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Symbol Six’s Eric Leach Talks Punk

In a brand new series, Music Writer Mike Essington interviews some of the most prominent names on the US punk scene starting with Symbol Six’s Eric Leach. Symbol Six is a punk rock/rock and roll band formed in Santa Monica, California in

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Symbol Six’s Eric Leach Talks Punk

In a brand new series, Music Writer Mike Essington interviews some of the most prominent names on the US punk scene starting with Symbol Six’s Eric Leach. Symbol Six is a punk rock/rock and roll band formed in Santa Monica, California in

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The Pot of Gold

Rock writer, Greg Harrop, goes over somewhere over the rainbow but does he find a pot of gold? When Ritchie Blackmore announced the intention of playing a few rock gigs in 2016 pens, mics and plectra were dropped across the

Rainbow

The Pot of Gold

Rock writer, Greg Harrop, goes over somewhere over the rainbow but does he find a pot of gold? When Ritchie Blackmore announced the intention of playing a few rock gigs in 2016 pens, mics and plectra were dropped across the

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Spotlight on…Prince

In the latest in our ‘spotlight’ series, Music Writer Mike Essington shines the light on Prince… I remember being in Barber College and hearing that on November 4, 1984, Prince would be launching his Purple Rain tour in America.  The tickets went

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Spotlight on…Prince

In the latest in our ‘spotlight’ series, Music Writer Mike Essington shines the light on Prince… I remember being in Barber College and hearing that on November 4, 1984, Prince would be launching his Purple Rain tour in America.  The tickets went

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The Money is on Eddie Money

In his second book, Life Won’t Wait, our Music Writer Mike Essington shares his own personal experiences, including this interaction with American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Eddie Money who found success in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of Top 40

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The Money is on Eddie Money

In his second book, Life Won’t Wait, our Music Writer Mike Essington shares his own personal experiences, including this interaction with American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Eddie Money who found success in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of Top 40

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Earl Slick Arrives At The Station

He’s rock ‘n’ roll personified. He’s played with David Bowie, John Lennon, Yoko Ono Band, John Wait, David Coverdale, The New York Dolls…and now he’s touring performing Bowie’s Station to Station album in its entirety. He is none other than the

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Earl Slick Arrives At The Station

He’s rock ‘n’ roll personified. He’s played with David Bowie, John Lennon, Yoko Ono Band, John Wait, David Coverdale, The New York Dolls…and now he’s touring performing Bowie’s Station to Station album in its entirety. He is none other than the

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Spotlight on…Lemmy Kilminster

In the latest in our ‘spotlight’ series, Music Writer Mike Essington shines the light on Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilminster… “If you like to gamble, I tell you I’m your man, You win some, lose some, all the same to me, The pleasure is

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Spotlight on…Lemmy Kilminster

In the latest in our ‘spotlight’ series, Music Writer Mike Essington shines the light on Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilminster… “If you like to gamble, I tell you I’m your man, You win some, lose some, all the same to me, The pleasure is

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Spotlight on…David Bowie

In the latest in our ‘spotlight’ series, Music Writer Mike Essington shines the light on David Bowie… I remember a year or so back when Lou Reed died, I had a lump in my throat. Not so much because he was one

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Spotlight on…David Bowie

In the latest in our ‘spotlight’ series, Music Writer Mike Essington shines the light on David Bowie… I remember a year or so back when Lou Reed died, I had a lump in my throat. Not so much because he was one