Tag Archives: Norman Smith


16/9/15 – The Pretty Things – Private Sorrow – French TV – 1968

Beat group gets arty, Psychedelic, theatrical call it what you will, but it’s the era of experimentation and The Pretty Things were most definitely branching out. Who is that in mime? It’s Twink, The Pretty Things drummer, keyboard player Jon Povey is playing drums. This little fantasy comes from the groundbreaking album SF Sorrow and […]

The Pink Floyd 1967 Colour Pic

31/8/14 – See Emily Play/Scarecrow – The Pink Floyd – 1967

One of the most influential records that led me to immerse myself in music was the Syd Barrett song, See Emily Play by The Pink Floyd (in those days there was a prefix). The record had such a wonderful sound and Emily seemed to be such a mysterious and magical figure – Emily dwelled in a fantasy land […]