The drummer boy who never grows up!

Jul 2016 The drummer boy who never grows up!

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The Beat editor David Parker asked Herman’s Hermits stalwart Barry Whitwham to tell readers about his 50 years on the drums.

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Share a Cuppa Tea with..Gypsy Dave

Jun 2016 Share a Cuppa Tea with..Gypsy Dave

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Gyp discusses the role art plays in the balance of life, Mad Magazine, Knights of the Road and more.

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The unpredictable side of Cliff

Nov 2015 The unpredictable side of Cliff

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A huge part of Cliff Richard’s multi-decadal success derives from an ability to spot a potentially commercial song and serve it up in an accessible manner.

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Monkees make their mark

Aug 2015 Monkees make their mark

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Monkees Micky and Pete together

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The dark side of stardom

Aug 2015 The dark side of stardom

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“Fame isn’t all Sugar and Spice”

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The show goes on for The Hermits

Aug 2015 The show goes on for The Hermits

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Is there any chance of a Herman’s Hermits re-union?

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Sunny in Seattle – not so long ago!

May 2015 Sunny in Seattle – not so long ago!

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John Lodge releases his second solo album ‘10,000 LIGHT YEARS AGO’ ahead of the Moody’s UK tour in June.

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I can still remember when

May 2015 I can still remember when

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Don Mclean: from aspiring young songwriter to internationally acclaimed artist.

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Something’s about to change

Mar 2015 Something’s about to change

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ROBIN TROWER looks upon age as just another number.

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Status is all go for Quo

Jan 2015 Status is all go for Quo

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Will the Frantic Four reunite again?

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Mac makes his final mark

Jan 2015 Mac makes his final mark

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He is an in intriguing character and he’s just wiped off his drumsticks for the last time.

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Life of inner torment

Jan 2015 Life of inner torment

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‘Telling it like it was’ – Mike’s own revelations: origins of The Searchers and ‘The Search for Myself.’

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Suzi Quatro: The girl from Detroit

Oct 2014 Suzi Quatro: The girl from Detroit

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It’s hard to believe that Suzi Quatro is celebrating 50 years in the music this year.

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Back in the USA

Oct 2014 Back in the USA

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The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, New Jersey, September 12

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The one-hit wonder

Aug 2014 The one-hit wonder

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Being a musician who is labelled as a “One-Hit Won­der.”, Walter Egan has worked with some of the greats of mu­sic.

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Tommy versus Elvis

Aug 2014 Tommy versus Elvis

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Tommy versus Elvis? No way!

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Just Sweet Soul Music

May 2014 Just Sweet Soul Music

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Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band, The Foundations, featuring Alan Warner and Jaki Graham, got off to a cracking start on their Superstars of Soul Tour at Birmingham’s Jam House on April 30.

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Graham has a heart full of songs

May 2014 Graham has a heart full of songs

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Graham Gouldman talks to Jim Stewart about his upcoming tour

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Freda’s back

Mar 2014 Freda’s back

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“album in the pipeline, ready to release, maybe in time for the tour: also working on autobiography”

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PJ – star act with staying power

Mar 2014 PJ – star act with staying power

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The life of James Marcus Smith

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