"If you have never seriously listened to Crowded House and only know the stalwart songs from the radio, I urge you to dig a bit deeper. There’s a mountain of tracks that you can listen to and this top ten is just the tip of the iceberg. "READ ON
"A giant who bestrode the twentieth century like a colossus, at the centre of black American culture. He’s one of those icons instantly recognisable to anyone with an interest in music. All you have to do is mention a single name, and people know who you mean, and how vital they were. Jimi, Otis, Miles, Janis, Aretha, Kurt … Muddy. Ain’t that a man?"READ ON
“It was 1979. The first wave of punk had passed. The Pistols had split. The Damned had split, albeit temporarily. The Clash were heading off in a different direction. Sid Vicious, the punk icon, was dead. A new wave of bands were exploding onto the scene. The Skids were one of them that caught my eye, and it wouldn’t be too long before their logo would be scrawled across my schoolbag and exercise books..."READ ON
(17th June 1962
- 1st Nov 2016)
Just some of the artists
we'd like to see on here
who haven't appeared yet...!
Michael Jackson | Faust | Booker T & MG's | Current 93 | Sonny Boy Williamson | The Watersons | Big Country | Wilco | Ride | Kirsty MacColl | Allman Brothers | Francoise Hardy | Midlake | Patti Smith | 13th Floor Elevators | Jimmy Witherspoon | Moody Blues | Smashing Pumpkins | Sonny Rollins | Hank Williams | Liz Phair | The Beat | Cat Power | Dr Feelgood | Neu! | Billy Fury | John Lee Hooker | Al Bowlly | Nick Cave | Flaming Lips | Curved Air | Yes | My Bloody Valentine | Patsy Cline | Tunng | Stone Roses ...
Doug Sahm, The Whitlams, Bobby Charles, Pearl Jam, Pale Saints, Freddy Fender, The Beta Band, Laura Nyro, Fats Domino, Orbital, I Like Trains, Legend (Mickey Jupp), The Outcasts, Throwing Muses, The Bluetones, Tim Buckley, Magazine, Sonic Youth, James Harman, Kula Shaker, Heavenly ...
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