reform in 1973 with Jones and Wright regrouping with the band’s other lead […]